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    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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Mahu In Mean Girls

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    Traditionally people who are considered Mahu were seen as important figures in the community. They are seen as strong, wise, and caretakers. However, once Christian Missionaries started trying to convert the people of Hawaii into Christianity, they preached against it. They saw it as a horrible sin. Now, it seems that not everyone is completely accepting of it. The teacher used to get bullied for being a feminine male when she was in school. However, now she’s respected within the community and…

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    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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    to start making them. This doll was called Barbie and has been around ever since. In addition, other toys include Play-Doh, Silly Putty, Magic 8-balls, Frisbees, Slinkies, Pogo Sticks, Hula Hoops, toy trains, and dollhouses; all of which I played with as a kid are still popular in today's culture. Frisbees and hula hoops were hits in the 1950s when people started to do weird things. One person started swinging a hoop around their hips and a company called Wham-O made a huge profit after it sold…

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    Ceremonies like the hula called for the playing of specific instruments that were very important to the performance. The First instrument is called the kâ`eke `eke, is a large ancient tremble drum, made out of bamboo pipes or tubes or tubes of varying length and it’s from…

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    arrived, they influenced Queen Ka 'ahumanu to convert to Christianity, in which she did, helping the missionaries to ban the practice of ancient Hawaiian hula.The Protestant missionaries “believed hula dangerously promoted old heathen beliefs and celebrated physical enjoyment” (“Missonaries and the Decline of Hula,” 2014). In addition, traditional fishing and farming were also lost because of the introduction of cattle ranching and new ways of farming, just as the trade economy was lost because…

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