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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • My Best Holidays
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    Everybody loves holidays because during our holidays we can relax and have fun. We get enough time to travel, play our favorite sports and practice our hobbies. Below I will tell you about my last holiday. I had always dreamed about going to Hawaii. It was the evening of April 1st, 2003 when my husband called me from his work and told me that we are going to Hawaii for one week in our holidays next month. I couldn't believe my ears what I just heard. I asked him again if he is not making it up, ...
  • Annexation Of Hawaii John L Stevens
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    Annexation of Hawaii John L. Stevens came to the island of Oahu in September 1889, acting as the U.S. Minister to Hawaii. While his mission in Hawaii was not clearly stated, his political actions on the islands clearly showed that Stevens thought that the annexation of Hawaii was proper and inevitable. Stevens held firm beliefs about the future of Hawaii in the hands of the United States. From the start of his stay in Hawaii, Stevens made it clear whose side he was on in the political war. He wo...
  • 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...
  • Events In Michener's Hawaii
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    Hawaii, by James A. Michener, is a novel which covers, on both a fictional and a non-fictional level, the total history of Hawaii from its beginning until approximately 1954. The work traces Hawaiian history from the geological creation of the islands ("From the Boundless Deeps) to the arrival of its first inhabitants, ("From the Sun-Swept Lagoon"), then to the settlement of the islands by the American missionaries, ("From the Farm of Bitterness"). In the novel, as the island's agricultural trea...
  • 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...
  • West Coast Of North America
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    Morris 1 Rich Morris OCE 1001 Sept. 09, 2000 Ch. 2 A History of Marine Science The early history of marine science started about 11,000 years ago. Nomads began voyaging into east and central Europe, and across the plains of central Asia. They journeyed to the shores of northeastern Asia and crossed the Bering Sea into North America and South America. Most traveled on foot except for those who were talented in raft building or navigation. Any coastal culture with these talents had big economical ...

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