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Hawaii

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International Student Association at the University of Arizona, Hawaii BBQ 2012-03-02
Junxiao Shi

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Hawaii

  1. 1. Hawaii Junxiao ShiInternational Student Association
  2. 2. Aloha! • in Hawaiian language means affection, peace, compassion, mercy • used as an English greetingText from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0
  3. 3. Location: central Pacific Ocean Capital: Honolulu Area: 28,311km2, 41.2% water Elevation: mean 920m Population: 1,374,810 (2011) Timezone: UTC-10Text from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0Bing Maps
  4. 4. Hundreds of Islands Main Hawaiian Islands • Hawaiʻi, The Big Island • Kauaʻi, The Garden Isle • Kahoʻolawe, The Target Isle • Lānaʻi, The Pineapple Isle • Maui, The Valley Isle • Molokaʻi, The Friendly Isle • Niʻihau, The Forbidden Isle • Oʻahu, The Gathering PlaceText from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0Bing Maps
  5. 5. Tropical ClimatePhoto by Matt Wright, CC-BY 2.0
  6. 6. History of Hawaii • 300: earliest habitation • 1778: British explorer James Cook’s arrival • 1778-1893: Kingdom of Hawaii • 1894-1898: the Republic of Hawaii • 1898-1959: the Territory of Hawaii • Aug 21, 1959: 50th US stateSome data from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0
  7. 7. PolynesianCulture
  8. 8. Traditional Hawaiian Religion - prominent deities• Papa / Haumea - goddess, Earth Mother who created the world(s) and islands• Wakea - god who created the sky and fructified the land• Kū - expression of male generating power• Hina - expression of female fecundity and the power of growth.• Kāne - god of fresh water, sunlight, and forests, and the ancestor of chiefs and some families of commoners• Kanaloa - god of the deep sea, often represented as a great squid• Lono - god of agriculture, clouds, rain, winds, the surface of the sea, and the patron of the Makahiki harvest festival• Milu - god of the underworld• Aumakua - family guardians which can range from esteemed ancestors to animals which aided a family member and were subsequently deified. Text from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0
  9. 9. HawaiianCuisine –Ancientimu - theHawaiianearth ovenPhoto by Adam, CC-BY-SA 2.0
  10. 10. Hawaiian Cuisine - Modern• A fusion of many cuisines brought by immigrants from American, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Polynesian, Portuguese Text from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0
  11. 11. Loco MocoPhoto by christian razukas, CC-BY-SA 2.0
  12. 12. Tako PokePhoto by stu_spivack, CC-BY-SA 2.0
  13. 13. Plate Lunch Photo by christian razukas, CC-BY-SA 2.0
  14. 14. Mai Tai cocktail • Hawaiian tropical tiki cocktails make use of rum, and are served with a decorative piece of fruitPhoto by duluoz cats, CC-BY 2.0
  15. 15. Native Hawaiian Art
  16. 16. Hawaii State Capitol building
  17. 17. Pearl HarborPhoto by Flightsoffancy, CC-BY-SA 3.0

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