Hawaii:  Hawaii is the largest island located in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the largest and the southeastern most of the Hawaiian Islands, a chain of volcanic islands in the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 4,028 square miles, it has 63% of the Hawaiian archipelago’s combined landmass, and is the largest island in the United States. However, it has only 13% of Hawaii’s people. The island of Hawaii is the third largest island in Polynesia, behind the two main islands of New Zealand.  For additional information visit Wikipedia.

Hawaii Nursing News

According to Nurse.org Hawaii ranks number 2 among all 50 states in nursing salary. The average RN salary $96,990 and average hourly is $46.63. The number of RNs in Hawaii, as of 2019, is 10,800. (stats from Nurse.org).


Hawaii Nursing Student Advice

Got my Hawaii Nurse License!

Hawaii is Right for you… If You’re a Nurse or Doctor

Salary of Registered nurses in Hawaii

Travel Nursing Hawaii Pro’s and Con’s

Hawaii Online Nursing Resources

Hawaii Nurses Association

Hawaii Nurses’ Association: Hawai‘i Nurses – OPEIU Local 50 > Home

Hawaii Nursing Schools 

For list of accredited Nursing Schools in Hawaii which offer campus based ASN, BSN, MSN, LPN to RN, RN to BSN, and more nursing degree programs approved by the Hawaii Board Of Nursing.

Google Map of Hawaii Nursing Schools

Hawaii Hospitals

Hospitals: For a listing of hospitals with number of beds, address and map visit the Hawaii.gov page.

Google Map of Hawaii Hospitals

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Hawaii Nursing Stores

For a list of the major nursing stores in Hawaii.  (click on the google map to see all major nursing stores).

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Hawaii State Facts

Entered the Union: August 21, 1959 (50) Admission to Statehood:

August 21, 1959 (50th State)

Capital: Honolulu

Origin of Name:

The islands may have been named by Hawaii Loa, their traditional discoverer. Or after Hawaii or Hawaiki, the traditional home of the Polynesians.  Nickname:  Aloha State

State of Hawaii’s official website

Hawaii symbols


Hawaii was once an independent kingdom. (1810 – 1893) The flag was designed at the request of King Kamehameha I. It has eight stripes of white, red and blue that represent the eight main islands. The flag of Great Britain is emblazoned in the upper left corner to honor Hawaii’s friendship with the British. The combination of the stripes of the United States flag and the Union Jack of Great Britain is said to have pleased the merchant shippers of both nations. Flag adopted for official state use in 1959. Get this Flag

State Motto: “The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness.” (Ua mau ke ea o ka aina I ka pono)

Visit Wikipedia for more Hawaii state symbols

Hawaii sports

Sports: SportsHawaii.com – Official Site

Top 25 Travel Destinations in Hawaii

  1. Best island in Hawaii: Maui
  2. Best Hawaiian Island to Visit: Hawaii Island
  3. Best island in Hawaii: Oahu
  4. Best island in Hawaii: Kauai
  5. Honolulu
  6. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
  7. Hilo
  8. Molokai
  9. Lanai
  10. Kailua
  11. Hana
  12. Waimea Canyon State Park
  13. Haleakala National Park
  14. Napali Coast State Wilderness Park
  15. Diamond Head State Monument
  16. Mauna Kea Summit
  17. Kilauea Iki Trail
  18. Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
  19. Kalalau Trail
  20. Wai’anapanapa State Park
  21. Kailua Beach Park
  22. Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
  23. Lanikai Beach
  24. Napili Beach
  25. Akaka Falls State Park

Visit VacationIdea.com for more travel destinations in Hawaii

Hawaii fun facts

  • Famous for: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Pearl Harbor Memorials, Waikiki Beach
  • Famous Hawaiians: Angela Perez Baraquio (Miss America 2001), Steve Case (business executive), Samuel Castle (missionary), Fr. Damien and Mother Marianne Cope (ministers to leper colony), Don Ho (entertainer), Kaahumanu (Hawaiian queen), Duke Paoa Kahanamoku (Olympic swimmer), Kamahameha I (first Hawaiian king), Kamehameha V (last of the dynasty), Liliuokalani (last Hawaiian monarch), Bette Midler (singer), Ellison Onizuka (astronaut), Chad Rowan (sumo wrestler), Carolyn Suzanne Sapp (Miss America 1991), Don Stroud (actor), Claus Spreckels (developer)
  • The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the Big Island of Hawaii.
  • Hawaii is the most isolated population center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines.
  • Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee.
  • More than one-third of the world’s commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawaii.
  • Hawaii has its own time zone (Hawaiian Standard Time.) There is no daylight savings time.) The time runs two hours behind Pacific Standard Time and five hours behind Eastern Standard Time.

***For additional fun Facts: Visit 50states.com – States and Capitals


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