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List of Hawaii state symbols

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List of Hawaii state symbols

Map of the state of Hawaii and the rest of the United States of America

The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Hawaii.


  • State symbols 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

State symbols

  • Hawaii state ʻauana musical instrument: Ukulele[1]
  • Hawaii state bird: Nēnē (Branta sandvicensis), also known as the Hawaiian goose[2]
  • Hawaii state dance: Hula[3]
  • Hawaii state fish: Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa (Rhinecanthus rectangulus), also known as the rectangular triggerfish[4]
  • Hawaii state flag: Flag of the State of Hawaii[5]
  • Hawaii state flower: Pua Aloalo or Maʻo hau hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei A. Gray), also known as the native yellow hibiscus[6]
  • Hawaii state gem: ʻĒkaha kū moana, also known as black coral[7]
  • Hawaii state individual sport: Heʻe nalu, also known as surfing[8]
  • Hawaii state insect: Pulelehua (Vanessa tameamea), also known as the Kamehameha butterfly[9]
  • Hawaii state kahiko musical instrument: Pahu[10]
  • Hawaii state land mammal: Ōpeʻapeʻa (Lasiurus cinereus semotus), also known as the Hawaiian hoary bat[11]
  • Hawaii state language: Hawaiian language,[12][13] English language[14]
  • Hawaii state mammal: ʻĪlioholoikauaua (Monachus schauinslandi), also known as the Hawaiian monk seal[15]
  • Hawaii state marine mammal: Koholā (Megaptera novaeangliae), also known as the humpback whale[16]
  • Hawaii state motto: "Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono" ("The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")[17]
  • Hawaii state plant: Kalo (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott), also known as taro[18]
  • Hawaii state popular name: "The Aloha State"[19]
  • Hawaii state seal: Great Seal of the State of Hawaii[20]
  • Hawaii state song: Hawaiʻi Ponoʻi[21]
  • Hawaii state spirit: The Aloha Spirit[22]
  • Hawaii state team sport: Heihei waʻa, also known as outrigger canoe paddling[23]
  • Hawaii state tartan: Hawaii State Tartan (unofficial)[24]
  • Hawaii state tree: Kukui tree (Aleurites moluccana), also known as the candlenut tree[25]
  • United States quarter dollar - Hawaii 2008

See also


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External links

  • Hawaii State Symbols
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