Get the latest news from RT on Hawaii and its largest city, Honolulu, including breaking news, sports, weather and travel. Hawaii is the only US state located in Oceania and the last one to join the US, receiving statehood in 1959. Find history and geography news on Hawaii on RT.com. The economy of Hawaii is mainly based on tourism, as well as exports of such goods as pineapple, livestock, honey, and sugarcane. Visit RT.com for news on economy, finance and markets in Hawaii. Volcanoes can cause problems for the citizens and their lives. Hawaii is known for its diverse natural scenery and active volcanoes. In May 2018, Hawaii faced a new wave of eruptions of the Kilauea volcano, threatening nearby air traffic, injuring a man by lava, etc. Follow RT to get breaking news and updates on Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.