Hawaii's Big Island, also called the Island of Hawaii, the Big Island or Hawaii Island, which comprises Hawaii County and the Hilo, HI Micropolitan Statistical Area, is an island, county, and Micropolitan Statistical Area located in the U.S. state of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands. It is the largest and the southeastern-most of the Hawaiian islands, a chain of volcanic islands in the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 km2), it is larger than all of the other islands in the archipelago combined and is the largest island in the United States.
The island is often referred to as the "Big Island" to reduce confusion between the island and the state. The most important places to visit in Hawaii's Big Island are: Akaka Falls State Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park , Waipio Valley, Kaunaoa Beach, Hilo Farmers Market, Hapuna Beach State Park, Papakolea Beach and many more. If you want to save time and money, the most important Hawaii's Big Island travel tip is to compare prices before booking a hotel room or a flight.