|Hawaii - Big Island Overview
Hawaii … more than twice the size of all the other Hawaiian islands combined, Hawaii has 11 of the 13 known climatic zones of the world. The big island offers the world's most active volcano, waterfalls, black-sand beaches, tropical rainforests - even snow-capped mountain peaks! And it offers great vacation activities - championship golf, horseback riding, sport fishing, and helicopter tours. This is a very special island, because some of the most sacred Hawaiian sites can still be seen here.
Area: 4,028 sq. miles Length: 93 miles Width: 76 miles Population: 137,531 Coastline: 266 miles