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  • Essay

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    I am also thinking about participating in the recent riots against the abolishment of kapu. I am only thinking this because the missionaries are making us burn all our sacred items as well as our ancestry and genealogy. All of this is crazy bruh. Well, now that the kapu system is abolished, the only things I can do to rebel are practice kapu, keep all my sacred items, and join the riots. Now men and women have to eat together rather than being separated sacredly

  • Argumentative Speech About Hawaiians

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    all, the Hawaiians don’t have many schools. Our teachers and some of the missionaries are working with the Hawaiians to try and get schools created. Second of all, the Hawaiians have a “kapu” system, which is pretty similar to our law system, but theirs is a lot more strict. Isn’t it ridiculous how one of their “kapu” states that men and women

  • Kamehameha Leadership Style

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    to keep the land clean and sustainable. Another example is, Kamehameha was caring because he put a kapu on young trees used for sandalwood. This is a clever decision because Kamehameha put a kapu so the people won’t spend so much time cutting the trees and the young trees so it will save the natural resources. Hawaii would have been much different if Kamehameha wasn’t a leader at all because the kapu and the way of land system might have changed. Also if Kamehameha wasn’t

  • Similarities Between King Kamehameha And Martin Luther King

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    Kamehameha controlled all of Hawai’i and told everyone what to do. Kamehameha also could create new kapu and could punish maka’ainana. Kamehameha pushed the limits because when he died, he made it very difficult for Liholiho (Kamehameha’s son) to keep Hawaii's economy the same. These reasons make Kamehameha an effective leader because he changed the economy of Hawai’i and made it better by making new kapu and making Hawai’i’s economy safer and a better place to live. MLK was powerful because his voice

  • King Liuokalani Characteristics

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    leaders of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Kamehameha unified the islands while Liliuokalani tried to obtain it, without both of these leader Hawai’i would not be what it is like today. Both reigned decades apart, but had a great impact on the Hawaiian culture, kapu system, economic system, class ranking, and other components of Hawaii’s life. Kamehameha reigned from 1810 to 1819 as the first ruler of all the Hawaiian Islands. Kamehameha, a strong and determined leader was led to victory for all the Hawaiian Islands

  • Essay On King Kamehameha

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    a way that others weren’t. As sandalwood grew in popularity Kamehameha knew he had to preserve the sandalwood trees for future generations. This led Kamehameha to place a kapu on the young sandalwood trees, so they would be saved for the future. This was one of the many new changes Kamehameha made to the islands. Placing a kapu on the trees was a beneficial change because not

  • Kamehameha Research Paper

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    Kamehameha was a furious warrior from the day he born because before he was born, kamehameha’s mom had a craving for a tiger sharks eye. He was trained as an ali’i in combat and strategies in warfare by Kekuhaupio his trainer. Kalaniopuu was his uncle and the ali’i of hawaii, he gave kamehameha the task of being the keeper of Ku the god of warfare before he died. Kamehameha is a very respected person because he was the first Hawaiian person to conquer all the Hawaiian islands and unite them. Kamehameha

  • Gods of the Hawaiians Essay

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    spirituality and formed a large intricate society with hierarchies consisting of many chiefs. Alongside the ruling of the chiefs, the newborn Hawaiians followed a strict belief system known as Kapu akua otherwise known as the “law of the gods”. The Kapu was a strict set of rules and restraints that dictated all

  • The Revolution Of The United States Government

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    Based on the information provided to me from the text, and my own personal thoughts, I am a firm believer that we are in a revolution at this day in age, and will always continue to be in a revolution so long as the human race is here. I believe that being human, means you’re always changing and society is always revolving. As there are countless revolutions occuring at this time... I will like to state a few that I have personally witnessed. These are: a political revolution, describing the never

  • Lilo And Stitch

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    Lilo and Stitch – Movie Review Lilo and Stitch – An animated Disney movie released in 2002, since then, it has earnt 8 rewards. The film includes slight violence that may scare young kids. I personally loved it, the meaning behind it was so deep! I’d rate it 5/5 for its amazing graphics, uniqueness and realistic aspects. Lilo and Stitch was the 2nd Disney movie to use watercolour painted backgrounds. The watercolour sent a warm vibe throughout the movie and created a Hawaiian theme, just was where