What is Hawaii?

  • (noun): The largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks.
    Synonyms: Hawaii Island
    See also — Additional definitions below


Hawaii (i/həˈwaɪ.iː/ or /həˈwaɪʔiː/; Hawaiian: Hawaiʻi ) is the most recent of the 50 U.S. states (joined the Union on August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean.

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United States Minister To Hawaii
... The Minister to Hawaii was an office of the United States Department of State to the Kingdom of Hawaii during the period of 1810 to 1898 ... States with the consent of Congress, the Minister to Hawaii was equivalent in rank to the present-day ambassador of the United States to foreign governments ... envoy of the United States government to the monarch of Hawaii, the Minister to Hawaii often dealt in affairs relating to economic, military and political matters affecting both nations ...
Scouting In Hawaii - Girl Scouting in Hawaii - Girl Scouts of Hawai'i
... Headquarters Honolulu, Hawaii Web Site http//www.girlscouts-hawaii.org/ Service Centers Wailuku, Maui Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi Keaʻau, Hawaii Kailua-Kona, Hawaii ...
1978 Hawaii State Constitutional Convention
... The 1978 Hawaii State Constitutional Convention is regarded to be the watershed political event in the modern State of Hawaii ... The Hawaiian language became the official state language of Hawaii for the first time since the overthrow ... Joseph Souki, future Speaker of the House John David Waihee III, future Governor Constitution of Hawaii Kingdom of Hawai'i 1893 ... Draft Republic and Territory of Hawaii 1900 ... Organic Act ...
Kalapana, Hawaii
... the Island of Hawaiʻi in the Hawaiian Islands and can be reached either by Hawaii Route 130 from Pāhoa or by Hawaii Route 137 ...
Hawaii - Transportation
... See also Hawaii Department of Transportation and Aviation in Hawaii A system of state highways encircles each main island ... Honolulu International Airport is the major commercial aviation hub of Hawaii, with intercontinental services to North America, Asia, Australia, and ... Within Hawaii, Hawaiian Airlines, Mokulele Airlines and go! use jets between the larger airports in Honolulu, Līhuʻe, Kahului, Kona and Hilo, while Island Air and Pacific Wings serve smaller airports ...

More definitions of "Hawaii":

  • (noun): A state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands.
    Synonyms: Aloha State, HI

Famous quotes containing the word hawaii:

    Soaked by the sparkling waters of America.
    Hawaiian saying no. 2740, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)

    A rat eats, then leaves its droppings.
    Hawaiian saying no. 85, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)

    A fine-looking mill, but no machinery inside.
    Hawaiian saying no. 1702, ‘lelo No’Eau, collected, translated, and annotated by Mary Kawena Pukui, Bishop Museum Press, Hawaii (1983)