Hawaiian Island Nicknames

HAWAIIAN ISLAND NICKNAMES

If you’ve ever wondered what the nicknames for the eight Hawaiian Islands were, you’re not alone. Many locals don’t even know what they are! Here’s a handy list you can refer to when that trivia question comes up at your next party!

  • Oahu – The Gathering Place
  • Hawaii – The Big Island
  • Maui – The Valley Isle
  • Kauai – The Garden Isle
  • Molokai – The Friendly Isle
  • Lanai – The Private Isle (was the Pineapple Isle)
  • Niihau – The Forbidden Isle
  • Kahoolawe – The Target Isle
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