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Science In Your Backyard: Hawaii


  • Hawaii Water Science Center
    Inouye Regional Center
    1845 Wasp Blvd, Bldg 176
    Honolulu, HI 96818
    Phone: (808) 690-9600
    Fax: (808) 690-9599
    Office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Hawaii-Aleutian Time

  • Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

    Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
    Hawaii National Park, HI 96718-0051
    Phone: (800) 967-7328
    Fax: (800) 967-8890
    Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hawaii-Aleutian_Time

  • National Spatial Data Infrastructure Partnership Office (Liason for: HI, Pacific Basin Islands)

    U.S. Geological Survey
    677 Ala Moana Boulevard
    Honolulu, HI 96813
    Phone: (619) 225-6430

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Hawaii Real-Time Information:

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Hawaii State Facts

Image of Hawaii with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: Honolulu(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 6,423 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 1,360,301
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Highest Point:
Pu'u Wekiu, Mauna Kea at 13,796 feet, located in the county/subdivision of Hawaii
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Lowest Point:
Pacific Ocean at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located approx. off the southwestern shore of Molokai west of Lanai
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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