Hawaii vs Caribbean
Hawaii and Caribbean are two places comprising of islands. In other words they are groups of islands that show differences between them when it comes to places of interest, climate, transportation, population, economy and the like.
Hawaii is the only state in the United States of America made up of islands. It is in the Pacific Ocean and occupies most of an archipelago. It is exactly located in the south west of the United States, north east of Australia and southeast of Japan.
Caribbean on the other hand is a group of islands located in the east of Central America, south east of Gulf of Mexico and North America and the north of South America. Caribbean is a group of more than 7000 islands and islets. They are otherwise called the West Indies.
Hawaii occupies a total area of 10,931 square miles. It has a population of about 1,360, 301. On the other hand Caribbean occupies a total area of about 239,681 square miles. It has a population of about 36,314,000.
The tallest mountain in Hawaii is Mauna Kea and it is believed to be taller than Mount Everest if measured from the base in the Ocean. Caribbean is known to hold a great number of beaches and is a great tourist spot. The capital city of Hawaii is Honolulu and it is also the largest city in the state.
On the other hand there are several large cities in the Caribbean. They include Santo Domingo, Havana, Kingston, San Juan, Holguin, Santiago de Cuba and Port-au-Prince to mention a few. Some of the well known countries in the Caribbean include Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua and Barbados.
On the other hand some of the important and well known islands in Hawaii include Maui, Kahoolawe, Oahu, Kauai, Niihau and Lanai. Hawaii language is primarily spoken in the Hawaii islands other than English. On the contrary English is the main language spoken in the West Indies. Languages like French and Hindi are also spoken in some parts of the West Indies.
As far as climate is concerned most of the Hawaiian region has only two seasons, namely, the dry season from May to October and the wet season from October to April. The climate in the West Indies is tropical but rainfall varies with elevation and water currents.
Commercial airlines provide the inter-island travel in Hawaii. These airlines include Hawaiian Airlines and Mokulele Airlines. There are some large airports at Honolulu, Kona, Hilo and Kahului. Busy airports are situated in the West Indies at Bridgetown, Georgetown, Kingston and Port of Spain. It is interesting to note that both the groups of islands are known to host a great number of beaches and sea shores.