Hawaii 4,028 sq. miles population 148,677
Maui 727 sq. miles population 128,094 The state of Hawaii is made up of eight major islands and 124 minor uninhabited islands. The eight major islands are add up to about 6,420 square miles:
Oahu 597 sq. miles population 876,156
Kauai 552 sq. miles population 58,463
Molokai 260 sq. miles population 7846
Lanai 141 sq. miles population 2800
Niihau 70 sq. miles population 250
Kahoolawe 45 sq. miles population 0
The governments own 38% of the land; 24% is owned by seven trusts and corporations; leaving 38% for other private ownership.
Hawaii is the 50th state of the United States, comprising a group of eight major islands and numerous islets in the central Pacific Ocean.
The Hawaiian Islands are volcanic, and surrounded by coral reefs. Sugarcane and pineapples are the major agricultural products and the basis of the islands' principal industry, food processing. Coffee, macadamia nuts, papayas, are also grown in abundance. Tourism is the largest source of income for the state, with over 4 million visitors a year from north America, and 2 million a year from Japan. About 200,000 come from Korea each year, and several hundred thousand from other countries in the world.
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