Hawaii is a unique melting pot of Polynesian cultures. After becoming the 50th U.S. state, the increasing influences of the mainland and asia continue to evolve the island’s popular laid back culture. But the island’s main attraction is its climate and Geography. A product of its ongoing volcanic activities, the Hawaii is the most isolated chain of islands on earth. It is about 2,400 miles to San Francisco. Its isolation and topography help make for an incredible diversity of landscape and climates. Islands visited by tourists include: Oahu, Maui, Kauai, The Big Island, Molokai and Lanai. Selecting which island and region might interest you can be a daunting process, so we created our inexpensive Hawaiian Islands app which includes video overviews of all island regions. View the island overviews on this website for basic island overviews.