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Hawaii

Hawaii is home to sandy beaches, active volcanoes, and a uniquely Polynesian history.

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Hawaii

http://www.ehawaii.gov/
  • Capital Honolulu
  • Largest City Honolulu
  • Population 1,404,054
  • State Bird Nene
  • State Song Hawaii Ponoi
  • State Flower Pua Aloalo
  • State Motto Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Aina i ka Pono
  • Median Income $71,223
  • Nickname The Aloha State
5 Awesome Facts About Hawaii’s Beautiful Shangri La

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5 Awesome Facts About Hawaii’s Beautiful Shangri La

#1 Doris Duke was born in New York City on November 22, 1912. She was privileged enough to attend Brearley School in New York and travel Europe with her parents. It was these first travels that ignited her interest in travel and the cultures of the world. After her fathers death in 1925, she, at age

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 14, 2016
Here Are The Only 2 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Akaka Falls State Park

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Here Are The Only 2 Reasons Why You Need To Visit Akaka Falls State Park

Could we make you a whole list of reasons why you should visit Hawaii’s lush Akaka Falls State Park? Sure, absolutely. But, we think you’ll be pretty convinced by just these 2 reasons… #1 You’ll find the park’s namesake waterfall, Akaka Falls, here!    If they founded the park because of this waterfall, chances are

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 17, 2016
You Might Want to Break the Law to See These 15 Stunning Photos of Hawaii’s Staircase to Heaven in Person

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You Might Want to Break the Law to See These 15 Stunning Photos of Hawaii’s Staircase to Heaven in Person

#1 These are the famous Haiku Stairs in Hawaii. They’re also known to some as the “Stairway to Heaven” or the “Haiku Ladder.” #2 You can find them on the island of Oahu, the third largest island in the Hawaiian chain. They run along the Ko’olau mountain range, and they reach an altitude of 2,800

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 21, 2016
Do You Know These 10 Awesome Facts About Hawaii?

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Do You Know These 10 Awesome Facts About Hawaii?

#1 Hawaii was the 50th and youngest state to join the United States of America! It is the most southern state in the U.S. More specifically, Ka Lae, located on the Big Island, is the absolute most southern point! #2 It’s the only state in the U.S. that’s made up entirely of islands! Some people might

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 24, 2016
4 Things To Know Before You Visit These Incredible Tide Pools in Hawaii

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4 Things To Know Before You Visit These Incredible Tide Pools in Hawaii

#1 Check out the beautiful Wai’opae Tidepools!  Have you heard of them before? Even if you have, here’s a tip! If you want to sound like a local, call them the Kapoho Tidepools. They were originally named after the surrounding community! If you’re looking for an unparalleled opportunity to immerse yourself in diverse ocean life, you’ve

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJun 28, 2016
5 Crazy Facts About This Hawaiian Fish Whose Name Is Longer Than It Is!

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5 Crazy Facts About This Hawaiian Fish Whose Name Is Longer Than It Is!

#1 This fish is sometimes called the reef, rectangular, or wedge-tail triggerfish, but it’s Hawaiian name is Humuhumunukunukuapu’a! Talk about a mouthful! It’s one of the longest words in the Hawaiian language, supposedly. Hawaiians like to joke that the name of the fish is longer than the fish itself!  In general, people shorten the fish’s name

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 6, 2016
5 Cool Facts About the Mythological Menehune People of Hawaii

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5 Cool Facts About the Mythological Menehune People of Hawaii

#1 The folklore about the Menehune people of Hawaii has been around for a long time. Most cultures have story or two about magical little people. For example, Ireland has leprechauns, which pretty much everyone has heard of! But less people have heard of the Menehune people of Hawaii, or the Nawao, as they are sometimes

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 7, 2016
4 Photos Of This Beautiful Bird You Won’t See Anywhere Else In The U.S. Except Hawaii

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4 Photos Of This Beautiful Bird You Won’t See Anywhere Else In The U.S. Except Hawaii

#1 Hawaii is the only state where you can see the Red-crested Cardinal! The best habitat for this bird is a subtropical or tropical dry shrub land or a heavily degraded former forest. They are native to many beautiful places like Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and parts of southern Brazil, like Pantanol. The Red-crested Cardinal

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 12, 2016
8 Informative Facts About This Hawaiian Island Few Visitors Have Ever Set Foot On

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8 Informative Facts About This Hawaiian Island Few Visitors Have Ever Set Foot On

#1 The island of Niihau is the smallest of Hawaii’s inhabited islands. It lies about seventeen miles west of Kauai across the Kaulakahi Channel. This 4.9 million year old island is only about six miles across by nineteen miles long. On this seventy square mile chunk of land, there is one extinct volcano and several

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 15, 2016
5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Abandoned Old Koloa Sugar Mill

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Abandoned Old Koloa Sugar Mill

#1 This Old Sugar Mill of Koloa has been around since 1835. It wasn’t an easy beginning for this mill found on the island of Kauai, though. William Ladd, Peter A. Brimsmade, and William Northey Hooper, founders of Ladd & Co., had a lot of difficulty establishing their mill. Although ancient Hawaiians were used to

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 21, 2016
5 Cool Facts About This Huge Volcano In Hawaii That You Won’t Want To Miss

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5 Cool Facts About This Huge Volcano In Hawaii That You Won’t Want To Miss

#1 This is the world’s largest dormant volcano! Referred to as East Maui Volcano by some people, Haleakala covers an incredible amount of land. In fact, it makes up seventy-five percent of the island of Maui itself, with the remaining twenty-five percent being comprised of another mountain: Mauna Kahalawai — also known as the West

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 26, 2016
10 of the Strangest Hawaiian Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

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10 of the Strangest Hawaiian Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

All over the continental U.S. you can find bizarre, dumb, and simply outlandish laws in any state if you take the time to look. As it turns out, Hawaii, one of only two detached states, is no exception. Here are 10 strange laws to keep in mind if you’re ever visiting the Aloha State. #1 Billboards

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 27, 2016
You May Be Surprised to Learn These 5 Famous People Are From Hawaii

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You May Be Surprised to Learn These 5 Famous People Are From Hawaii

#1 Barack Obama That’s right! The Head of State himself was born on this island paradise. Though many who are politically motivated argue about Obama’s birthplace, he was, in fact, born in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. He attended Columbia University and Harvard Law School. He served the state of Illinois as their Senator for three terms.

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 2, 2016
6 Amazing Places to Stay Overnight in Hawaii That Won’t Break the Bank

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6 Amazing Places to Stay Overnight in Hawaii That Won’t Break the Bank

A lot of people might think that it isn’t in their budget to visit beautiful Hawaii, especially since it’s a 2,500 mile flight if you leave from California. But, there plenty of good deals on flights, and if you stay in one of these awesome hostels you won’t be breaking the bank on accommodations either.

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 9, 2016
7 Amazing Places to Stay Overnight in Hawaii That Won’t Break the Bank

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7 Amazing Places to Stay Overnight in Hawaii That Won’t Break the Bank

Who doesn’t dream of travelling to gorgeous Hawaii? Islands packed with sandy beaches, breathtaking sunsets, and the chillest island vibes around make for a pretty compelling argument! Unfortunately, depending on your location in the United States, getting to Hawaii might be a stretch. Keep an eye on those flight deals, though, because these accommodations are so affordable

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedAug 9, 2016