Essays Tagged: "Hawaii"

why koreans came to usa

05 to purse further education in the USA. Between 1902 and 1905, 7,000 Korean immigrants arrived in Hawaii. (Thernstrom) From 1903 to 1905, 65 ships carrying 7,226 Koreans, set sail from Inchon for Ho ... apanese passport. (Bandon 18) These developments effectively ended almost all Korean immigration to Hawaii and the US for forty years.Many of the Koreans came because of the sugar industry in Hawaii. ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.7 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


for dinner on Monday or Wednesday, take a vacation to a place that they have never gone for example Hawaii. Also invent a new form of life, if use to go to sleep every Friday after the news, change an ...

(2 pages) 87 0 2.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Hawaii: The Big Five

- -Prologue of HistoryUntil statehood, Hawaii was ruled economically by a consortium of corporations known as the 'Big Five': C. Brewer and ... er and Baldwin Inc., shipping, sugar, and pineapple, founded in 1895. This economic oligarchy ruled Hawaii with a velvet glove and a steel grip. With members on all important corporate boards, they co ... de up of the islands' oldest and most well-established haole families; all included bloodlines from Hawaii's own nobility and ali'i. They looked among themselves for suitable husbands and wives, so br ...

(10 pages) 102 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

"Hawaii"- describes the geographic elements of the island

When coming in by air on the final approach to the airport on the Island of Oahu in Hawaii, the crystal clear blue waters lead to a breathtaking view of the extinct volcano named "Diam ... t volcano named "Diamond Head". A week later, similar waters escorted me to the "Big Island" called Hawaii, from which the Islands collectively derive their name. Hawaii is the home of five volcanoes, ... he experience I had when I visited goes far beyond a simple tourist attraction. Whether I return to Hawaii to study volcanism or not, the unforgettable visual memories and observations I experienced w ...

(5 pages) 80 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Aloha Oè Lili'uokalani- Legacy of Hawaii's Last Queen

Queen Lili'uokalani was Hawaii's last monarchial figure in power. She worked hard to preserve the customs and well-being of ... by serving as a figure of strength and honor.Born in 1838, Lili'uokalini was sent to a school with 'Hawaii's elite children' to be educated by the American missionaries. She learned to adapt polite Am ... missionaries. She learned to adapt polite American customs, and was therefore knowledgeable in both Hawaiian and Western cultures. Being very accomplished as a child, she had a great love of music tha ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Battle of Midway 1942

n the Central Pacific. Only 1,500 miles from Oahu, it was a perfect starting point for aconquest of Hawaii. If the base was threatened by Japan, Yamamoto reasoned, the U.S. Fleet would have to meet th ... ry.For more than five months, the Japanese Navy had triumphed. It had staged lightning strikes from Hawaii to Ceylon, losing no vessel larger than a destroyer. Smug with success, naval officers planne ...

(8 pages) 97 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Apple Vacations Vs. Thomas Cook

Vacations, a Pennsylvania corporation opened in 1969, is a major vacation tour operator to Mexico, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Bahamas, Bermuda, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean, with offices in Pennsylvania, Il ... ly scheduled air service vacation packages out of many gateway cities across the country to Mexico, Hawaii, the Caribbean and ski packages to Colorado, Salt Lake City and Whistler.Thomas Cook AG, on t ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Imperialism and how it best served the united states

pan just to establish a military post, or where we forced Queen Liliuokalani to give up her rule in Hawaii, and the Open Door Policy that led to the Boxer Rebellion in China. The United States fought ... d country.Also, the United States got more than its adequate share of land. Just from force it took Hawaii, the Philippines, and Cuba. The United States also got Portorico, and the Panama Canal which ...

(1 pages) 55 0 1.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Comparison and Contrast: Species Endangerment

lation between two distinct areas in the United States. Wilcove devotes one chapter in his novel to Hawaii and another to the Western part of the United States--we can conclude that these are two comp ... ments, but when it all boils down, and we begin to look at three main ideas: the lost of habitat in Hawaii (For example: destruction of the island refuge and vacant niches (a secluded, sheltered place ...

