Other than Florida, Alaska, and California, the state features the fourth most extensive shoreline in the U.S. and the length is around 750 miles. Hawaii covers a total area of 10,931 sq miles and in terms of area, it is the 43rd biggest state in the country. It is home to a population of 1,360,301 (2010 census). In 2003, the per capita income of the state was US$30,441.
English and Hawaiian are the two official languages in the state. Historically, the economy of Hawaii has been dependent on various sectors like whaling, sandalwood, pineapple, sugarcane, armed services, and education. Nevertheless, tourism is the biggest industry of the state, making a sizeable contribution to the Gross State Product. The main religion is Christianity.