While Park City, Utah is a paradise in itself, there are many locals that escape to the tropical paradise of Hawaii. And, why not, it is the other side of the best of what nature has to offer, and one that is a vacation experience that brings Park City residents back year after year. For mountain town residents, Hawaii is the “hot spot” in the Central Pacific. Park City residents have the option to visit Hawaii, and six of its major islands. The Big Island, Oahu, Maui, Jauai, Molokai, and Lanai.
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Two other major islands are the Nihua and Kahoolawe, however, they are not open for tourism. Niihua is a privately owned island. Tourism is limited to helicopter, hunting excursions and ATV excursions which originate on Kauai. Kahoolawe is a beautiful uninhabited island. Each island has something unique to offer it's visitors. The Big Island with its macadamia nut and coffee plantations, the Mauna Kea, Mauna Loa active volcano, beautiful beaches, Pearl Harbor, Waipio Valley, Mauna Kea, Kealakekua Bay, Black Sand Beach, luaus and more.
Maui is another popular destination among the islands and is the second largest. It features Haleakala, a tall volcanic mountain crater, Kapalua, Kaanapali, Lahaina, Wailea and Kihei. The island is breathtaking with beautiful winding roads adored by nature.
Kauai is the “Garden Isle,” and tourists enjoy many natural wonders Na Pali Coast, Waimea Canyon, Wailua River and Mount Waialeale, one of the world’s rainiest spots.
Oahu which is referred to as “the Gathering Place”, and home to Waikiki Beach, which is the most popular tourist destination for many Park City residents. The island is beautiful with a developed city and pineapple fields on the outskirts, and beautiful beaches with clear water.
Molokia called the “friendly Isle,”, is one of the lesser developed islands and home to the leper colony on Molokai’s north shore, Kalaupapa.
Lanai is an island in the chain that was once owned by Dole Foods, however, today, it is home to several exclusive resorts.