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Ha·wai·i

or Ha·wai'i  (hə-wä′ē, -wī′ē)
1. Abbr. HI A state of the United States in the central Pacific Ocean including all of the Hawaiian Islands except Midway. It became a US territory in 1900 and was admitted as the 50th state in 1959. The islands were conquered and united by King Kamehameha I between 1795-1810, and the last Hawaiian monarch, Queen Liliuokalani, was deposed in 1893. Honolulu, on Oahu, is the capital and the largest city.
2. Popularly called The Big Island. The largest and southernmost of the Hawaiian Islands. It is the top of an enormous submarine mountain and has several volcanic peaks.

Hawaii

(həˈwaɪɪ)
n
(Placename) a state of the US in the central Pacific, consisting of over 20 volcanic islands and atolls, including Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, and Molokai: discovered by Captain Cook in 1778; annexed by the US in 1898; naval base at Pearl Harbor attacked by the Japanese in 1941, a major cause of US entry into World War II; became a state in 1959. Capital: Honolulu. Pop: 1 257 608 (2003 est). Area: 16 640 sq km (6425 sq miles). Former name: Sandwich Islands Abbreviation: Ha or HI (with zip code)

Ha•wai•i

(həˈwaɪ i, -ˈwɑ-, -ˈwɑ yə, hɑˈvɑ i)

n.
1. a state of the United States comprising the Hawaiian Islands in the N Pacific: a U.S. territory 1900–59; admitted to the Union 1959. 1,211,537; 6424 sq. mi. (16,638 sq. km). Cap.: Honolulu. Abbr.: HI, Haw.
2. the largest island of Hawaii, in the SE part. 63,468; 4021 sq. mi. (10,415 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hawaii - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian IslandsHawaii - a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands
dolphin, dolphinfish, mahimahi - large slender food and game fish widely distributed in warm seas (especially around Hawaii)
lanai - a veranda or roofed patio often furnished and used as a living room
uke, ukulele - a small guitar having four strings
Hawaiian - the Oceanic languages spoken on Hawaii
luau - an elaborate Hawaiian feast or party (especially one accompanied by traditional foods and entertainment)
dolphinfish, mahimahi - the lean flesh of a saltwater fish found in warm waters (especially in Hawaii)
Haleakala National Park - a national park in Hawaii including a dormant volcano
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - a national park in Hawaii featuring active volcanoes
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
Hilo - a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii
Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands - a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
malahini - a newcomer to Hawaii
macadamia nut, macadamia nut tree, Macadamia ternifolia - small Australian tree with racemes of pink flowers; widely cultivated (especially in Hawaii) for its sweet edible nuts
2.Hawaii - the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islandsHawaii - the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
Hilo - a town in Hawaii on the island of Hawaii
Hawaiian Islands, Sandwich Islands - a group of volcanic and coral islands in the central Pacific
Mauna Kea - an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands
Mauna Loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
Translations
Hawaje

Hawaii

[həˈwaɪiː] N(Islas fpl) Hawai m

Hawaii

[həˈwaɪi] n(îles fpl) Hawaii m

Hawaii

nHawaii nt

Hawaii

[həˈwaɪɪ] nle Hawaii
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