Hawaii, a U.S. state, is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific. Its islands are renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and beaches with gold, red, black and even green sands. Of the 6 main islands, Oahu has Hawaii’s biggest city and capital, Honolulu, home to crescent Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbor's WWII memorials.
State Capital: Honolulu.
Hawaii joined the United States as the 50th State on 21st August 1959. Hawaii consists of a group of volcanic Islands in the Central Pacific Ocean. The islands are some 2400 miles away from San Francisco in California. The capital of Hawaii is Honolulu.
Mark Twain once described Hawaii as “the loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean.”. the name "Hawaii" is thought to originate from Hawaiki, the former name of Raiatea which is the ancestral home of the Polynesians.
Hawaii's economy is vibrant and diversified with agriculture and manufacturing. Hawaii contributes greatly to the United States in terms of geophysics, oceanography, biomedicine, satellite communications and astronomy. The state of Hawaii is strategically important to the United States in her global defense system due to Hawaii's strategic location in the Pacific.
Hawaii is alway a major cultural center and one of the major tourist attractions in the world.
The Main Cities in Hawaii
Below are the largest cities in the state of Hawaii and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:
1. Honolulu - 953,207
2. Maui County - 154,834
3. Kauai County - 67,091
Famous Landmarks in Hawaii
Below are some of Hawaii’s most visited landmarks:
-Meant to commemorate 1,102 of the 1,177 soldiers and marines killed in the attack on Pearl Harbour, the USS Arizona Memorial straddles the hull of the battleship that was sunk in the attack. The memorial is on Oahu island.
Tallest Buildings in Hawaii
Below are the tallest buildings in Hawaii:
-The First Hawaiian Center is the tallest building in Hawaii and is also the corporate headquarters of the oldest and largest bank in the state. Standing at 30 floors and 429 feet tall, it is one of the most well-known buildings in Honolulu.
1. 801 South Street Building A (46 stories; 450 feet)
2. First Hawaiian Centre (30 stories; 429 feet)
3. Moana Pacific (46 stories; 422 feet)
4. Nauru Tower (44 stories; 418 feet)
5. Hokua at 1288 Ala Moana (40 stories; 418 feet)
6. Pacifica Honolulu (46 stories; 418 feet)
7. Hawaiki Tower (46 stories; 400 feet)
8. One Waterfront (46 stories; 400 feet)
9. One Archer Lane (41 stories; 400 feet)
10. Imperial Plaza (40 stories; 400 feet)
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