Hawaii quick facts
|Nickname||The Aloha State|
|Governor||David Ige (D)|
Mauna Loa, the world's biggest volcano, presents out-of-the-world experience on Earth. NASA trains astronauts for space voyages on its lava fields.
Iolani Palace, in Honolulu, is the only royal palace in the United States. Electric lights illuminated Iolani Palace four years before the White House in Washington D.C. had them
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Kauai, also known as the 'Garden Isle' is famous for its jagged green mountains, white-sand beaches and tropical landscapes. More than 60 Hollywood movies have been filmed here, including Jurassic Park
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The Big Island (Hawaii Island) is getting bigger by about 42 acres each year because of the continuous eruption of the Kīlauea Volcano. It is the most active volcano on Earth and it's been erupting for more than 30 years. The Hawaiian name 'Kilauea' means "spewing" or "much spreading".
Only growing state in the USA
Hawaii is the only US state made up entirely of islands. It is composed of 132 islands - eight main islands (Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau and Kahoolawe) and 124 islets, reefs, and shoals. Hawaii is the southernmost state in the USA
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Hawaii is the only US state with a tropical rain forest. Exceptionally prodigious rainfall, verdant vegetation and significant biological diversity define the rain forests of the world. Hawaiian Archipelago harbors tropical rain forest on windward cliffs and slopes, as well as boggy cloud forest on high-elevation plateaus.
Tropical Rain Forest
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Hawaii is the only U.S. state that commercially grows coffee, cocoa, and vanilla beans. The weather of sunny mornings, cloud or rain in the afternoon, little wind, and mild nights combined with porous, mineral-rich volcanic soil create favorable coffee growing conditions. Kona coffee is the market name for coffee (Coffea arabica) cultivated on the slopes of Hualalai and Mauna Loa in the North and South Kona Districts of the Big Island of Hawaii. It is one of the most expensive coffees in the world.
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The Hawaiian Islands are the projecting tops of the biggest mountain range in the world. Under-sea volcanoes that erupted millions of years ago formed the islands of Hawaii.
Amazing Hawaii facts
The Hawaiian archipelago spans the distance of 1,523 miles (2,451 km), making Hawaii the longest island chain in the world.
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Hawaiian language has only 12 letters (A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P and W) and a symbol called 'okina (') and it indicated a glottal stop (slight pause) 'Okina is often represented by the apostrophe (') but its official symbol (') In Hawaiian language, Hawaii is written as: Hawai'i. Eevery word in Hawaiian language has to end with one of five vowels (A, E, I, O, U) The kahakō symbol is a line placed over a vowel. It directs speakers to stretch out a vowel sound.