Hawaii’s Big Island

explanatory Essay
972 words
972 words

History of Hawaii’s Big Island
“Hawaii’s Big Island” got that name to keep down confusion from the actual state name. The Big Island is bigger than all of the other Hawaiian islands put together. Hawaii’s Big Island is filled with Hawaiian temples from ancient days.
You will be able to learn a lot of Hawaiian history here. Since the island is so large, it will take a long time to see everything. It’s best that your visits are separated into segments. The Big Island isn’t going anywhere, so they’ll be plenty for you to see on another visit.
Back in the late 1700s, Hawaii’s Big Island was separated into different islands. It was not uncommon to find them fighting against each other. By the year 1791, the islands came together to form what is now known as Hawaii’s Big Island.
The Big Island is a vital part of Hawaiian history and culture. In fact, people still believe that there is a Hawaiian god that still resides there and is among the living. Supposedly, there is a volcano goddess names Pele who lives in the Kilauea Volcano. Since 1983, she has provoked eruptions at the Kilauea Volcano.
One thing that is frowned upon is removing volcanic rocks from the area. People that have removed pieces of the rocks have been said to experience adverse events when they returned home. They attributed it to them taking the rock with them.
They end up returning the rock and writing a letter of apology for removing it in the first place. It seems as though some people think that Pele wasn’t pleased with them removing the rock and felt that they were disrespecting her in the process.
Kona Coast
Part of the Kona coastline includes the start of Kailua Kona past Kealakekua Bay. If you wanted to drive through there, it may take you at least an hou...

... middle of paper ... do and see in Hawaii, the possibilities are endless. You will learn a different culture than what you’re used to on the U.S. mainland or whatever country you’re visiting from.
There are things that you will see here that you just won’t find anywhere else. Nothing else matches the spirit and love the native Hawaiians and local residents have for the people that come to visit.
Take your time and visit the islands. You won’t be able to do everything at once, so you’ll have to make more trips to come back to this tropical paradise in the Pacific region of the United States.
The culture and atmosphere is a sight to see. Hawaii is a jewel of an island that is not to be taken lightly. Once you come here, you won’t regret it. If you haven’t been here already, you need to make plans because you don’t know what you’re missing here in the tropical paradise of the Pacific.

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that hawaii's big island is a vital part of hawaiian history and culture.
  • Explains that the kona coastline includes the start of kailua cona past kealakekua bay. hawaiian royalty once resided on the coast.
  • Explains that kona coffee is unique and exclusive to hawaii. it's produced and grown in high elevation areas, with clouds and rich soil.
  • Explains that mokuaikaua church was built in 1820 by the first missionaries that settled in hawaii. the church is made out of coral and lava rock.
  • Explains that hilo is the capital of hawaii big island and the wettest city in the world.
  • Opines that hawaii is a jewel of an island that is not to be taken lightly.
Get Access