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  • Decrease In Population Of The Native Hawaiians
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    Kauikeaouli was born on August 11, 1813 on the Big Island of Hawaii. He became king at age 11 when his older brother Liholiho died, who ruled as Kamehameha II. For 14 years of his reign Kauikeaouli was guided by Kaahumanu and Kina u. At age 25, he took on the responsibilities of kingship by himself as Kamehameha. (The Reign of Kamehameha Website) Kauikeaouli's reign of thirty years was filled with change and accomplishment. Kamehameha's reign would be a desirable time to live in because of the s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Natives Of Hawai'I
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    Ani Par Response #8 In "Shame On!" we see Chrystos throwing colonization back in the face of the colonizers and exposing the way in which Native peoples are constantly being demoralized through the belittlement of their culture. Trask argues that though Natives of Hawai'i have been exploited through tourism for both their culture and their land, they are slowly starting to reverse the process of colonization through resistance to the industry; however, many are raised believing that they are not...
  • Hawaiian Culture
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    By completing a total of three voyages into the Pacific, Cook was able to chart and discover many Islands, among them Hawaii, where he laid the groundwork for the many travelers and fortune seekers. Among the many new arrivals in Hawaii were the missionaries, who came to save the heathens and to spread Christianity on all the islands. Determined to bring about change, the first arrivals from New England saw with dismay the half-naked people who would entertain themselves with songs and dance and...

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