Where is Hawaii Located?
Hawaii in English Hawaiian is the most recent state of the 50 US states. It is admitted as US state in the year 1959. The uniqueness of the state you can easily identify on the given map of Hawaii state US i.e. Hawaii is the only state that entirely located in the Pacific Ocean or in other words, it is only island state of the US.
As you can see on the given Hawaiian state map US that the state comprises of almost the entire volcanic Hawaiian Island chain, which consists of hundreds of islands spread over 1,500 miles. On he given Hawaii map, you can identify some of the major Hawaiian Islands including Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lānai, Kahoolawe, Maui, and Hawaii. However, the last one i.e. Hawaii is by far the largest and more often known as "The Big Island" with the purpose to avoid confusion with the state as a whole.
Hawaii is Famous for: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Pearl Harbor Memorials, Waikiki Beach
Famous Hawaiians: Angela Perez Baraquio (Miss America 2001), Steve Case (business executive), Samuel Castle (missionary), Fr. Damien and Mother Marianne Cope (ministers to leper colony), Don Ho (entertainer), Kaahumanu (Hawaiian queen), Duke Paoa Kahanamoku (Olympic swimmer), Kamahameha I (first Hawaiian king), Kamehameha V (last of the dynasty), Liliuokalani (last Hawaiian monarch), Bette Midler (singer), Ellison Onizuka (astronaut), Chad Rowan (sumo wrestler), Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Miss America 1991), Don Stroud (actor)
What is the Capital of Hawaii?
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Honolulu is the nation's 11th largest metropolitan area. It has a total area of 68.4 square miles.
Hawaii State - Quick Facts
|Area:||10,931 sq mi (28,311 km2)|
|Population:||1,404,054 (2013 est)|
|Joined The Union:||August 21, 1959 (50th)|
|Religion in Hawaii:|| 63% Christian (39% Protestant • 24% Catholic)|
18% Agnostic, 9% Buddhist, 5% LDS, and 5% other.
|Highest Point:||Mauna Kea|
|Lowest Point:||Pacific Ocean|
|Timezone:||Hawaii: UTC −10|