A Look at
Hawaii Agriculture in the Classroom
Agricultural Science 306
1955 East-West Road
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
P: (808) 956-4124
Population: 1,211,537 (2000 census)
Statehood: August 21, 1959 (50th state)
State Bird: Nene (Hawaiian goose)
State Tree: Kukui
State Flower: Yellow hibiscus
Number of Counties: 5
Largest City: Honolulu Population: 365,272
The soil is very rich due to heavy rainfall.
Cool trade winds keep the climate of Hawaii mild
State average temp in July is 77°F, and in
The average of amount precipitation is 400” in
the mountains to less that10” in the lowlands.
Snow sometimes covers the highest points on
the islands of Hawaii and Maui.
Two percent of the gross state product is
The Alphabet for the native Hawaiian language only
has 12 letters A E H I K L M N O P U W.
Hawaii has about 4,400 farms.
Farmland covers about 40% of Hawaii.
Sugarcane is Hawaii’s most valuable crop.
Pineapples, grow mainly in Maui, are the second most
The island of Hawaii has several large cattle
On the island of Oahu, dairy and egg farms are a
major source of farm income.
The islands of Maui and Kauai raise cattle and