#WhereInTheWorld Revealed: Aloha!

Native Hawaiian surfer Kai Lenny at Jaws beach - home of Hawaii's big waves.  Photograph by PangolIn Pictures & Wild Hawaii
Native Hawaiian surfer Kai Lenny at Jaws beach – home of Hawaii’s big waves.
Photograph by PangolIn Pictures & Wild Hawaii

Tuesday we asked our Facebook fans to guess #whereintheworld this photo was taken. This week’s secret location is… the isolated and wild land of Hawaii! We’d like to congratulate Karen H. for being the first to crack the #WhereInTheWorld case! 

Hawaii’s tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, popular wave breaks, active volcanoes, and rich diversity of natural scenery and wildlife, Hawaii is a vacation hot spot!

 

Lava from Kilauea enters the ocean on the southeast coast of the Big Island. Photograph by PangolIn Pictures & Wild Hawaii
Lava from Kilauea enters the ocean on the southeast coast of the Big Island.
Photograph by PangolIn Pictures & Wild Hawaii

 

Islands Abound

Hawaii is the only U.S. state entirely made up of islands. The cluster of islands feature 12 major mountain peaks as well as several active volcanoes.

Hmmm, high mountains, blue waters and warm weather.... #whereintheworld are we?  Photograph by Jeff Hutchens
Hmmm, high mountains, blue waters and warm weather…. #whereintheworld are we?
Photograph by Jeff Hutchens

 

 

 

 

 

Year-Round Paradise

The weather in Hawaii is consistently pleasant with only minor changes in temperature (any where from 75-85 degrees Fahrenheit) throughout the year.

 

A newborn Hawksbill Sea Turtle hatchling emerges from its nest and heads for the ocean.  Photograph by PangolIn Pictures & Wild Hawaii
A newborn Hawksbill Sea Turtle hatchling emerges from its nest and heads for the ocean.
Photograph by PangolIn Pictures & Wild Hawaii

 

 

 

Wildlife Diversity

Hawaii’s richly diverse habitats are home to 23,680 documented species, 18,607 of those are native and 5, 073 were introduced. Hawaii is also home to 1/3 of all the endangered species in the U.S.

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