climate is typical for the tropics, although
temperatures and humidity tend to be a bit less extreme
due to near-constant trade winds from the east.
Hawaiian language is a Polynesian language that takes
its name from Hawaiʻi, the largest island in the
tropical North Pacific archipelago where it developed.
Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of
the state of Hawaii. King Kamehameha III established the
first Hawaiian-language constitution in 1839 and 1840.
The United States dollar,
denoted by USD or the symbol $, is the official currency
used in the United States. Commonly referred to as the
"American dollar," the currency is divided into 100
cents (symbol ¢).
As of 2005, Hawaii has an estimated
population of 1,275,194, an increase of 13,070, or 1.0%,
from the prior year and an increase of 63,657, or 5.3%,
since 2000. This includes a natural increase of 48,111
people (that is 96,028 births minus 47,917 deaths) and
an increase due to net migration of 16,956 people into
Honolulu is the capital and the most
populous city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Honolulu is
the southernmost major U.S. city.