Facts About Hawaii

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Facts About Hawaii

  • Hawaii State Flag:

  • Hawaii State Motto: Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono" - The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness

  • State Capital: Honolulu

  • State Abbreviation: HI

  • State Name of Residents: Hawaiians

  • Date it Entered the Union: August 21, 1959

  • State Size: 10,932 square miles, 43rd biggest state in USA

  • State Song: Hawaii Ponoi (meaning Hawaii's Own)

  • State Color: Red

  • State Nick Name: Aloha State

  • Hawaii State Tree: Kukui - known as the Candlenut

  • Hawaii State Flower: Hibiscus - known as the Pua aloalo

  • Hawaii State Animal: Monk Seal (Monachus schauinslandi)

  • Hawaii State Bird: The Nene (pronounced "nay-nay") or Hawaiian Goose

  • Hawaii State Fish: Humuhumunukunuku apua'a - The Reef triggerfish (Rhinecanthus rectangulus)

    Hawaii State Insect: Kamehameha Butterfly

  • State Gem Stone: Black coral

  • State Soil: Hilo

  • State Major Rivers: Wailuku River (on the island of Hawaii), Anahulu River (on the island of Oahu)

  • State Major Lakes: Salt Lake

  • State Highest Point: Mauna Kea - 13796 feet (4,205 m) above sea level

  • State Lowest point: Pacific coast; Sea level

  • State Name Origin: Hawaii may have been named for the traditional home of the Polynesians, Hawaii or Hawaiki, called "Owhyhee"

  • State Largest Cities: Honolulu, Hilo, Kailua, Kāne‘ohe, Waipahu, Pearl City, Waimalu, Mililani Town, Kahului, Kīhei

  • State Number of Counties: 5

  • Counties of Hawaii:
    * Hawaii County * Honolulu * Kalawao * Kalawao * Kauai * Maui *

  • Hawaii State Map

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    Related Links
    Maui County Towns  | Lahaina Maui Hawaii  | Maui Helicopter Tour  | Sailing Photos  | Pictures of Maui  | Animals of Hawaii





    Sources
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Hawaii http://www.50states.com/hawaii.htm



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