Hawaii is the most remote island chain in the world and yet it is easy to get to. Flights from the U.S. and Canada arrive direct to Maui, Oahu, the Big Island of Hawaii and Kauai every day. The best way to see Hawaii the first time is to book a Fly/Drive/Stay package through the airline you use. You can start with some research at the official statewide Visitor's Bureau site in External Links below.
Also consider the type of visitor you are. Do you want the nightlife of Waikiki? Or are you a seclusion and low-key type? Perhaps a bit of both? Your preferences will determine the locale, accommodation and even the island that will fulfill your island fantasy!
Hawaii consists of eight main islands: