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  • Lono And Kū In Hawaiian Art

    Lono and Kū are two Hawaiian gods that were most often represented through feathered basketry and wooden sculptures. Lono is known as the god of agriculture, plants, rain, pigs, peace, and most often connected to the idea of genealogy; while Kū is well known as the god of war, forests, canoes, houses, and crafts. These are two opposing gods in Hawaiian culture and are dependent on each other because of their juxtaposition to one another. They complete a sort of higher balance between each other…

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  • Personal Observation

    Alaura and Lexi were very creative and unique with the activities that were presented to us. For example my favorite was trying to hit the volleyball into the hula-hoop or on a poly-circle. This allowed me to practice form and control, but yet have a target to hit. In the activity we were able to challenge a partner on who can get the most points and it is a fun activity and I think third graders would benefit…

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  • Cultural Differences In Cameron Crowe's Film Aloha

    Whitewashing has become increasingly prevalent in modern entertainment, and Hollywood continues to cast Caucasian actors in minority roles. This pattern of casting encourages cultural appropriation, and also prevents ethnically diverse actors from becoming established in the film industry. The term “show business” in reference to Hollywood is extremely applicable; studios are so concerned with the “business” aspect that they often employ celebrities for the sole purpose of capitalizing on their…

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  • Sports In The 50's

    50s were “I Love Lucy”, “Captain Kangaroo”,”Father Knows Best”, etc. Colored T.V. also came out in this time making our favorite 50’s shows just that much more amazing. Popular kids games such as Mr. Potato head (first toy to be broadcasted on t.v), Hula Hoop, Frisbee, Play-doh, Scrabble and many others of children's toys were created in the 50s and are still being played with today.…

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  • Happy Dancing Around The World Video Analysis

    Dancing is one of the few things in this world that you can 't put a time table on to find its origin. We can guess that dancing has been around since the beginning of the human race and even before in other species. It is a trait that has been programmed into us as a species. We learned that beauty is pre-programmed trait among people that carries on throughout time from generation to generation. You must thing of another form of beauty other than paintings and sculptures, and that form is…

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  • Peripheralization In Hawaii

    Throughout history, there have been many instances of colonization. Countries would enter weaker territories in order to gain control of the land and the people. They would exploit these lands in order to gain power and make economic advances. Some examples of colonization that are often thought of are the Spanish conquest of 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…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In Children Essay

    In the 21st century, member states of the United Nations (UN) have reached a consensus that females and males should have equal opportunities where healthcare and education are offered to both genders and gender equality is being advocated in many parts of the world (UN Women, 2013). Teacher’s perception of gender stereotype play affects their interaction with children as the way they advocate gender equality and avoid gender stereotypes among children differs. Gender stereotypes often comes…

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  • Tourism Advantages And Disadvantages Essay

    Throughout this essay the following statement ‘the advantages of tourism outweigh the disadvantages’ will be critically evaluated. It is known that tourism’s a world-wide industry which generates a huge amount of money, however many people don’t see the implications that tourism can have on communities. The course of this essay will explore the statement from a range of different perspectives and overall demonstrate that the statement is false. Although this essay is to highlight the…

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  • Domino's Pizza Mission Statement

    STRATEGIC STUDY Historical Background and Present Context Domino’s Pizza is a billion dollar company with over 50 years in the business of pizza making (International Directory of Company Histories). Currently, Dominions has over 15,000 employees and they are open internationally in 82 countries (International Directory of Company Histories). The company expects to be the number one in pizza making and pizza delivering; this is also said in their mission statement (Domino’s Pizza Inc.). With…

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  • The Legend Of Eddie Aikau

    “Eddie Would Go.” These three words continue to capture the story of Eddie Aikau. For those living in Hawaii or apart of the surfing community, this saying speaks to a man who exuded bravery, courage, selflessness and sacrifice. It is a call to action, to push yourself out of your comfort zone and to do the right thing no matter what. Most importantly, these three words are a way of honoring the late and great Eddie Aikau. To understand the legend of Eddie Aikau, one must first understand…

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