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The Hawaiian islands were originally known as the Sandwich Islands.


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When the Hawaiian islands were discovered by Captain Cook, he named them The Sandwich Islands after Earl Sandwich.

Captain Cook called them the Sandwich Islands.

Sandwich Islands after the English earl of Sandwich

Captain James Cook originally named the Hawaiian Islands the "Sandwich Islands", after his patron, the Earl of Sandwich.

Hawaii is the southernmost of the Hawaiian Islands.It is named Hawaii and is called "The Big Island".

The Sandwich Islands, most of which are know today as the Hawaiian Islands, were given the original name by James Cook. Cook had sought to honor the First Lord of the Admiralty, James Montagu, otherwise know as the Earl of Sandwich.

There are eight main Hawaiian islands. Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe.

They were once called the "Sandwich Islands" after the Earl of Sandwich.

The Hawaiian Islands. Polynesia.

There are eight "main" Hawaiian Islands.

In 1778, Captain James Cook gave the name "Sandwich islands" to what is now known as the Hawaiian islands, or Hawaii.

There are two active volcanoes in the Hawaiian islands, Mauna Loa and Kilauea

The Hawaiian Islands have an area of 10,391 square miles.

The Hawaiian Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean.

The total number of Hawaiian Islands is 8

No. The Hawaiian islands are shield volcanoes.

Kaho'olawe is the smallest of the eight "main" Hawaiian Islands.

Yes the Hawaiian Islands are a series of volcanoes.

Regionally the Hawaiian Islands are a part of Polynesia.

Hawaiian Islands' area is 4,111,000 acres.

Hawaiian Islands Invitational was created in 2011.

No, Oahu is the name of the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Honolulu is the largest city on Oahu and in the Hawaiian Islands and is also the State Capital.

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