Hawaii State Overview
Capital City: Honolulu
Location: South Pacific Ocean
Date Area Became A Territory: 1900
Entered Untion Date: August 21, 1959
Entered Union Rank: 50
Present Constitution Adopted: 1950
State Name Origin: Hawaii appears to have taken its name from either Hawaii Loa, the islands’ traditional discoverer, or the traditional home of the Polynesians, known as Hawaii or Hawaiki