Facts about Hawaii

Here are some facts about Hawaii:

  • Population:1,288,198
  • Hawaii was admitted to the Union: on August 21, 1959
  • Facts about Size: The area of the State covers 10932 square miles
  • 3 Largest Cities in Hawaii – Honolulu, Hilo and Kailua
  • Capital city of Hawaii: Honolulu
  • State Motto: ” Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono ” the State Motto is translated as ” The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness ”
  • The Aloha State Hawaiian proverb: The rain follows after the forest
  • Median household income: $63,750 (5th in the US)
  • Miles of coastline: 750
  • Size 6450 sq miles; the USA’s fourth smallest state
  • Percentage of marriages that are interethnic: about 50%
  • Percentage of residents who want mandatory recycling: over 80%
  • State fish of Hawaii: humuhumunukunukuapua’a (reef triggerfish)
  • Number of tourists in Hawaii each day: on average 180,000
  • Cans of Spam consumed in Hawaii: annually 7 million
  • The Hawaiian Islands are the projecting tops of the biggest mountain range in the world.

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