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    Essay On Hawaii Culture

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    Hawaii is the fiftieth and final state that has joined the United States of America. It has untamed oceans and jungles. Animals roam the beautiful, picture perfect landscape. The people who lived on the islands have had a culture that extended from the Polynesian islands to the western and southern edges of Asia. They respected the land, ocean, and everything that it provided. Their religion is polytheistic, which means they believe in many gods. Behind the beautiful scenery of islands, there is a whole culture that many people are unknown to. The culture is full of legends and myths about their gods and how the islands came to be. The islands are volcanic rock that came up from underwater volcanoes. The Big Island is the youngest of…

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    always been surrounded by both cultures; from experiencing what it means to be a local in Hawaii, to experiencing a Haole (or white) culture. I have seen it all in regards to how each culture is different, along with how each culture reacts to one another; however, there is one issue, that when observing both sides of these cultural backgrounds, we see repeated over and over again between the two-that issue is racism. “Prejudice and discrimination are not alien to Hawai’i. Attitudinal surveys…

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    Hawaii Culture

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    The sandy beaches, blue waters, dolphins, waterfalls and hospitable locals are some of the reasons why you should pack up and head to Hawaii. The little paradise has been hosting thousands of guests yearly. It is estimated that a total of 8 million tourists flock Hawaii annually for their vacation. The premier travel destination is packed with fun activities, beautiful sights, and delicious meals. It is said that the best way to learn the culture of a new place is by trying their foods. You are…

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    Hawaii’s culture of ohana and aloha cannot be matched by any other community in the world. It is also the most ethical and cultural diverse. At my school, there are five different languages spoken being spoken in the faculty lunchroom. There is always a vibe of friendliness, and everyone across the islands just feels connected to because it’s such a small state. It’s the only state that mostly everyone will know each other. It’s the true definition of a small world. It’s the only state where…

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    Essay On Hawaii Language

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    E ola ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi Hawaiian Language should be a mandatory class for students in Hawaii. Students should take a Hawaiian language course in high school to gain knowledge about the first language spoken in Hawaii. Being that this is Hawaii and that it was the first language here, everyone should have some knowledge of the traits of their homeland. There have been many improvements made to better the language. It should be mandatory to keep our native language alive, gain some…

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    Tourism In Hawaii

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    Tourism as Advertised in Hawaii For this paper, I choose to focus on Hawaii. Hawaii is a state composed of the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe. I choose Hawaii due to its portrayal in popular culture as a modern paradise, and wanted to see how the reality measured up to my perceptions. I will begin by discussing tourism as advertised. I will start with the history of tourism on the island, then how Hawaii is portrayed through marketing and…

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    Polynesian Culture Essay

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    The polynesian people are a very unique culture compared to people of different countries. Their pride of their culture, beliefs, language, and traditions are apart of their history and love within their land. The polynesian natives are very proud to be able to carry on wonderful traditions to their visitors and people that live on the land to show how much they respect their island they call home. Adding on to their beliefs and traditions among the culture is about the polynesian history. This…

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    Hawaii…The state of aloha which symbolizes peace and harmony in Hawaii. Hawaii is known for its beautiful beaches, hula dancers, luau festivals, surfing, and snorkeling as it is famous for a vacation spot globally. However, one Hawaiian woman thinks that corporate tourism demolishes her homeland, Hawaii, culturally, economically, and politically. In Haunani Kay Trask’s article, “Lovely Hula Hands” (published in from A Native Daughter by the University of Hawaii Press, 1998), the author employs…

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    colonization; one of them being America 's exploitation of Hawaii starting in the 19th century. America saw an opportunity for significant economic and political gains in Hawaii. America 's role in Hawaii brought many changes to the…

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    Aloha Essay

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    Hawaii is nicknamed the “Aloha State”, because Hawaiian people are known for being welcoming and hospitable. “Aloha” means “hello” in Hawaiian. All different kinds of people travel from various parts of the country and the world to visit the Hawaiian Islands. Tourists travel here in order to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and experience the diverse culture and beautiful nature. Hawaii is a unique state that has an enormous amount of diversity from its culture and people to its history and its…

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