Geographical Information
Hawaii MapThe State of Hawaii is comprised of eight major islands. Measuring from its submarine base (3,280 fathoms) in the Hawaiian Trough to the top of the mountain (13,796 feet), Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world with a combined height of 33,476 feet.
The July 1, 1998 resident population for the State of Hawaii was 1,193,001 persons, with a de-facto population (including visitors) of 1,321,096. (Between the 1980 and 1990 Census counts — 964,691 and 1,108,229 persons — Hawaii’s population grew 14.9 percent).
Geographic coordinates of Honolulu, the state capital, is 21:18:25 North Latitude, 157:51:30 West Longitude.
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.
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