Hawaii Admissions Day/Statehood Day

Starts August 18, 2023 then every year on the 18th of August

On August 21, 1959, Hawaii was officially admitted as the 50th state of the union. After being turned down in 1919, 1935, 1947, and 1950, this became a day to celebrate. Also called Statehood Day, it is recognized as a state holiday on the third Friday of August. Learn more…