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(Encyclopedia) Hawaii, island (1990 pop. 120,217), 4,037 sq mi (10,456 sq km), largest and southernmost island of the state of Hawaii and coextensive with Hawaii co.; known as the Big Island.?


(Encyclopedia) Hawaii h?w??, hv?, 50th state of the United States, comprising a group of eight major islands and numerous islets in the central Pacific Ocean, c.2,100 mi (3,380 km) SW of San?

Mauna Loa

(Encyclopedia) Mauna Loa moun? l??, volcano, 13,680 ft (4,170 m) high, in the S central part of the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, the largest active volcano in the world. Its?

Mauna Kea

(Encyclopedia) Mauna Kea moun? k??, dormant volcano, 13,796 ft (4,205 m) high, in the south central part of the island of Hawaii. It is the loftiest peak in the Hawaiian Islands and the highest?


Capital: Honolulu (on Oahu) State abbreviation/Postal code: Hawaii/HI Governor: David Ige, D (to Dec. 2018) Lieut. Governor: Shan Tsutsui (to Dec. 2018) Senators: Mazie Hirono (D) (to Jan. 2019?

Mauna Kea Observatories

(Encyclopedia) Mauna Kea Observatoriesmoun? k??, astronomical observatory complex located on Mauna Kea peak, the white mountain on the island of Hawaii, at an altitude of more than 13,600 ft (4,145?

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

(Encyclopedia) Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 209,695 acres (84,926 hectares), on Hawaii island, Hawaii; est. 1916. The park contains two of the most active volcanoes in the world?Kilauea with its?

Hawaii: Temperature Extremes

MonthMaximumFYearPlaceMinimumFYearPlaceJan.931963Pahala, Hawaii141961Haleakala Summit, MauiFeb.941994Kahoolawe161981Mauna Kea, HawaiiMarch951934Honokaa, Hawaii181981Mauna Kea,?

Hawaii, University of

(Encyclopedia) Hawaii, University of, at Honolulu (Manoa Campus), Hilo, and Pearl City (West Oahu Campus) with additional community college campuses; land-grant and state supported; coeducational;?

Hawaii Map

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