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Hawaii is known for many things. The name "Aloha State" is one of those, and so is the fact that it is the 50th state in the United States. Hawaii is also known as the only archipelago state of America. This state offers beautiful beaches, friendly people, awesome nature and many more.Origin of State's Name:
The origin of the name Hawaii is uncertain; there are, however, a couple of theories regarding its etymology. One theory is that the state is named after its traditional discoverer, Hawaii Loa, a Polynesian captain. Another says that the archipelago was named after "Owhyhee," the native Hawaiian word for homeland. Another possibility is that it is derived from the words "Hawa" (traditional homeland) and "ii"(small and raging) meaning a small/new homeland.Capital City:
Found on the southeast coast of the Oahu Island is Hawaii's capital, Honolulu
. It is also the largest and most populated city in the state. Honolulu was named officially as State Capital in 1959. Hawaii can be found in the central Pacific Ocean.Population:
Hawaii is home to about 1,295,178 as of July 1, 2009. It is the 42nd most populated area in all of the U.S. States.Driving:
Information regarding driver's licenses, testing requirements, Driver's manuals and testing locations are found in the Honolulu Department of Customer Services
website.Agriculture and Industry:
Hawaii's setup as a group of islands makes it a favorite vacation spot, making tourism one of the biggest industries in the state. Apart from that, food processing (which is the principal industry of Hawaii); apparel; fabricated metal products; clay and glass products belong to major industries in the region.
Due to its pleasant climate, agriculture in Hawaii has also become a booming industry. Sugarcane and pineapples are two of Hawaii's leading crops. Other important agricultural products include coffee beans, papayas and macadamia nuts. Commercial tuna fishing is also an important aspect in Hawaiian agriculture as well as livestock and nursery stock.State Bird:
The Nēnē or the Hawaiian goose is the state's official bird, and is found only in the islands of Maui
, Hawaii and Kauai.State Tree:
The candlenut or the Kukui is the Hawaiian state tree. It is known to the locals as a symbol of protection, peace and enlightenment.State Flower:
The Hawaiian hibiscus, known locally as maohauhele, is Hawaii's state flower.State Song:
"Hawaii Ponoi" is the official state song. The words were written by King David Kalakaua and the music composed by Henri Berger. The song talks about the unification of the islands by King Kamehameha, the first king of Hawaii.