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Where is Hawaii?

Hawaii is an island that comprises of nearly the entire Hawaiian archipelago, which is 137 volcanic islands spanning approximately 1,500 miles (or 2,400 km), and is locationally part of the Polynesian subregion of Oceania. The state's coastline is also the fourth longest in the U.S., at roughly 750 miles (or 1,210 km). The eight main islands of Hawaii, are Niʻihau, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Kahoʻolawe, Maui, and Hawaiʻi. Hawai'i is often called the "Big Island" or "Hawaii Island" to avoid confusion with the state or with the archipelago. The uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands make up most of the nation's largest protected area, and the third largest in the world.

Hawaii Population

  • 1778 (est.) 300,000 —
  • 1819 (est.) 145,000 −51.7%
  • 1835–1836 107,954 −25.5%
  • 1850 84,165 −22.0% ㅤ
  • 1860 69,800 −17.1%
  • 1872 56,897 −18.5% ㅤ
  • 1884 80,578 +41.6% ㅤ
  • 1890 89,990 +11.7%
  • 1896 109,020 +21.1%
  • 1900 154,001 +41.3%
  • 1910 191,909 +24.6%
  • 1920 255,912 +33.4%
  • 1930 368,336 +43.9%
  • 1940 423,330 +14.9%
  • 1950 499,794 +18.1%
  • 1960 632,772 +26.6%
  • 1970 768,561 +21.5%
  • 1980 964,691 +25.5%
  • 1990 1,108,229 +14.9%
  • 2000 1,211,537 +9.3%
  • 2010 1,360,301 +12.3%
  • 2020 1,455,271 +7.0%
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