|Ua Mau Ke Aa O Ka Aina I Ka Pono|
Distinction: There are four states that were independent republics before they became states:
Geographic Oddity: Honolulu is the only incorporated city in Hawaii. Sort of. It is actually the same thing as the County of Honolulu. There are no municipal governments in Hawaii. See my "County Oddities."
Famous Native: Don Ho ~ singer & fighter jet pilot
Natural = Diamond Head
Man-Made = King Kamehameha's Palace
Favorite City Name: Kealakekua (pronounced "kay-ah-la-kay-koo-ah")
Something you might hear an Islander say:
"Aloha nui loa!"
Little Known Factoid: The word "aloha" has multiple . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Hawaii, it would be in Hana, because it's a small town in a gorgeous setting.|