Hawaii is known for its acceptance of all groups. The number of gay- or lesbian-specific accommodations on the islands is limited, but most properties welcome gays and lesbians like any other travelers.

Gay Hawaii ( is a website with gay and lesbian news, blogs, features, entertainment, shopping, classifieds, and other information for the entire state.

For information on Kauai's gay community and related events, contact the Kauai Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Audio Bulletin Board (tel. 808/823-6248).

For the Big Island, Oahu, Maui, and Kauai, check out the website for Out in Hawaii (, which calls itself "Queer Resources and Information for The State of Hawaii," with vacation ideas, a calendar of events, information on Hawaii, and even a chat room.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.