State Boundaries, Capital, Flag, Language and Motto

BOUNDARIES

Section 1.  The State of Hawaii shall consist of all the islands, together with their appurtenant reefs and territorial and archeological waters, included in the Territory of Hawaii on the date of enactment of the Admission Act, except the atoll known as Palmyra Island, together with its appurtenant reefs and territorial waters; but this State shall not be deemed to include the Midway Islands, Johnston Island, Sand Island (offshore from Johnston Island) or King man Reef, together with their appurtenant reefs and territorial waters. [Am 73 Stat 4 and election June 27, 1959; ren and am Cont Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]

CAPITAL

Section 2.  Honolulu, on the island of Oahu, shall be the capital of the State. [Ren and am Const Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]

STATE FLAG

Section 3.  The Hawaiian flag shall be the flag of the State. [Ren Const Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]

OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

Section 4.  English and Hawaiian shall be the official languages of Hawaii, except that Hawaiian shall be required for public acts and transactions only as provided by law. [Add Const Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]

MOTTO

Section 5.  The motto of the State shall be, "Ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono." [Add Const Con 1978 and election Nov 7, 1978]