Interesting Facts about Big Island (Hawaii)
Hawai'i (Big Island)
Country: United States
Hawai'i (Big Island) by the Numbers:
Elevation: 18 feet
Highest Point: 13,796 feet (Mauna Kea)
Average Annual Rainfall: Ranges from 10 inches at Kawaihae to 128 inches at Hilo Airport
Average January Temperature: 73 degrees F
Average July Temperature: 76 degrees F
Major Industries: tourism/hospitality/recreation, sugar, coffee, cattle
Landmarks: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, Kawaihae, Parker Ranch, Waipio Valley
Ethnic Mix: 30.2% Hawaiian, 23.2% Caucasian, 14.1% Japanese, 10.5% Filipino
Electricity: 110 volts, 60Hz, standard two pin plugs
Time Zone: GMT-10
Country Dialing Code: 1
Area Code: 808
Did You Know?
Hawaii's Big Island is the youngest in geologic age, as well as the largest of the Hawaiian Islands and continues to increase in size because of Kilauea, the world's most active volcano that is highly active due to its location of the Pacific hot spot.
Hawaii's Big Island is located amongst the Hawaiian Islands in the central Pacific Ocean.
Things to See in Big Island (Hawaii)
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Hilo City Center