Hawaii vs South Korea (Statistical Comparison)

Hawaii is a state in the United States of America located in the pacific ocean, whereas South Korea is a country in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Hawaii and South Korea regarding various aspects.


Is Hawaii bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Hawaii is 10,931 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Hawaii is smaller than South Korea by 27,819 sq mi. Hawaii is around 3.55 times smaller than South Korea.

Area of Hawaii: 10,931 sq mi (28,311 km2 )

Area of Hawaii compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea compared to Hawaii


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Hawaii as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,441,553.

Population of Hawaii compared to South Korea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Korea as of 17th May 2022, is estimated to be around 51,350,536.

Population of South Korea compared to Hawaii

Here is some more data comparison between Hawaii and South Korea.

The capital of Hawaii is Honolulu, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

Hawaii: English, Hawaiian
South Korea: Korean


Hawaii: Hawaii Resident, Hawaiian
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

Hawaii: US-HI
South Korea: KR

Human Development Index

HDI of Hawaii as of 2019: 0.945
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

Hawaii Time Zone: 

UTC – 10 (Hawaii Time Zone)

South Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Hawaii:
21° 18′ 27″ N, 157° 51′ 27″ W

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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