Word of the Day, Web Site of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

Word of the Day

Tantivy tan-TIV-ee (adverb) In a headlong dash; at a gallop -- www.merriam-webster.com

Web Site of the Day

Go Hawaii
www.gohawaii.com

Celebrate the anniversary of Hawaii becoming a state by checking out the state’s official tourism Web site. Here you can find all the information you need if you’d like to visit the Pacific islands. If a trip is out of the budget, check out the gorgeous photos and dream away (we’ll be doing that, too).

Number to Know

42 of 50: Where Hawaii stands as far as state population. The estimated population now stands at 1.2 million residents.

This Day in History

Aug. 21, 1959: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs an executive order proclaiming Hawaii the 50th state of the union.

Today’s Featured Birthday

Country musician Kenny Rogers (71)

Daily Quote

“Don't be afraid to give up the good for the great.” -- Kenny Rogers