A chain of islands piercing the surface of the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii is the nation's very own tropical paradise, complete with sandy beaches, some of the world's most active volcanoes and a near perfect climate throughout the year. The youngest state in the union has a long history and a rich cultural heritage characterized by the aloha spirit.
For the past four weeks, 10Best readers have been voting daily for their favorite must-see Hawaii attractions, and the results are in. The top 10 winners in the category Best Hawaii Attraction are as follows:
- Polynesian Cultural Center - Oahu
- Pearl Harbor Historic Sites - Oahu
- Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden - Big Island
- Iolani Palace - Oahu
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Big Island
- Haleakala National Park - Maui
- Napali Coast - Kauai
- Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum - Oahu
- Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve - Oahu
- Road to Hana - Maui
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Sheila Beal (GoVisitHawaii.com), Cheryl Chee Tsutsumi (Honolulu Star-Advertiser), John Fischer, Jake Marote, Douglas Peebles (Pacific Island Images) and Jimmy Wilkinson were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of travel in the islands.
Congratulations to all these winning attractions!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo