Why is Hawaii named Hawaii?
Its named Hawaii, because King Kamehamah (the king of Hawaii) changed the name to Hawaii, when it was first named the Sandwich island from Captain James Cook.
He changed it to Hawaii, because Hawaii means love!
He changed it to Hawaii, because Hawaii means love!
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The University of Hawai'i has a main campus on O'ahu, and many other branches (and community colleges) throughout the islands. Here is their website: http://hawaii.edu/
The actual meaning has been lost over millenia. However, Hawai'i is a name after the Polynesian homeland where our ancestors come from. It is uncertain, but "homeland" is sometimes provided as an answer.
By a 5hr 30min flight from California of by cruise ship. By sea or by air. Mainly by air as it is a long journey fromanywhere by sea. Even by air it is a long journey wherever in theworld you are coming from.
The world's largest volcano is Mauna Loa on the island of Hawaii. It only rises 4km above sea level, but from its own base under theocean (and into the ocean floor), its summit is 17km above its base(approximately 56,000 feet). It also erupts "regularly," with the latest eruption being in 1984. Hawa…ii is actually made up of 5 volcanoes such as Mauna Loa andsome others. There's a volcano on every island, being that islands are made fromvolcanoes. The main active volcano is on the Big Island "Hawai'i", it's calledKilauea. The volcano on O'ahu, "Diamond Head" is dormant. 1. On Hawaii's Big Island - Maunaloa and Kilauea in HawaiiVolcanoes National Park. Maunaloa last erupted in 1984 and Kilaueahas been continuously erupting since 1983. Loihi is locatedunderwater off the southern coast of Hawaii's Big Island. Thismight make a new island in Hawaii in a few hundred years. 2. Haleakala on Maui. Yeah it is a big volcano and is made of lava Among the many volcanoes in the Hawaiian islands are Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. In fact, all the islands in the chain are volcanic in origin. (MORE)
No one is exactly sure when or how Hawai'i got the name Hawai'i.Historians suggest that the name Hawai'i came from the ancientPolynesians' word for homeland. Hawaiki and Ohwyhee. "HA", in Hawai`i, is the "breath of life". There is noreal English translation "WAI" is "fresh water", or "The water …of life", or "living waters". "I" is, the concept of a supreme God, or consciousnesses. If you put these all together, Hawai`i, actually pronouncedha-vwy-ee (with the e being completely separate), means..... God breathed life to the waters. A hui hou. Originally the Europeans called them the Sandwich Islands. In Tahiti, it is Ra'iatea, although that name is new; its old namewas Havai'i. In the Cook Islands it is 'Avaiki; the Maoris ofAotearoa (New Zealand) have Hawaiki; and in Samoa it is Savai'i.Those are just a few alterations of the name, but there areprobably more plus, as I said, the name of the ancient homeland. === The name is from a Polynesian word meaning "homeland." There havebeen people in Hawaii for many centuries. The first Englishman tofind it was James Cook. (MORE)
Yes, there is an island called "Hawai'i" in the archipelago. The island has several nicknames: "Big Island" "Orchid Island" and "Volcano Isle," which are used to distinguish the island from the state, since they both bear the same name. Even more confusing is the fact that the Big Island is in… the County of Hawai'i as well. To avoid confusion, island residents typically refer to their island as "The Big Island." The name of the island, the county and the state is derived from the Polynesian word for homeland: " Sawaiki" (MORE)
There are several volcanoes on the islands of Hawaii. Some includeMauna Loa, Mauna Kea, Lanai, Penguin Bank, and Ka'ula.
