Hawaii facts Selected as the most interesting among geography related questions in Geography quiz This photo has been taken at seaglass beach in Hawai'i. How is the seaglass formed?From garbage. Sea glass beaches are created from years of dumping garbage into an area of coastline. Sea glass begins as normal shards of broken glass that are then persistently tumbled and ground until the sharp edges are rounded. Created by: life-o-holicglass facts » Which is the only officially bilingual U.S. state?Hawaiian, along with English, is an official language of the state of Hawaii - even though the number of native speakers of Hawaiian gradually decreased during the period from the 1830 to 1950s, and is currently under 0.1% of statewide population. The state government of Louisiana offers services and documents in French, as does New Mexico in Spanish, but these are not official state languages.Created by: globalquiz.orgUSA facts » Which volcano is known as being one of the most active, but at the same one of the least violent in the world?Kīlauea, Hawaii. Kīlauea is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet and an invaluable resource for volcanologists who are able to study it up close due to its exclusively non-violent effusive activity. Kīlauea lacks a distinct peak and lies close to Mauna Loa.Created by: globalquiz.orgvolcanoes facts » In which U.S. state there are many Japanese speakers?Hawaii. The first Japanese immigrants arrived in Hawaii in 1885 (when it was not a part of the U.S. yet) as contract laborers for the sugar cane and pineapple plantations. Today, approximately 12% of Hawaii residents speak Japanese, with an estimated 12.6% of the population of Japanese ancestry in 2008. The Japanese, with their economic and historical ties to Hawaii as well as relative geographical proximity, are also among principal tourists in Hawaii. Created by: globalquiz.orgJapan facts » How many states are not in the contiguous United States?Two. It's Hawaii and Alaska. Aditionally, Hawaii is the only state not located in the Americas.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography facts » Where does the word "aloha" come from?A word in Hawaiian language. Aloha in the Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion and mercy. Created by: globalquiz.orgwords facts » Play geography quiz and see all the questions.