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  • Hawaii

    that place is Hawaii. As a kid, my parents brought my siblings and I to Hawaii for a vacation, and to this day it remains the most pleasurable place I have ever visited. Although there are so many things that have stuck in my mind about Hawaii, the most exciting and alluring features about the Aloha State are the culture, the scenery, and the atmosphere. If I had it my way, I would have stayed in Hawaii forever. The culture in Hawaii is much different compared to New Jersey, where I am from. When we arrived to the airport we were greeted with leis being put around our necks and a group of people performing a song and dance for us. A lei is a symbolic wreath of flowers for the neck or head given as a gift to newcomers. The music was composed of an assortment of drums and a single ukulele. The drums were loud and impelling and the ukulele…

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  • Hawaii Statehood

    Statehood of Hawaii “E ko makou Makua iloko o ka’lani, e hoa noia kou inoa. E hiki mai kou Aupuni: e Malamaia ma ka lani la. E haawi mai ia makou i keia la i ai no makou no neia la; e kala mai hoi ia makou i ka makou lawehala ana, me makou e kala nei i ka poe i lawehala i ka makou. Mai hoskuu oe ia makou i ka hoowalewaleia ma; e hoopakele no nae ia makou i kai no; no ka mea, nou ke Aupuni, a me ka mama, a me ka hoonaniia, a mau soa ake. Ameme.” (Smith, pg. 87) In 1900 the Hawaiian people…

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  • Hawaii Language

    social value of all types of language. Speakers of Creole languages should never be perceived as mere casualties of insularity, ignorance, and social isolation. The history of Hawaii Creole English has inspiring accounts of resourcefulness, intellect, and competence that both reflect and sustain local Hawaii culture” (Kanae 58). Movement of the tongue, the flowing of air in and out of the mouth, the shape of the lips, and the vibrations of vocal cords all come together to produce noise, which…

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  • Hawaii Essay

    southwest of the Continental United States, Hawaii is the state that is not part of the North American continent. Composed of many islands, cover about 6,459 square miles, Hawaii is ranked as the 47th largest of the 50 states of America. It’s also known as one of the most famous tourist place of the U.S. There are total of eight main islands: Hawaii, Maui, Kahoolawe, Molokai, Lanai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau. Covered by the total area of 4,038 square miles, Hawaii is the largest habitable main…

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  • Peripheralization In Hawaii

    Southern America, British occupation in India, and Belgium 's control of the Congo. The United States is not above these economic and political strategies. There are many examples of American 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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  • Homelessness In Hawaii

    Hawaii is a paradise for most. The sunsets, beaches, and rainforests are just some of the many beautiful attractions the state has to offer. The waves are firing, and the sunshine reaches every crack of the island. The sky has never seemed so blue. Tourists swarm the International Market, Waikiki Beach, and Hilton Hawaiian Village. After, they go to wind down at Duke’s. The sidewalks overflowing with people. You cruise down the crowded streets of Waikiki. The aura of aloha fills in the air.…

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  • Ohana In Hawaii

    Imagine an island where the ordinary is extraordinary. A luau, a glimpse of the aloha spirit that brings guest and islanders in a memorable setting. Experience what it means to have an Ohana; a unique extending love to everyone. Take part of the many adventures which are fun for all ages, whether a romantic getaway or a family vacation. When it comes to vacation destinations Hawaii is an unforgettable trip and worth the investment. Experience the rich cultural heritage of the Pacific Islands.…

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  • Hawaii Narrative

    My family and I are going to Hawaii on March 23-30, 2015. The trip will take 5 hours on the plane. We stayed at a hotel right next to LAX so when we wake up we are calling a taxi and driving to LAX. The best part of going was I was with my family my Aunt Ciara, her boyfriend Michael, my dad, my mom, and my nana and her husband. We are on our way to Hawaii I was scared because that was my first plane ride over the ocean. When we got there it was so nice. We went to a limo to our…

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  • Annexation Of Hawaii

    Hawaii was the 50th and the latest state to be added to the United States by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in August of 1959. The population of Hawaii is about 1,404,054 people with 50.2 percent male and 49.8 percent female. It has a total area of 10,931 square miles and made up of five counties. Hawaii is the eighth smallest state and the 11th least populated state, but it is 13th in population density (). According to the United State Census, the racial makeup of Hawaii is way more diverse…

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  • Tourism In Hawaii

    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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