Hawaiian Postage Stamps

Postage stamp from the Republic of Hawaii depicting the Hawaiian Republic coat of arms circa 1893-1894

Two postage stamps from the Republic of Hawaii depicting the Port of Honolulu circa 1893-1894

Republic of Hawaii - a postage stamp depicting a statue of King Kamehameha, circa 1893-1984

Republic of Hawaii

A 1952 issued 80 cent United States Airmail postage stamp showing Diamond Head on the island of Oahu.

Oahu stamp

A 1959 issued 7 cent United States airmail postage stamp showing Hawaii statehood.

Hawaii statehood stamp

A 1972 issued 11 cent United States Airmail postage stamp showing National Parks Centennial - City of Refuge, Pu'uhonua o Honaunau, Hawaii.

City of Refuge postage stamp

A 1979 United States postage stamp that marks the 200th anniversary of Captain James Cook's visits to Hawaii in 1778 and 1779.

Captain James Cook's stamp

Hawaii State postage stamp "Greetings From America," a postage stamp program that celebrated each of the 50 U.S. states with a retro postcard theme. These 32 cent stamps were released on April 4, 2002. The retro design of these stamps resembles the large letter postcards that were popular in the 1930s and 1940s.

Hawaii postage

On August 24, 2002, the 112th anniversary of the birth of Duke Kahanamoku, a 37 cent postage stamp of the United States Postal Service with Duke's picture on, was issued. The First Day Ceremony took place at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki and was attended by thousands. At the ceremony, attendees could attach the Duke stamp to an envelope and get it canceled with a First Day of Issue postmark. These postage stamps are very collectable.

Duke postage

A 2006 issued 39 cent United States postage stamp showing Molokai's sea cliffs along the island's northeastern coast. They are the highest sea cliffs in the world. The cliffs near Umilehi Point drop almost 3,300 feet at an average slope of 58 degrees.

Molokai postage stamp

A 2009 Unites States postage stamp celebrating 50 years of statehood for Hawaii, the 50th state. Designed by Hawaii artist and historian Herb Kawainui Kane.

Hawaii stamp