“Hawai’i”; just saying its name invokes a vision of sun and sand. Hawai’i is a group of islands located in the Central Pacific Ocean. It consists of many islands, but most people know about the 6 main islands; Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii (Big Island).
By Lori Sweet
Lush tropical rainforests, active volcanoes and warm sandy beaches are often what people think of when they hear or read the words, Costa Rica. It’s true those things are found there, but the one aspect that brings all of this together are its people. The people of Costa Rica are referred to as "Tico's". The population is approximately 4.9 million in an area of 51,100 square kilometers. Costa Rica is considered to have the highest density of biodiversity worldwide.