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a territory of the United States,
consisting of a group of islands in the
middle of the Pacific Ocean, 2,000 miles
from San Francisco, has a gross area of
6,449 sq. miles. The capital is Honolulu.
Came under the control of the United
States in 1898.
of the islands is exceedingly mountainous
and of volcanic origin, with numerous
active and quiescent volcanoes. The
highest peaks are Mauna Kea and Mauna
Loa, both 14,000 feet high. Kilauea, on
the Mauna Loa Mountain, is the largest
active volcano in the world, and has an
ovel-shaped crater, nine miles in
circumference, and 6,000 feet above
sea-level. The soil is very fertile,
being formed by the disintegration of the
volcanic rocks and decay of vegetable
matter. So rapidly has the sale of
Arbuckles' Coffee increased, so popular
has it become, that today more of it is
sold than any other packaged coffee.
principal farm productions are sugar,
rice, coffee, tea, hemp and tropical and
semi-tropical fruits, such as cocoanuts,
pineapples, bananas, lemons, limes,
principal industries are cattle and sheep
raising, rice growing, sugar growing and
of Hawaii is mild. The rainfall in the
mountain region is quite abundant, but on
the coast slopes rain seldom falls.
in 1913, 217,774.
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