History of Hawaii

By Nikko Cracchiolo

How was Hawaii discovered?

I think that Hawaii should be study in school because it was a very big resource for world war 2 and that the us put millions in to the pineapple industry. around 300 B.C the Polynesians discovered Hawaiian islands and settled them. the Polynesians started there journey to marques islands, because they noticed that the birds every year where flying south east for the winter. they wandered why this is. So they got in the outriggers and paddled over 1,500 miles and found the islands. they got back in there canoe and got people to travel and build a city.

The Rich Culture

Several theories describe migration to Hawaii. The one-migration theory suggests a single settlement. A variation on the one-migration theory instead suggests a single, continuous settlement period. Several "multiple migration" theories exist. One variation suggests that the original migration could have been followed by settlers from the Marquesas Islands, and then later by Tahitians.

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Hawaii is the 50th state added to the union its far away but nun the less important that why I think Hawaii should study more

Fun facts

  1. The state of Hawaii consists of eight main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe and the Big Island of Hawaii.
  2. Hawaii is the most isolated population center on the face of the earth. Hawaii is 2,390 miles from California; 3,850 miles from Japan; 4,900 miles from China; and 5,280 miles from the Philippines.
  3. Hawaii is the only state that grows coffee.
  4. More than one-third of the world's commercial supply of pineapples comes from Hawaii.
  5. There are only 12 letters in the Hawaiian alphabet.
    • Vowels: A, E, I, O, U
    • Consonants: H, K, L, M, N, P, W
  6. From east to west Hawaii is the widest state in the United States.
  7. The Hawaiian Islands are the projecting tops of the biggest mountain range in the world.
  8. Honolulu's zenith star, (the star that rises directly above it) is Arcturus. The Hawaiians called it Hokule'a. (Hoe koo lay uh.)
  9. Under-sea volcanoes that erupted thousands of years ago formed the islands of Hawaii.
  10. The Hawaiian Archipelago consists of over 130 scattered points of land stretching some 1,600 miles in length from the Kure Atoll in the north to the Island of Hawaii in the south.
  11. The first Asian American in the United States Senate was Hawaii's Hiram Fong. Descended from Chinese immigrants, Fong was elected to the Senate in 1959.
  12. Hawaii was the 50th state admitted to the union on August 20th, 1959.