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hawaii project

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HAWAII geographical location Hawaii is in the Pacific ocean
Is the state number 50 of the US
The capital is Honolulu that is in Oahu island
It's made by 19 islands and atolls
It is 3000 kilometers of America
Is in Polynesia, Oceania, but it's part of the US FLORA AND FAUNA FLORA Purple hibiscus: is the flower of the state.
dwarf Pittosporum: is one of the most commons plants in Hawaii. FAUNA Stonefish : is one of the most poisonous fishes.
Monk seal: they were in danger of extintion in century XIX.
Turtle: is in danger of extintion. CELEBRITIES Nicole Kidman: She was born in Honolulu. She's an actress. She has won an Oscar, 3 golden globes and a Dafta Barack Obama: He was born in Honolulu in 1961.He's the first black president of USA. SPORTS The most famous sport in Hawaii is surf.
In the north coast of Oahu you can practice this sport.You can surf waves with more than 7 meters.
The most famous places to practise this sport are Silver Channel, backdoor and Walls.
The hawaiians invented surf, in hawaiian "hee nalu"
before the James Cook arrival. HISTORY The first colonization cames from the Marquesas islands.According to the tradition the first european settler was James Cook, a british sailor.On the other hand, there are evidences that proves that the spanish sailor Ruy Lopez de Villalobos discovered them in 1527.
The most famous rulers were Kamehameha and his grandson, Kalakaua.
Hawaii was declared state of the US the 21 of August of 1959 MYTHOLOGY Hawaii is full of myths and legends. They usually talk about ghosts, elves and gods. The most important gods are:
Kane: the sun, water and forest.
Kanaloa: god of death, dark and oceans.
Pele: goddess of volcanoes.
Lono: god of growth, rain, peace, sport and crops. HULA The hula , an Indian dance, is a form to tell stories.
There are two types of hula:
An Polynesian style, call Kahiko Hula.
A Hula with occidental influence, call Auana.
Hula has his own goddess too: Laka . It's usually accompanied by songs or mele. Hawaii is made by 19 islands and atolls. These are the most important islands:
O’ahu
Mavi
Kava’i
Hawaii
Lana’i
moloka’i ISLANDS Some of them are:
Mauna Loa: it’s the 85% of the ground in hawaii
Kohala: it has more than 500,000 years.
Mauna Kea: it measures 4100 meters and 4500 meters under the sea VOLCANOES Luau is one of the most famous costumes of Hawaii.
It has music, dances and food.
It’s one of the best forms to know the Hawaiian culture. LUAU THANKS
FOR WATCHING CURIOSITIES The hawaiian alphabet have only 12 letters (A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P and W).
In Hawaii the wettest mount of the word, mount Waialleale is close to a very dry desert.
The nickname of Hawaii is "the aloha state".
The most thypical food is chicken with pineapple and coconut.
Some movies has been filmed in Hawaii, such as Pearl Harbor. MADE BY ANDREA TAVIRA GARCÍA AND MARTA NUÑO CAMPOS
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