(8 pages) 107 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


HAWAIIIn the middle of the Pacific Ocean, there is a subtropical archipelago (a chain of islands) of ... ts on the map, so small that historians marvel that they were ever discovered at all. These are the Hawaiian Islands which were become the 50th of the U.S of America. For many, Hawaii is a number one ... whole year round, volcanoes crowned with snow and fire, dazzling flowers and flowering trees. Thus, Hawaii's sparkling beaches, awesome volcanoes, amazing islands and its dance hula, which is the hear ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Spring Break

ent to Cancun or some other wild place to do crazy, crazy things and to get really drunk. I went to Hawaii, to the tiny island of Lanai with my mom, dad and sister, and lay on the beach for six days. ... family the story, and they all got a kick out of it. A few days earlier I had been approached by a Hawaiian looking man in Best Buy who tried to get me involved in a pyramid scheme or some kind of dr ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

My personal culture self disclosure and communication

service, I had the opportunity to experience life in many different places. I have lived in Texas, Hawaii, California and Fort Lewis Washington. We were supposed to move to Germany when my grandfath ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.1 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

To what extent was James Cook figure used as a mythological tool to account for the imposition of Western ideas in Hawaii?

INTRODUCTIONCaptain James Cook was the first European to visit the Hawaiian Islands. Upon stepping on the island of Oahu and upon being received by natives as their g ... as their god Lono, he brought with him Western ideology and practices that would forever change the Hawaiian culture and way of living. The world now knew about Hawaii and established trading ties; C ... enterprise and schooling was implemented. And these changes would bring diseases to the vulnerable Hawaiian people, dilute old traditions, and destroy indigenous plants and animals. After Hawaii's a ...

(15 pages) 44 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Author Presentation: Lois Lowry

Biographyo Born in Hawaii (1937)o Middle childo Liked to be aloneo Wanted to be a writer from a ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Practicing the Important Skills of Communication in an Exclusive Interview With My Mother

s to visit my family my mom was the best candidate for the interview. I immediately called her from Hawaii to make an appointment to interview her because I know how extremely busy her schedule is. Wh ... tes in search of a better life and to start a family. They had a daughter Rosanna and then moved to Hawaii when she was 9 months old. While growing up in Hawaii the only way she learned English was wh ...

(11 pages) 71 1 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Coffee: Process & Capacity.

t. This is why the Kono Coffee plant is located in the perfect location - the volcanic mountains of Hawaii.The processing of coffee lies on the "Continuous Process" of the types of continuum processes ...

(2 pages) 52 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Compare & Contrast. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" & "Guess Who." (Old Movies are Making a Comeback)

uess Who's Coming to Dinner, the plot sets us in a relationship where there is a couple that met in Hawaii, Joanna and her fiancé John Prentice, who fell in love with each other in a matter of ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

American Expansion - Written in the perspective of a pro-imperialist during the times of imperialism (early 1900's).

be opened up. Politically, America will gain important military bases. For example, a naval base in Hawaii would be an excellent spot as it is in the middle of the pacific between Asia and America. No ... nt it or not. American Expansion will be a very fair thing.In a political aspect, the annexation of Hawaii is necessary. Hawaii is a prime location for a naval base. The reason for a naval base is com ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hula and Ori Tahiti (Tamure) Dancing

th dances came from the Polynesian islands, which is made up of several different islands including Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Zealand, Easter Island, Tahiti, and many more. Although, both came from the ... nd, Tahiti, and many more. Although, both came from the same chain of islands, hula originated from Hawaii and ori Tahiti dancing originated Tahiti. Besides having a different origin, they each have t ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

My Autobiography

My name is Jonathan and I was born in Taiwan. I came to Hawaii when I was about two years old so I can pretty much say that I lived here all my life. Chine ... of competition there are out there. So, I stayed here and now I am a student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus. I am actually not doing as well as I wanted to do since I did get an A- and ...

(4 pages) 54 0 0.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing