Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959. Ha…
Hawaii is the 50th and most recent state of the United States of America, receiving statehood on August 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only U.S. state located in Oceania and the only one composed entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is the only U.S. state not located in the Americas. The state does not observe daylight saving time.
- Founded: Aug 21, 1959
- Population: 1.43 million (2015)
- Area: 10,931 sq miles (28,311 km²)
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- GDP: $76.17 billion USD (2014)
- Capital: Honolulu