The island of Hawai'i - universally called the Big Island to avoid confusion with its namesake state - is the largest island of the state of Hawaii in the United States of America.
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Hilo is a town on the Big Island of Hawaii. The county seat and largest city in Hawaii County, Hilo is the one of the best starting points to explore the eastern half of the island, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
Kailua-Kona, often referred to as "Kona" by the locals, is nestled at the bottom of the Hualalai Volcano.
Honoka'a is a city on the Big Island of Hawai'i, and acts as the gateway providing access to the Hāmākua Coast, the chain of valleys to the North, including the regal Waipio valley, and the rolling slopes of Mauna Kea.
Ka'u is the largest district on the Big Island of Hawaii between Puna and Kona, consisting mostly of lava fields, grasslands and agricultural exports including Ka'u Coffee, macadamia nuts, and oranges.
Kohala is a region on the north coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.
- Type: Island
- Location: Hawaii, United States, North America
- Population: 185,000
- Latitude of center: 19° 34' (19.5667°) north
- Longitude of center: 155° 30' (155.5°) west
- Average elevation: 3,165 meters (10,384 feet)
- Wikidata: Big Island
- Wikimedia Commons: Hawaii
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Other Names for Big Island
- English: Big Island
- Italian: Isola di Hawaii
- Hawaii Island
- Hawai‘i Island
- Island of Hawai'i
- Island of Hawaii
- Island of O'why'he
- Isola Owhyhi
- L'ile Owhyhi
- Owhyhee Island
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