Interesting facts about Hawaii

What are Hawaiian Islands? These are the cleanest beaches, transparent ocean, warm weather all year round ... And, of course, in addition to this, there is also a lot of interesting things, which are some volcanoes.

The Hawaiian Islands, or Hawaii, is one of the American states.

Hawaii is the most remote place on Earth from civilization; the distance from Hawaii to the US coast is 3, 700 kilometers.

Hawaiian volcano Mauna Kea is the highest mountain on the planet, if you count from the foot, not from sea level. Most of Mauna Kea is hidden under the water column. The total height of the volcano is 10203 meters, the height above sea level is 4205 meters. This is the highest point in the Hawaiian Islands.

In addition to English, native Hawaiians use their own language - Hawaiian.

According to some tourists, Hawaiians have a rather negative attitude towards visitors.

Hawaii has the wettest place on earth, with nearly 17, 000mm of rainfall in a year. This is the area of ​​the Waialeale volcano.

There is snow on the tops of the Hawaiian mountains.

All Hawaiian Islands are located in a zone of volcanic activity.

Volcano Kilauea began erupting in 1983, and the eruption is still in full swing.

Hawaii is visited by six million tourists annually.

The famous Hawaiian beach Waikiki was created artificially, the sand for it was imported from California.

The tallest coastal cliffs in the world flank the edge of the island of Molokai.

Life expectancy in Hawaii is higher than in all other American states.

The land area of ​​Hawaii is slowly but steadily growing thanks to the constant eruptions of volcanoes.

There are no snakes in Hawaii.

The original name of the Hawaiian Islands was the Sandwich Islands.

Hawaii is the longest archipelago on Earth, stretching for almost two and a half thousand kilometers.

The official nickname for the state of Hawaii is "Aloha State, " meaning "hospitable state, " or "hospitality state."

Hawaii is the most densely populated state in the United States.

It is also the only American state to have coffee plantations.

The climate in Hawaii is very mild, with the average annual temperature hovering around 25 degrees Celsius.

More than 330 thousand tons of pineapples are grown in the Hawaiian Islands annually.

There is no daylight saving time in Hawaii.

Of all the American states, Hawaii has the least number of overweight people.

One of the attractions of the Hawaiian island of Oahu is the world's largest windmill, its blades are 122 meters long.

The oldest island in the Hawaiian archipelago is Kauai, more than six million years old.

The oldest school in Hawaii was opened in 1831 and still functions today.

Ancient Lake Waiau, located almost four kilometers above sea level, is the third largest lake in the United States.

There are no traffic lights and no shopping centers on the island of Molokai.

Niihau Island is privately owned.