Hawaiian Islands Essays

  • The Black Sand In The Hawaiian Islands

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    My topic of discussion is the black sand that one will find one the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. There are many different black beaches around the world. Since there are so many volcanoes, the state of Hawaii is always reshaping and creating more beautiful features. To people that have never seen black sand. They also fantasize about how beautiful the beach is. I myself, although I have never personally seen black sand, had the pleasure of talking with an individual that had. She vacationed with

  • Decolonization in the Hawaiian Islands

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    people of Hawaii and other Pacific Island Nation groups have experienced great injustice from their colonial powers and the acts of imperialism. Lands were seized, cultural practices banned, language lost, and people were even forced to move away from their homes for the purpose of bomb testing. The United States and other countries abroad sent out representatives to do their work for them; in return their future actions would be justified in describing the Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders as savages

  • ecological succession hawaii

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    wondered how the beautiful Hawaiian Islands transformed from barren volcanic rocks to magnificent green islands filled with forests, animals, and insects? It all happened through a complex process called Ecological Succession, in which organisms gradually populate land that was just created or has undergone a change or , such as the volcanic Hawaiian Islands. Ecological Succession is one of the forces shaping the Hawaiian Islands, and allowing them to thrive. The Hawaiian Islands were created by lava flows

  • Kohala Volcano Essay

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    the 1930s. And, there’s much more to learn about Kohala’s past in the future. Big Island Hawaii Volcanoes All Hawaii volcanoes have their own distinct features. While the entire chain of Hawaiian volcanoes extends more than 3000 miles nearly 5000 km across the Pacific Ocean, most have been quiet for hundreds of thousands, even millions of years. Six Hawaii Island volcanoes coalesced, or joined, to form the Big Island: Mahukona Volcano, Kohala Volcano, Mauna Kea Volcano, Mauna Loa Volcano, Hualalai

  • Island Of Telescope Essay

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    Cyber Attack on Island of Telescopes Not only is Hawaii a sort of paradise, it’s also what seems to be a native and comfortable habitat for larger telescopes. Since Hawaii is much further away from any light and has minimal air pollution, it’s a perfect spot to look up at the night sky. Right on the island of Mauna Kea lives thirteen different telescopes, including the coming TMT or Thirty Meter Telescope. It will become an island of telescopes if it hasn’t already. This telescope is already looked

  • Around The Island Of Oahu Essay

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    “Around the Island of Oahu” is a traveling project for the Modern Hawaiian History in the class of 2021 at Moanalua High School. Students in the class are given opportunities to travel around the island of Oahu to visit the historic, cultural, and tourist landmarks of Oahu, students get to engage in the nature of the island. With the requirements of taking pictures at the sites, conducting an interview with a knowledgeable employee, and researching the many intriguing facts about each places, gaining

  • Geography

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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, Nihau 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 mountains

  • Hawaiian Volcanoes

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    volcanoes of Hawaii, where it is known to be the home of one of the world’s largest volcanic islands, merely second to Iceland. It is not just the beautiful landscapes and wildlife that spark the interest to this particular area, but the uniqueness of the Hawaiian volcanoes and islands themselves are what make the area so significant. There will be information spanning from the history of the origin of the islands to how Hawaii must adjust to the volcanic hazards in order to keep the area livable. With

  • Hawai I: The Hawaiian Culture

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    Hawaiian culture has had a rough start staying present in today's world. Molly Krasnodebska explains “as Hawaiian culture was struggling for survival, the more and more powerful tourism industry was creating its own image of ‘Hawaiian Culture’.” The Hawaiian culture has been lost since most of it was passed on through generations without physical record, only verbal and memory

  • Hawaii Luxury Vacation

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    the awe-inspiring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. Water sports abound, from paddling in an outrigger canoe to surfing, snorkeling, boating or swimming. The warm waters of the Pacific Ocean waters are always inviting. Where else but Hawaii could you attend a luau and take a few hula lessons or visit a sugar plantation? Don’t miss the Polynesian Cultural Center which captures the unique spirit of the Hawaiian culture in shows featuring over 100 islanders who perform traditional

