The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
The Hawaiian shirt came into being after island missionaries
encouraged the natives to cover their nakedness.
The state fish is the humuhumunukunukuapu’a.
The Japanese attack on the naval base at Pearl Harbor was
directly responsible for U.S. entry into World War II.
Hawaii is the only U.S. state to produce coffee.
Hawaii’s outer island, Kauai, is called the “Garden Island.”
Honolulu boasts the only royal palace in the United States
Hawaii has 150 recognized ecosystems.
Hawaii was first settled by Polynesians sailing from other
Pacific islands between A.D. 300 and 600.
Hawaii became a U.S. territory in 1900.
Vermont, Alaska, Hawaii, and Maine are the four states in
the U.S. that do not allow billboards.
The tourist business is Hawaii's largest source of outside
Hawaii is a South Pacific chain of volcanic islands, reefs
and shoals. There are eight main islands—Hawaii, Kahoolawe,
Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau.
The world's largest wind generator is on the island of Oahu,
More than one-third of the world's commercial supply of
pineapples comes from Hawaii.
Hawaii is farther south than Florida.
Weather on all of the Hawaiian islands is very consistent,
with only moderate changes in temperature throughout the
The Capital of Hawaii is Honolulu
Actor Keanu Reeve's first name means "cool breeze over the
mountains" in the Hawaiian language.
Queen Lydia Liliuokalani of Hawaii was the only Queen the
United States ever had.