15 Most Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About Hawaii

  1. The world’s biggest volcano “Mauna Loa” is located in Hawaii. The most interesting thing about the under-sea volcanoes of Hawaii is its thousands year old history of eruption and then formation of islands of Hawaii.
  2. Hawaii is amongst one of the unique places of the world where colours and flowers represents each Island. Like Yellow Ilima represents the island of Oahu which has few of the most famous surfing beaches of the world.
  3. The Big Island is the largest Island in Hawaii which has an area of 4,038 square miles which is twice in size compared to all other Hawaiian Islands.
  4. “Moloka’i” has the highest sea cliffs in the world.
  5. Total area of Hawaii Island is growing by 42 acres every year due to continuous eruption of Kīlauea Volcano.
  6. There is only one royal palace “Iolani Palace” in the USA located in Honolulu City of Hawaii State.
  7. If you want to visit greenish mountains and white sandy beaches both at one place then don’t miss to visit “Kauai”. It is also known as “Garden Isle” which is one of the most famous place in USA not only for tourists but also for Hollywood film industry as more than 60 movies have been filmed here.

15 Most Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About Hawaii

  1. Popular Fantasy/Science fiction “Jurassic Park” was also filmed here.
  2. Have you heard about "Happy Face Spider" (Theridion grallator)...? If not then there are better chances that you can view this specie in Hawaii. This spider got its name through a natural smiling face resemblance on its abdomens back.
  3. Hawaii archipelago stretches across 1,523 miles (2,451 km), making it world’s longest island chain. This is the main reason that in Hawaii State there are plenty of beautiful beaches & fascinating landscapes which makes this place popular amongst tourists from all around the world.
  4. There is no daylight savings time followed in Hawaii State. Whereas Hawaii has its own time zone (Hawaiian Standard Time).
  5. It is the only state of USA which is not located in the geography of North America.
  6. Hawaiian and English are the two official languages spoken in Hawaii State.
  7. It is the youngest state of America entering to the union on 20th of August, 1959.
  8. Cocoa, Coffee & Vanilla Beans are the most popular products of Hawaii & it is only state of USA which grows these products commercially.