Hawaiian Islands

archipelago in the Pacific Ocean

From west to east, Hawaii is made up of the following Hawaiian Islands:

Map of the Hawaiian Islands, a chain of islands that stretches 2,400 km (1500 miles) in a northwesterly direction from the southern tip of the Island of Hawaii.

Hawaii has been a U.S. state since 1959.

The Hawaiian islands, plus former islands now below sea level (guyots), make up the Hawaiian–Emperor seamount chain.