Island of Hawaii, Hawaii The Big Island

 
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
 

The island of Hawaii, also known as "The Big Island," is the largest in the state. As self-explanatory as it is stunning, the Big Island boasts some of Hawaii's most varying landscape. Unique in its encompassing 12 separate climate zones, visitors here will marvel at the dramatically different temperatures and scenic beauty that span across each distinct area, ranging from the warmth found amid balmy tropical rainforest to the snowcapped peaks dotting the slopes of Mauna Kea.