|Area||10,931 sq miles (43rd)|
Hawaii is the 50th and final state to join the union.
In 1795 Hawaii got its independence from the United Kingdom. It became an absolute monarchy, and a constitiutional one in 1840. In 1893 the government was overthrown by the United States. The last monarch, Liliʻuokalani, lived in the United states until her death in 1917.