Directions in Hawaii are often given using mauka, the Hawaiian word for mountain, and makai, meaning ocean.
No one can own a beach in Hawaii. They are all open to the public.
Hawaii is the only state in which coffee is commercially grown.
Located a distant 2,390 miles from California and 3,850 miles from Japan, the islands of Hawaii are the most isolated inhabited islands on the planet. They are, however, easily accessible by ship or plane.
The Hawaiian alphabet comprises only 12 letters: A, E, I, O, U H, K, L, M, N, P, W.
Hawaii was established as the United States’ 50th state on August 20th, 1959