10 Fun Facts About Hawaii

Written by Donna Monday

1) Hawaii has eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, andrepparttar “Big Island” of Hawaii.

2) Hawaii isrepparttar 150381 most isolated population center on earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles fromrepparttar 150382 Philippines.

3) Hawaii isrepparttar 150383 only U.S. state that grows coffee.

4) More than one-third ofrepparttar 150384 world’s commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawaii.

5) From east to west, Hawaii isrepparttar 150385 widest state inrepparttar 150386 United States.

6) The Hawaiian Islands mountain range tops arerepparttar 150387 biggest inrepparttar 150388 world.

A Little Color Here and There Makes The Hawaiian Shirt Exciting to Wear

Written by Donna Monday

What good would a trip to Hawaii be without picking up an authentic Hawaiian shirt? Or, an “Aloha shirt” as native Hawaiians like to call them.

The Hawaiian shirt we know and love today was created from a combination of Japanese, Chinese, Filipino, native Hawaiian, and American fashion influences.

All of these influences came together inrepparttar 1930s to create a shirt that put colorful native prints on silk fabric, with American-style tailoring.

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