Hawaii Essays

  • Hawaii

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    Hawaii Hawaii is a state that attracts tourists because of its history, geography, entertainment, and culture. It is well known for its volcanoes, beaches, and climate. For these reasons, tourism is the main thing Hawaii is known for. Hawaii was recordivly discovered on January 18, 1778, by 2 explorers, James Cook and Captain Clerke. They went to the shore of Kealakekua Bay, where they were greeted by cheering natives. Later, a native stole one of their boats, so Cook and some marines

  • 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 B.     The “Aloha” state. II.     Do you know what aloha means? A.     Aloha is the Hawaiian word meaning love. B.     It is

  • Pidgin Hawaii

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    century in Hawaii, a vernacular was created that English speakers and Non-English speakers used to communicate. The language is called Hawaiian Creole English or what's locally known as Pidgin. Pidgin is a vernacular that originated on the plantation fields in Hawaii in the 1920’s. Pidgin is part of Hawaii’s roots and should not be abandoned because it is more that just a language, it is a dialect that makes locals in Hawaii who we are. Despite the fact that Pidgin is unique to Hawaii, Pidgin is

  • Disruption In Hawaii

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    Hawaii is a small chain of islands nearly 4,300 miles away and was the last state to be admitted to the Union of the United States of America. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the act the made Hawaii a state on August 21, 1959. There are eight main islands: Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe. These islands were made by a series of volcanic eruptions. Over 7 million people visit Hawaii each year. Honolulu, Hawaii—the state’s capital, is located on the island of Oahu

  • Hawaii Imperialism

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    The History Of Hawaii After many debates and arguments, in the year 1959 Hawaii was approved for annexation and became the 50th state of the United States of America. Even though Hawaii has been inhabited by people since 300 AD, most people don't know much about Hawaii so unless you live or have visited the state Hawaii then you most likely don't know all that much about Hawaii. In 300 AD Polynesians found the many islands of Hawaii in double-hulled voyaging canoes. Hundreds of years after the

  • Visit To Hawaii

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    Hawaii has always been a place that I have wanted to visit in my life and being able to travel to Hawaii and stay in a five star resort would be an amazing experience for me. I have often thought of what the perfect type of resort would be for me to stay at when the time had finally come for me to be able to visit Hawaii. I want something that is unique and fun that offers many activities and exciting experiences to partake in during my stay. Being right on the beach is also an obvious request of

  • American Hawaii

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    American Hawaii American Hawaii Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches, it’s 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

  • Hawaii Trip

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    Should I plan a trip to Maui Hawaii? Imagine sitting down on a sandy beach admiring the stunning, jaw-dropping natural beauty of Maui, Hawaii (one of the world’s top vacation destinations). Or, being surrounded by the islands courteous “aloha spirit”, experiencing daily memorable events, and staying in a luxurious hotel that you can feel the ocean breeze and admire the sunsets from. Sounds wonderful, right? Well even though a trip to Maui, Hawaii undoubtedly will bring much pleasure, there

  • The annexation of Hawaii

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    The Hawaiian Seizure The annexation of Hawaii was an important event in the history of the world. It is still not easy for the Hawaiians to accept the fact that America had taken over a land 2500 miles away from the West Coast. In 1917 Hawaii was considered the 50th state supported by the islanders after a plebiscite. Queen Lydia Kamakaeha Liliuokalani was overthrown because of the support of the United States army as well as naval forces to a group of businessmen belonging to the sugar and pineapple

  • Summary: The Annexation Of Hawaii

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    Hawaii was first colonized by the Polynesian voyagers in the 8th century Was ruled by a monarchy In 1778 an english explorer captain james cook lead the first voyage to hawaii. He and his crew were welcomed by the hawaiians who were fascinated by the europeans ships and use of iron On the second arrival the hawaiians were in a festival dedicated to their god lono and the voyagers landed in the bay of lono so they were welcomed as gods until one of the crew members died revealing the europeans mortality

  • Hawaii Argumentative Essay

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    gorgeous tropical islands of Hawaii. The wide range of flowers, cuisine, and wildlife makes it one of the most diverse places on Earth; however, the unappealing aspects Hawaii makes it one of the most dangerous in the world. Hawaii is rated as one of the top tour destinations in the world. Nearly 8 million tourists visited the islands annually, and eighty-two percent of these tourists traveled to there for the purpose of vacation, honeymoon, or to get married. (Beal). Hawaii is generally viewed as

