Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian pronunciation: [həˈvɐjʔi]) anglicized Hawaii (/həˈwaɪ.i/ (listen) hə-WY-ee) is the largest island located in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It is the largest and the southeasternmost of the Hawaiian Islands, a chain of volcanic islands in the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 km2), it has 63% of the Hawaiian archipelago‘s combined landmass, and is the largest island in the United States. However, it has only 13% of Hawaiʻi’s people. The island of Hawaiʻi is the third largest island in Polynesia, behind the two main islands of New Zealand.