Hawaii (also referred to as the Hawaiian Islands) is an island chain in the Pacific Ocean and was a territory (now a state) of the United States of America. Its capital is Honolulu. The largest island is the chain is also named Hawaii.

Adventures in HawaiiEdit

Indiana Jones was marooned in Hawaii in 1914.[1]

In the 1930s, Pan American Airways used the islands as a stopover point for their Pan Am Clipper flying boats. The Pacific Clipper[2] and China Clipper[3] both made stopovers in Hawaii.

On December 7, 1941, Japanese forces launched a surprise attack on the American naval ships at Pearl Harbor, striking a tactical victory that forced the United States into World War II.

Hawaii was the last known location of the elusive Peacock's Eye diamond.[4]

Locations in HawaiiEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

  • It was while vacationing in Hawaii that George Lucas first told Steven Spielberg about his idea that would become Raiders of the Lost Ark.
  • Hawaii was the shooting location of the Raiders opening scene and much of Kingdom. In both films it stood in for Peruvian jungles, thus creating visual continuity.



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