Hawaii Flag Info

The Flag of Hawaii was designed at the request of King Kamehameha I. It has eight stripes of white, red and blue that represent the eight main islands. The flag of Great Britain is emblazoned in the upper left corner to honor Hawaii's friendship with the British. The combination of the stripes of the United States flag and the Union Jack of Great Britain is said to have pleased the merchant shippers of both nations. Flag adopted for official state use in 1959

Hawaii Page

Hawaii was the 50th state to join the union.
It was settled in 1820 and entered the union on Aug. 21, 1959.
The state capitol is in Honolulu.

Their nickname is: The Aloha State
Their motto is: The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousnes
Origin of state's name: Could be based on native Hawaiian word for homeland, "Owhyhee"

Below is a list of some of the ciites we have visisted during our trip(s) to Hawaii


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