Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono

Hawaii State Motto

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Hawaii quarter

The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemmorative state quarter for Hawaii features a statue of Kamehameha I, an outline of the state, and the state motto: Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono (public domain image on Wikipedia).

The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness

The official state motto of Hawaii is: Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono; native Hawaiian translating as "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness" (Hawaiian is also officially recognized as the state's native language).

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