Hawaii Facts – 36 Interesting Facts About Hawaii

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Hawaii fun facts

Niihau, which is an island in Hawaii was purchased by Elizabeth McHutchison Sinclair who hailed from Scotland and later became a farmer in Nez Zealand in 1864 from King Kamehameha V for $10,000 in gold. Her descendants, the Robinson family, continue to own and maintain the island of Nihau.

More than 10000 humpback whales migrate to North Pacific in the months from January to April and two thirds can be found in Hawaii.

Hilo on the Big Island is the third wettest spot in the United States while Big Island’s second largest city, Kona, is on the western side and gets only 10 inches of rain per year.

Hawaii is a paradise for surfers because some of the largest waves, touching even 60 feet can be found in Pe’ahi on the north shore of Maui

Numerous films have been shot in the scenic locales of Hawaii which includes “Jurassic Park,” “George of the Jungle,” and the current “Hawaii Five-O”.

There are other special laws which are peculiar to Hawaii No building on Kauai can be taller than a palm tree and the maximum speed limit is 50 mph.