The great state of Hawaii officially became the 50th
state on August 21, 1959. Hawaii's two official languages are
Hawaiian and English. The Hawaiian language is a Polynesian dialect. There
are only 13 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet: A, E, H, I K, L, M, N, O, P,
U, W and the 'okina ('). Hawaii is the most isolated population
center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California,
3,850 miles from Japan, 4,900 miles from China and 5,280 miles from the
Name of Emblem/Symbol
Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono
"The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness."
Nene or Hawaiian Goose
State Marine Mammal
Complete the questions below.
1. Hawaii became the 50th state on August 21,
2. The state tree is the
3. The Black Coral is the state
4. Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i
ka pono is the state .
5. The state flower is the
6. The state nickname is the
7. The state flag was first adopted in
8. The Hawaiian alphabet has letters.
9. The state bird is the
or Hawaiian Goose.
10. Hawai'i Pono'i is the
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