Hawaii Essay Examples

Hawaiian Hula

As ideological practice, hula was a form of social representation that maintained relationships of power and difference by expressing and legitimating the authority of the religious-political system(Tatar 19). The most heavily ritualized hulas were institutionalized within overlapping power structures of the ali’i and the priesthoods. Supported by high chiefs were halau under the direction of… View Article

Love hula, love Hawaii

Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas Day That’s the island greeting that we send to you from the land where palm trees sway Here we know that Christmas will be green and bright The sun to shine by day and all the stars at night Mele Kalikimaka is Hawaii’s… View Article

Indigenous People

Indigenous people are those that are native to an area. Throughout the world, there are many groups or tribes of people that have been taken over by the Europeans in their early conquests throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, by immigrating groups of individuals, and by greedy corporate businesses trying to take their land. The… View Article

Indigenous Australians and Native Hawaiians

Indigenous Tourism is about reciprocity among humans and landscapes–learning to responsibly manage the impacts of tourism activities in ways that benefit local communities economically, socially, culturally and ecologically1. Indigenous Tourism encompasses tourism product that provides consenting contact with Aboriginal people, culture or land. The term is also applied to businesses that are either Aboriginal owned… View Article

Captain James Cook

Captain James Cook, FRS, RN (7 November 1728[NB 1] – 14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook made detailed maps of Newfoundland prior to making three voyages to the Pacific Ocean, during which he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern coastline of Australia… View Article

Soul Surfer

Have you ever thought about all the things that could happen that would change your entire life? Bethany Hamilton was just a thirteen year old girl and a surfer when she was attacked by a shark, losing her entire left arm. Hamilton’s Soul Surfer is her admirable story of how she was attacked by a… View Article

Lovely Hula Hands

Trask’s object of study is the historical and contemporary American popular conception of Hawaii, Native Hawaiians, and Native Hawaiian issues, such as rights, sovereignty, tourism, and institutional racism. Trask primarily interrogates the issues of colonialism, neocolonialism, and sovereignty in Hawai‘i and how these debates are framed in disparate contexts/around different foci; Hawaiian nationalist, cultural, international… View Article

Fogo De Chao Entry into Hawaii

Fogo de Chao is an authentic fine dining Brazilian restaurant able to establish successful branches in key cities in the United States. With expansion and positive revenue collection, the restaurant faces the opportunity for further expansion, this time in Hawaii. The discussion covers an introduction of the restaurant, environment analysis, and sales and marketing plan… View Article

Farewell to Manzanar

On December 7, 1941 there was a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by Japan. The attack came from the Japanese, yet it caused unfounded fear in this country toward Japanese Americans. The book Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston depicts the reactions of the government and the American public… View Article

Hawaii Watersports

With the white sandy beaches and crystal clear water Hawaii is the ideal place for ocean water sports. There are a wide range of water sports, from highly aggressive to leisurely sports that all types of people can enjoy. There are even sports which are specific only to the exotic islands encompassing this magnificent state…. View Article

Aloha, Hawaii

There are countless famous tourist spots around the globe, all showcasing different features and aspects. People craving for a taste of history and of the earliest civilizations can tour around any of Europe’s well-known cities or the ancient ruins in South America. A trip to Asia, on the other hand, would entail learning about rich… View Article

Culture and Educational Policy in Hawaii

American education policy has been formulated and shaped through the three major cartels of institutions. These are social, political and economic which have led to the transitions from one system to another. Although education has profound effects in all the institution, education and politics are seen to have much great effects on each other in… View Article

Hawaiian Monarchy Persuasive Essay

Thought the entire Hawaiian monarchy there were 8 monarchs that ruled Hawaii. There are numerous reasons to argue on how the monarchy was overthrown. Kauikeaouli, also known as Kamehameha the Third was the first Hawaiian monarch to allow any sort of land ownership in Hawaii. This was a completely new idea to the Hawaiians. He… View Article

Describing My Shell

My object is a shell, a shell like any shell made from the same material like any others, but my shell has a different form that makes it really special. The sandy clear color, and the curved lines on its exterior seem like a finger print to describe its individuality. Its shiny smooth inner part… View Article

Pros of the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy

My topic was about the pro’s of the overthrow of the monarchy. A few of the reasons why the overthrow of the monarchy was good was because Hawaii started to become multi-cultural . Being multi-cultural can be looked upon as good if you see it as a way to diversify our cultures. Not to many… View Article