The Hawaiians

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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

  • Summary : Hawaiian Whaler Diary

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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • A Study On Hawaiian Airlines

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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

  • The Importance Of The Hawaiian Language

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    improved as time passes. Though Hawaiian phrases such as aloha and ohana are commonly used due to the popularization of media and film, the use of the language in daily life in terms of use of literature and communication is not as frequent. The Hawaiian language revival movement, known as the Ku’ikahi ‘Olelo Hawai’i (Brezinger and Heinrich, 2010), was stimulated by the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. The movement itself began with the resurfacing of Hawaiian dance and song and later encompassed

  • Colonization Of The Hawaiian Islands

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    Introduction Colonisation of the Hawaiian Islands in the years following Captain James Cook’s landing in 1778 had a huge influence on the societal structure, the ruling system, and the gender roles within the community. With the old culture dismantled, a new one was built on the basis of Christian values, brought to Hawaii by the missionaries from New England. This essay will give a brief description of the colonisation of Hawaii, and then focus on the effects this process had on the societal structure

  • Effects Of Hawaiian Tourism

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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

  • Modernization Of The Hawaiian Islands

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    The state of Hawaii, also known collectively as the Hawaiian Islands, has a long history regarding its development. From migration, to the development of producing goods as a way of bartering, to an eventual governed society, the modernization of Hawaii has an illustrious history. The people who impacted this and were part of creating a globalized look at Hawaii played a part into modernization the state. This paper will illustrate the modernization of this land and its westernization throughout

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