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Kilauea is one of five volcanoes that forms Hawaii. Kilauea is active, and the most active out of the five volcanoes. It has been erupting since 1983. Kilauea is approximately 300,000 and 600,000 years old. It is situated along Hawaii’s south shore and is accepted to have arrived adrift level around 100,000 years prior. Kilauea is a Hawaiian word signifying ‘much spreading’ or ‘regurgitating’, named in that capacity in view of its successive magma stream (Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica,2020). Most...
Piilani Partners, a company who is proposing to open a bottling plant here in Hilo, has been met with the greater amount of resistance, rather than larger amounts of supporters who are in favor of this proposal. The problem identified during the hearing seems to stem from the bottling plant manufacturing and using plastic, which the people continue to witness plastic polluting our lands, streams, rivers, and oceans which has caused grave harm and extinction to our wildlife on land...
Hawaii is universally known for being ‘paradise on earth’, however this facade has a devastating effect on its locals. Millions of people a year travel to see this ‘paradise’ without ever seeing the ugly truth. Due to the growing number of tourists, the cost of living is rising, traffic congestion is getting worse, our land is being mistreated and Hawaiian culture is dying. Since before the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Hawaiians have been persecuted against by foreigners. Hawaiians were...
In their anthropological review of Hawaii, Anahulu, Marshall Sahlins and Patrick V. Kirch combine the anthropological subdisciplines of social anthropology and archaeology in a project with an intent to understand how the cultural constructs and processes of Hawaiian history have been couched into the land of the Anahulu Valley in northwestern Oahu. The project was accomplished through the synthetization of data from archival ethnography to archaeological surveys and excavations. The authors inform that while their archaeological investigations were centered in...
There were numerous points of view regarding the annexation of Hawaii by the United States in 1898, consisting of both supporters and opponents of the annexation, who in turn saw its pros and cons respectively. The main contribution towards the support towards the annexation of Hawaii involved the general association of Hawaii as an island in which were to accelerate the development of (inter)national agricultural commerce as well as the United States economy. The perspectives of the individuals in which...