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Profile of the State of Hawaii - Quick Facts and Links
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Nickname: The Aloha State
Population: Hawaii ranks 40th in the nation with 1,374,810 residents (according to 2011 census data)
Size: 43rd largest state by area
Capital: Honolulu
Largest City: Honolulu

Despite lying 2,000 miles (3,200km) southwest of California, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. An archipelago of eight main islands (Hawaiʻi (aka The Big Island), Maui, Oʻahu, Kahoʻolawe, Lanaʻi, Molokaʻi, Kauaʻi and Niʻihau) and many smaller isles, Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches, year-round mild climate, and volcanoes. Two natural sites - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument - are included on the list of U.S. UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Hawaii is the USA's 50th State, having joined the union on August 21, 1959.

Guides to Hawaii Places on About.com

  • Guide to Hawaii Travel
  • City Guide to Honolulu
  • Maps of Hawaii

  • Google Map of Hawaii
  • Clickable Maps of the Hawaiian Islands
  • Top Attractions/Things to Do in Honolulu and on the Island of Oahu

  • All About Honolulu, Oahu, and Waikiki
  • Visiting Pearl Harbor and the USS Arizona Memorial
  • Rainy Day Activities in Honolulu
  • Top 5 Scenic Wonders of Oahu
  • Mountain Biking Adventures on Oahu
  • Top Beach in the United States: Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Oahu
  • Top Beach in the United States: Waimanalo Bay Beach Park, Oahu
  • Top Attractions/Things to Do on Maui

  • Top Things to Do on Maui
  • Top Free Things to Do on Maui
  • Best Beaches on Maui
  • All About Maui, Moloka'i, and Lana'i
  • Top Attractions/Things to Do in Hawaii

  • Big Island of Hawaii Guide
  • Kauai Guide
  • Best Road Trips in Hawaii
  • Best Luaus in Hawaii
  • Elvis Presley in Hawaii
  • Parks in Hawaii
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