20 Magical And Crazy Hawaii Facts

Hawaii is the only island state of the United States. Hawaii is the only state of the US outside north America. Hawaii is the 13th most populous state of the US. It is located in the Pacific ocean. The state of Hawaii is composed of 137 volcanic islands. Hawaii is known for its natural beauty and beaches around the state. Hawaii is home to the largest multicultural communities in the states. Hawaii became a part of the United States as the last of 50 states on August 21, 1959. Honolulu is the capital of Hawaii, continuously ranks among the most liveable cities in the world.

Most of the Hawaii islands formed from volcanic activities. Hawaii has five volcanos. Two of them are still active. Hawaii is one of the oldest human habitat islands of the Pacific Ocean. British Royal Navy Captain James Cook discovered the island for the first time among the outsiders. Early settlements on the Hawaii Islands were several chiefdoms. Kamehameha I established The Kingdom of Hawaii with the help of European Military Technologies. It became the Republic of Hawaii by July 4, 1894. And become a territory of the United States by 1959. Queen Liliʻuokalani was the last sovereign ruler of the kingdom of Hawaii. Sanford B. Dole was the only president of the Republic of Hawaii until the territory became a part of the USA.

Hawaii has its own Polynesian culture. The aboriginal culture of Hawaii is rich with mythological heroes and stories. Beautiful beaches and volcanic mountains of Hawaii attracts tourist and travelers from across the world. Hawaii is considered the healthiest state in The USA. Hawaii is the birthplace of former US president Brak Obama, Pop Singer Bruno Mars, Actress Nichole Kidman, and The Aquaman Star Jason Momoa. Hawaii is a historically important territory in the pacific ocean. These are some mind-blowing facts about Hawaii:

The oldest known settlement of Hawaii dates back to 400 C.E. Kauai is the oldest formed Island of Hawaii. The oldest settlers are believed to travel to the island of Hawaii from the Marquesas Islands.

The earliest setters of Hawaii are living on that land for hundreds of years. They are known as the native Hawaiians. They are aboriginal people of the Hawaiian Islands. Native Hawaiians are known as Kanaka Maoli.

The native language of Hawaii is Ōlelo Hawaiʻi. It is also one of two state languages of Hawaii with English. Hawai is the only state to have two state languages.

In the native Hawaiian had a king who was ruling over several chiefs. Priests were an important part of the native Hawaiian society.

Outrigger boats were the common medium of transportation in Hawaii. Catamarans and single-outrigger canoes are considered traditional in Hawaii.

kauwas were a small part of Hawaiian society. They were the outcasts of the slave people of society.

Indigenous people of Hawaii had their own religious faiths. Most of the faiths were strongly focused on natural forces. Natural forces (Volcanos of the island, tides of the sea) were considered sacred.

Indigenous people of Hawaii also had believed in ka hā (the four gods), ke kini Akua (the great multitude of gods and goddesses), na ʻunihipili (the spirits), na ʻaumākua (the guardians), and some other deities.

Polynesian Tattoo is a wide part of Hawaiian culture. The tattoos were medium to express the identity and personality of the person carrying them. In ancient Hawaiian society, almost everyone was tattooed.

Hula is the traditional dance of Hawaii. The dance form originated there in Hawaii. It is a complex art form. In the dance, hand motions are used to represent the words in a song or chant.

Hilo is the oldest operating town of the Hawaii Islands. It is the fourth largest city in Hawaii, with a population of 43,200 individuals.

Interstate H-1 is the longest highway in Hawaii state. The length of the highway is 27.16 miles. The highway is also referred to as the Queen Liliʻuokalani Freeway.

Pearl Harbor is the oldest port of Hawaii. Pearl Harbor was called Puʻuloa by the native Hawaiians. The place was regarded as the home of the shark goddess, Kaʻahupahau.

Surfing finds its roots in Hawaii. Standing and surfing upright on boards was invented in Hawaii.

Hawaii is home to the largest active volcano on the planet. The Mauna Loa considered the largest volcano in volume (18,000 cubic miles). The humongous volcanic mountain is located in Hawaii.

Every island of Hawaii has official Flowers and Colors. For the Hawaii Island itself, Red is the official color, 'Ohi'a Lehua is the official flower.

Hawaii is expanding because of volcanic activities on the island. Individual lava deltas from Kilauea’s past eruptions have been known to add hundreds of acres to Hawaii’s shorelines.

Big Island or Hawaii Island is the largest of the Hawaii Islands. Lanai is the smallest island of the Hawaii Islands.

The root of the name Hawaii is a Proto-Polynesian word Hawaiki. Hawaiki means the land of gods or homeland.

All forms of gambling are illegal in Hawaii. It is one of two states to have such a law.

It's illegal to keep alligators, hamsters, snakes, and snapping turtles to keep as pets in Hawaii.

Hawaii is an amazing place to be. The state is healthy, hazard-free, and beautiful. The Beach and mountains of Hawaii are heavenly. Hawaii has one of the most vibrant cultures in the world. The combination of natural beauty and the culture of Hawaii makes the place divine. These are all we have in Hawaii today. Thanks for reading.