Hawaii Commemorative Quarter Now Available

HONOLULU (KHNL) -- Hawaii's Commemorative Quarter is now available for purchase.

The quarter is part of the 2008 United States Mint 50 State Quarters Proof and Silver Proof sets.  Each set has the five states scheduled for circulation this year, honoring Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii.

Hawaii's Commemorative Quarter completes the set of 50 state quarters and is expected to be released in November.

The Hawaii quarter design depicts the King Kamehameha I statue with his hand stretching toward the eight main Hawaiian islands.

The sets are available at local coin shops.  You can also purchase them online by clicking on the United States Mints link.