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ID: 7007249
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Hawaii (state)  Hawaii (state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 20 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 20.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 157 50 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -157.8333  decimal degrees

Note: One of two non-contiguous states; comprises most of the Hawaiian Islands; probably first inhabited by Polynesians who immigrated from Marquesas Islands ca. CE 400; immigrants from Tahiti arrived in 9th century; Europeans and Americans arrived in the 18th century

Names:
Hawaii (preferred,C,V)  ............ name is probably derived from a native word meaning "homeland"
Hawaiʻi (C,V)
HI (C,V,USPS)
Hawaiian (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Hawaii (state)  ............  Hawaii (state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Oceania (continent)  ....  Oceania (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Hawaiian Islands (island group)  ........  Hawaiian Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Hawaii (state)  ............  Hawaii (state) (P)

Place Types:
state (preferred, C)  ............  since August 21, 1959
first level subdivision (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Hawaii..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:380-381
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 29:447 ff.
.................  LC Subject Headings, 11th edition (1988)
.................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
.................  National Zip Code Directory (1985)
.................  Random House English Dictionary (1987)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 114
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000311
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Hawaiʻi..........  [VP]
.................  Hawaiʻi State Government (1999) accessed 04/15/99
Hawaiian..........  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary [online] (2002-) accessed 24 October 2013
HI..........  [VP]
...........  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 380-381; 1:380-381
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) XXIX, 447 ff.; 29:447 ff.
..................  Hawaiʻi State Government (1999) accessed 04/15/99
..................  LC Subject Headings, 11th edition (1988)
..................  National Archives and Record Administration database (1987-)
..................  National Zip Code Directory (1985)
..................  Random House English Dictionary (1987)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) plate 114
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS88000311
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 1256
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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