Hawaiian remains the language of the
heart and soul. The language sways like a
Traditional Hawaiian culture and the
customs of Hawaii’s ethnically diverse
palm tree in a gentle wind. Its words are immigrants are an integral part of the
as melodious as a love song. Hawaiian is social fabric. This is not simply a place
a polynesian language spoken where east meets west, but a place
throughout the inhabited Hawaiian where the cultures merge in a manner
Islands. In the nineteenth century it which seems to bring out the best in all
became a written language and was the of them. The revival of traditional Hawaii
language of the Hawaiian government culture has seen an explosion of the
and the people with the subjugation of Hula hulas (schools) and many Hawaiian
Hawaii under the rule of the United artist and craft people are resuming to
States in 1898. Hawaiian was replaced traditional mediums and themes such as
and English became the ofﬁcial language. the tupa weaving, quilt making and the
creation of colourful art. Aloha aina
means love of the land it is profound
Hawaii is a lovely island it is great
respect we have for Hawaii and the care
to go there for a holiday but
we take to protect our islands.
Hawaii is very hot as well so you
have to look after your skin. The
population in Hawaii is 1,262,840
and heaps of American people live
there because of the waves on the
beaches. People who live in Hawaii
talk Hawaiian and English.
By: Tracey Potter
History Art Food
The Hawaiians favourite food is
The lovely Islands were discovered by
Hawaiian art is a basic art with the pineapple because its nice juicy
the Polynesians, who gave them the
heaps of decoration. Most and healthy so you can eat as much
name Hawaii. When Captain Cook
Hawaiian people use feathers and as you want and you won’t get fat.
discovered Hawaii, he renamed the
shapes to decorate their art which The traditional Hawaiians food is
Island’s and called them the Sandwich
is mostly the colours black and poi. Its made out of water, raw
Island’s. Captain Cook is the man who
green. corn ﬁsh bait and vegetables.
was killed by natives in a big Island
dispute at Kealakekua Bay, near Kona.
The macadamia trees were ﬁrst
planted in Hawaii in January 1, 1953.
Hawaiians clothes are big, colourful
On a hot summers day the and ﬂowery. The women wear
Hawaiians like to play a nice game dresses and the men wear blue or
of American football. But their red tops. The Hawaiians clothes
favourite sport is surﬁng which is are baggy so the wind can ﬂy up
the best. their clothes and cool them down.