Big Island

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The island of Hawai'i - universally called the Big Island by visitors to avoid confusion with its namesake state - is the largest island of the state of in the .

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is a town on the of . The county seat and largest city in Hawaii County, is the one of the best starting points to explore the eastern half of the island, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

is a United States National Park on the of the island state of .

, often referred to as "Kona" by the locals, is nestled at the bottom of the Hualalai Volcano.

Honoka'a is a city in Hamakua district on the northern coast of of , and acts …


is the largest district on the of between and , consisting mostly of lava fields, grasslands and agricultural exports including Coffee, macadamia nuts, and oranges.

is a city on the in . The nearest airport is Kona International Airport, a half-hour drive from .

is a small town in Puna district on the southeast side of between and .

is a region on the north coast of the of .

Big Island

  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 198,000
  • Latitude of center: 19.5481° or 19° 32' 53.3" north
  • Longitude of center: -155.6649° or 155° 39' 53.8" west
  • Elevation: 10,374 feet (3162 meters)
  • GeoNames ID: 5855799

Other Names for Big Island

  • French: Hawaï
  • German: Hawai'i
  • German: Hawaii
  • Italian: Isola di Hawaii
  • Portuguese: Ilha Havai
  • Spanish: Isla de Hawái
  • Gavaie
  • Ha-wai-i
  • Havaji
  • Hawaii Island
  • Hawai‘i
  • Hawai‘i Island
  • Island of Hawai'i
  • Island of Hawaii
  • Island of O'why'he
  • Isola Owhyhi
  • L'ile Owhyhi
  • O-Waihi
  • Ovagi
  • Ovai
  • Ovaigi
  • Ovaigii
  • Owhyee
  • Owhyhee
  • Owhyhee Island
  • Savaii
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