Many people do not know that, interestingly, George Washington actually grew pineapples in his Mount Vernon hothouse. Pineapples are an indigenous plant to the islands that comprise Hawaii, and on guided tours of Hawaii, you can learn other cool facts and see all the must-see sites that Hawaii has to offer.
Hawaii was the site of Pearl Harbor, the event which sparked American entry into the Pacific theatre of World War II. There are all types of guided tours in Hawaii, but on Pearl Harbor tours, people will typically see the site of the sinking of United States ships.
On September 2, 1945 in Tokyo Bay, representatives of the Allied and Axis powers met in solemn ceremony aboard the USS Missouri to conclude a peace agreement, which was effectively the end of World War II. Hawaii, and Pearl Harbor in particular, has a rich naval history and still has naval bases on the islands.
Amazingly, the bond between USS Arizona shipmates went beyond being co-workers, as there were 37 sets of brothers assigned to the ship on December 7, 1941-the date that will live in infamy. There are a number of different sites tourist tours typically show in Hawaii, but the bay where the Pearl Harbor attacks took place is near the top of the list.
The Hawaiian islands are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller inlets and undersea seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean. Oahu is the largest and arguably most popularly visited island in Hawaii, and has long been known as “the gathering place,” even though the word in Hawaii has no confirmed meaning other than as a place name.
Ultimately, Hawaii is one of the top tourist destinations in the United States. People regularly flock to Hawaii for marriages, vacations, and for a number of different reasons. There are a lot of types of guided tours in Hawaii, and many travel experts suggest that people take part in guided tours when they visit Hawaii, to get a better idea of the rich history and amazing sights that comprise Hawaii.