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U.S. State General Knowledge #2 - Hawaii

Guess the following facts about Hawaii, USA
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Politics
Capital
Honolulu
U.S. Senator for Hawaii (D)
Mazie Hirono
Brian Schatz
Governor (D)
David Ige
Abbreviation
HI
Official nickname
The Aloha State
President born in this state
Barack Obama
 
 
The Five Biggest Cities
337,000
Honolulu
50,000
East Honolulu
48,000
Pearl City
43,000
Hilo
39,000
Kailua
 
 
Biggest Islands
The Big Island
Hawaiʻi
The Valley Isle
Maui
The Gathering Place
Oʻahu
The Garden Isle
Kauaʻi
The Friendly Isle
Molokaʻi
The Pineapple Isle
Lānaʻi
The Forbidden Isle
Niʻihau
The Target Isle
Kahoʻolawe
Geography
Highest mountains
Mauna Kea
Mauna Loa
How did the Hawaiian Islands form?
Hot-Spot Volcanism
In which ocean does Hawaii lie?
Pacific
What Pahoehoe and Pele's Hair are
types of Lava
 
 
History
First European to see Hawaii in 1778
James Cook
Name he gave these islands
Sandwich Islands
What Hawaii was from 1795-1893
a Kingdom
Last Hawaiian monarch
Queen Lili‘uokalani
December 7, 1941
Attack on
Pearl Harbor
A date which will live in....
Infamy
Sunken ship and now a memorial
USS Arizona
Year of statehood
1959
Volcano which erupted in May 2018
Kilauea
 
 
Notable People from Hawaii
Singer; Just the Way You Are, Grenade
Bruno Mars
Australian actress; Oscar for The Hours
Nicole Kidman
Surfer who lost an arm in a shark attack
Bethany Hamilton
First solo transatlantic flight
(lived and died on Maui)
Charles Lindbergh
Lorelai Gilmore in Gilmore Girls
Lauren Graham
 
 
Other Fun Stuff
Water sport invented in Hawaii
Surfing
Amount of letters in the Hawaiian alphabet
13
This kind of apostrophe is seen as a consonant
ʻOkina
It is the only state to commercially grow these beans
Coffee beans
It's also the only state to have this kind of forest
Rainforest
Most famous beach
Waikiki
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