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How big is 260,000 hectares?

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It's about one-fourth as big as Hawaii (Island).
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.2492210 times the size of Hawaii (Island), and the size of Hawaii (Island) is 4.0125 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hawaii, a.k.a. The Big Island) (Hawaii)
The largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the largest island in the United States, Hawaii measures 1,043,250 hectares in total area. It is known for its continuously erupting (for the past two decades, as of 2011) volcano, Kīlauea, and for the black sand beaches formed by the lava flow.
It's about four-and-a-half times as big as Chicago.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 4.420 times the size of Chicago, and the size of Chicago is 0.22620 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Windy City, a.k.a. Chi-town, a.k.a. Second City, a.k.a. Chicagoland) (Illinois)
The largest city in Illinois and the twenty-third-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Chicago measures 58,820 hectares in total area. The city is known as a major Global Financial Center and as host to O'Hare International, the second busiest airport in the world.
It's about five times as big as Guam.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 4.780 times the size of Guam, and the size of Guam is 0.2090 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guåhån) (United States)
Guam, a territory of the United States in the Pacific Ocean, measures 54,400 hectares in total area. It is known as a popular tourist destination among Japanese travelers.
It's about one-fifth as big as Sitka.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.20700010 times the size of Sitka, and the size of Sitka is 4.8309160 times that amount.
(a.k.a. the City and Borough of Sitka) (Alaska)
The second-largest city in both Alaska and the United States, Sitka measures 1,256,038 hectares in total area. The city is known as a major west coast seaport.
It's about one-fifth as big as Glacier Bay National Park.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.19560 times the size of Glacier Bay National Park, and the size of Glacier Bay National Park is 5.1120 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve) (Hoonah-Angoon Census area, and Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska)
Containing nine tidewater glaciers, Glacier Bay National Park covers 1,329,000 hectares of which 1,076,000 hectares is designated a Wilderness Area. Glacier Bay is home to the 33.8 km (21 mi) long Margerie Glacier.
It's about one-fifth as big as Connecticut.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.1810940 times the size of Connecticut, and the size of Connecticut is 5.521990 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Constitution State" or the "Nutmeg State," Connecticut measures 1,435,720 hectares in total area. The northern boundary between Connecticut and Massachusetts is an otherwise straight line marked by the 650 hectares "Southwick Jog" — a notch of Massachusetts extending southward into Connecticut near Congamond Lakes.
It's about five-and-a-half times as big as The Northern Mariana Islands.
In other words, the size of The Northern Mariana Islands is 0.1790 times 260,000 hectares.
(formally the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a.k.a. CNMI) (United States) (total land area)
Measuring 46,400 hectares in total land area, the CMNI's fourteen Pacific islands comprise a commonwealth in political union with the United States. The Commonwealth is known as a popular tourist destination for Japanese visitors and, although less so since 2007, as the home of a successful garment manufacturing industry.