13 Amazing Hawaii Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

13 Amazing hawaii facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random hawaii facts.

1. An 11 year old boy led the Hawaiian scholar Hiram Bingham to "discover" Machu Picchu about 100 years ago.
2. The name of the official state fish of Hawaii = Humuhumunukunukuapua.
3. Due to their time zones, Kiribati is the first country to ring in the New Year, while Honolulu, Hawaii in the U.S. is among the last.
4. The Hawaiian alphabet only has twelve letters: a, e, i, o, u, h, k, l, m, n, p, w.
5. The name "Lilo" means "Lost" in Hawaiian.
6. There is a type of fish that can climb up waterfalls in Hawaii.
7. Hawaii moves toward Japan 4 inches every year.
8. If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7 am, you will arrive in Honolulu, Hawaii at approximately 7.45 pm the previous day.
9. The happiest and least stressed state in the country is Hawaii.
10. “Wiki” means “quick” in Hawaiian.
11. Hamsters are illegal in Hawaii.
12. A University of Hawaii study revealed that shorter men live longer lives.
13. Hawaiian pizza was actually invented in Canada.
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