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  Flag of Hawaii - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ka Hae Hawai‘i, or the Flag of Hawai‘i
Ka Hae Hawai‘i, or the flag of Hawai`i, is the official standard symbolizing Hawaii as a kingdom (under a short British annexation), protectorate, republic, territory and state.
The field of the flag is composed of eight horizontal stripes symbolizing the eight major inhabited islands.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Hawaii   (564 words)

 Flag of Hawaii Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The flag of Hawaii is unique in that it is the only state flag to feature a Union Jack, the flag of the former colonial master of the United States.
The story of the flag's origins tell that King Kamehameha once flew a Union Jack flag during the War of 1812 that had been sent to the Hawaiian monarch by King George III of England.
Unlike the U.S. flag, the stripes on the Hawaiian flag are red, white and blue, and there are 8 stripes for the 8 major inhabitable islands of Hawaii: Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe.
www.borednet.com /e/n/encyclopedia/f/fl/flag_of_hawaii.html   (196 words)

 Flag of Hawaii - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Image:Flag of Hawaii.svgKa Hae Hawai‘i, or the flag of Hawaii, is the official standard symbolizing Hawaii as a kingdom, protectorate, republic, territory and state.
Ka Hae Hawai‘i is one of the oldest flags in the world in continuous use, and officially predates a majority of the states of the Union.
This account then explains the resulting flag of Hawaii was a deliberate hybrid of the two nations' flags.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Flag_of_Hawaii   (566 words)

 Image:Flag of Hawaii.svg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The official description of the Hawaiian flag as authorized to represent the State of Hawaii on land and sea, and authorized for executive state agencies, second to the stars and stripes of the United States shall be:
The Hawaiian flag shall consist of eight horizontal stripes, alternately white, red, blue, etc., beginning at the top, having a jack cantoned in the dexter chief angle next to the point of suspension;
This image shows a flag, a coat of arms, a seal or some other official insignia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Image:Flag_of_Hawaii.svg   (374 words)

 Hawaii State Flag - Hawaii Flag - State of Hawaii Flag
The flag has eight stripes of alternating red, white, and blue that represent the eight major islands of Hawaii.
The state seal bears, in Hawaiian, the state motto, which translates: "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness." The state coat of arms is in the center, with a figure of King Kamehameha I to the left and the Goddess of Liberty to the right.
Hawaii «huh WY ee or huh WAH ee», is the only state in the United States that does not lie on the mainland of North America.
www.usaflags-flagpoles.com /state-flags/hawaii.htm   (208 words)

 Hawaii State Flag
Nylon offers an affordable flag that is sturdy enough for outdoor use while our polyester II state flags are made with the most durable flagmaking materials on the market today.
The flag of Great Britain is emblazoned in the upper left corner to honor Hawaii's friendship with the British.
The combination of the stripes of the United States flag and the Union Jack of Great Britain is said to have pleased the merchant shippers of both nations.
www.njflags.com /hastfl.html   (357 words)

 Flag of Hawaii
The British Union Jack on the flag of Hawaii, represents a stylized puela (a triangular standard laying across two crossed spears called an alia) which is the symbol of the Hawaiian ali'i.
The flag of Hawaii is basically all red, white and blue bars.
The flag of Hawaii is the only US flag that still has the Union Jack.
unitedstatesamericanflags.com /flag_of_hawaii.htm   (136 words)

Hawaii was a native kingdom throughout most of the 19th century, when the expansion of the sugar industry (pineapple came after 1898) meant increasing U.S. business and political involvement.
University of Hawaii - Hawaii, University of, at Honolulu (Manoa Campus), Hilo, and Pearl City (West Oahu Campus);...
Hawaii, state, United States - Hawaii, 50th state of the United States, comprising a group of eight major islands and numerous...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108204.html   (375 words)

 Hawaii State Flag
Hawaii state stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
Hawaii state stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
The Hawaii flag lapel pin is a great way to show your support for your state.
www.united-states-flag.com /state-hawaii.html   (635 words)

