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Ua Mau ke Ea o ka 'Āina i ka Pono

Hawaii State Motto

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).

Official State Motto of Hawai'i

The state seal of Hawaii features the official state motto: "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). All State Mottos

Hawai'is state motto is also featured on the U.S. Mint's commemorative quarter for Hawai'i.