Hawaii was the last state to join the United States, becoming a state on Aug. 21, 1959. Hawaii is the only state in the nation made up entirely of islands, and it is one of the smallest states. More »

Alaska became the 49th state to enter the Union on Jan 3, 1959. Later that year, Hawaii would become the 50th state on August 21. Both states were signed into statehood by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. More »

Hawaii joined the United States in 1898 as a U.S. territory through the federal Newlands Resolution, which officially designated Hawaii as an annexed territory of the United States. Hawaii officially became a state in 19... More »

Hawaii became a state on Aug. 21, 1959. This made Hawaii the 50th state of the United States. It is the only state composed completely of islands. More »

Hawaii, the 50th state admitted into the United States, is composed of eight different islands. These islands include Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Lanai and the "Big Island" of Hawaii. The islands formed from underwater volcanic e... More »

Hawaii is known for being the only state that grows its own coffee, having the world's most isolated population center and as the home of Mauna Loa, the world's largest volcano. Hawaii became the 50th state of the United... 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 »