Hawaii state profile -
fun facts about the state
Area - 10,931 square miles (28,311 square kilometers)
POPULATION - ABOUT 1.5 MILLION
Capital and largest city - Honolulu
Population of Honolulu - about 343,000
Hawaii became part of the United States on August 21, 1959. It was the last state to join the union.
Mauna Kea is the highest point in Hawaii. It is 4,207.3 meters (13,803 ft) high.
Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano.
Hawaii is the only state in the US with two official languages - Hawaiian and English.
Over 37 percent of Hawaiian population is of Asian ancestry.
Hawaii is about 2,300 miles from the mainland United States.
State bird - Nene
State tree - kukui/Candlenut
State flower - Yellow hibiscus
State fish - Reef triggerfish
State mammal - Hawaiian Monk Seal