Hawaii is the only U.S. state located in Oceania in the Pacific Ocean nearly 2100 miles southwest of the United States' mainland. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan. It is home to 1360301 people, and its capital is Honolulu. Hawaii is the 8th-smallest and the 11th-least populous and the 13th-most densely populated State of the US.
Location of Hawaii on a Map
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.
Eight main islands—Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau. The Hawaii state US has many features of tourists’ interests including warm tropical climate, active volcanoes, vivid native culture, and other natural beauty. So the place is not the place of interest for the tourists but also researchers, students, and scientists.
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
|Capital of Hawaii:||Honolulu|
|Hawaii Abbreviation:||HI, US-HI|
|Largest City of Hawaii:||Honolulu (1st), Hilo, Pearl City, Waipahu, Kailua CDP, Kaneohe, Kahului|
|Area of Hawaii:||10,931 sq mi (28,311 km2)|
|Population of Hawaii:||1,415,872 (40th Rank)|
|Official Language:||English, Hawaiian|
|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.|
|Nickname of Hawaii:||Aloha State|
|Hawaii Highest Point:||Mauna Kea|
|Hawaii Lowest Point:||Pacific Ocean|
|Hawaii International Airport:||Hilo International Airport (ITO), Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole(KOA)|
|Hawaii state highways:||H-1, H-2, H-3, H-201|
|Hawaii Timezone:||Hawaii: UTC −10|