Hawaii Vacations

About Hawaii, Hawaii

US State

Hawaii, a U.S. state, is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific. Its islands are renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and beaches with gold, red, black and even green sands. Of the 6 main islands, Oahu has Hawaii’s only big city, Honolulu, home to crescent Waikiki Beach and the Pearl Harbor memorials.

Capital: Honolulu

Statehood granted: August 21, 1959

State flower: Hawaiian hibiscus

State fish: Reef triggerfish

Population: 1.42 million (2014)