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  • Hawaii is the 50th US State admitted to the union on August 20, 1959.
  • The word Hawaii doesn't have any meaning
  • It is the only US state made up entirely of islands spread over 1500 miles.
  • Hawaii is an archipelago
  • Hawaii has the fourth largest coastline in the United States
  • Hawaii do not observe day light savings time, the second state in US, other than Arizona. Hawaii has its own time zone, the Hawaiian Standard Time.
  • Less than 0.1% of the Hawaii population speaks the Hawaiian language
  • The cost of living in Honolulu, the capital city of Hawaii is 6.7% lower than New York and 3.6% lower than San Francisco.
  • US President Barack Obama is the only presidential nominee from Hawaii.
  • Hawaii is the only US state that grows Coffee
  • Hawaii exports more than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples. It produces more than 320,000 tonnes each year.
  • The Hawaiian alphabet contains only 12 letters.
  • Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is the world's most active and largest volcano
  • Mauna Kea in Hawaii is the tallest mountain in the world
  • As of 2003, Hawaii has 63% women in workforce, making it the largest amongst US states
  • Hawaii has the highest life expectancy in the US. 75 for males and 80 for femals
  • Only 19.3% of Hawaii residents are overweight, making it the least amongst US states
  • Oahu is home to the world's largest wind generator
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