 Hawaii: historical flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Hawaiian flag previous to 1845 differed only in the amount of stripes, which was formerly "seven", and also the arranging of the colors.
At the center of the flag is a green ornamental, protective shield that bears the coat of arms that is composed of a Kahili in front of two crossed, pointed paddles.
I find this idea strange in the light of the fact that the Hawaiian flag as a state in the USA is the same as the flag used by the Kingdom of Hawaii before it was annexed to the USA in the late 19th Century.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-hi_hi.html   (963 words)

 Hawaii   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Only U.S. state flag to have flown over a kingdom, a territory, a republic, and a state.
In 1843 the UK declared that Hawaii was definitely independent and the Hawaiian flag was raised in a ceremony.
However, this flag had stripes in the order white-red-blue through some mistake, which is why it is that way today, not red-white-blue as was originally done.
www.flagsociety.org.au /Hawaii.htm   (308 words)

 Hawaii: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
The flag of Hawaii was commissioned by King Kamehameha I of Hawaii in 1816.
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.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/hawaii   (401 words)

 Hawaii (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In 1960, a star was added, representing Hawaii, bringing the total number of stars on the U.S. flag to 50.
According to NAVA news (January 1984) the flag of the governor of Hawaii is blue over red with the word "Hawaii" in white in the center and, around the word, 8 white stars (8 islands perhaps?).
The state military crest, which is the crest used in the coats of arms of units of the National Guard, as granted by the precursor organizations of what is now the Army Institute of Heraldry.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/us-hi.html   (566 words)

 Hawaii Flags
All seams are double-stitched and or fly ends have either 4- 6 rows of double-stitching for durability.
These nylon flags, suitable for indoor or parade use, are the same as our nylon flags above, but with a polesleeve.
These nylon flags, suitable for indoor or parade use, are the same as our nylon flags above, but with a polesleeve and 2" decorative fringe.
www.usflagmfg.com /index.php?page_id=flags_states_hawaii   (180 words)

 Hawaii State Flag
"Hawaii's state flag resembles the Union Jack of Great Britain because many of King Kamehameha's advisors were British and the islands were once placed under England's protection.
The flag consists of eight horizontal stripes, representing the eight major islands, and the British Union Jack.
It has served as the flag of the kingdom, republic, territory, and the state of Hawaii.
www.statesymbolsusa.org /Hawaii/stateFLAG.html   (89 words)

 Geography - Merriam-Webster's Atlas
After a brief British occupation of Hawaii in 1843, King Kamehameha III increased the number of stripes on the national flag to eight, corresponding to the major islands.
On August 12, 1898, however, Hawaii became a U.S. territory, and 61 years later it was admitted to the Union as the 50th state.
The former national flag was adopted, unchanged, by both the territory and the state.
www.merriam-webster.com /cgi-bin/nytmaps.pl?hawaii   (324 words)

 Hawaii State - Flag About the Hawaii State Flag, its adoption and history from NETSTATE.COM
He instituted systems of governance, commerce, and taxation establishing his court on the island of Hawaii and appointing governors to control all of the other islands.
Though Hawaii's independence was briefly challenged in 1843 by Lord Paulette, Great Britain sent Admiral Thomas to officially restore and recognize Hawaii's sovereignty and flag on July 31, 1843.
Purchase Hawaii State Flags: You may purchase quality state flags from the United States Flag Store.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/flags/hi_flag.htm   (450 words)

 Maui Activities, Maui Tours, Cut Rate Activities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He did it with a wave of his sword and proceeded to raise the Union Jack over the the Royal home of Kamehameha I. 'Van' as he was known to his friends had sailed with Captain Cook 15 years earlier.
Two of the flags were made, one flew over Beckley's fort in Honolulu, the other flew on a ship Kamehameha I had purchased and was headed to the Orient in the hope of entering the very profitable Sandalwood trade.
Having been made aware that he previously ordered all flags destroyed, the good Lord set about fashioning a new one with scraps of material found on his ship.
www.cutrateactivities.com /maui22HawaiiFlag.htm   (478 words)

