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    Rain, Rain, Go Away
    The wettest place in the United States is Waialeale Mountain. It averages an astounding 488 inches of precipitation per year. The largest contiguous ranch in the United States is in Hawaii.

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    Hawaii has its own time zone (Hawaiian Standard Time) It's also one of two U.S. states that doesn't follow Daylight Saving Time. (Arizona is the other)

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    Surfers' paradise

    Some of the largest waves in the world can be found in Pe’ahi on the north shore of Maui. Aptly called Jaws by surfers, the surf break has produced waves of higher than 60 feet.

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    In the middle of Nowhere

    Hawaii is the most isolated population center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines.

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    No Billboards...Only nature
    The Hawaii is one of four US states that have outlawed billboards (The others are Alaska, Maine, and Vermont)

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    Colorful beaches
    Hawaii is famous for its world-class beaches and they come in many colors, including golden-yellow, red, white, green and black. Papakalea, the famous green sand beach, which gets its color from olivine crystals formed by volcanic eruptions. There are also several black sand beaches on the Big Island, so colored by tiny shards of lava.

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    Diamond Head
    In 1968, Diamond Head was declared a National Natural Landmark. The crater, also called Diamond Head Lookout was used as a strategic military lookout in the early 1900s. Spanning over 475 acres (190 ha) (including the crater’s interior and outer slopes), it served as an effective defensive lookout because it provides panoramic views of Waikīkī and the south shore of Oahu

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    Sandwich islands

    Hawaii was originally called the Sandwich Isles. This is what Captain James C. Cook named the islands in 1778 in honor of his patron the Earl of Sandwich

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    Lei
    Lei is a wreath of any of nature's gifts (flowers, leaves seeds, nuts etc.) presented upon arriving or leaving as a symbol of affection. A lei is usually given with a kiss. It is impolite to refuse a lei or remove it in front of the person who presented it. Only open lei are given to a pregnant. Lei should never be thrown away casually. It should be returned to the earth by hanging as a decoration, burying, or burning.
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