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HAWAII-THE ALOHA STATE
Transcript of HAWAII-THE ALOHA STATE
Hawaii is the most recent of the 50 U.S. states, joined the Union on August 21, 1959,and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands.
The flag of the state of Hawaii is the official standard symbolizing Hawaii as a U.S. state. The same flag had also previously been used by the kingdom, protectorate, republic, and territory of Hawaii. It is the only U.S. state flag to feature the Union Flag of the United Kingdom, a remnant of the period in Hawaiian history when it was associated with the British Empire.
The eight main islands.
Name: Ka Hae Hawaii
Use: Civil and state flag
Adopted: December 29, 1845
Design: 8 alternating equal-width horizontal stripes of white, red, and blue, with a Union Flag in the canton.
Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Maui and the island of Hawaii.
CUISINE OF HAWAII
-white rice,hamburger patty,a fried egg,and brown gravy.
-fish and pork wrapped in ti leaf and taro leaves.
-tomatoes,green onions, round onions and diced salmon.
Hawaiian Musical Instruments
Brian Schatz is the senior United States Senator from Hawaii.
He was appointed to the office on the December 26, 2012, by Governor Neil Abercrombie.
Hawaii is made up of many volcanoes.There are five active volcanoes in Hawaii. They are:
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park
Established: August 1, 1916
Size: 333,000 acres
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park, on the "Big Island" of Hawai'i, offers the visitor a look at two of the world's most active volcanoes: Klauea and Mauna Loa.
There are many sub-styles of hula, with the main two categories being Hula 'Auana and Hula Kahiko.
Lei is a garland or wreath.
A lei in Hawaiian culture is a wreath of flowers presented upon arriving or leaving as a symbol of affection.
This concept was popularized through tourism between the Hawaiian Islands and the continental United States in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Ua Mau ke Ea o kaĀina i ka Pono
"The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness".
STATE TREE / PLANT
State Marine Mammal/Mammal
Hawaiian Monk Seal
-Hawaii designated the endangered humpback whale as official state marine mammal in 1979.
-The endangered Hawaiian monk seal was recognized as an official mammal symbol of the state in 2008.
Nene (Hawaiian Goose)
-The nene was designated the official state bird of Hawaii in 1957.
Hawaiian trigger fish
- Hawaiian trigger fish, was designated the official state fish of Hawaii in 1985.
Pulelehua (Kamehameha Butterfly)
-Hawaii designated pulelehua as the official state insect in 2009.
Hawaiian State Seal
-The Great Seal of the State of Hawaii was designated officially by Act 272 of the 1959 Territorial Legislature and is based on the territorial seal.
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