Honolulu International Airport (HNL) is Hawaii’s major airport, and is located on the island of O’ahu. While there are some direct flights to Maui, all major domestic carriers, and 15 international carriers serve O’ahu and is the hub for inter-island flights.
You’ll want to show off a nice tan when you go home, but please use common sense when sunbathing in the tropics. A sunburn will develop faster than you thought possible. It’s usually the hottest between 11 AM and 2 PM and the sun is stronger in Hawaii then you’re probably used to. So make sure you wear a lot of sunscreen.
The area code for the entire state is 808.
Attire is “resort wear” even at the most luxurious resorts and restaurants. Dress for comfort! T-shirts, tank tops, aloha shirts, shorts, Jeans, sundresses, sneakers, and sandals are all great choices.
Temperatures are cooler in the evening, making a sweater and slacks a good idea. It is a custom in Hawai’i to take off your shoes when entering a home.
Hawai’i travel tips
Visit travelsmarthawaii.com to find everything you’ll need to know about traveling to and from Hawai’i.
For water safety, check out hawaiibeachsafety.com
Here’s what’s happening on Maui in Feb.
Events & Festivals
Great Maui Whale Festival, Maui
Chinese New Year Celebration
Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival, Hawaii Festival
The Language of Hawaii
A few words you should know:
Aloha: a greeting with love, hello, goodbye and more
Lei: a flower garland given for an occasion
Mahalo: thank you