Ten fun facts about Hawaii


Fact 1
This state is known as the “Aloha State”.

Fact 2
Eight Islands make up this state. These islands are Lanai, Niihau, Kauai, Molokai, Kahoolawe, the Big Island of Hawaii, Oahu, and Maui.

Fact 3
Hawaii is the only state in the US that actually produces coffee.


Fact 4
An outdated law in this state as of 2013 states that it is illegal for any person of drinking age to have more than one alcoholic beverage in-front of them at any time.

Fact 5
Pineapples are one of the biggest foods that Hawaii produces. In fact one-third of the world’s pineapples originate from this state.

Fact 6
The Hawaiian alphabet only consists of a total of 12 letters. This includes 5 vowels and 7 consonants.

Fact 7
There is a law on the books in Hawaii that states that homeowner can be extensively fined if they “don’t” own a boat. However, this law is not upheld.

Fact 8
The largest city in this state is Honolulu, which is also its capital city. The size of this city is 387,170. The second largest is Pearl City with a measurement of 47,698.

Fact 9
There are a total of 19 natural reserves in Hawaii. They also have a total of 52 state parks.

Fact 10
Famous natives of Hawaii include Tia Carrere, Bette Midler, Barack Obama, Daniel Ken Inouye, and Father Damien.


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Short about Hawaii
Is the only state in the United States that is comprised entirely of islands.


Fast facts
Number of households
447,453
Population
1,390,090
Per capita income
$29,227
Life expectancy in number of years
81.48
Statehood
August 21, 1959
Capital
Honolulu
Largest city
Honolulu
Number of billionaires
1
State dance
Hula
State bird
Hawaiian goose
State mammal
Hawaiian monk seal
State fish
Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa
State tree
Candlenut Tree
State flower
Hawaiian hibiscus

Sources
Forbes Magazine - List of billionaires by US state
US Census Bureau - State and County QuickFacts
USNA - State Tree and Flower Chart



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