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Taking a holiday to Hawaii: Choosing the island

When planning to travel to Hawaii, one of the biggest decisions you can make is deciding which island to base your get away from. Whether you are traveling alone or with an entire generation the island you pick to visit while on holiday in Hawaii, with travels to different islands as different as separate holidays. Due to the fact that Hawaii is a great place to stay I’ve visited all of the 6 main islands extensively, taking in all of the experiences and sights. I have made up my favorites, but the diversity of the islands in the 50th state of Hawaii means that any of the six islands can be the perfect holiday for someone else.

Below there is a quiz. This asks questions about the 4 main islands of Hawaii: Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Kauai(Even though there are six islands 99% of the travelers to Hawaii will ever visit the islands of Lanai and Molokai) You will need a method of writing down or noting down any scores each of the islands of Hawaii score ( A piece of paper and a pen is the simplest way.). First you will read the 22 questions, and ask your self for each question is this what you are looking for in a holiday to Hawaii? If the answer is yes add the corresponding points to each island.

After you get to the end of the quiz, add of the numbers together, and compare the totals. Generally the island with the highest score could be your perfect travel destination.

Answer only the following (Questions 1-22) that apply to your travel group.

Question One: Volcanoes
Ranging from magnificent hot lava to long extinct craters Hawaii has a large amount to offer to anyone interested in the natural power of the volcanoes. Keep in mind that if you want to see actual Lava, the Big island is the only island that offers this.
Score:
Big Island *19*
Maui *14*
Oahu *7*
Kauai *5*

Question 2:Romance and Love.
Are you looking for a honeymoon trip, a place to spend some time with your significant other, or looking for that perfect proposal? If so then welcome to Hawaii! All of the islands offer romantic places and is one of the worlds hottest travel destinations for romantic couples.
Score:
Kauai *13*
Big Island *11*
Maui *8*
Oahu *4*

Question 3: Hiking and walking outdoors.
No matter where you go there are hiking paths all around the islands of Hawaii. There are numerous ‘unexplored’ trails in a variety of styles from lush jungle to coastal trails
Score:
Kauai *16*
Big Island *13*
Maui *10*
Oahu *4*

Question 4: Beaches and Swimming:
Hawaii boasts a large collection of the worlds best beaches, perfect for any holiday maker who loes the sand, which all over the islands comes in a variety of colors, yellow, white, green black or ven the famous red sand.
Score:
Maui *12*
Big Island *9*
Kauai *7*
Oahu *7*

Question five: Warm weather:
Due to it’s location, Hawaii has a altogether warm and clear weather all over its islands. Though do remember that the windward’s part of each landmass inside the Hawaii group is susceptible to showers, though some of the islands are less wet then others.

Points – Big Island (11), Maui (10), Oahu (8), and Kauai (6)
Score:
Big Island *12*
Maui *11*
Oahu *9*
Kauai *7*

Question 6:Kayaking:
If you love the sport of Kayaking, then you will be satisfied by many of the islands of Hawaii, with the special places you can practice the sport.
Score:
Kauai *13*
Big Island *9*
Maui *5*
Oahu *3*

Question 7: If you are a budding historian then you will be satisfied in Hawaii. Travelers to the islands can find a diverse and preserved history waiting to be discovered by holiday makers.
Score:
Oahu *11*
Big Island *10*
Kauai *9*
Maui *9*

Question 8: The natural world of flowers.
Along with the great hiking that Hawaii has to offer, these trails can contain some of the greatest and most amazing wildlife and fauna of the world. These include several types of creature and flowers that only appear on these islands.
Score:
Kauai *13*
Maui *`11*
Big Island *9*
Oahu *4*

Question Nine:
If you love the art of fishing in clear cool ponds or deep sea then Hawaii will have several places of interest.
Score:
Big Island *9*
Maui *`6*
Oahu *3*
Kauai *1*

Question Ten: Diverseness
Some of the islands of Hawaii that have a large diversity in in the geography that makes you feel like you have traveled the world by just moving from one side to the other. Others do not have this feature, being universally the same all over the island.
Score:
Big Island *17*
Maui *`12*
Kauai *8*
Oahu *7*

Question Eleven: Family entertainment
If you are a family looking for a holiday to the legendary travel destination then you’ll be glad to know that a few of the islands contain a variety of amusements and zoos.
Score:
Oahu *15*
Maui *`11*
Big Island *9*
Kauai *8*

Question Twelve: Golfing:
Hawaii also caters for the golfer, containing a good many golf courses over the islands, all at world class standard.
Score:
Oahu *2*
Maui *16*
Big Island *10*
Kauai *6*

Question Thirteen: Luxury Dining:
There are many post and expensive places to eat all over the Hawaii islands, but some are a lot better then others at serving fancy food to a traveler. If you don’t care that much about the food you eat then don’t answer this question
Score:
Maui *13*
Oahu *10*
Kauai *5*
Big Island *4*

Question Fourteen: General Dining:
For a more general eating style, closer to the fast food restaurants of home, the islands also accommodate. If you prefer fancier eating you should miss this question and answer the one above.
Score:
Oahu *13*
Maui *10*
Big Island *9*
Kauai *7*

Question fifteen: National parks:
If beautiful park are the kind of thing you like then Hawaii contains many, including natural historic sites and parks around the volcanoes of Hawaii containing a large variety of flowers and plants.
Score:
Big Island *16*
Maui *11*
Oahu *7*
Kauai *7*

Question sixteen: Hawaii Nightlife
If you love nightclubbing and late night parties, Hawaii can offer you entertainment. Even though officially the state shuts down after dark, the island of Points – Oahu in particular can keep going for the all night long traveler.
Score:
Oahu *15*
Maui *8*
Big Island *5*
Kauai *2*

Question Seventeen: privacy:
Many people go traveling to avoid the hustle and bustle of city, so you might want to choose one of the less populated islands, allowing you to hear yourself think
Score:
Oahu *1*
Maui *2*
Big Island *10*
Kauai *16*

Question eighteen High-class Shopping

Some of the globes best shops are found on the islands of Hawaii, offering the biggest names and brands in what may seem a remote and unconnected are. If you are looking for any type of shopping then you should skip this question and add the score on for the next question for general shopping
Score:
Oahu *13*
Maui *8*
Big Island *6*
Kauai *4*

Question nineteen: General Shopping
the islands of Hawaii don’t just offer high end shops to the travelers and holidaymakers, with a large amount of shops selling the perfect souvenirs. If you want more expensive gifts you should skip this question and answer the above.
Score:
Oahu *14*
Maui *12*
Big Island *9*
Kauai *7*

Question Twenty: Scuba or Snorkeling:
Due to the fact Hawaii is a group of island the potential for Scuba or Snorkeling is immense, and many people come to the islands just to experience this.
Score:
Maui *12*
Big Island *9*
Kauai *6*
Oahu *7*

Question Twenty One Water sports
For the Surfers, the waves of the Hawaii islands is a year round wave machine, available even during the winter months.
Score:
Oahu *16*
Maui *12*
Kauai *5*
Big Island *3*

Question Twenty two: Whale Watching:
Surprisingly to some, Hawaii has the amazing fortune to be near groups of Humpback whales, something very few holiday locations can offer. Remember that if you wish to see these whales then you must plan your holiday around the October-May period, the peak time for sightings being around the months of Dec-April.
Score:
Maui *12*
Big Island *8*
Kauai *5*
Oahu *4*

Points – Big Island (7), Maui (11), Oahu (3), and Kauai (4)
Now add you all your points, and use this to help you make your decision on which island to visit during your Hawaii holiday.

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