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    Noa Fujitani Taiyo Williamson Hawaiian Whaler Diary Oct. 21, 1851 Today was weirdly exotic. I was going out to the dock at the crack of dawn to unload our materials from the trip that we took. The dock was cracked and had algae stains everywhere I looked. I saw more and different Hawaiians getting paid to refit our ships because the only reason we are here is because of our ship. As I walked closer to them, I saw that they were actually making a lot from our captain. He was practically bankrupt

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    Hawaiian Culture

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    Hawaiians worshiped many gods and goddesses. A few of the most important were K, ne (the creator), K, (god of war and politics), and Lono (god of agriculture, fertility, and peace). The annual harvest festival, Makahiki, welcomed Lono back to the earth to renew its fertility. During Makahiki, which lasted from late October until early February, no war, intense work projects, or politics could be undertaken. The goddess P?le, the most well-known Hawaiian deity outside the islands

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    Hawaiian Stereotypes

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    The Hawaiian culture is both diverse and unique, with its own language, traditions, and beliefs. Despite these multi-faceted characteristics, certain broad stereotypes about the culture persist in the non-Hawaiian population. My paper will explore where race, prejudice and cultural stereotypes come from and how both Hawaiian and non-Hawaiian cultures reinforce these stereotypes. According to Dictionary.com a stereotype is something conforming to a fixed or general pattern, especially an often oversimplified

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    Hawaiian Identity

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    Hawaiians have experienced difficulty with understanding their identity since the arrival of the first haoles, and since then with the promise of labor and tropical paradise, people of all different races and cultures flocked to the islands. Through years of interracial marriages, Hawaii has become home to many beautiful hapa children of different backgrounds and ethnicities. However, as a result of these mixed bloods and cultures, many have had difficulty coping with where exactly they belonged

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    Hawaiian Annexation

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    The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, which happened from January 17, 1893 to August 12, 1898, happened because the sugar planters and businessmen wanted more power over the Hawaiian Islands, both economically and politically. These foreigners tried to overthrow the Hawaiian Monarchy by using force, and the Hawaiians tried to stop the act of annexation. During the overthrow, some foreigners, such as Sanford B. Dole, Lorrin A. Thurston, and John L. Stevens, created the Hawaiian League, the Committee

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    Since their inception in 1929, Hawaiian Airlines (HA) has continually grown to become major player throughout the Pacific. In 2013 HA finished that year with their “sixth consecutive year of profitability and a record passenger count of 9.95 million.” (Hawaiian Airlines, 2014) By the end of 2014 HA will have a fleet of “three ATR-42s, 18 B717s, 10 B767s, and 19 A330s.” (Hawaiian Airlines, 2014) This young fleet will continue carrying passengers on roughly 212 daily jet flights to “20 domestic

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    Hawaiian Sugar Industry

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    nothing about the Hawaiian Sugar Plantation. It gives clear reasons why the sugar industry started, how it affected people, and even the difficulties such as illness and disease. First, the industry started back in the early 1850’s. In paragraph 3 of “The Land Of Many” , it states, “The arrival of plantation workers from around the world changed the face of Hawaii. In 1853, near the beginning of the sugar industry's boom, 97 percent of the archipelago's residents were native Hawaiians. “ This lets me

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    visit Kilauea volcano on the main island . Tourists can also visit the other Hawaiian islands to see Haleakala national park. This shows that most people would rather visit the main island instead of the other islands. Also a lot of people go to Hawaii just to visit Kilauea volcano. Even though most people go to Hawaii just for Kilauea, some people visit to see the other islands and the national park that is in the Hawaiian state.

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    Hawaiian Hula Dancing

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    strong presence of military occupation resulted from a bottom-up process in which settler’s desires for the economic prosperity and opportunity compelled them to migrate and stake their claim to these territories. Interactions between the local Hawaiians, international tourists, and the US military shaped the theory of settler colonialism. Trask writes “Just five hours away by plane from California, Hawai’i is a thousand light years away in fantasy”. She continues saying “Hawai’i is the image of

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    there have been negative impacts to Native Hawaiians with second and third order effects that go unseen behind the ocean front hotels, luaus, and tourist attractions. Hawaii has become a major tourist destination that receives over six million visitors per year. One of a major contributor to the Hawaiian economy, so much that it generates 10 billion dollars per year to the economy. (Lukasz). Because of tourism, the negative impact on the Native Hawaiians has been eye opening for the economic effects

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