Hawaii State Motto



Hawaii State Motto

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Hawaii's state motto is "Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono" meaning "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness." This motto was adopted On May 1, 1959, as the official motto of the State of Hawaii by Joint Resolution No. 4 of the 30th Territorial Legislature and it is said that the words that later became the motto of the State of Hawaii were first spoken by Queen Ke'opuolani in 1825 as she was baptized into the Christian faith.

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