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  • some general data of the state

  • General useful information
    Note: some data are of constant value, while other are due to changes, fluctuations etc.
    State and population
    capital: Honolulu // state code ISO: HI ; FIPS: US15
    surface: 16637 = 6423 sq.mi // rank in USA: 47 // location: North Pacific
    climate: subtropical, with wide variations in rainfall
    entered USA as 50th state on: 1959-08-21
    administrative division: 5 counties
    total population according to the census of 2000: 1,211,537
    population density 2000: 73 per = 189 per sq.mi // net growth 1999-2000: 9,3%
    main ethnic groups: white 24%; black 2%; Asian 42%; Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 9%; other 23%
    Economy and infrastructure
    chief crops: sugar, pineapples, macadamia nuts, fruits, coffee, vegetables, floriculture
    livestock (1000s): cattle: 150 / pigs: 26 / poultry: 722, broilers 1000
    timber/lumber: NA
    chief industries: tourism, defense, sugar, pineapples
    chief industrial products: processed sugar, canned pineapple, clothing, foods, printing & publishing
    chief mining products: crushed stone, portland and masonry cement, sand & gravel, gemstones
    Some physical landmarks
    highest point in the state: Mauna Kea 4205 m = 13796 ft
    other mountains: Mauna Loa 4169, Puu Makanaka 3784, Sulphur Cone 3453, Red Hill 3055
    lowest point in the state: sea level
    lakes: none, or of no importance
    artificial lakes: none, or of no importance
    rivers: only some small rivers to drain the mountain slopes
    others: islands: see table of the administrative division // deserts: none
    Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
    other important features:
    nick name(s): Aloha State
    motto: The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness
    song: Hawai'i Pono'i
    flower: Yellow hibiscus // bird: Hawaiian goose // tree: Kukui (Candlenut)
    primary sources:
    World almanac and book of facts; National Geographic Atlas of the World; maps: WN world @tlas

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    File created on 2003.02.23 by Jan Lahmeyer
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