STATE of HAWAII (HI)
50th Star in U.S. Flag
Area: 6,423 sq. mi. / 16,637 sq. km.
Statehood: August 21, 1959
Nickname: Aloha State
Motto: Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono (the life of the land is perpetuated in rightiousness)
Name Origin: The name of the traditional home of the Polynesians
State Website: http://hawaii.gov/portal/