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  • Annexation Of The Hawaiian Kingdom
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    The 19th century will live in infamy in Hawaiian hearts; it was a century of great change in Hawaiian society. The old system of mana and the sharing of the land were slowly replaced, the arrival of missionaries would signal the period of greatest change in Hawaiian society. Between the arrival of Captain James Cook and the missionaries, the Hawaiian monarchy was able to maintain some sort of independence and keep the old Hawaiian system in place. Everything began to change that eventually lead ...
  • Hot Spot Forms And Fuels A Volcano
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    The Formation of the Hawaiian Island Chain The Hawaiian Islands are one of the most beautiful and popular island chains in the world. Millions of tourists visit the islands every year to experience the great treasures that they have to offer. People see Hawaii as an ideal vacation spot for many reasons including; a year round tropical climate, the lush vegetation, and the numerous black sand beaches. However, the Hawaiian Islands are not only pretty to look at. The Islands possess unique geologi...
  • History And Culture Of Hawaii
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    Hawaii: Paradise Island Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the physical geography, history and culture of Hawaii. Central Idea: We will see that Hawaii is a special place, by looking at its physical geography, history, and culture. Introduction I. What comes to mind when you think of palm trees, beautiful beaches, luaus and hula dances? A. Hawaii. The "Aloha" state. II. Do you know what aloha means? A. Aloha is the Hawaiian word meaning love. B. It is also used to say hello or goodbye...
  • Mauna Loa's Last Eruption
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    Mauna Loa: The Fiery Mountain Mauna Loa is Earth's largest volcano and most massive mountain as it takes up nearly half of the flourishing landscape of the island of Hawai'i. This island is actually made up of five volcanoes, Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualalai, Mauna Loa, and Kilauea, all in such close proximity that they fused together to form one whole island. Mauna Loa is located in the south central area of Hawai'i, in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and its coordinates are 19^05' N, 155^06' W....
  • Air Masses Around The Island Of Kauai
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    Introduction and Climate The state of Hawaii is composed of 132 islands, reefs and shoals that extend for over 1500 miles across the central North Pacific Ocean from the 'Big Island' of Hawaii to midway and Kure Atolls. The eight main islands of Hawaiian Archipelago include Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nih au and Kahoolawe (listed in order of size) which extend for only 350 miles at the south-eastern end of the volcanic mountain chain. Hawaii includes some of the earth's largest mo...
  • Rights Of Native Hawaiians
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    POLS 303 D November 23, 2004 The Akaka Bill To begin, it is important to recognize, a particular point in time in which Hawaii became a U.S. territory by a one sided act of Congress. The U.S. asked for no consent, treaty, or even any offer of money to the Hawaiians. Starting from this historical point in American and Hawaiian history, many Hawaiian and Native Hawaiian activists push for what they believe is rightfully theirs as the indigenous people of the islands of Hawaii. Independence. When i...
  • Americans About The Religious Chaos In Hawaii
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    American Hawaii Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches, its nice year-round weather, and its culture. Thousands of vacationers come to Hawaii each year to get away from the stressful city and relax. But do they know how cruel the Americans were to the natives Do they know how we corrupted their culture and their religion Do they know how Hawaii really became a state Probably not. When most people think of Hawaii, they think of happy Hawaiian babes hula dancing and palm trees swaying in the wa...
  • Royal Family Of Hawaii
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    Ive been many places in my life of 18 years. Ive done many things, seen many people. I participate in family functions, am involved with the State Tribes Tournament team (web), and have been involved with numerous other clubs and teams. Basketball, soccer, chess, tennis; you name it, Ive probably done it. I traveled frequently with my parents until age 12, when I was old enough to say I was tired of it. There was one place I hadnt been, however, one place I wanted to go to. It was Hawaii. Ever s...
  • Damages When A Volcano Erupts
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    Volcanos occur all over the world. The best know volcano zones occur on the destructive plate margin around the Pacific Ring of Fire. This chain of volcanos that lie along the west coast of central and south America, Japan and the Philippines, across New Zealand and into the Atlantic. Volcanos also occur in mid-ocean along the line of ocean ridges. The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is an example of ocean floor volcanos. When these volcanos erupt lava flows from the cracks building up the ocean floor. Volca...
  • Nuuanu Pali
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    On the island of Oahu, at the farthest reaches of emerald-garbed Nuuanu Valley is the Nuuanu Pali there's a place you can visit to enjoy dense green forest, spectacular mountain-to-ocean views, and a piece of Hawaiian history. Nuuanu is an area located on the southeastern part of the island and "pali" is a Hawaiian word meaning "cliff". Getting there is very simple if you " re coming from Honolulu. Get on H-1 freeway then take the Pali Highway off-ramp. Once on Pali Highway, follow the green sig...
  • Annexation Of The Hawaiian Islands
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    Colonialism arose with the expansion of Western societies, as they sought to dominate other peoples while acquiring wealth and otherwise unavailable raw materials, land, and financial opportunity. Colonizing nations will exercise military, political, and economic control over newly acquired territories, while exploiting cultural traditions to the rest of the world with a steady decline in the native population. After the annexation of the Hawaiian Islands, the United States dominated its governm...
  • Hawaii To The Hawaiian People In 1893
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    The initial contact with the Western world was on January 18, 1778, when Captain James Cook, a British sea captain, arrived at the Hawaiian Islands with his crew. At first the Hawaiians thought he was a God of Agriculture. But within in a year the Hawaiian people could tell his intentions were not good. He and his crew were using up all of the resources on the islands without replenishing them. His crew was having relations with the Hawaiian women that were not very good. The presence of these f...
  • Non Hawaiian Admittance Into Kamehameha Schools
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    There is a change going on in the Kamehameha Schools system, for the first time since the school was founded in 1887 a non-Hawaiian is being admitted into the school. For the past 115 years we have upheld our founders will, but over time non Hawaiians feelings toward this admittance policy changed and a lot of them were outraged because this school doesn't permit their child to attend. They went to court, and in 2002 a child not of Hawaiian ancestry was admitted into the Kamehameha Schools Maui ...

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