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Hawaii Facts, Map and Symbols
Hawaii Flag Printout
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Hawaii flag

The flag of Hawaii was commissioned by King Kamehameha I of Hawaii in 1816. King Kamehameha I had unified the islands of Hawaii in 1810, using a schooner armed with a cannon. Before that time, each of the large islands had been a separate kingdom.

The flag: The eight stripes of white, red and blue represent the eight main islands of Hawaii. The Union Jack (the flag of Great Britain) is in the upper left corner of Hawaii's flag, honoring Hawaii's long relationship with the British.

Hawaii became the 50th state in the United States of America on August 21, 1959.

1. Who commissioned Hawaii's flag? _______________________________________________________

2. Which country's flag is contained within this flag (in the upper left corner)? __________________________________________

3. When did Hawaii become a state of the USA? _______________

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