Tuesday, December 12The Voice of London

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Hawaii

Hawaii is set to make its place in the youth travel market in 2016. We give you some fun facts about Hawaii to help you discover more about the destination.
Words: Tessa Ross, Subeditor: Bea Renshaw

Over on VOL Radio’s Friday show Have You Heard we discovered that Hawaii is set to grow in popularity among 18-25 year olds. If you missed it, catch the full report here:

Sound appealing? Here’s 6 facts about Hawaii:

1. US President, Barack Obama was born there.

Source: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons
Source: Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons

2. Hawaii is actually a state of America. It consists of small islands, Hawaii being the biggest.

Source: Michael Reeve/Wikimedia Commons
Source: Michael Reeve/Wikimedia Commons

3. More than one-third of the world’s commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawaii.

Source: Father of JGKlein/Wikimedia Commons
Source: Father of JGKlein/Wikimedia Commons

4. Hawaii was formed by under-sea volcanoes that erupted thousands of years ago.

Source: NOAA/Wikimedia Commons
Source: NOAA/Wikimedia Commons

5. Hawaii has its own time zone: Hawaiian Standard Time. It is 10 hours behind U.K. time.

Source: TimeZonesBoy/Wikimedia Commons
Source: TimeZonesBoy/Wikimedia Commons

6. Kilauea volcano is the world’s most active.

Source: G.E. Ulrich/Wikimedia Commons
Source: G.E. Ulrich/Wikimedia Commons

 

 

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