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Hawaii Riko Osila, Marleen Varblas, Sergei Kaasik Jõgeva Ühisgümnaasium Tutor: Maive Kase Hawaii Riko Osila, Marleen Varblas, Sergei Kaasik Jõgeva Ühisgümnaasium Tutor: Maive Kase

General Information Ø Capital city : Honolulu Ø State : 50 Ø State nickname General Information Ø Capital city : Honolulu Ø State : 50 Ø State nickname : Aloha State Ø Official languages: English, Hawaiian

The flag of Hawaii Ø 8 stripes – represents the eight main islands of The flag of Hawaii Ø 8 stripes – represents the eight main islands of Hawaii Ø The Union Jack- honoring Hawaii’s long relationship with the British

State Ø State fish : The reef triggerfish Ø State bird: Nene Ø State State Ø State fish : The reef triggerfish Ø State bird: Nene Ø State flower: Hibiscus ( yellow ) Ø State song: Hawaii Ponoi

The only state of the US that: Ø Is not geographically located in North The only state of the US that: Ø Is not geographically located in North America Ø Grows coffee Ø Has a royal place Ø Is completely surrounded by water Ø Does not have a straight line in its state boundary

History Ø Islands were discovered by the Polynesians, who gave them the name Hawaii History Ø Islands were discovered by the Polynesians, who gave them the name Hawaii Ø The Hawaiians were a people without writing, who preserved their history in chants and legends Ø When Captain Cook discovered Hawaii in 1778, he renamed them The Sandwich Islands Ø 1817 – Coffee was first planted

History Ø 1941 – December 7 th, Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The U. S. History Ø 1941 – December 7 th, Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The U. S. entered World War II. Ø 1900 – Hawaii became a United States territory Ø 1959 – Hawaii became the 50 th state. The first jet arrived. The age of tourism began

History Ø 1882 – America's only royal residence, Iolani Palace is built on Oahu. History Ø 1882 – America's only royal residence, Iolani Palace is built on Oahu. Ø James Cook's log describing the natives as "riding the ocean's waves on wooden boards", later was called surfing Ø 1934 – President Franklin Deleno Roosevelt arrived. He was the first United States president to visit Hawaii

Ø 1840 – The first Hawaii constitution of the kingdom was established Ø 1816 Ø 1840 – The first Hawaii constitution of the kingdom was established Ø 1816 – The first Hawaiin flag was seen Ø Prince Liholiho abandoned the ancient taboo of eating with women

Celebrities Ø Nicole Scherzinger (pop star) of Pussycat Dolls fame Ø Fred Hemmings surf Celebrities Ø Nicole Scherzinger (pop star) of Pussycat Dolls fame Ø Fred Hemmings surf champion in 1968, now he is a senator for Kailua Ø Ashley Lelie star player at the University of Hawaii Warriors football team Ø Kelly Preston very talented actress, Tia Carerre(actress) also from Hawaii

Celebrities Ø Keanu Reaves (actor) also born in Hawaii (Keanu can be translated to Celebrities Ø Keanu Reaves (actor) also born in Hawaii (Keanu can be translated to "the cool one. " ) Ø Nicole Kidman (actress) has a state of Hawaii birth certificate Ø Barack H. Obama the President of the United States of America

Culture Ø The Hula – Hawaiin icon. It's an image of swaying hips, graceful Culture Ø The Hula – Hawaiin icon. It's an image of swaying hips, graceful hands and colorful costumes Ø The Spirit of Aloha – aloha is the most Hawaiian word. In the Hawaiian language, it can mean hello or goodbye. It also means love and affection.

Culture Ø Surfing – Oahu’s south shore is perfect for beginning surfers. Hawaii has Culture Ø Surfing – Oahu’s south shore is perfect for beginning surfers. Hawaii has the most surfers in the world

Alphabet Ø Hawaiian has the shortest alphabet in the world Ø consists of only Alphabet Ø Hawaiian has the shortest alphabet in the world Ø consists of only twelve letters A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W Ø H, K, L, M, N, P – as in English Ø A – Like the a in far Ø E – Like the e in bet Ø I – Like the y in city Ø O – Like o in sole Ø U – Like the oo in moon

Interesting Hawaii has the highest life expectancy in the United States. Life expectancy for Interesting Hawaii has the highest life expectancy in the United States. Life expectancy for males is 75, for females 80 years.

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References • http: //www. hawaiianroots. com/hawaiihistory. htm • http: //www. lava. net/~poda/history. html • References • http: //www. hawaiianroots. com/hawaiihistory. htm • http: //www. lava. net/~poda/history. html • http: //en. wikipedia. org/wiki/History_of_Ha waii