Hawaii

Area: 28 337 km²
Capital: Honolulu
Population: 1.37481 million inhabitants (2011)
 

Travel advice
Availability: No special safety risks.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November are the best months to travel to Hawaii. This avoids mass tourism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Language
Hawaiian is an official language in Hawaii. In addition, there are a lot of English spoken.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is valid for departure from Hawaii. An emergency passport is not accepted.
A visa is not necessary if you are traveling with a transport company that works with the "visa waiver program" and stays shorter than 90 days.
Note: Since January 12, 2009, travelers traveling under the visa waver program to the US, register no later than 72 hours prior to arrival in the US. This registration is to fill out a questionnaire on the Internet: esta.cbp.dhs.gov .

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch embassy in the United States: dc.the-netherlands.org .
Dutch consulate in Hawaii: dc.the-netherlands.org .
US embassy in Netherlands: thehague.usembassy.gov .
US consulate in the Netherlands: amsterdam.usconsulate.gov .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Hawaii, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
Hawaii is paid to the US dollar (USD).

Time Difference
During our summertime is in Hawaii 12 hours earlier.
During our winter is in Hawaii 11 hours earlier.

Traffic and route
In Hawaii you have to drive on the right side of the road.

Electricity
In Hawaii, you need in some cases a converter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to Hawaii can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Hawaii, visit Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from Hawaii end in .us, .com, .net, .org, .gov, .mil and .int.
Official websites of Hawaii: ehawaii.gov and gohawaii.com .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Hawaii.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Hawaii.

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Holidays

An overview of all the holidays in Hawaii, visit Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Hawaii found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Hawaii can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

 

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