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Hawaii

Known as the "Aloha State" (in Hawaiian, "aloha" can mean "hello"), Hawaii is a group of volcanic islands in the central Pacific Ocean that together became the 50th state in 1959. The state's name is possibly derived from a native Hawaiian word for homeland, hawaiki orowhyhee. Today, Hawaii, whose capital is Honolulu, is often called the "Crossroads of the Pacific" and is a popular vacation spot. The colorful hibiscus is the state flower.

Hawaii Beach

Hawaii Beach

Napali Coast, Kauai, HI

Napali Coast, Kauai, HI

Kauai - Waterfall

Kauai - Waterfall

Hawaii - Lava

Hawaii - Lava

Hawaii - State Tlower - Yellow Hibiscus

Hawaii - State Tlower - Yellow Hibiscus

Honolulu, HA - Iolani Palace

Honolulu, HA - Iolani Palace

North Shore Beach, HI

North Shore Beach, HI

Aloha, HI

Aloha, HI

Maui, HI - Hana Belt Road

Maui, HI - Hana Belt Road

Hanauma Bay, HI

Hanauma Bay, HI

Hawaii Hula Dancers

HI - Hula Dancers

Hawaii - Coastline

Hawaii - Coastline

Hawaii - Hotels

Hawaii - Hotels

Hilo, HI - Liliuokalani Park and Gardens

Liliuokalani Park and Gardens, HiloHICarolHighsmith

Hawaii - Mountain Storm

MountainStormHICarolHighsmith

Pearl Harbor, HI

Pearl Harbor, HI

Volcanoes National Park, HI

Volcanoes National Park, HI

Waikiki Beach and Honolulu, HI

Waikiki Beach and HonoluluHICarolHighsmith