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Hawaii, America's 50th State

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On August 21 1959, Hawaii became the 50th state in the united states. Since that time, the people of Hawaii have celebrate their statehood with a special holiday on the third friday on August. Did you know that hawaii is the widest of the U.S. states. The state consists of eight maine islands spread over a large area. The state's name probably come from the native word Owhyhee, which means "homeland."

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On August 21, 1959, Hawaii became the 50th state in the United States. Since that time, the people of Hawaii have celebrated their statehood with a special holiday on the third Friday in August. Did you know that Hawaii is the widest of the U.S. states? The state consists of eight main islands spread over a large area. The state's name probably comes from the native word Owhyhee, which means "homeland."

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
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08/01/2004
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