While it is commonly (but mistakenly) believed that the state of California is closest to Hawaii , it is in fact the state of Alaska that is closest to Hawaii . The distance between the Hawaiian island of Kure Atoll and Amatignak Island (Nitrof Point) in Alaska is only about 1,573 miles.
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The correct answer is no, it is not possible to drive to Hawaii . However, you can have your car transported there by freight (ship) and drive around the island you have it shipped to.
It is FALSE. The state of Hawaii is about 2400 mi. (4000 km) from California and about 4000 mi.
The Hawaiian archipelago is located 2,000 mi (3,200 km) southwest of the contiguous United States. Hawaii is the southernmost U.S. state and the second westernmost after Alaska . Hawaii , like Alaska , does not border any other U.S. state.
The closest mainland state to Hawaii is California . Measuring the distance to the centers of places in California , I find that Honomu is 2287 miles from the small city of Point Arena in Mendocino County, and 2318 miles from the large city of San Francisco .
U.S. citizens flying between another state and Alaska do not need a passport . However, those driving through Canada or traveling on a ferry or cruise ship with stops in Canada are required to carry one. All non U.S. citizens will need a passport and possibly other documents to enter.
RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED ITEMS: Pineapple and bromeliad plants and fruits. Passion fruit plants and seeds. Cruciferous root vegetables (radish, turnip, daikon, horseradish, rutabaga) Corn on the cob. Citrus and pulpy fruits from Florida & Puerto Rico. Taro and dasheen. Coconuts.
The lowest fares, according to Thrifty Traveler, are to Honolulu and Kona. But travelers can also find cheap flights to the Hawaiian city of Kahului , on Maui .
The correct answer is no, it is not possible to drive to Hawaii . However, you can have your car transported there by freight (ship) and drive around the island you have it shipped to. Visiting more than one island with your car would incur additional charges.
Distance from Hawaii to Japan is 6,625 kilometers . The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Hawaii and Japan is 6,625 km = 4,117 miles. If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles ) from Hawaii to Japan, It takes 7.35 hours to arrive.
Hawaii is just as far away from Alaska as Alaska from Harbin (5,055 km), Chicago (4,816 km), Toronto (5,055 km), Ciudad Juárez (4,850 km), Sendai (5,031 km), Qiqihar (5,043 km), Indianapolis (5,077 km), Ottawa (5,082 km), Hegang (4,742 km), El Paso (4,847 km).
Southwest will operate flights to Hawaii from four California cities: Oakland (OAK), San Diego (SAN), San Jose (SJC) and Sacramento (SMF). In Hawaii , the airline will fly to Honolulu (HNL) on Oahu, Kahului (OGG) on Maui, Kona (KOA) on the Island of Hawaii , and Lihue (LIH) on Kauai.
Driving in Hawaii is relatively straightforward as roads are well signed and in good condition, particularly on the island of Oahu. Just like in mainland America, Hawaiians drive on the right hand side of the road and speed limits are expressed in miles per hour.