It’s easy to leave your cares aside when you vacation in Hawaii. Not only are your cares far away when you’re in Hawaii, but you are also literally far away from home. Hawaii is the most isolated population center of the earth. How isolated? Here’s how far Hawaii is from their nearest major population centers:
- 2,390 miles from California
- 3,850 miles from Japan
- 4,900 miles from China
- 5,280 miles from the Philippines
– Satellite image is public domain courtesy of NASA. Note the unusual angle of this photo. We typically see photos showing the North on the top and South on the bottom, however this satellite image reverses that typical view.