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Aloha From Hawaii

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Transcript of Aloha From Hawaii

Aloha From Hawaii
By:Gwyneth

Geography
Hawaii is made of 8 islands
Hawaii has 3 active volcanos
Hawaii has 392 beaches in Hawaii
There are also rainforests in Hawaii
Hawaii is very green and lush
There are waterfalls
Economy and Resources
Government makes alot of money
Growing fruits
Tourism
farming in parts of Hawaii makes alot of money
Government
Capital:Honolulu
Abbreviation:HI
Governor:Neil Abercrombie
U.S. senators: 2
2 democrats
0 republicans
History
1840-Hawaii adopts its first constitution
1891-Liliuokalani became queen
1941-Japan attacks pearl harbor
1959-Hawaii becomes 50th state
1990-Hawaii becomes U.S. territory
Political Location
The building is surrounded by a pool, meaning the Pacific Ocean.
Built March 15, 1969
It's one of the newest state capitol buildings in the United States
There's court yard in the middle of the building
It was designed by partners,Lemon, Lo and John Carl Warnecke
Geographical Location
Loihi is Hawaiian for long
It's under the Pacific Ocean off the shore of Hawaii
The volcano was named Loihi in 1955
Loihi rises about 10,000 ft off the ocean floor
Historical Location
The attack on Pearl Harbor happened on December 7, 1941
The attack lasted 110 minutes, from 7:55 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.
2335 servicemen died
The attack on Pearl Harbor brought the United States into World War II
Plans for a surprise attack against the United States started in January of 1941
Honolulu Capitol Building
Loihi Volcano
Pearl Harbor
Choice Location
Fun Facts
Economic Location
humuhumunukunukuapua is the official state fish
Hawaii’s nickname is the Aloha State
The happy face spider lives in Hawaii
President Barrack Obama was born here
Had the only royal palace in the U.S.A.
1.392 million (2012)
Hawaiian Flower: Hawaiian Hibiscus
Hawaiian bird: Nene
Hawaii tree: Leaf Flower
Hawaii mammal: Monk Seal
State flag:
Jurassic Park was filmed in Hawaii
Liani Gardens
Japanese garden was dedicated in 1917
Built in the early 1900s
dedicated to Queen Liliuokalani
The gardens have Waihonu Pond , bridges, koi ponds, pagodas, statues, torii, and a Japanese teahouse in the garden
It's southeast of downtown Hilo
Big place for tourists
Aulani
Disney
Opened on August 29, 2011
The cost to build Aulani was estimated to cost $800 million
Began taking room reservations in August 2010
On 21 acres of oceanfront area on Hawaii’s island of Oahu
It can cost $400 per night for a standard room with two queen sized beds
There are slides, snorkeling, pools, spas, shows, crafts, dinning... everything!
Maps
This is a phisical map it shows the islands of Hawaii.
This is a weather map it shows the average weather on each island.
This is a volcano map it shows where volcanos are.
This is a vegetation map it shows the vegetation on each island.
Road Trip Distance
Loihi Volcano to Honolulu capital building is 240 miles
Honolulu capital building to Pearl Harbor is 23.9 miles
Pearl Harbor to Laini Gardens is 120 miles
Laini Gardens to Aulani is 125
Aulani to WCE is 2500 miles
Total Distance: 3008 miles
Come back to paradise soon!
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