Big Island

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 .
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Popular Destinations

is a town on the Big Island 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. Photo: Footwarrior, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a United States National Park on the Big Island of the island state of . Photo: Footwarrior, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, often referred to as "Kona" by the locals, is nestled at the bottom of the Hualalai Volcano. Photo: Skarz, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Volcano is a census-designated place in , , United States located in the with a small portion of the CDP in the . Photo: Footwarrior, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Waikōloa Village is a census-designated place in , , United States. Photo: Travis.Thurston, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Honoka'a is a city in Hamakua district on the northern coast of Big Island of Hawai'i, and acts… Photo: NASA, Public domain.

is a census-designated place in , United States. Photo: Bonus Onus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

is a census-designated place in , in the United States, located in the District of South Kona. Photo: Robert Linsdell, CC BY 2.0.

is a United States National Historical Park on the Big Island in the state of . Photo: Footwarrior, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is on the Kona coast of the island of Hawai'i. Photo: W Nowicki, CC BY 3.0.

is the largest district on the Big Island of between and Kona, consisting mostly of lava fields, grasslands and agricultural exports including Coffee, macadamia nuts, and oranges. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Hōnaunau-Nāpōʻopoʻo is a census-designated place in , United States.

is the name of the northwest portion of the island of Hawaiʻi in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Big Island

Latitude of center
19.5481° or 19° 32' 53.3" north
Longitude of center
-155.6649° or 155° 39' 53.8" west
10,374 feet (3162 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Hawaii
  • Afrikaans: Hawaiï
  • Arabic: Hawaii
  • Arabic: هاواي
  • Armenian: Հավայի
  • Azerbaijani: Havay adası
  • Basque: Big Island
  • Basque: Hawaii (uhartea)
  • Basque: Hawaii
  • Basque: The Orchid Isle
  • Breton: Enez Hawaii
  • Breton: Enez Hawai‘i
  • Bulgarian: Хаваи
  • Burmese: ဟာဝိုင်ယီကျွန်းစု
  • Catalan: Illa Hawaii
  • Catalan: Illa de Hawaii
  • Catalan: illa de Hawaii
  • Cebuano: Island of Hawai‘i
  • Chinese: 夏威夷大島
  • Chinese: 夏威夷島
  • Chuvash: Гавайи (утрав)
  • Chuvash: Гавайи
  • Czech: Havaj
  • Danish: Hawaii
  • Dutch: Hawai'i
  • Dutch: Hawaï
  • English: Big Island, Hawaii
  • English: Hawaii
  • English: Hawaii Island
  • English: Hawaiʻi
  • English: Hawai‘i Island
  • English: Island of Hawai‘i
  • English: The Big Island
  • Esperanto: Havaja insulo
  • Esperanto: Havajo-Insulo
  • Esperanto: Havajo
  • Esperanto: Hawaii
  • Estonian: Havai saar
  • Estonian: Hawaii saar
  • Finnish: Big Island
  • Finnish: Havaiji (saari)
  • Finnish: Havaiji
  • Finnish: Hawaii
  • Finnish: Island of Hawaii
  • French: Big Island
  • French: Hawaii
  • French: Hawaï
  • Galician: Illa Grande de Hawai
  • Galician: Illa Hawaii
  • Galician: Illa de Hawai
  • Galician: Illa de Hawaii
  • Georgian: ჰავაი
  • German: Big Island
  • German: Hawai'i
  • German: Hawaii
  • German: Hawaiʻi
  • Greek: Νήσος Χαβάη
  • Greek: Χαβάη
  • Hausa: Hawaiʻi
  • Hawaiian: Hawaiʻi
  • Hawaiian: Island of Hawai‘i
  • Hebrew: הוואי
  • Hindi: हवाई (द्वीप)
  • Hungarian: Hawaii
  • Icelandic: Hawaii-eyja
  • Indonesian: Hawaii
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insula Hawaii
  • Irish: Hawaiʻi
  • Italian: Grande Isola delle Hawaii
  • Italian: Isola Hawaii
  • Italian: Isola di Hawaii
  • Japanese: ハワイ島
  • Korean: 하와이섬
  • Latvian: Havaja
  • Lithuanian: Havajai
  • Lithuanian: Havajų sala
  • Macedonian: Хаваи
  • Malay: Hawaii
  • Norwegian: Hawaii
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hawaii
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hawaiiøya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Øya Hawaii
  • Occitan (post 1500): Hawaii
  • Papiamento: Hawaii
  • Persian: هاوایی
  • Polish: Hawai'i
  • Polish: Hawaii
  • Polish: Hawaiʻi
  • Portuguese: Havai
  • Portuguese: Hawaii
  • Portuguese: Ilha Havai
  • Portuguese: Ilha de havai
  • Portuguese: Ilha do Havai
  • Portuguese: Ilha havaí
  • Romanian: Hawaii
  • Romanian: Insula Hawai'i
  • Romanian: Insula Hawaii
  • Russian: Большой остров
  • Russian: Гавайи (остров)
  • Russian: Гавайи
  • Russian: остров Гавайи
  • Samogitian: Havajū sala
  • Scottish Gaelic: Hawaii
  • Serbian: Велико острво
  • Serbian: Округ Хаваји (Хаваји)
  • Serbo-Croatian: Hawaii County, Hawaii
  • Slovak: Havaj
  • Slovenian: Hawaii
  • Spanish: Hawai
  • Spanish: Isla Grande de Hawai
  • Spanish: Isla de Hawai
  • Spanish: Isla de Hawaii
  • Spanish: Isla de Hawái
  • Swedish: Big Island
  • Swedish: Hawaii
  • Swedish: Hawaiiön
  • Swiss German: D Insle Hawaii
  • Tajik: Ҳавайӣ (ҷазира)
  • Tajik: Ҳавайӣ
  • Thai: เกาะฮาวาย
  • Tosk Albanian: Hawaii
  • Turkish: Hawaii
  • Ukrainian: Гаваї
  • Ukrainian: Острів Гаваї
  • Urdu: ہوائی
  • Uzbek: Gavayi (yarim orol)
  • Uzbek: Gavayi
  • Vietnamese: Hawaii
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Hawaii
  • Waray (Philippines): Hawaii
  • Waray (Philippines): Isla han Hawaii
  • Waray (Philippines): Puro han Hawaii
  • Waray (Philippines): Purô han Hawaii
  • Welsh: Hawaii
  • Welsh: Ynys Hawaii
  • Western Frisian: Hawaï
  • Wu Chinese: 夏威夷岛
  • Yue Chinese: 夏威夷島
  • Gavaie
  • Ha-wai-i
  • Havaji
  • Havaju sala
  • Hawai‘i
  • Island of Hawai'i
  • Island of O'why'he
  • Isola Owhyhi
  • L'ile Owhyhi
  • O-Waihi
  • Ovagi
  • Ovai
  • Ovaigi
  • Ovaigii
  • Owhyee
  • Owhyhee
  • Owhyhee Island
  • Savaii
  • हवाई

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