Today is the Aloha State’s 53rd birthday! On this day in 1959 the state of Hawaii was admitted into the Union as America’s 50th state. Have you experienced Hawaii’s amazing history on vacation? If not, you need to check this out!
Hau`oli Lā Hānau Hawaii!
“Hau`oli Lā Hānau” is how you say “Happy Birthday in Hawaiian. So we would like to send a big Hau`oli Lā Hānau our home and the place we love most; Hawaii!
Held every third Friday in August, the day is a legal holiday which is actually not widely celebrated.
Aloha State History
A great way to learn about how Hawaii’s unique historical and cultural past are intertwined with one another is by taking a tour of historic downtown Honolulu.
See the only royal palace on American soil, buildings commissioned by Hawaii’s kings, and best of all learn the intriguing stories behind them!
Our friendly and experienced tour guides are not just guides, they’re Ambassadors of Aloha and can’t wait to share their love for Hawaii with you!
What historical tour of the Aloha State could be complete without a visit to Pearl Harbor. Experience the site of one of the greatest events in Hawaii’s history by learning about the events surrounding the surprise Japanese attack, and visit the famed USS Arizona Memorial. If you are a history buff, this is the tour for you!
If the events of Pearl Harbor captivate your interest, check out our Day At Pearl Harbor Tour, which will give you the most complete Pearl Harbor experience and our historic downtown Honolulu tour!
Be sure to check out our Hawaii Travel Blog for tips and ideas for your Hawaiian vacation!