The State of Hawaii (/h??wa?.i?/or /h??wa??i?/ in English; Hawaiian: Moku??ina o Hawai?i), home of Jack Lord for the second part of his life, is a state in the United States, located on an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean southwest of the continental United States, southeast of Japan, and northeast of Australia. The state was admitted to the Union on August 21, 1959, making it the 50th state. Its capital is Honolulu on the island of O?ahu.