Hawaii State Symbols, Facts & Info
The United States of America accepted Hawaii as the 50th state to enter the union. Below, you will find the official state symbols and interesting facts about Hawaii.
Date of Statehood:
August 21, 1959
1,275,194 (US Census 2005 estimate)
The temperature is mild and Hawaii's soil is fertile for tropical fruits and vegetables. Cane sugar, pineapple, and flowers and nursery products are the chief products. Hawaii also grows coffee, bananas, and nuts.
The tourist business is Hawaii's largest source of outside income.
The Aloha State
Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka aina I Ka Pono (The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.)
Hawaiian Hibiscus (Legislation of 1988)
Kukui or Candlenut (Legislation of 1959)
Nene or Hawaiian Goose (Legislation of 1957)
Humuhumunukunukuapua a or Hawaiian Trigger Fish (Legislation of 1985)
None (Legislation Pending)
Black Coral (Legislation of 1987)
Official State Seal:
Official State Flag:
State Commemorative Quarter:
From the 1999-2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters® Program
State Postage Stamp:
From the 2002 United States Postal Service
Greetings from America series.
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