Car Shipping to Hawaii
Hawaii is the newest of the 50 U.S states. Hawaii became a U.S. state on August 21, 1959, and is the only state made up entirely by islands. After Alaska, Florida, and California, Hawaii has the fourth-longest coastline in the United States, which is approximately 750 miles long. Hawaii is one of two states that do not observe daylight saving time, the other being Arizona.
An archipelago situated some 2,000 mi (3,200 km) southwest of the North American mainland, Hawaii is the southernmost state of the United States and the second westernmost state after Alaska. Only Hawaii and Alaska do not share a border with another U.S. state.
Hawaii is the only state of the United States that is not geographically located in North America, grows coffee, is completely surrounded by water and is entirely an archipelago.
Hawaii’s tallest mountain, Mauna Kea, stands at 13,796 ft (4,205 m) but is taller than Mount Everest if followed to the base of the mountain, which, lying at the floor of the Pacific Ocean, rises about 33,500 ft (10,200 m).
Kauai is Hawaii’s fourth largest island and is sometimes called the “Garden Isle,” which is an entirely accurate description. The oldest and northernmost island in the Hawaiian chain is draped in emerald valleys, sharp mountain spires and jagged cliffs. Centuries of growth have formed tropical rainforests, forking rivers and cascading waterfalls.
Some parts of Kauai are only accessible by sea or air, revealing views beyond your imagination.
United Auto Transport ships cars from the mainland to port Nawiiliwili on Kauai and back to mainland on a regular basis.
Oahu is sometimes called “The Gathering Place”. The third largest Hawaiian island Oahu is home to the majority of Hawaii’s diverse population. The big city of Waikiki meets the small town of Haleiwa on the North Shore.
Honolulu is the port on Oahu where United Auto Transport ships customers’ vehicles to and from the mainland.
Hawaii’s fifth-largest island, Molokai is only 38 miles long and 10 miles across at its widest point. Molokai is home to the highest sea cliffs in the world. Along its northeast coast, 3,600-3,900 feet Hawaii’s longest continuous fringing reef of 28 miles off Molokai’s southern coast.
The second largest Hawaiian island has a smaller population than you’d expect, making Maui popular with visitors who are looking for sophisticated diversions and amenities in the small towns and airy resorts spread throughout the island. The port of Kahului on Maui is where people moving from and to Maui take and pick up their vehicles.
Hawaii Big Island
Hawaii’s Big Island isn’t just big, it’s still growing. The Island of Hawaii is the youngest island in the Hawaiian chain and is also by far the biggest, providing a vast canvas of environments to discover a variety of unrivaled natural wonders. This is the home of one of the world’s most active volcanoes Kilauea, the tallest sea mountain in the world at more than 33,000 feet Maunakea, the most massive mountain in the world Maunaloa and the largest park in the state Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
The port of Hilo on Hawaii is where United Auto Transport ships the cars to and back to the mainland.
United Auto Transport ships cars to and from Hawaii via The three ports in the west coast are the port of Long Beach CA, Oakland CA and Seattle WA. Here, at United we ship the vehicles via ocean transit. Depending on the port that the cars come out of headed to Hawaii, the vessels sail once a week or once every two weeks. And once the ships sail, depending on the island, the vehicles get there in two to four weeks.
If your vehicle is in the east coast, no worries United Auto Transport will transport your vehicle(s) to the port of Long Beach and then ship it to Hawaii. The same goes if you are moving to the east coast, United will gladly transport your vehicle(s) anywhere in the east coast or internationally.