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    The legend of Haleakala describes a demigod named Maui who stood on the summit of the volcano and lassoed the sun from the sky in order to slow its decent and create a longer day (GoHawaii.com). Thus, creating the name of the volcano, Haleakala, which means “house of the sun” in Hawaiian language. It is quite appropriate to create experiences of watching the sun rise and set, not only just a beautiful natural phenomenon, but as an appreciation of the mythological history behind it. Not everyone believes in such narratives, but perhaps these narratives, fictional or not, are put into place to create and maintain the connection between spirituality and nature. Maui, the demigod, and humans have altered nature for personal preferences. However,…

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    transportation of the products results in heavy pollution. According to my source, Hawaii could be completely self sustainable thanks to our tropical climate and fertile volcanic soil. It says that in the years as recently as 1960, Hawaii did not need help from any external sources. If people were able to be self sustainable for countless generations, why can’t we? "Maui Now: Hāna Ranch Provisions." Maui Now. 15 October 2015. Web. 3 November 2015. This source is introducing a new spin on an…

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    Not every amazing adventure starts with a blood pumping start; sometimes it’s the quiet starts that are the best trips. The plane was quiet as everyone slept their way through the flight. The only sounds heard were the gentle hum of the plane and the soft footsteps of the flight stewardesses. I was still awake looking over the expanse of the ocean seeing nothing but the waves in the water and the occasional cloud float by with it all being illuminated by the glow of the moon. As we approached…

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    5 Things you may not know about Maui. 1. The beautiful island of Maui is named after the legendary Polynesian Demi God Maui. The myth has it that Maui snared the sun to slow the days down and hooked the bottom of the ocean with his fishing hook, tricking his brothers into thinking he had an enormous fish but instead pulling up the Hawaiian islands. Mauis magical fish hook is represented by the popular fish hook necklace worn by many around the islands. 2. If you visit Maui the one cocktail…

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    Maui Ethical Dilemmas

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    I do not believe that Alan should take the offer of going to stay at the condominium in Maui which is owned by Grand Beef. The reason being is because although Alan’s friend, Steve, was being kind to offer a place for Alan, Steve should not mix his work life with his personal life. One of the Categories of Ethical Behavior that deals with this matter is maintaining confidentiality. In the text it mentions that, “Employees should not use, either personally or through a competitor, information…

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    Maui Dolphins Maui dolphins are the rarest species of america at the moment, approximately there are 63 adult maui dolphins left. They are very interesting because of how different they are compared to the other dolphin species. They are found off the west coast of New Zealand's North island. Have you ever heard about a dolphin with a round back fin? Well if you have to check out the Maui dolphin. These dolphins are not only rare but they do have such a lighter skin tone than other dolphins.…

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    In the end of “Moana” Maui leaves Moana because she nearly broke his hook, but Maui comes back to fight the lava monster and gives up his hook to save her. This shows that Maui wants to become a hero to Moana and everyone else because without his hook he has no powers, but after Moana gets to the Spiral and puts back the Stone of Creation: Maui would be a hero again. In the end of “Moana” When Moana almost got hit with a fire ball by the lava monster Maui uses his hook to block the fire ball.…

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    On the island of Maui, where I am from, one wicked problem that has existed for decades is the diversion of water from streams for commercial farming and hotel water supply. For decades, the Hawaii Commercial and Sugar company has diverted water from streams in the West Maui mountains to sustain their crops and generate profit. Hotel corporations have also diverted water from these streams because they are located in a part of the island that does not receive adequate rain to supply water for…

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    Living in paradise, with palm trees, beaches, and sunshine, Maui is the place to be. With all of the exotic food and meals that line the beaches and malls, but yet we don’t have a Chipotle. The lack of food establishments that the rest of the U.S. is made of makes us look inferior. With no chipotle, Panera, chick fil a, or in n’ out, we are brimming with a sense of emptiness. This emptiness will not be filled until we a given what we plead or as U.S. citizens. As we should be supporting the…

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    The Maui family is a family of four children; 3 boys and a girl living with their parents in a small town. The Maui family seem like an ordinary family but they a caught up in a cycle of violence that has been passed down from many generations. The father Buck was brought up that to be respected and seen as a man that he needed to use violence to achieve this and tells his partner that he is the man of the house and that she needs to serve him and do all the female jobs in the house. The…

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