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    “Actions speak louder than words” said Eddie Aikau. Eddie Aikau still inspires us today, with those wise words of his. He was born on May 4, 1946 on the island of Maui, later he moved to O’ahu where he became a lifeguard. As a lifeguard, Eddie had the courage to make sure that no lives were lost during his duty on Waimea Bay. He gave the people on the island tips, to stay safe and was able to work well with others during a rescue. Eddie wasn’t only able to save the lives of the people, he was able to win many surfing contest, such as the 1977 Duke Kahanamoku Invitational Surfing Championship. The citizens rewarded Eddie with, the Honolulu City & County Lifeguard of the Year award for being such a fantastic hero to Waimea Bay. After all of Eddie’s hard work, the people still honored him to this very day. Eddie became the legendary surfer towards Honolulu with the ‘ike of the ocean. With the knowledge of the ocean, it encouraged him save the lives of a tremendous amount of people. According to the Eddie Aikau Foundation it states “Eddie braved surf that often reached 20 feet high or more to make a rescue.” This illustrates, that without his skills of surfing or the knowledge of the ocean, he wouldn’t be able to protect the citizens. Imagine if Eddie was never interested in surfing, he would lack the skills to rescue someone on Waimea Bay. By using the ‘ike of the ocean, it emboldened Eddie to take care of the people of Honolulu. One of Eddie’s friends, Peter Cole states “...he…

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    Kamehameha Role Model

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    Kamehameha is the nephew of Kalani’opu’u, ruler of Hawai’i island. Kamehameha made a bold move in taking over the Hawaiian islands even if he was not next in line to be chief of any of the island. He eventually took over the islands one by one. Kaua’i was the last island that was turned over to him. Kamehameha was a role model and he was loyal because he rewarded his main chiefs with grants of land. He was a role model because he works hard like working in a taro patch. Also setting an example…

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    Today is the day that I Kamehameha the Great, set out with nine-hundred-sixty war canoes and ten-thousand soldiers for Oahu. It has been an enduring voyage conquering island after island here in Hawaii. “Ka’iana prepare the landing party,” I ordered the high ranking ali’i. “Yes! Your Majesty,” Ka’iana replied. For some reason this particular battle seemed to cause this wildness in all of my men. It’s like my men entertain the thought of bloodshed and are eager to turn…

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    Kamehameha was a great leader because, he was the first Hawaiian to unify all 8 Hawaiian Islands. As Kalani’opu’u’s nephew he wa as well trained not by Kalani’opu’u, but by Kekuhaupi’o(1). He was strong, fierce, and unstoppable at the time. One example is, he was the only person to unify all 8 Islands, also he, was an effective leader because he was able to kill almost every ali’i. This is part of why Kamehameha was the greatest leader in Hawaiian history. He was an effective leader, because he…

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    Essay On Hawaiian Mele

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    written to honor the departed chiefs, especially Kamehameha I. It may seem irrelevant or insignificant compared to Kaulana Na Pua. However, Kamehameha I made a significant impact in Hawaii’s history. In the mele “Na Alii” it talks about how the chiefs brought righteousness to Hawaii and how they were royal and famous. The chiefs were compared to Napoleon and even when they passed away their descendants would survive. In the mele, one of the text was ‘A Koe no na pua’ which meant “And their…

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    As of year 2015, there were 120 residents in Kamehameha Nursing Home who suffered physical injuries because of falls. This is an alarming rate as the number of falls tremendously increased. Because of the alarming increased rate of fall in Kamehameha Nursing Home, needs assessments were conducted to identify risk factors and ways to address it. The aims of the needs assessment were: a. Determining the causes of falls b. Determining the effects of falls to the residents of Kamehameha Nursing…

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    When Kamehameha was born in 1758, Halley's Comet appeared over the Hawaiian skies. Legend prophesied that a light in the sky with feathers like a bird would signal the birth of a great chief. Kamehameha would grow up to be a strong ruler who succeeds by eliminating all the rival chiefs. Warring clans saw him as a potential threat because Alapa´inui feared he would take away his throne, so Kamehameha had the equivalent of a price on his head from the day he was born. For this reason, the child…

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    Ella Mae Johnson, daughter of Marney and Bill Johnson, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 18, 2004. Ella has two younger siblings: Moira, her sister, is thirty-nine years old, and Jack, her brother, is almost thirty-seven years old. When she was younger, Ella Mae Johnson went to about five different schools: The Farm in Washington state, Navy Hale Kekeikie in Hawaii, Breidablik in Washington state, Suquamish in Washington state, and White Oaks in Virginia. Ms. Kragen, one of Ella's teachers,…

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    In the Hawaiian language, aloha stands for much more than hello, goodbye or love. It has a deeper meaning of sharing (alo) joyfully (oha) of life energy (ha) in the present. Vero had taught Doroteya this and Doro kept this close to the matters of the heart. She found it interesting to her, and was engrossed by this inconsequential piece of data that provided no use to her at the moment and unaware of the voice at large. Her cerulean orbs were focused on dislocating the sand from the book as it…

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    The Great King Kamehameha A leader is successful by making laws to keep peace, and take care of their people. King Kamehameha was kind, and respectful. Kamehameha was kind and caring to his people. He was an effective and successful leader. Evidence can be found for this in Hawaii's Royal History by Helen Wong and Ann Rayson, and History of the Hawaiian Kingdom by Norris Potter, and Lawrence Kasdan. King Kamehameha was both an effective and successful leader because he changed his kingdom…

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