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Traveling to Hawaii and the Philippines – Exploring the Truth behind the Tourism Industry

Hawaii is one of the most visited states in the United States of America today. With its high income from the tourism industry, which is 25% of the Gross State Product, Hawaii’s economy can be considered as a tourism-dependent nation among the many states and countries in the world.
However, exportation of foods, agricultural products and apparels is also the lifeline of the flourishing economy of Hawaii. There are eight major islands in this state that are helping together in achieving this tourism success. They are the Big Island, the Valley Isle, the Target Isle, the Pineapple Isle, the Friendly Isle, the Gathering Palace, the Garden Isle and the Forbidden Isle. With a close to 1.4 million population today, this island is very blessed with flora and fauna that are mainly attracting tourists and travelers from different parts of the world. Haleakala National Park in Maui and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in the main island of Hawaii are the two major national parks. The sceneries …