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Hawaii State Symbols

Welcome to Hawaii! (Continued below)

Nicknames & Slogans
Nicknames The Aloha State, Paradise of the Pacific, Youngest State, Pineapple State 1959
Symbols of State
Motto Ua Mau ke Ea o ka Aina i ka Pono 1843
Anthem Hawai`i Pono`î 1967
EcoSymbols
Flower Pua Aloalo (yellow hibiscus) (Hibiscus brackenridgei) 1988
Tree kukui (Aleurites moluccanus) 1959
Plant kalo (Colocasia esculenta) 2007
Bird nene or Hawaiian goose (Branta sandvicensis) 1988
Land Mammal Hawaiian hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) 2015
Mammal Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) 2008
Marine Mammal humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) 1979
Fish Humuhumunukunukuapua`a or Hawaiian trigger fish (Rhinecanthus rectangulus) 1985
Insect Kamehameha butterfly (Vanessa tameamea) 2009
Gem black coral (Antipathidae) 1987
Soil Hilo (unofficial) Unofficial
Cultural Symbols
Individual Sport surfing 1998
Team Sport Outrigger Canoe Paddling 1986
Language Hawaiian 1978
Tartan 2008
Order of Merit Aloha Order of Merit 1993
Dance hula 1999
Kahiko (Traditional) Musical Instrument pahu 2015
Auana (Modern) Musical Instrument ukulele 2016

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