To immerse yourself in the history, culture, environment and arts of Hawaii and its peoples, the exhaustive exhibits of the Bishop Museum are considered the best collection of Polynesian culture in the world.
Hawaii’s most recognisable natural landmark, the wide saucer-like crater of the Diamond Head State Monument was created by a single volcanic eruption around 300,000 years ago that sent ash and fine particles into the air.
The only royal residence in America, this stately Italianate mansion was built in 1882 for King Kalakaua and his sister and successor, Queen Lili’uokalani.
The bombing of Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941, was the immediate catalyst for the United States to enter the World War II conflict. The World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument preserves and interprets the stories of the Pacific War through various sites in Pearl Harbour.