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Hawaii has two official languages: Hawaiian and English. Pidgin is a widely spoken slang and the third, unofficial language.
Eastern Standard Time (GMT -10)
Plan to spend $6-8 for beers and $10-12 for cocktails in Hawaii's beach bars.
Yummy deli sandwiches can be found for only $5, basic breakfast and lunch menus start at $13 incl. one drink and dinner prices start at $35.
Taxi ride prices vary in Honolulu. Taxi's around town may cost between $11-15. Taxis from the airport to many beach resorts cost highwer around $30 - 40. A more affordable option: shuttle busses, starting at $9 or direct city-airport busses starting from only $2.50!
Rides on Oahu's local TheBus network, cost $2.50. To hop from island to island it's best to fly and hiring a car is a great way to get out of the cities and explore the islands.
A hostel bed in Hawaii can cost beteween $20 for dorm beds to $75 for private rooms per night's stay.
Hotels in Hawaii are not cheap and even budget hotels cost on averages $100 per night.
The actual flight time to Hawaii varies depending what city you depart from. Via Los Angeles, it's only 6 hours whereas from Chicago it's 10+ hours, and New York your journey can be upwards of 12 hours. Travel can become a lot longer depending on layover times.