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Hawaiʻi Quick Facts

What is the most unique state among the 50 states making up the USA? Undoubtedly, the consensus answer is Hawaiʻi — the only state outside North America, the only island state and the only one to have once been an independent nation.

1.4

Population (million)

2

Official languages
(Hawaiian and English)

130

Beaches around Oʻahu

77.7°

Average year-round temperature (F)

Additional Facts

  • State capital – Honolulu
  • Only U.S. state with a tropical rainforest (UH Mānoa’s Lyon Arboretum)

Mānoa Institutional Research Office Fast Facts

  • Ranks among top 2 safest states in the U.S.
  • The only state in the USA that grows coffee beans
  • The Island of Hawaiʻi grows in size every year, thanks to the active volcano known as Kīlauea
  • Top environmental quality in the U.S.
  • Healthiest state in the U.S.