Hawaii for first-timers: how to choose an island – Lonely Planet

With eight major islands, it may be hard for first time vacationers to choose which island to visit first. Never to fear, the Lonely Planet has outlined which islands are best for particular activities. Hawaii is best for hiking and other nature activities while Oahu is great for foodies and beach goers. Maybe it'll help you decide or maybe you'll end up island hopping. There's no wrong decision on Hawaii.

Source: Hawaii for first-timers: how to choose an island - Lonely Planet