Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

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  • The Hawaiian Monk Seal, Or Monachus Schauinslandi

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    The Hawaiian monk seal, or Monachus schauinslandi, was one of the original species to be placed under the Endangered Species Act that was enacted in 1973. As of 2010, the population of the monk seal is approximately 1,100, with an annual decrease of approximately 4.5%. The Hawaiian monk seal is primarily found on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands that are made up of coral reef atolls, seamounts, banks, and shoals. This is due to the fact that the monk seals primarily forage on the barrier reefs

  • Essay about Hawaiian Volcanoes

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    volcanoes of Hawaii, where it is known to be the home of one of the world’s largest volcanic islands, merely second to Iceland. It is not just the beautiful landscapes and wildlife that spark the interest to this particular area, but the uniqueness of the Hawaiian volcanoes and islands themselves are what make the area so significant. There will be information spanning from the history of the origin of the islands to how Hawaii must adjust to the volcanic hazards in order to keep the area livable. With

  • The Hawaiian Islands

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    The Hawaiian Islands were created from volcanoes over the millions of years. The Islands sit on the Pacific Ocean plate and the way these islands were formed was from the hotspots in the earth’s crust and from the underwater volcanoes that soon rise to make land. There is roughly eight islands and I believe there will be more islands created in the future and they will keep shifting northwest. The first island is the oldest and roughly near 5 million years old, while the younger ones aren’t as old

  • Coral Reef Research Papers

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    the islands with you. The Reyn Spooner AKO'AKO'A Shirt When thinking about Hawaii, most people think about palm trees, hula girls, and big waves. Others think of flowers, luaus, and dramatic sunsets. While each of these certainly embodies a part of Hawaiian culture, in reality, these items comprise a very small percentage of what makes up Hawaii. The state of Hawaii is not like other states. It does not even have a singular geographic barrier. In fact, Hawaii is a series of 132 islands in the

  • Active Volcanoes In The Central Pacific

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    is a 1,523-mile chain of islands and the eight main islands, Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Maui, Lanai, Molokai, Oahu, Kauai, and Niihau. The population of Honolulu is 1.42 million people and gets over 7,998,815 tourists a year. Hawaii consists of different environmental areas from the tropics to beaches with different colour sands that are unique, cliffs and waterfalls. To support this "Hawaii, a U.S. state, is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific. Its islands are renowned for their rugged

  • Geography Essay

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    Introduction and Climate The state of Hawaii is composed of 132 islands, reefs and shoals that extend for over 1500 miles across the central North Pacific Ocean from the "Big Island" of Hawaii to midway and Kure Atolls. The eight main islands of Hawaiian Archipelago include Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau and Kahoolawe (listed in order of size) which extend for only 350 miles at the south-eastern end of the volcanic mountain chain. Hawaii includes some of the earth’s largest

  • Real Cost Of Paradise By Iolani Palace

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    Queen Lili‘uokalani, is no exception. ‘Iolani Palace is a historic landmark that plays a vital key in Hawaiian history and culture. ‘Iolani Palace was built to serve as a monarchial seat and residence for the king or queen at the time and now functions as a museum. It is important for people to be aware of the changes that happened at ‘Iolani Palace because it plays a significant role in Hawaiian history. The significance of ‘Iolani Palace will always be represented in its history and foundation of

  • The Great Islands Of Hawaii There Was A Prophecy Foretold By One Of The Highest Ranking Kapunas

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    Among the great islands of Hawaii there was a prophecy foretold by one of the highest ranking Kapunas. This Kapuna stated that when a comet lit the Hawaiian sky, that year a baby boy would be born, and this baby would be the one to move the great Naha stone that sat on the Hilo side of the Big Island, and he would be the killer of kings and finally unite the Hawaiian island chain under one throne. Thus the year Halley’s comet made an appearance over the Hawaiian islands in the year 1758 a boy

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Pearl Harbor Speech

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    Hours after Pearl Harbor was bombed by Japan, gaining worldwide headlines, giving millions unanswered questions, the speech, Pearl Harbor Address to the Nation was given one day after the event. On December 8th 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave a speech to be remembered today, by using rhetorical devices and figurative language to strongly picture his message to the public, making great use of parallel structure, personification, parallelism, and climax ordering to enforce his key point

  • Traditional Dewai Culture : The Culture Of Traditional Hawaiian Culture

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    Traditional Hawaiian Culture I would consider this to be a formal essay but instead I would rather take this as a nonchalant one, because unlike most people I hate long winded crap but this is a must do for school so bear with me for a good bit and we can get it over with and maybe you’ll learn something but if you're like why am I having to listen to this guy about his culture well your wrong right of the bat cause this is not only my culture it may be your too and you just don’t know it but I