Arizona is home to the jaw-dropping Grand Canyon, crazy desert wildlife, and very hot summers.
Everyone knows Hawaii is the home of awesome tropical weather and relaxing beaches, but here are ten interesting facts you might not have known about the Aloha state!
Remember, Hawaii is out on it’s own in the Pacific ocean. California is 2,390 miles away, and Japan, China, and the Philippines are even farther away — 3,850, 4,900, and 5,380 miles respectively.
Shout out to Hawaii for saving the United States from being left out!
Commercially, at least. So if you pick up a pineapple at your local Walmart, there’s a 33.3% chance you’re holding a piece of Hawaii!
They are: A, E, I, O, U and H, K, L M, N, P, W. It’s no wonder everything is so hard to pronounce…
This probably comes as a surprise to a lot of people who believe Hawaii is a tiny speck out in the ocean. Nope!
These landmasses stretch for 1,600 miles!
This makes sense since it’s so far from the rest of the country. Here, they go by Hawaiian Standard Time (it puts them two hours behind Pacific Standard Time) and they don’t observe daylight savings time.
You can find Kilauea Iki on Hawaii, the Big Island, which is double the size of all of the other islands put together.
This dormant volcano beats out even Mount Everest when measured from base to summit.
Not only do they have tons of fresh fruits, but plenty of Macadamia nuts as well. Yum!