Hawaii

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#1  Buttons  20 seconds

In what ocean is Hawaii located?

Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Indian Ocean

Southern Ocean

Hawaii sits on the Pacific Plate and is the only U.S. state that is not geographically connected to North America.

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

Which is the largest of the Hawaiian islands?

Hawaiʻi

Maui

Oʻahu

Kauaʻi

The island is often referred to as the Island of Hawaiʻi, the Big Island, or Hawaiʻi Island.

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

This native Hawaiian man popularized surfing in the early 20th century. What was his first name?

Duke

Count

Earl

Baron

Duke Kahanamoku was a five-time Olympic medalist in swimming.

#4  Location  50 seconds

Where is Honolulu?

Honolulu is situated along the southeast coast of the island of Oʻahu.

#5  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the name of this Hawaiian TV detective?

Magnum P.I.

Hunter

Remington Steele

Columbo

The series ran from 1980 to 1988, starring Tom Selleck.

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

What crop is Hawaii the only US state to grow?

Coffee

Cocoa

Tobacco

Cotton

The coffee plant was brought to the Kona district in 1828.

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

What European discovered Hawaii in 1778 and was killed there a year later?

James Cook

Ferdinand Magellan

Sir Walter Raleigh

Daniel Boone

Cook was killed on the Big Island at Kealakekua Bay, in a melee which followed the theft of a ship's boat.

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What, since then discarded, name was given to the Hawaiian islands by Europeans?

Sandwich Islands

Friendly Islands

Caroline Islands

Ladrone Islands

A name that James Cook chose in honor of the 4th Earl of Sandwich. This name was in use until the 1840s.

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

What type of animal, which is common around the world, does not exist on Hawaii?

Snakes

Spiders

Turtles

Lizards

They also don’t have squirrels, hamsters, or gerbils there.

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

What's the name of this volcano, which has an eruption since September 2021 still going on in February 2022?

Kīlauea

Haleakala

Maunaloa

Kohala

Kīlauea is the most active of the five volcanoes that together form the Big Island of Hawaiʻi.
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