Hawaii is located in the centre of the North Pacific Ocean in the United States of America. Hawaii is referred to as the "Big Island', as it is the largest of all the Hawaiian Islands. To get to Hawaii, tourists must book flights either to Kona International Airport (KOA) in Kona, which is to the west of the island, or Hilo International Airport (ITO) in Hilo, which is to the east. The majority of visitors to the island arrive at Kona Airport. The Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency "Hele-On Bus' operates between Kona Airport and Kailua-Kona town. Car rental companies serving the airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty. SpeediShuttle, LLC also offers shuttle services.
Car rentals are available in Hawaii and the price to be paid for a service of this kind is dependent upon the demand for hire cars. Dollar, Alamo, and Hertz offer their services to those who have purchased airfare to Hawaii. Scooters and mopeds provide tourists on flights to Hawaii with a great way to explore the island. Ace-1 provides taxis to those who have purchased cheap flights to Hawaii while Jack's Tours, Inc. specialise in providing narrated tours in luxury vehicles. Hawaii County offers free mass transit through the Hele On (Let's go) Bus. The bus stops all around Hawaii's Big Island.
Hawaii offers a vast range of activities to those who have purchased Hawaii flights. Hiking and horseback riding provides tourists with a great way in which to explore the local landscape. Eco-tours are also popular. Hawaii is home to many volcanoes and the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a must-visit attraction while on holiday in the region. It is possible for tourists to embark on a land-based tour or fly over the volcanoes on a helicopter tour. Doors-off flights allow tourists to experience the heat the volcanoes produce. Visitors to Hawaii will also have the opportunity to swim with dolphins and embark on scuba diving and snorkeling activities.
Kings' Shops provide a one-stop shopping experience to visitors in the region. ABC Stores can be found offering a range of gifts, apparel, beach accessories, and quality wines and spirits throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Local Hawaiian food is served up in the form of a plate lunch. This usually consists of meat or fish plus rice and macaroni salad. L&L Drive Inn and Zippy's are where plate lunches can be found. Coast Grille offers the freshest, locally-caught seafood. Live music can be found at the Copper Bar Lounge while Knickers Bar and Lounge serves up delicious, refreshing cocktails.