House of Kamehameha

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  • Creative Writing: Kamehameha The Great

    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 their thoughts into reality. “Your Majesty we are one mile away from shore,” Ka’iana said. “Good,” I responded. “Gather all the men on the canoe for a word of encouragement,” I ordered Ka’iana. “Yes! Your Majesty,” he responded.…

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  • Essay On Hawaiian Mele

    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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  • Kamehameha Nursing Home: A Case Study

    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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  • King Kamehameha The Great Chief

    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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  • How Does Literature Affect Literature?

    translating into, “we are satisfied with the stones”. Though many will say that line is quite weird, the meaning to that line is rather profound. Hawaiians greatly valued their land, and through their resistance stated that the stones, or in other words the land, would be the only things they need to survive in the world. This literature of the Pacific, like many others, not only describe the social conflict that tested them, but also are able to inspire a multitude of people towards a common…

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  • Affordable Student Houses Close To Campus Case Study

    Looking for Affordable Student Houses Close to Campus Education is the most important gift a parent can give to a child. It is the only thing that can be called a valuable investment which a parent can die comfortably knowing that the child can survive all alone in this harsh world. It is therefore not something negotiable in the current world bearing in mind that the current situation demands knowledgeable people to survive in it. Education is expensive, that is something unavoidable but…

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  • Consequences Of Realism In To Build A Fire, Genesis Of The Tenements

    This selection was written to describe the conditions of tenement houses, overcrowded slums that filled New York City during the late 1900’s. The first sentence of this selection states, “The first tenement New York knew bore the mark of Cain from its birth, though a generation passed before the writing was deciphered.” The author means that tenement houses were “cursed,” or were terrible creations from the very beginning, but this was ignored and not tended to for a long time. The owners of…

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  • Apartment And House Advantages And Disadvantages

    Apartments and houses are very different from one another. I lived in an apartment complex for about six years, and there are plenty of advantages and disadvantages from my experience about that style of living. Living in an apartment is sometimes unsafe. When I was 11 years old, and my brother was 16. My brother tripped onto the street while riding his bike. There was a woman driving over the speed limit and ran my brother over leaving him with a fractured arm. My brother was rushed to the…

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  • Speech About Littering

    A perfectly imperfect world The picture below is of an urban residential suburb. I’d like to start off by asking you how you feel or what you think when you drive through the tree-lined streets of areas like Westville, Umhlanga or Musgrave, with its large homes and precipitous driveways? Cliff notes version of my thoughts: • Sense of hope and potential • Encourages one to dream for the future • Wouldn’t be tempted to litter because the community is so clean • Gives the impression that the people…

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  • My Special Place Research Paper

    Growing up in my childhood, I never really made a lot of friends. In my early years of education, I was very sociable, but to my dismay, people just didn’t seem the friendly type. I never really did feel safe in the school district. That being said, there was only one place that I would always go to relax and get the stress of my mind, and that would be my humble abode, my home. Because I walked to school on a regular basis, I always knew where to go, even during the renovations. I mean, I could…

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