After the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in the late 1800s, the Hawaiian Islands became a U.S. Protectorate, and later a territory, though did not become a state until 1959. While Hawaii may be the baby of the family that is the United States of America, and there are some who still disapprove of our statehood, the day Hawaii became a state – today, August 21 – should always be celebrated. In honor of Hawaii’s statehood, here are 23 reasons Hawaii is the absolute best state in America!
Happy Birthday, Hawaii!
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