It is FALSE. The state of Hawaii is about 2400 mi. (4000 km) from California and about 4000 mi.
For travelers who fly from Sacramento, San Francisco or San Jose, a direct flight to Honolulu takes about five hours and 40 minutes. The average flight to Honolulu from Los Angeles is typically only about 10 minutes longer, clocking in around five hours and 50 minutes.
The closest mainland state to Hawaii is California. Measuring the distance to the centers of places in California, I find that Honomu is 2287 miles from the small city of Point Arena in Mendocino County, and 2318 miles from the large city of San Francisco .
The Japanese attack had several major aims. First, it intended to destroy important American fleet units, thereby preventing the Pacific Fleet from interfering with Japanese conquest of the Dutch East Indies and Malaya and to enable Japan to conquer Southeast Asia without interference.
ALASKA was a Russian colony from 1744 until the USA bought it in 1867 for $7,200,000. It was made a state in 1959. Hawaii was a kingdom until 1893 and became a republic in 1894. It then ceded itself to the USA in 1898 and became a state in 1959.
Generally, the best weather in Hawaii can be experienced in June, July and September. This is when travelers can expect the least amount of rainfall along with warm water temperatures. However, Hawaii has pretty great weather year-round (after all, the Aloha State experiences only two seasons).
The correct answer is no, it is not possible to drive to Hawaii . However, you can have your car transported there by freight (ship) and drive around the island you have it shipped to. Visiting more than one island with your car would incur additional charges.
Being a group of islands, Hawaii does not share land boundaries with any other state. While it is commonly (but mistakenly) believed that the state of California is closest to Hawaii , it is in fact the state of Alaska that is closest to Hawaii .
Hawaiian, along with English , is an official language of the State of Hawaii.
RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED ITEMS: Pineapple and bromeliad plants and fruits. Passion fruit plants and seeds. Cruciferous root vegetables (radish, turnip, daikon, horseradish, rutabaga) Corn on the cob. Citrus and pulpy fruits from Florida & Puerto Rico. Taro and dasheen. Coconuts.
While on average a flight from California to Hawaii is generally $703, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $179. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles – Honolulu), you can expect to pay $118 for that flight .
There are a number of coastal islands within 50 miles of the coast of California , but after that, nothing. Hawaii is separated from California by what is known as the Eastern Pacific Barrier, which is a 4,000 mile expanse of deep ocean with nothing remotely shallow, and no islands .