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 »

On a world map, the location of Hawaii is in the North Pacific Ocean and to the south of the Tropic of Cancer. It is southwest from Los Angeles, CA, approximately 2,550 miles away. More »

The Hawaiian Islands lie in the North-Central Pacific Ocean, just south of the Tropic of Cancer. Hawaii is approximately 2,550 miles to the southwest of Los Angeles and about 3,900 miles to the southeast of Tokyo. More »

Because the state of Hawaii rests in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, it is not on any continent. The chain of islands became part of the United States in 1959 as the 50th and final addition to the union. More »

The largest island in Hawaii is called Hawaii Island; it is also referred to as the Big Island. It covers 4,028 square miles, and it is the largest island that is part of the United States. More »

The distance of the closest state to Hawaii is 2,100 miles. That state is California, which lies to the north and east of the Hawaiian Islands. 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 »