Hawaii Facts



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When considering Hawaii facts, first and foremost, looking at the area of Hawaii, it is ten thousand nine hundred and thirty two square miles.
According to Hawaii facts, the population of Hawaii is approximately 1,262,840 as of the year 2004.

The state capital of Hawaii according to Hawaii facts is Honolulu and the people of Hawaii are considered as American.

Hawaii facts state that the official language of Hawaii is English and Hawaiian; languages spoken are English, Hawaiian, pidgin, Samoan and Tongan.

The government of Hawaii, according to Hawaii facts is republican and the head of state is Governor Linda Lingle

The major industries in Hawaii according to Hawaii facts are Tourism and Agriculture of bananas, pineapples, taro, macadamia nuts and sugar. Also, the time zone is Hawaiian time zone as according to Hawaiian facts, Hawaii does not observe daylight saving time.
According to Hawaii facts, Hawaii got admission to union as the 50th state and entered the union on the 21st of august 1959, and the nickname of Hawaii is Aloha state, with the state motto being “Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono” which means – The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.

The major rivers in Hawaii as stated in Hawaii facts are Wailuku River on the island of Hawaii and the Anahulu River on the island of Oahu, and major lake is the salt lake.
The highest point in Hawaii is the Mauna kea which is about four thousand two hundred and five meters above sea level, and the island of Hawaii is surrounded by the pacific ocean.

According to Hawaii facts the island of Hawaii has 8 islands namely: Hawaii, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, Niihau, Kaho’olawe.

Also according to Hawaii facts, the rare species of monk seal known as ilio holo kai to the Hawaiians has made Hawaii its habitat.
The state bird is Nene- the Hawaiian goose, state marine mammal is the humpback whale, the state fish is the reef trigger fish, state flower being the yellow hibiscus, state tree the candlenut tree, state gem being the black coral, and state dance is known as Hula. Also according to Hawaii facts, the state individual sport is surfing and the state group sport is Outrigger canoe paddling
Finally, according to Hawaii facts, the official colors of Hawaii are red (Hawaii), Pink (Maui), Golden yellow (Oahu), Purple (Kauai), Green (Molokai), Orange (Lanai) and Kaho olawe (Gray).

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