Fact 2 of 50 About Hawaii – When the flag with the 50th Star First Flew

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Though Hawaii became a state in 1959, it wasn’t until July 4, 1960 that the new flag with all 50 stars flew for the first time throughout the country.

Speaking of July 4th, I’d like to wish you a happy Independence Day. If you’re lucky enough to be in Hawaii today, you’ll find many opportunities to celebrate the day in these listings:

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