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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 would grow up to be a mighty warrior who one day would overthrow Alapa´inui, so he can be chief of the Hawaiian Islands. King Kamehameha the Great, which meant, “The Lonely One,” was “born [during] 1750 in the mountains of Kohala, the island of Hawaii,”…

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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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  • 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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  • 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…

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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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  • Kama Sutra

    the human life, and empowers women while showing the socio-political situation of India during the time. The historical setting the Kama Sutra was written in plays a large factor in the content and methods the text uses. The Kama Sutra, like most texts and artifacts from ancient India, does not have a specific date it was written. It is commonly accepted among the scholarly community, however, to have been written between 300 CE and 700 CE, in the 3rd century. During this time, the Gupta dynasty…

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  • Daniel Chapter 4 Summary

    to be one of superficiality and arrogance. This presents itself well in this chapter in seeing the King’s attitude towards God. At this time the King has seen God strongly in through the testimony of Daniel, so much so that he refers to Daniel in this chapter as being filled with the “spirit of the holy ghost.” The King has seen Daniel’s God interpret dreams, and spare Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego from certain death. Each time the King is left singing the praises of their God, yet this…

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  • Michael Myers The Monstrosity Of Humans

    Monstrosity, defined as a grossly malformed animal, plant, or person would show the exact wording of the phrase. Understanding the exact term helps us identify Monster. Monsters, usually recognized as an imaginary creature described as typically large, ugly, and frightening, but they differ in classifications such as reanimated monsters, ecological monsters, human monsters, and technological monsters. The truth is, monsters come in different shapes and sizes. In this case we will identify and…

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  • The Influence Of Technology In Ancient Egypt

    Egypt was expanded to Syria, Nubia, and farther south to the Fourth Cataract drastically improving Egyptian influence, lessening its chances of being attacked. Under Thutmose I, Egypt became the first empire to command western Asia. Not only was Egypt expanding and gaining prosperity, but it was also able to attain peace with other countries who did not dare invade. With the open of the New Kingdom and the defeat of the Hyksos, however, came a new array of enemies, one of which was the Hittites.…

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  • Psycho Film Analysis

    Hitchcock’s Psycho, from ‘Inside Norman Bates’ and ‘The World Inside Its Image’ The benchmark of horror films could easily be Hitchcock’s most revered work ‘Psycho’ (1960). The black and white filmscape does not downplay the crimson colour of blood spiralling down the plughole after Marion’s fatal stabbing, nor the shock of Norman’s mothers sunken eye sockets. It’s 2015 and this is the first time I have properly been introduced to the film however as a testament to its making I had nightmares…

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