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Hawaiian Islands

The Hawaiian islands is an archipelago that spans 2,000 miles to the southwest of the contiguous United States, consisting of 137 volcanic islands. The seven largest islands are Niʻihau, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Maui, and Hawaiʻi, the latter also known as the Big Island.
    Island Hawaiian Nickname Area Island Population (2020) Island Color Island Flower
    O’ahu The Gathering Place

    597.7 sq miles

    44 miles by 30 miles

     

    953,207 Yellow Ilima
    Hawai’i

    The Big Island

     

    4,028.0 sq miles

    93 miles by 76 miles

     

    186,738 Red Lehua
    Maui The Valley Isle

    727.2 sq miles

    48 miles by 26 miles

     

    144,444 Pink Loke Lani
    Kaua’i

    The Garden Isle

     

    552.3 sq miles

    33 miles by 25 miles

     

    66,921 Purple Mokihana
    Moloka’i

    The Friendly Isle

     

    260.0 sq miles

    38 miles by 10 miles

     

    7,345 Green Kukui
    Lana’i

    The Pineapple Isle

     

    140.5 sq miles

    18 miles by 13 miles

     

    3,135 Yellow Kauna’oa
    Ni’ihau

    The Forbidden Isle

     

    69.5 sq miles

    18 miles by 6 miles

     

    170 White Pup