Hawaii Is No Other Than Hawaii

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Tristan Nguyen
Fang Zhou
Survey to U.S History
September 10, 2015
The last state to join the United States is no other than Hawaii. Hawaii is the widest state in the United States and it stand alone in the Oceania. Hawaii is 10,932 square miles and it the 8th smallest state in the United States. It located 2,390 miles from California, 3,850 miles from Japan, 4,900 miles from China, and 5,280 miles from the Philippines. The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and Big Island of Hawaii. These islands have the biggest mountain range of the world. The Hawaiian islands cover 6,459 square miles and the land area is 6,423 square miles. The highest poin in Hawaii is Mauna Kea which is 13,796 feet into the sky. The lowest poin in Hawaii is at Pacific Ocean edge. Mauna Loa is the largest volcanic mountain in the world measures 13,679 ft in volume. The Mean Elevation is 3,03 feet above sea level. The highest temperature is 100 degree Fahrenheit which recored on April 27, 1931 at Pahala. The lowest temperature in Hawaii is 12 degree Fahrenheit recored on May 17, 1979. The flag of Hawaii was issued by King Kamehameha I in 1816. The eight stripes of white, red and blue represent the eight main islands of Hawaii. There is also a Union Jack in the upper left corner of the flag, which honoring the long relationship with the British. The state bird is Nene the Hawaiian Goose. The state mammal is the Monk Seal. The

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