List of Hawaii state symbols facts for kids
The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Hawaii.
- Hawaii state ʻauana (modern) musical instrument: ʻUkulele
- Hawaii state bird: Nēnē (Branta sandvicensis), also known as the Hawaiian goose
- Hawaii state dance: Hula
- Hawaii state fish: Humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa (Rhinecanthus rectangulus), also known as the reef triggerfish, unofficial great white shark
- Hawaii state flag: Flag of the State of Hawaii
- Hawaii state flower: Pua aloalo or maʻo hau hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei A. Gray), also known as the native yellow hibiscus
- Hawaii state gem: ʻĒkaha kū moana, also known as black coral
- Hawaii state individual sport: Heʻe nalu, also known as surfing
- Hawaii state insect: Pulelehua (Vanessa tameamea), also known as the Kamehameha butterfly
- Hawaii state kahiko (traditional) musical instrument: Pahu
- Hawaii state land mammal: Ōpeʻapeʻa (Lasiurus cinereus semotus), also known as the Hawaiian hoary bat
- Hawaii state language: Hawaiian language, English language
- Hawaii state mammal: ʻĪlioholoikauaua (Neomonachus schauinslandi), also known as the Hawaiian monk seal
- Hawaii state marine mammal: Koholā (Megaptera novaeangliae), also known as the humpback whale
- Hawaii state microbe: Flavobacterium akiainvivens (proposed)
- Hawaii state motto: "Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono" ("The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness")
- Hawaii state plant: Kalo (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott), also known as taro
- Hawaii state popular name: "The Aloha State"
- Hawaii state song: "Hawaiʻi Ponoʻī"
- Hawaii state spirit: The Aloha Spirit
- Hawaii state team sport: Heihei waʻa, also known as outrigger canoe paddling
- Hawaii state tartan: Hawaii State Tartan (unofficial)
- Hawaii state tree: Kukui tree (Aleurites moluccanus), also known as the candlenut tree
- United States quarter dollar - Hawaii 2008
Island colors and flowers or lei materials
In addition to the state symbols, each major island has an official color and either an official flower or an official lei material.
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