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  • Tourism In Hawaii

    disappears from the islands, it will disappear from the world. Hula marketing derives from the commoditization of the traditional polynesian dance, the hula. Hula is a dance accompanied by dance and chant originally used in a spiritual capacity, celebratory capacity or to bring a community closer together. Throughout the years, hula has transformed into more of a spectacle on display for the entertainment of tourists, including the hula girl bobblehead souvenirs. The expansion of the tourism…

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  • Hudsucker Proxy Film Analysis

    capacity to buy at least 51% of the stock, retaining control. Barnes is promoted from the mailroom to the president as he is seen to be a simpleton. He however uses his position to his own advantage and approves mass-production of his own invention- the Hula Hoop. While demand is low in the beginning, it gains popularity and profits soar, further raising stock value. The movie ends with a blue letter revealing that Hudsucker’s immediate successor, Barnes, would get his shares. This facilitates…

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  • Big Island Tourism Analysis

    Negative Impacts of Tourism on the Big Island Hawai’i Island, Hawaii, otherwise known as the Big Island, is the largest island in the Hawaiian archipelago. The Big Island’s population was estimated to be 196,428 in 2015 (Census 2015). The number of tourists per year far exceeds the number of residents. In 2014, the number of tourists that visited the Big Island reached 1,445,939 (Big Island Now). With record setting highs in visitor numbers, the island must keep up with the continual demand for…

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  • Evocation Of Behavioral Change By The Reinforcer Analysis

    During my 19 years of life, I’ve attended 7 different schools, lived in a total of 9 houses, owned 12 cars and trucks, and was a bridesmaid in my mother’s wedding. I was born on January 1, 1997 in Kailua Kona, Hawai’i. At the age of 5, I was blessed with a baby brother, Shayne, who is now twice my size. When I was 6 years old, my parents separated and it turned our lives upside down. It was during their separation that my grandparents, on my mother’s side, that became a second set of parents to…

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  • Agent Scuzzy: A Short Story

    come-hither look, as an exclamation point to confirm his suspicions. Agent Scuzzy has no shame. The room is semi-dark—the blinds drawn tight except for slivers of light that peeps through. A dancing hula girl sways to and fro on top of the disorder splayed out in disarray over his simple desk. It is a solar powered hula girl, but how can it work with barely any light in the room? Glimpses of some grunge writing splatter under the chaos on his desk. The writing reads: "redruM." However, there…

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  • UNCW Concert Report

    came to either sit and watch or to work outside and enjoy the music. People were singing along with the song. Some were even dancing. The hula-hoop troop (wow say that 5 times fast) was even out preforming to the music in order to show off the talents of their club. It was really cool and I had no idea that there were so many things that one could do with a hula-hoop.…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Hoop Dance

    I arrived on the site about 30 minutes early because I brought my hula hoops from my apartment. I remembered what Rhonda said the goal of the garden was; “To create a spot where people could meditate, talk and relax”, and I wanted to do just that. I hoop dance and when I hoop dance, I like to do it on either an open field or open parking lot. It gives me more room to be creative and productive. I also hoped by me hooping and doing a bunch of tricks that it would attract attention and people…

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  • Informative Speech On Hawaii

    Aumakua as a personal or family spirit or god, who protects and watches over a person or family. Often this spirit takes the form of animal such as a bird, shark, or reptile, or even an object like a rock or a plant. Hula is a dance developed by the polynesians who came and traditionally accompanied the dance with the song mele. Traditional instruments such as the ukulele and the ipu (gourd drum) also accompany the dance. World War 2, Statehood, and Pearl Harbor.…

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  • Figurative Language In Don T Call Me Ishmael

    The Power Of Words Kyle – Blue Some people say words are stronger then violence, if you’re not afraid to use them wisely. Figurative language helps bring out every character’s individual traits and personality. In Don’t Call Me Ishmael by Michael Gerard Bauer, it is clear that Ishmael’s low self-esteem and James Scobie’s debating skills are constantly emphasized by Bauer’s use of similes and metaphors. The author uses figurative language to develop Ishmael’s alarmingly low self-esteem, together…

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  • Gender In Adolescent Literature

    Issues of gender is very important to adolescent literature. Gender is the first thing people generally look for when reading a book. Readers look for a character that they can associate with, or imitate. When reading adolescent literature, knowing the gender of the characters in the story, gives readers assumptions about the characters themselves without even knowing their background. Even if the author decided not to formally establish or intentionally state the gender of their characters, the…

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