25 Facts | Big Island Hawaii

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25 Facts about the Big Island Hawaii few people know:

1.) The Big Island of Hawaii is the Biggest Island in the USA.
2.) Some of the Largest telescopes in the World are located here.
3.) The biggest set of scientific observatories are here on Mauna Kea.
4.) Kilauea, is the most active and largest Volcano in the World!
5.) The southern most point of the USA is on this island, also known as Ka Lae.
6.) This island is the leading commercial producers of Orchids on the planet.
7.) Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world (measured from it’s base at the ocean floor).
8.) The Parker Ranch in Waimea is the largest privately owned cattle ranch, in the United States, 480,000 acres of land.
9.) These Islands are the most isolated populated center on the face of the earth.
10.) Hawaii is the Only State that grows coffee beans.
11.) More than 1/3 of all of the world’s Pineapples are grown here.
12.) From east to west this State is the widest state in the United States, over 1400 miles wide.
13.) We were the 50th state admitted to the union, August 20th, 1959.
14.) There are only 12 letters in the whole Hawaiian alphabet.
15.) These Islands are the projecting tops of the biggest mountain range in the world.
16.) We have our own time Zone and do not observe daylight savings time.
17.) There are over 130 islands in the Hawaiian Archipelago.
18.) The coldest day of the year in Kona is January 15, with an average low of 68°F and high of 80°F.
19.) This Island was formed by five volcanoes: Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualalai, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea.
20.) The remote destination was one of the last places “discovered” by settlers from the New World.
21.) These Islands are the most beautiful islands in the world.
22.) The 47th largest state in the United States, Hawaii is the size of Northern Ireland.
23.) There are more than 20,000 types of orchids here.
24.) Hilo is one of the wettest towns in the world with an average rainfall of 156.79 inches  a year.
25.) One of the Worlds Largest Boar was shot in Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii, at 740 LBS.

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