The Hawaiian islands consist of 6 major islands (listed
at left). The islands vary widely in size, geography, and
In a nutshell:
Oahu has Honolulu and is the most populated.
Kauai is remote.
Molokai is just for visiting
Lanai is remote.
Maui is quiet and mostly tourists - highly recommended for the average vacationer.
Big Island is the largest and has the active volacanos.
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