Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
chief city of Hawaii, from Hawaiian hono "port" + lulu "calm."
from Hawaiian Hawai'i, from Proto-Polynesian *hawaiki. Said to mean "Place of the Gods" and be a reference to Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. See also sandwich. Related: Hawaiian (1825). First record of Hawaiian shirt is from 1955.
Capital of Hawaii and largest city in the state, located on the island of Oahu.
State located in the Pacific Ocean southwest of the mainland United States; consists mainly of a chain of eight islands, including Hawaii, the largest, and Oahu, location of Honolulu, the state's capital and largest city.
Note: Fiftieth state, admitted in 1959.
Note: Location of Pearl Harbor.