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Hawaii State Symbols

Each state in the United States of America is unique. The people and legislature of Hawaii have selected the following state symbols to represent their state's individual environment and culture.

The Hawaii State Seal

[Image of The Hawaii State Seal]

The 50 State Seals

The Hawaii State Flag

[Image of The Hawaii State Flag]
Hawaii was once an independent kingdom. (1810 - 1893) The flag was designed at the request of King Kamehameha I. It has eight stripes of white, red and blue that represents the eight main islands. The flag of Great Britain is emblazoned in the upper left corner to honor Hawaii's friendship with the British.

The 50 State Flags

Other State Symbols

  • Bird: Ne-ne (Hawaiian Goose)
  • Dance: Hula
  • Fish: Humuhumunukunukua-pua'a (Reef triggerfish)
  • Flower: Ma'o Hau Hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei)
  • Gemstone: 'E-kaha Ku-moana (Black Coral)
  • Individual Sport: He'e Nalu (Surfing)
  • Mammal: I-lioholoikauaua (Hawaiian Monk Seal)
  • Marine Mammal: Kohola (Humpback Whale)
  • Nickname: Aloha State
  • Reptile: Gold Dust Day Gecko
  • Slogan: The Islands of Aloha
  • Soil: Hilo Soil
  • Song: Hawai'i Pono'i
  • Team Sport: Heihei wa'a (Outrigger Canoe Racing)
  • Tartan: Hawaii State Tartan
  • Tree: Kukui

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