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    1. 1.   Hawaii Morgan & Ellen February 7, 2011
    2. 2. Symbols of (name of your state) The state bird is The state flower is The state tree is Add a picture here. Add a picture here. Add a picture here.
    3. 3. State Nickname Hawaii has many nicknames but only one is official. Hawaii's nickname is "The Aloha State".  Hawaii got the nickname by a 1959 Legislature of the State
    4. 4. State History First Inhabitants 1500 Years ago, Polynesians from the Marquesas Islands were first to set foot .  They sailed over 200 miles in canoes only guided by stars. 500 years ago, settlers from Tahiti arrived with their belief in gods and demi-gods.  They instituted a strict social hierarchy based on a kapu system. Exploration 1778 British Captain James Cook landed 1820 brought the firt protestant missionaries Which explorers visited your state and where did they come from? Settlement Where was the first settlement located in your state? Who started the settlement and why?
    5. 5. State History, continued Colonial Days If your state was one of the original thirteen colonies, explain what life was probably like during that time. Territorial Days If your state was a territory before it became a state, explain when the United States Congress created the territory. Explain how settlers were able to obtain land in the new territory.
    6. 6. Statehood This state became the __50th__ state in the United States in _1959___. The first governor of the state was ___James Dole______.
    7. 7. Government National Government Name the current United States Senators and Representatives. This state has _4___ electoral votes. State Government Name the current governor.Neil Abercrombie Describe the state’s legislature.51 member House and 25 member Senate
    8. 8. Maps In this space insert a political and/or physical map of your state. Note: Check out Microsoft Design Gallery Live at for maps and other graphics of your state.
    9. 9. Population 1950: 1960: 1970: 1980: 1990: 2000: Over the past fifty years the population has (increased/decreased).
    10. 10. Economy <ul><li>Chief products of the state include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agricultural (farm) products: Greenhouse /Nursey products, Pineapple, cane for sugar, coffee, and macadamia nuts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mining products:Lava Cinder (used in landscaping) and basalt rock (for aggregates) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manufactured goods: </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Weather The average high temperature in July is _________. The average high temperature in January is __________. The average yearly precipitation is _____________.
    12. 12. Natural Resources Water Name the major rivers and bodies of water. Wailuku River(Hawaii island), Anahulu River(Oahu island), and Salt Lake. Minerals Name and describe a few different kinds of minerals.Quartz and Epistilbite Quartz- Espistilbite - popular to collect
    13. 13. Natural Resources, continued Plant Life Name and describe some of the trees and wildflowers. Animal Life Name and describe some of the wild animals.
    14. 14. Places to Visit Choose one place in your state that would be interesting to visit. Tell where it is located in the state and why it would be interesting to visit. Note: Use Microsoft Internet Explorer to find information about your state.
    15. 15. Famous People Choose three well known residents of your state. Tell what they did to become famous.
    16. 16. State Motto Tell about the state motto and what makes this state special. Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono which means &quot;'''The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness. It has been the motto for 160 years spoken by King Kamehameha.
    17. 17. Works Cited List the resources you used for your research.