Hawaii is a wonderful state – full of beautiful landmarks and natural wonders, interesting Hawaii history, and even some intriguing individuals. You might not learn everything there is to know about our state in this list of interesting facts about Hawaii, but it’s a start; there are only 26 letters in the alphabet, after all. We love this round up of everything Hawaii A to Z!

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Hawaii A to Z

What did Hawaii used to be called?

  • Hawaii used to be called the Sandwich Islands. They were named that by Captain Cook, who arrived at the islands and named them after the Earl of Sandwich.

How long has Hawaii been a state?

  • Hawaii became a state on August 21, 1959, 60 years after the United States overthrew the Hawaiian monarchy.

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