These Hawaii State Books for Kids are sure to please and fascinate your children as they learn all about the state of Hawaii during your 50 states unit study!
These books contain so much information about the long and varied History of this great State as well as stories about people from Hawaii.
The following Hawaii-themed books for kids cover all aspects of the home-school education coin – from picture books to workbooks; from learning to read up to chapter books!
Children’s Books About Hawaii:
The following books are all available at Amazon. Simply click the book image (aff link) to be taken there.
Learn the various meanings of the word “aloha” while enjoying the beautiful illustrations and sing-song rhymes that grace the pages of “Aloha is…” A delightful and playful look at our island home and what it means to live aloha each day. Beginning reader book: 2 to 7 years of age.
Froggy can’t wait to get to Hawaii. He’s got big plans! Surfing, swimming with the fish, learning to dance the hula -he’ll be busy every moment. But somehow, when lovable, trouble-prone Froggy’s around, nothing goes as planned.
Hawaii: The Aloha State (Exploring the States) (Blastoff! Readers, Level 5: Exploring the States)
Christina, Grant, Mimi and Papa head for Hawaii in search of paradise and find five islands’ worth of mystery, history, lava legends, voracious volcanoes, World War II wonder, BIG waves, and more!
Hawaii boy Calvin Coconut has come up with the best idea ever for his sister Darci’s birthday party. But a huge tropical storm hits the islands and threatens everything. It rains and rains. And rains.
Science, natural history, animals, Hawaiian history, island trivia … It’s all here and all so disgusting, you won’t even notice you’re learning!
Just in time for summer reading, Aladdin M!X offers two brand-new Beacon Street Girls books. In The Great Scavenger Hunt, the BSG and their classmates discover some exciting surprises during a weekend adventure on Cape Cod; and the series’ sixth special adventure, Ready! Set! Hawaii! has the BSG enjoying a glamerous cruise vacation.
Good Night Hawaii explores the Pacific Ocean and humpback whales, coral reefs and colorful fish, dolphins, sandy beaches, volcanoes, Hawaiian flowers, surfing, local foods, fire dancers, and more. Aloha!
Discover all the fun things that make Hawaii special. With 645 pages to color–including 22 activities–kids can color honu (sea turtles), shave ice, surfboards, a flower lei, a humpback whale, and more.
Catch the wave! That’s what Jack and Annie do when the Magic Tree House whisks them back to a Hawaiian island of long ago. They learn how to surf and have a great time—until strange things start happening. Jack and Annie soon discover the cause: A tidal wave is headed their way! Can they help save their new friends in time?
A staple in Hawaii for generations, saimin continues to be a favorite treat for kids of all ages. Starting with one egg, two kamaboko (fish cake), and three onions, count each ingredient from one to ten in English and Hawaiian and watch the bowl of saimin grow yummier and yummier.
The landscape of Hawaii is as exotic as its history and people. Written and illustrated by native Hawaiians, U’ilani Goldsberry and Tammy Yee, Ais for Aloha is a lovingly created introduction to one of the most-visited places on Earth.
What a perfect read-along for bedtime, with its mellow narration, gentle guitar music, and background sounds of twittering birds, shushing waves, and chirping tree frogs. Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom sets the mood with her Hawaiian-accented voice and soothing, playful reading. It’s also a great introduction for young listeners to some of the special aspects of Hawaiian culture–cute watercolor illustrations in the accompanying book show hibiscus flowers, paniolo horses, geckos, and nenes all getting ready to sleep for the night.
What’s so great about Hawaii? Find out the top ten sites to see or things to do in the Aloha State! We’ll explore Hawaii’s popular beaches, whale-watching adventures, gorgeous parks, and unique history. The Hawaii by Map feature shows where you’ll find all the places covered in the book.
Explore a biologist’s introduction to creation of the Hawaiian islands with Discover Hawaii’s Birth by Fire Volcanoes. As the source of the Hawaiian Islands, discover the force behind Hawaii’s natural foundation and the stages of its creation — from old, eroded atolls to the relatively young, and still-growing, Big Island.
The Hawaii Fact & Picture Book will allow your child to learn more about this world we live in, with a fun and exciting approach that will trigger their imagination.
Bringing a dramatic moment of World War II to vivid life, author Stephen Krensky answers questions about the historic importance of the military action at Pearl Harbor. Written in simple yet clear language, the book teaches readers about the political scene before and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese in December 1941, and how this event shaped our country’s place in the world.
Almost every preschooler in Hawaii can sing the song Slippery Fish (also known as Octopus). Now you can take it home in book form with colorful illustrations that highlight Hawaii’s incandescent, vibrant underwater world.
When I am Quiet on Maui: Tiki Tales Bedtime Stories of Hawaii