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Trabajo sobre el estado de Hawaii

Trabajo sobre el estado de Hawaii

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    • Localitation   Is the most recent of the 50 U.S. states (joined the Union on August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean.  The Capital is Honolulu  Abbreviations: HI, US-HI  Flag and seal.
    • Geography and environment   The main Hawaiian Islands are: Island Nickname Area Population (as of 2010) Hawaii The Big Island 4,028.0 sq mi (10,432.5 km2) 185,079 Maui The Valley Isle 727.2 sq mi (1,883.4 km2) 144,444 Oʻahu The Gathering Place 596.7 sq mi (1,545.4 km2) 953,207 Kauaʻi The Garden Isle 552.3 sq mi (1,430.5 km2) 66,921 Molokaʻi The Friendly Isle 260.0 sq mi (673.4 km2) 7,345
    • History of Hawaii   During the 1780s and 1790s, chiefs often fought for power. After a series of battles that ended in 1795 and forced cession of the island of Kauaʻiin 1810, all inhabited islands were subjugated under a single ruler who became known as King Kamehameha the Great. He established the House of Kamehameha, a dynasty that ruled the kingdom until 1872.
    • Culture   Cuisine of Hawaii. The Cuisine of Hawaii is a fusion of many foods brought by immigrants to the Hawaiian Islands, particularly of American, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Polynesian and Portugue se origins  Hawaiian mythology. Hawaiian mythology comprises the legends, historical tales, and sayings of the ancient Hawaiian people. It is considered a variant of a more general Polynesian mythology, developing its own unique character for several centuries before about 1800. It is associated with the Hawaiian religion. The religion was officially suppressed in the 19th century, but kept alive by some practitioners to the modern day.A statue of Hawaiian deity Prominent figures and terms include Aumakua, the spirit of an ancestor or family god and Kāne, the highest of the four major Hawaiian deities.
    •  Music of Hawaii. The music of Hawaii includes an array of traditional and popular styles, ranging from native Hawaiian folk music to modern rock and hip hop. Hawaii's musical contributions to the music of the United States are out of proportion to the state's small size. Styles like slack-key guitar are well-known worldwide, while Hawaiian-tinged music is a frequent part of Hollywood soundtracks. Hawaii also made a major contribution to country music with the introduction of the steel guitar. 
    • Languages   The state of Hawaii has two official languages recognized in its 1978 constitution: English and Hawaiian.  Hawaii Creole English (locally referred to as 'Pidgin') is the native language of many born-and-raised residents and is a second language for many other residents.
    • Israel Kamakawiwoʻole   Kamakawiwoʻolewas born at Kuakini Hospital in Honolulu.  The Makaha Sons of Niʻihaurecorded No Kristo in 1976 and released four more albums, including Kahea O Keale, Keala, Makaha Sons Of Niʻihauand Mahalo Ke Akua. In 1982, Kamakawiwoʻole's brother, Skippy, died at age 38 of a heart attack related to obesity
    • Maxim Knight   Maxim Knight is an American child actor who started acting at the age of eight. He is probably most known for appearing as Matt Mason in the TNT science fiction series Falling Skies.  He won the Best Performance in a TV Series - Supporting Young Actor In 2012 with the Falling Skies series.
    • Jason Momoa   Joseph Jason Namakaeha Momoa is an American actor and model. He is known for his television roles as Ronon Dex (2005–09) on the military science fiction television series Stargate: Atlantis (2004–09) and as Khal Drogo in the HBO medieval fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011). He also starred as the title character in the sword and sorcery film Conan the Barbarian (2011).