  • Hawaii Persuasive Essay

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    Hawaii, infamous for its beautiful sights, warm water, and blue skies, is a popular state full of tourists from all over the world. While Hawaii may be one of the smallest states in the United States, it is full of memorable experiences and bountiful in adventures for all types. When you take your first step outside of the airport, you feel as if you are in a whole new world. Sunny skies, warm air, and lovely flowers trademark the beauty of Hawaii. 1. Zip lining Hawaii’s beautiful, non-populated

  • Hawaiian Cuisine In Hawaii

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    Hawaii is the United States most recent and 50TH state. Hawaii joined the United States in 1959 and is located in the Pacific Ocean 2,100 miles southwest of the mainland United States. Hawaii is the only state in the United States that’s composed of islands and it is the only state not located on the continent of North America Hawaii is an island chain of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and undersea seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean that extends 1,523 miles long.

  • Hawaii Island History

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    Hawaii is made up 8 islands that span across the Pacific Ocean. The islands are Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, and Niihau. Out of all the 50 states in america, Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee beans("Hawaii State Facts”). Hawaii has many key features to why people are drawn to the state. The history that holds the roots of Hawaii can create a story. The settlement of people and the changing climate of people can create a stir of wonder to many. “The Hawaiian Islands were formed by

  • Olo Hawaii Culture

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    If I could support one area of the Hawaiian culture, I’d decide on ‘olelo Hawaii. Language and culture must coexist. You can’t have one without the other. Not being able to speak your culture’s native tongue severs you from the culture itself and makes you lose your identity. It’s difficult to understand why some words are so sacred while other words hold so much meaning if you don’t know the language. ‘Olelo Hawaii is how our kupuna passed on their stories, values, and beliefs. We cannot lose their

  • Causes Of Flood In Hawaii

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    occurred in Hawaii. Most of the islands located in Hawaii were affected by the flood. However two major islands were safe. Island Kailua-Kona, and Kawaihae. They were the only two islands that didn't have people on them. Luckily no injuries were called in. Many homes got washed away and destroyed. Thousands of people were living in strange locations throughout Hawaii after the flood damaged the locations they lived in. Tourist from many different countries,towns, and cities came to hawaii to explore;

  • Hawaii: Living in Paradise

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    Diseases brought from the west killed hundreds of civilians. Hunters, whalers, fur traders began ravishing the islands of its animals. In the nineteenth century sugar plantations were created, and the U.S. overthrew their queen and her kingdom, making Hawaii American territory. A naval base was soon set up in Honolulu, only to have it attacked, launching the U.S. into WWII. Years after the attack, Haw... ... middle of paper ... ... ed. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2000. 819-831. Gale Virtual Reference

  • Hawaii Lost Language

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    Leeward Community College- University of Hawaii Hawaiian: A Lost Language By Lucas Hema Hawaiian: A Lost Language Introduction Envision that you are the last speaker of your language. Each and every other individual who ever spoke your language has passed away. You no more have anybody to converse with in your own native tongue. Family and companions of your era, with whom you could have talked, have passed on. Your kids never took in your native language and rather utilize

  • Nuclear Crisis in Hawaii

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    Nuclear Crisis in Hawaii From 1946 to 1958 the government was testing nuclear bombs in Hawaii. The United States of course promise to treat any victims hurt from this incident. Henry from the Marshall Island was a diabetic and received free dialysis treatment. Due to the testing of the nuclear bombs in Hawaii Henry has develop the disease diabetes and the money strapped Hawaii is threatening to cut off free treatments to him and many others. Like thousand of legal migrant from Pacific Nations believes

  • The Last State, Hawaii

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    nation to discover the group of islands now called Hawaii. Seafaring Polynesians, people of Polynesia, landed in Hawaii. Some Polynesians sailed to New Zealand and some went as far as the well known island called Easter Island. However, the first American to set foot on Hawaii is Captain James Cook. He arrived in Hawaii on January 18, 1778. He brought many goods to trade with the Hawaiian people and the people treated him well. James named Hawaii “Sandwich Islands” in the name of Earl of Sandwich;