It is FALSE. The state of Hawaii is about 2400 mi. (4000 km) from California and about 4000 mi.
Location map of Hawaii in the US. The US state of Hawaii is an island group located in the central Pacific Ocean, southwest of the continental United States, about 4,400 km (2,800 mi) south of Alaska , and 4,200 km (2,600 mi) north of Tahiti (French Polynesia).
This air travel distance is equal to 2,471 miles. The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between California and Hawaii is 3,976 km = 2,471 miles. Hawaii Distances to Cities.
|Distance from Hawaii to Alaska||4,942 km|
|Distance from Hawaii to Virginia||7,565 km|
It is the only state outside North America, the only island state, and the only state in the tropics. Hawaii is also one of a handful of U.S. states to have once been an independent nation . Two-thirds of the population lives on the island of O’ahu, home to the state’s capital and largest city, Honolulu.
In 1898, the Spanish-American War broke out, and the strategic use of the naval base at Pearl Harbor during the war convinced Congress to approve formal annexation. Two years later, Hawaii was organized into a formal U.S. territory and in 1959 entered the United States as the 50th state.
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.
Hawaiian, along with English , is an official language of the State of Hawaii.
Hawaii is one of the most- expensive areas in the United States, and the cost of food and lodging is notably higher than that of most other states. In Maui, travelers can expect to pay somewhere between $10 and $15 for breakfast, anywhere from $15 to $30 for lunch and considerably more for dinner.
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 .
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.
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).
Since Hawaii is a state within the United States, citizens do not need a valid passport to travel to Hawaii from the mainland. However, starting on October 1, 2021, everyone will need a REAL ID for air travel , and not all states currently issue driver’s licenses that comply with these requirements.