In Hawaii, as a rule, one should wear cool, cotton casual clothing and comfortable shoes appropriate for activity plans. It's a good idea to bring a hat because the tropical Hawaiian sun is often intense. Shorts are ofte... More »

While a single person wears a flower above the right ear in Hawaii, a person in a committed relationship places it above the left ear. This is a signal that a person is either available or unavailable. The plumeria flowe... More »

The way women in Hawaii wear flowers in their hair is based directly on marital status. For those who are single, flowers are usually tucked behind the right ear. For those who are married or in a relationship, they are ... More » Beauty & Fashion Clothing Dress Codes

Hawaii is an island chain located in the Pacific Ocean nearly 2,100 miles southwest of the United States' mainland. It is not part of North America, although Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States. It became a sta... More »

Hawaii is a volcanic island range with a lush, tropical appearance, and it includes many unique plants and animals, geological formations and multicolored sand beaches. Much of Hawaii is green, though in some areas, the ... More »

Hawaii got its official nickname, which is "The Aloha State," when the state legislature adopted it officially in 1959. In this same year, Hawaii was admitted as a state in the United States. The word "aloha" in the Hawa... More »

The main manufacturing industry in Hawaii is the food processing industry with refined sugar and canned pineapples being the leading exports. Other major industries include clothing, clay and glass, stone, fabricated met... More »