Environment of Hawaii
Hawaii is one of fifty states of the U.S. and covers the Hawaiian Islands, a volcanic archipelago consisting of eight major islands, several atolls and numerous smaller islets. Hawaii became a state of the United States in 1959. Prior to that it was the Territory of Hawaii (1898 to 1959) and originally the Kingdom of Hawaii.
- "Environmental Center at University of Hawaii Manoa". University of Hawaii. Retrieved 2008-12-08.