Facts and Trivia about the State of Hawaii
State Bird: Nene
State Dance: Hula
State Flower: Yellow Hibiscus
State Gem: Black Coral
State Individual Sport: Surfing
State Mammal: Hawaiian Monk Seal
State Marine Mammal: Humpback Whale
State Song: Hawai`i Pono`i
State Team Sport: Outrigger Canoe Paddling
State Tree: Kukui Tree
Hawai`i -- The official color is Red.
Maui -- The official color is Pink.
O`ahu -- The official color is Golden Yellow.
Kaua`i -- The official color is Purple.
Moloka`i -- The official color is Green.
Lana`i -- The official color is Orange.
Ni`ihau -- The official color is White.
Kaho`olawe -- The official color is Gray.
*The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu,
Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the Big Island of Hawaii.
*Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee.
*More than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples comes
*Hawaii has its own time zone.
*There are four counties in Hawaii (Kauai; city and county of Honolulu; Maui; and Hawaii).
*Hawaii is the only U.S. state whose majority of people are non-white
*Electric lights illuminated Iolani Palace four years before the White house
*Hawaii has the oldest school west of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded
in Lahaina in 1831.
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