Simple Definition of Hawaii
: state of the U.S. consisting of a group of islands in the Pacific Ocean
: largest island of the state of Hawaii
Full Definition of Hawaii
2 island SE Hawaii, largest of the group; chief city Hilo area 4021 square miles (10,455 square kilometers), pop 185,079
3 state of the United States comprising Hawaiian Islands except Midway Islands; annexed 1898, a territory 1900–59 ∗ Honolulu area 6471 square miles (16,760 square kilometers), pop 1,360,301
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