Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii

Quick Facts

Capital City:  Honolulu

Abbreviation:  HI

Population (2019): 1,404,054; Rank: 40 of 50 | Population Quick Facts

Region:  West

Admission to Statehood: August 21, 1959 (50th State)

State Motto: Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono’ and translates into ‘The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.’

State Nickname:  Aloha State

Origin of State Name: Could be based on native Hawaiian word for homeland, Owhyhee

Sports Teams: Find the best High School, College, League, and Professional sports teams of Hawaii State

Bordering States: The State of Hawaii has 0 neighbors.

Area Codes:  808

Zip Codes: Hawaii Zip codes

Famous People: Find out all the information about the famous people born in Hawaii

State Symbols

Bird:   Nene

Flag: Hawaii was once an independent kingdom. (1810 – 1893) Hawaii flag was designed at the request of King Kamehameha I. It has eight stripes of white, red and blue that represent the eight main islands. The flag of Great Britain is emblazoned in the upper left corner to honor Hawaii’s friendship with the British. The combination of the stripes of the United States flag and the Union Jack of Great Britain is said to have pleased the merchant shippers of both nations. Flag adopted for official state use in 1959.

Flower: Hibiscus or Pua Aloalo (Hibiscus brackenridgei) | Other State Flowers

Soil: Hilo

Song: Hawaii Ponoi (Hawaii’s Own)” | Words by: Kalakaua | Music by: Henri Berger
Other State Songs | Sheet Music

Tree: Candlenut Tree (Aleurites moluccana) | Other State Trees

Quarter: Hawaii quarter Statue of Kamehameha I with state outline and motto

 

Geography

Hawaii on a map

Area: Area: 10,932 sq.mi (28,314 sq.km.), 43rd
Land: 6,423 sq.mi. (16,636 sq.km.), 47th
Water: 4,508 sq.mi. (11,676 sq.km.), 13th
Coastline: 750 mi. (1,207 km.), 4th
Shoreline: 1,052 mi. (1,693 km.), 17th

Largest Cities:   Honolulu | Pearl City | Hilo | Kailua | Waipahu | Kaneohe | Mililani | Kahului | Ewa Gentry | Mililani Mauka

Highest Point: Mauna Kea; 13,803 feet, (4,207 m) 6th tallest

Lowest Point:   Hawaii; sea level, tied for 3rd lowest

Geographic Center: Hawaii, off Maui Island

Blank Outline Maps: Find printable blank map of the State of Hawaii , without names, so you can quiz yourself on important locations, abbreviations, or state capital.

City Guide:  Visit Hawaii City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.

National Parks:

Haleakala National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

 

Location: Absolute Center: 20°57.1’N / 157°16.6’W
Relative Center: Hawaii, off Maui Island
Distance Between U.S. Cities

State Government

Governor:  David Ige (D) since 2014

Senators:  Mazie Hirono (D) since since 2013 Brian Schatz (D) since 2012

Representatives:

Constitution: Hawaii’s Constitution , 50th State

Government Offices Directory:  Find all information here at the Hawaii government offices directory
Electoral College Votes: 4 votes

Vital Records: Find out all the information about the vital records for the state of Hawaii

 

Economy

Agriculture: Sugarcane, Coffee, pineapples, nursery stock, livestock, macadamia nuts.
Industry: Tourism, food processing, apparel, fabricated metal products, stone, clay, and glass products.

Education