  • Disruption In Hawaii

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    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. There are

  • Gods of the Hawaiians

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    The Hawaiian Islands are well known for their beauty, tranquility, and unique culture that have shaped this state into what we see today. The special bond that the natives have formed between themselves and nature is not exactly one of a kind, but it is something that can truly be admired. Around approximately 300 AD, Hawaii was discovered by Polynesians who arrived by canoe from Tahiti. These migrants brought their polytheistic spirituality and formed a large intricate society with hierarchies

  • Ku War God: Hawaii after the Kona period

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    On the big island of Hawaii lays many secrets of traditional Hawaii that have long been forgotten by the republic that took over Hawaii after the Kona period. But many people still live up to these traditions in their homes and not wanting to overlook where their original family had come from. These traditions are based on stories and prayers that respect the primary four gods that make up the world. These gods help the people of Hawaii in succeeding the best out of life and honor them in returning

  • Hawaii’s Big Island

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    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

  • Hawaii Vacation Research Paper

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    Hawaii- The Perfect Vacation for Families Hawaii, translated from the ancient Hawaiian language should mean paradise because that's what it is. Hawaii has a climate that varies only several degrees in temperature year round and the sun always shines. The rainy season is in January, but it isn't so rainy that it deters visitors. In fact, winter is one of the most popular times of year to visit Hawaii. {This is probably because it is {cold and dreary|dreary and cold} just about everywhere else in

  • The Hidden Dangers Of Hawaii: Hidden Dangers In The World

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    out the external world. There is no other place like the gorgeous tropical islands of Hawaii. The wide range of flowers, cuisine, and wildlife makes it one of the most picturesque places on Earth. It also leads the United States with the highest racial minority rate making it the most diverse state. However, there are numerous hidden dangers of Hawaii, and not all ethnic groups get along causing sharp tensions across the island. Hawaii is rated as one of the top tour destinations in the world. According

  • Kiueea And The Volcanoes

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    Kilauea is the youngest volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. Still active, there have been 34 eruptions since 1983. Kilauea is a shield volcano, meaning it covers a wide range of area, and has sloping sides. Kilauea is usually confused as being a smaller part to the neighboring Mauna Loa volcano, but it has it’s own lava flow system which makes it special to the Hawaiian islands. The history of eruptions from Kilauea is lengthy and the volcano’s name actually means, “spewing.” The oldest documented

  • Coqui Frogs in the Big Island

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    of the Big Island. These Coqui frogs, also known as Eleutherodactylus coqui are native in Puerto Rico and these small frogs are considered their national animal (Singer et al). Coqui frogs were accidentally introduced to Hawaii during a shipment of plants from Puerto Rico to Hawaii in the late 1980's. Coqui frogs are about 2 inches in length and are usually light brown or gray with a stripe down their back. Over the past two decades E. coqui have spread to the four main Hawaiian Islands and other

  • The Real Hawaiian Experience

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    know and learn more about my heritage. Since my mom is from Molokai, she has had many different Hawaiian experiences. Also since my grandmother lives there, I’ve spent just as much time on Molokai as I have on Maui. To me, the real Hawaiian experience is on an island such as Molokai because there is so much more that hasn’t been seen or discovered like there has been on Maui. I believe that the real Hawaiian experience isn’t in a place that is overpopulated and crowded with people, but in a place that

  • Personal Narrative: The Road To Hana

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    family and I could feel the warm fine sand, the gentle cool breeze, witness the crystal clear aquamarine ocean and swaying palm trees, and smell the sweet fragrant scent of plumerias, we must have gone to heaven. The enchanting beauty of this Hawaiian island, Maui, gives us a sense of warmth, peace, and serenity. In search of paradise, we explore the infamous Road to Hana, snorkel with underwater marine life, and journey back in time to experience the true customs, traditional cuisine and the original