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
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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