About self storage in Hawaii
Black sand beaches, volcanoes, warm waters and sea breezes draw visitors from all around the world to the islands of Hawaii in all seasons. Trade winds keep the climate comfortable year round. The summer season between April and November stays a bit warmer with temperatures averaging 75 to 88 degrees Fahrenheit while the wetter winter spans the rest of the year with average temperatures of 68 to 80 degrees. To protect Hawaii’s natural beauty the government carefully inspects items brought to the area to prevent potentially harmful plant or pest species from invading the area’s ecosphere.
Real estate comes at a premium in this sought after location. Some may find they must sacrifice square footage to live in paradise. This creates a need for self storage facilities that may be rented as needed when space gets tight. In a place like Hawaii where the climate fosters all types of outdoor activities, including sports games, hiking, snorkeling, boating and surfing, people may acquire a lot of equipment that can easily get in the way at home. Whether you live in Hawaii and need a place to store your surfboard, snorkeling equipment and boat or a visitor who has acquired too much sporting gear or collected a few too many souvenirs to comfortably fit into a hotel room, you may find a self storage unit to help you organize and protect your things by searching for self storage facilities at StorageFront. Short- and long-term rental options are available.
The state of Hawaii consists of an archipelago with islands spread along 1,500 miles. Six of them are visited more commonly.
- Kauai is ‘Hawaii’s Island of Discovery.’ It features dramatic terrain including steep cliffs along the northern Napali Coast, the deep gorges of Waimea Canyon, the only navigable river in the state and romantic beaches along the Coconut Coast.
- Oahu is the most developed of the islands. It contains the state capital of Honolulu and an international airport. The majority of Hawaiians live on Oahu, which offers a little something for everybody. Huge waves draw pro surfers to its north shore, which is known as the birthplace of big wave surfing. The calmer Waikiki beach is a favorite with tourists. In addition, hikers come to see the views from the mountains, and snorkelers stay to swim with brightly colored tropical fish in the clear waters of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. The history conscious also have much to see in Oahu. The attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II took place here, and many visitors visit the memorial site each year.
- Molokai is an island steeped in history with about half its population made up of people whose ancestry winds through Hawaii’s distant past. One of Hawaii’s largest white sand beaches can be found here at Papohaku Beach.
- Lanai is a lush and exclusive getaway with pine trees, beaches, unusual rock formations and places to shop without all the hustle and bustle of some of the more developed islands.
- Maui offers a bit more of the beauty of the islands as the second largest in the Hawaiian chain. Some consider its beaches the most amazing in the world. A long road twists through the countryside and offers beautiful views. In winter many come to watch humpback whales surface off the coast, often taking boat tours for a better view.
- Hawaii’s Big Island takes up more area than the other five islands combined. Within its borders may be found almost all the climates of the world from snow-covered mountaintops to lush rainforests to sand-covered beaches. Here you will find Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the often erupting Kilauea volcano. Surfing, hiking, snorkeling and shopping make this a sought after tourist destination.
Time spent in Hawaii means continuous opportunities to see diverse and gorgeous scenery. Here are just a few of the many things you may want to do while in Hawaii:
- Take a surfing lesson or watch a surf competition.
- Try stand up paddle surfing, which involves standing on a wide, specially made board and maneuvering with a paddle. Lessons are advised.
- Taste Hawaiian regional cuisine.
- Take in a scenic round of golf at one of dozens of courses.
- Take in the views on a mule ride.
- Hike to the top of a volcano.
- Try your hand at sports fishing.
- View brightly colored tropical fish close-up by snorkeling in Hawaii’s clear waters.
- Go a little deeper by scuba diving.
- Jump from a cliff into the sea while swimming with a group of friends.
- Take a hula lesson or watch a show.
- Attend a luau.
The main industry in Hawaii, a state with more than 1.25 million residents, is tourism. The main exports are food and clothing although transportation costs to the mainland limit profitability. Tropical foods like pineapple, sugarcane and coffee make up a large part of agricultural exports.
Hawaii provides a state college system along with a few other colleges and seminaries. Many high school graduates go straight to the workforce. Some attend college outside the state.
The entire state of Hawaii is one unified school district. Many of the standardized test scores tend to be a little lower than in some other parts of the country. Some education problems may arise due to language differences of immigrants and others whose first language is not English. Hawaii has a very diverse population. For many years the country’s majority white population has been a minority in Hawaii, currently composing about a quarter of the population. Not surprisingly, citizens of Hawaii have the longest expected lifespan of anyone in the United States.
If you need a self storage unit while in Hawaii, you can find one easily by using the tools at StorageFront.