1959 7¢ Hawaii Statehood
Issue Date: August 21, 1959
City: Honolulu, HI
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary press printing
Perforations: 11 X 10 ½
Color: Rose red
The stamp illustrates a Hawaiian Alii, or chief, extending a lei of welcome, a map of the Islands, and a star representing statehood. The Territory of Hawaii was admitted as the 50th State of the Union and is America’s only island state.