Fun Facts About Hawaii

Did you know that fifty years ago this month, Hawaii became the 50th state admitted to the union? So, why not celebrate the tropical paradise with a Hawaii vacation? Here’s five fun facts you may, or may not, know about Hawaii:

  1. Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee.

  2. More than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawaii.

  3. Hawaii has its own time zone, Hawaiian Standard Time (HST). They do not recognize daylight savings time. HST is two hours behind Pacific Standard Time and five hours behind Eastern Standard Time.

  4. The islands of Hawaii were formed by under-sea volcanoes that erupted thousands of years ago.

  5. Each island of Hawaii has its own flowers and colors used to represent it.

    • Niihau - Pupu Shell – White

    • Kauai - Mokihana (Green Berry) - Purple

    • Oahu - Ilima -Yellow

    • Maui - Lokelani (Pink Cottage Rose) - Pink

    • Molokai - White Kukui Blossom - Green

    • Lanai - Kaunaoa (Yellow and Orange Air Plant) - Orange

    • Kahoolawe - Hinahina (Beach Heliotrope) - Grey

    • Big Island of Hawaii - Lehua Ohia – Red
The coffee, the pineapples, the flowers… doesn’t it all make you ready for that tropical vacation getaway? For more details on the islands, see our previous post: A Timeshare In Hawaii Makes a Great Summer Vacation. For ideas on where to stay in Hawaii, see these Hawaii Timeshare rentals, or read our previous post: Need a Hawaii Vacation? Hilton’s Grand Vacation Club Has Seven Choices.
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  1. Alice Says:

    Really enjoyed this article! Thanks!

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