 Hawaii State Flag
The State Flag was adopted from the official flag of the Kingdom of Hawai`i.
The field is patterned after the Union Jack of Great Britain reflecting the respect that Hawaii's leaders had for the English.
Flag Chant - Ka Hae Hawai'i, in Hawaiian and English
www.hawaiischoolreports.com /symbols/flag.htm   (344 words)

 Hawaii State Flag. 14kt italian yellow gold mesh bracelet.
The Newfoundland flag, displayed here, on this Italian Charm, show the colors of red, gold and blue that are placed against a background of white to allow the design to standout more clearly.
The lower section of this flag showcases a large oak tree on the right and three smaller trees to the left of it.
The flag closely resembles the Canadian Red Ensign, where, the Union Jack occupies the upper quarter on the staff side, as the provincial shield is centered on the opposite half of the flag.
www.finecharms.com /product_hawaii-state-flag-p8563.html   (286 words)

 Hawaii State flag, Hawaii state flags, HI, state flags, state flag
In 1794, King Kamehameha of Hawaii was given a British flag by Captain George Vancouver.
It is believed that he was the first to raise a flag in Hawaii.
Until 1816, Hawaii was under British protection, which is the reason for the current Hawaii state flag's prominent display of the British Union Jack.
www.flag-works.com /Hawaii_State_Flag.htm   (224 words)

 Hawaii State Flag - Nylon (10' x 15')
This 10' x 15' Hawaii state flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets
Hawaii State Flag - Polyester II (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /hastflny1x15.html   (184 words)

 Hawaii State Flag 4' x 6'
This 4' x 6' Hawaii State Flag is constructed of high quality outdoor nylon with brass grommets and is proudly made in USA.
Flag History: Entered the Union in 1959 as the 50th State; flag adopted in 1816, modified in 1845.
The eight stripes are for the principal islands of Hawaii.
www.epicflags.com /hastfl4x6.html   (140 words)

 Hawaiian Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Hawaii state flag was designed in 1809 by a British captain, a friend of King Kamehameha.
The flag was first hoisted with its Union Jack and eight red, white and blue stripes in 1816.
In the late 1830's there was an official takeover of Hawaii by Great Britain, and in 1843 King Kamehameha III temporarily ceded the Hawaiian Kingdom to Great Britain, fearing the French would come and attack Hawaii.
www.bigbugga.com /Hawaiian_Flag.htm   (260 words)

 History of the Hawaiian Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This representation is clearly illustrated at the center of the royal Seal of Hawai`i.
Captain Beckley, an Englishman who was married to a Hawaiian woman, was given the task to create this flag, and with the aid of some English bunting material, he created what would represent a compromise between his love for his mother county, growing U. influence, and his respect for the Hawaiian people.
The Hawaiian Flag has represented Hawai`i for over 180 years, and is presently authorized to represent the State of Hawai`i on land and sea and is the flag of the Nation of Hawaiian People - La Hae Hawai`i O Ka Lahui Hawai`i Nei!
www.hawaiiwaterpolo.com /history_of_the_hawaiian_flag.htm   (481 words)

 Hawaii Pilot Delivers State Flag To Wright Brothers Memorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Eliot Merk was one of 50 EAA-member pilots chosen – one from each state - to participate in the “50 Flags to Kitty Hawk” program celebrating the achievements of the Wright Brothers and the 100th anniversary of powered flight in 2003.
Following the presentation, the Hawaii flag was raised at the Wright Brother National Memorial.
The proclamation issued by Governor Lingle urges the citizens of Hawaii to join in the national celebration of the pioneering spirit of the Wright Brothers and a century of powered flight.
www.hawaii.gov /dot/airports/hac/hawaiiflag.htm   (300 words)

 Hawaii Flag Bearers
They and their four children live in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina where he is a physician engaged in research and development of robotic surgical devices designed for space travel of the future.
Maria’s parents received the Hawaiian state flag in ceremonies aboard the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.
From there the flag will be hand-carried by a captain of an American Airlines flight to me in Los Angeles where I now reside.
www.flightacrossamerica.com /flags/HI   (250 words)

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