Hawaii is the only U.S. state located in Oceania and the only one composed entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean. Hawaii's diverse natural scenery, warm tropical climate, abundance of public beaches, oceanic surroundings, and active volcanoes make it a popular destination for tourists, surfers, biologists, and volcanologists. Hawaiian-inspired dog names are unique and unusual, with its own special feelings. If you like Native American dog names, check out our selection of 10 Hawaiian dog names
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Hilo: Hilo is a town on Hawaii, commonly called the Big Island, in the state of Hawaii. It’s known for Wailuku River State Park, featuring Waianuenue, or Rainbow Falls, with its colorful mist effects.
Honolulu: Capital of Hawaii and gateway to the U.S. island chain. The Waikiki neighborhood is its center for dining, nightlife and shopping, famed for its iconic crescent beach backed by palms and high-rise hotels, with volcanic Diamond Head crater looming in the distance.
Kailua: A census-designated place in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. A city that serves as a center of tourism and commerce.
Kauai: An island in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian archipelago. It's nicknamed "the Garden Isle" thanks to the tropical rainforest covering much of its surface.
Lanai: The sixth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands and the smallest publicly accessible inhabited island in the chain. It is also known as Pineapple Island because of its past as an island-wide pineapple plantation.
Maui: Maui is an island in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian archipelago. Maui is a popular tourist destination, and it is the second largest island of Hawaiia.
Molokai: Molokai is a Hawaiian island in the central Pacific. On the island's northern Kalaupapa Peninsula is a steep path leading to Kalaupapa National Historical Park, an isolated former leper colony below towering cliffs. Molokai is nicknamed "the friendly island."
Oahu: Oahu is a U.S. island in the Central Pacific, part of the Hawaiian island chain and home to the state capital, Honolulu. Highlights of the city include historic Chinatown and the Punchbowl, a crater-turned-cemetery. Waikiki is an iconic beach, dining and nightlife area.
Pearl: Pearl City is a census-designated place located in the Ewa District and City & County of Honolulu on the Island of Oahu. Pearl City is located along the north shore of Pearl Harbor.
Waipahu: Waipahu is a former sugarcane plantation town and now census-designated place located in the Ewa District on the island of Oahu in the City & County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States.