Nearly perfect :-)
is Hawaii pronounced?
You're apt to hear it several
ways. The best explanation of how it is pronounced,
and why there is some confusion, can be found here:
to Pronounce "Hawai'i". Also
Hawaii celebrate the same holidays?
We celebrate all the U.S. holidays
except Columbus Day plus we have three of our own! See:
Hawaii State &
Federal Holidays & Who's
was Hawai'i admitted as a state?
21, 1959; the 50th
and State Flag
is the state motto?
Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i
Seal & Motto
is the state anthem or song?
is Hawaii's nickname ?
does Aloha mean?
Hello, good-bye and a LOT
more! It defines the way people in the islands treat
each other. It's even been included in our state
It's the unofficial
state fish, also called a Hawaiian Triggerfish.
Here's how to pronounce humu
humu nuku nuku apua`a
were the Hawaiian Islands called the Sandwich Islands?
When Captain James Cook of Great Britain arrived in
the islands in 1778, he named them for his friend and
supporter, John Montague, the Earl of Sandwich.
The name didn't really catch on among the residents,
have a sister city?
Yes! There are several;
Hiroshima, Japan was first.
are there Interstate highways in Hawai`i?
Think about it! You
can't drive to any other state from the islands, but
there are interstate highways. H-1, H-2 and H-3
received federal funding under the Federal Aid Highway
Act of 1956 because they connect military installations
on the island of O`ahu.
Who are Hawaii's Representatives in the U.S. Congress?
Senators Akaka and Inouye;
Representatives Abercrombie and Case.
is the local government in Hawai`i?
There are four counties:
City and County of Honolulu; Hawai'i County; Kaua'i
County and Maui County
is Pearl Harbor?
Pearl Harbor is located
on the Island of O'ahu, and has a very rich history,
all the way back to ancient times.
definition: "sunlight spread out into its spectrum
of colors and diverted to the eye of the observer by
water droplets". Find everything you might
need to know About
Rainbows from Beverly T. Lynds.
there really a Hawaii Five-0?
No, sadly there isn't! Hawai'i
does not have a state police department. Each of the
four counties maintains a police force. More: Hawaii
Five-0 and Hawaii