23 Reasons Why Hawaii Is The BEST State

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!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Happy Birthday, Hawaii!