I remember waking up next to a beautiful beach in a place called Hawaii. It was a very hot sunny day when I took a walk with my family and dog to go see the beach. It was a beautiful feeling it felt like I was in another world. The trees were blowing and the…
Then in 1887 Liliuokalani took the throne due to the king’s death. The first thing the queen acted upon was new improved constitution the reason for this was because she was demanded to sign the Bayonet Constitution. This constitution reduced the power of monarchy along with her own power (Barbra Peterson, 1838-1917, para 4). Her…
With the newly expanding American West came many new lands and adventures. One of the new ventures was in the Hawaiian Islands where Captain George Vancouver gifted cattle to the King of Hawaii Kamehameha I in 1793, introducing a new livestock to the islands and beginning a very long history of cowboys, ranches, and cattle…
Hiding behind the coconut trees and and the white sandy beaches of Hawai’i holds a dark political background creating tension between the Hawaiians and the United States. The 50th state of Hawai’i to most is a paradise but many are unaware to the fact of how Hawai’i came to be apart of the United States,…
It’s always an exciting feeling when hearing the words lets go on vacation. Life can be a bit chaotic at times, so a vacation is just what some of us need to rejuvenate. When going on vacation it’s a time to relax, kick your feet up and enjoy quality time with family and a few…
Iniki, ‘strong and piercing winds’, is its meaning. Growing up, my mom would often share her memories about Hurricane Iniki that took place September 11th, 1992. We lived in Mililani, Oahu; she said she had to prepare for Hurricane Iniki to the point where they filled their tubs with water to have clean drinking water….