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Hawaii vs Aloha - What's the difference?

hawaii | aloha |

As proper nouns the difference between hawaii and aloha

is that hawaii is while aloha is .



(wikipedia Hawaii)

Alternative forms


Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • An Oceanian state of the United States of America. The capital is Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. It is the fiftieth state to join the United States. The nickname is the Aloha State. It is located from 19° to 23° N latitude, with the eight main islands from 155° to 162° W longitude and including many smaller islands extending westward.
  • A chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean between North America and Oceania. Also called the (Hawaiian Islands) and formerly the Sandwich Islands. The larger islands are:
  • Kauai ()
    Hawaii (, the Big Island)
    Lanai ()
    Molokai ()
    Oahu ()
  • The proper name of the largest of the Hawaiian Islands, also called the Big Island. The Big Island lies southeast of the other islands.
  • Usage notes

    The standard spelling in the islands is indicates a glottal stop or phonemic glide.

    Derived terms

    * HA * Hawaiian * hawaiite

    See also







    (wikipedia aloha) (en interjection)
  • hello
  • goodbye
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • an utterance of aloha
  • Derived terms

    * aloha shirt * aloha spirit * Aloha State