ITS SANDWICH ISLAND . CORRECT ANSWER . The name of what we refer to as "The Big Island" has always had its name as Hawai'i. When Kamehameha conquered the Maui Kingdom, it was known temporarily as the Sandwich Islands until he eventually annexed the island of Kaua'i, and since then has been k…nown as the Hawaiian Kingdom.. (MORE)
The largest island in Hawaii is called.... Hawaii or aka the big island. The other islands are oahu, maui, kauai, lanai, molokai, and niihau. Hawaii or the big island as it is known to locals, is the only island with an active volcano
Not much is known about the true original names of the 8 major Hawaiian Islands, as the ancient people used a number of different names to describe where they were from. At one time, the islands were known by the Ali'i Nui who controlled them. We do know that Captain James Cook who was the first E…uropean to visit them, gave them the name of the Sandwich Islands. On that note, the true origin of the current names are also unknown. (MORE)
No one is exactly sure when or how Hawai'i got the name Hawai'i. Historians suggest that the name Hawai'i came from the ancient Polynesians' word for homeland. Hawaiki and Ohwyhee. "HA", in Hawai`i, is the "breathe of life". There is no real English translation "WAI" is "fresh water", or "The …water of life", or "living waters". "I" is, for one thing, the concept of a supreme God, or conscienceness. If you put these all together, Hawai`i, actually pronounced ha-vwy-ee (with the e being completely separate), means..... God breathed life to the waters. A hui hou. Originally the Europeans called them the Sandwich Islands. In Tahiti, it is Ra'iatea, although that name is new; its old name was Havai'i. In the Cook Islands it is 'Avaiki; the Maoris of Aotearoa (New Zealand) have Hawaiki; and in Samoa it is Savai'i. Those are just a few alterations of the name, but there are probably more plus, as I said, the name of the ancient homeland. (MORE)
Kaho`olawe Lanai Molokai's Kaia Nubia I'm not sure okapis If your not sure than why in the world would you give this type of answer
Many of the Hawaiian islands and islets are not named, but the eight "main" islands are: O'ahu, Mauai, Hawai'i, Kaho'olawe, Lana'i. Ni'ihau, Kaua'i and Moloka'i.
there are 8 island and there are 132 toatl but some are not on the map mahalo
Hawaii is said to have been named by the Maori people who named it"Hawaii" meaning "Heaven" in their own language. Legend states thatHawai'i Loa, a fisherman, was the first person to discover Hawaii(as told in ancient stories). He named Hawaii after himself and therest of the islands on the chain af…ter his children: Maui, Molokai,Oahu, and Kauai. (MORE)
by going to the airport and getting a aiport ticket or you can sail there
Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in Hawaii. Kohala is the name of another mountain of Hawaii.
This is still an ongoing debated topic. Polynesians have a name for a mythical land from whence they originated: Avaiki, Savai'i, Havaiki, and Hawaiki. Based on this, the name Hawai'i, could be argued to have come about as an homage to the fabled land of origin.
You could consider attending the "Merrie Monarch Festival" which could be called the Superbowl of Hula.
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You can go to the beach, Lava Tree State Park on the Big Island, Waimea Canyon on Kauai, sea parks shoping. Almost anything
Hawaii is the newest of the 50 U.S. states (August 21, 1959), and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It occupies most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean, southwest of the continental United States, southeast of Japan, and northeast of Australia. Hawaii's natural beauty, …warm tropical climate, inviting waters and waves, and active volcanoes make it a popular destination for tourists, surfers, biologists, and volcanologists alike. Due to its mid-Pacific location, Hawaii has many North American and Asian influences along with its own vibrant native culture. Hawaii has over a million permanent residents along with many visitors and U.S. military personnel. Its capital is Honolulu on the island of O'ahu. (MORE)
There are many excellent Hawaiian Beaches but perhaps the best known is Honolulu's Waikiki Beach.
bears . lions . ants . cockroaches . mammals . dolphins . maybe sharks .
There's actually a lot to do such as visit the Pearl Harbor memorial visit beaches like Ala Moana, North Shore, Snuba which is scuba diving with a 50 foot hose above the water and the trees look amazing! have fun
Ha = the breath (of life) wai (or vai) = the water i = the spirit
The cheapest and most affordable way to get to Hawaii is by airplane. The other alternative would be by cruise ship.
The only way to get into Hawaii (or at least the most popular and most reasonable) is by plane. Most planes fly from the "mainland" of the united states (the U.S. minus Hawaii/Alaska) to Honolulu (the capital of Hawaii) airport.
Hawaii was named Hawaii at 1778. Because Captain James Cook first named these islands the Sandwich island. But, then King Kamehamah, the king in Hawaii changed the name to Hiwaii.
1. Hawaii. 2. Maui. 3. Kaho'olawe. 4. Lana'i. 5. Moloka'i. 6. O'ahu. 7. Kaua'i. 8. Ni'ihau
Hawaii is only a giant hot spot about 3 miles underground. Since 1981 Hawaii has been erupting non stop with quiet and not explosive lava it has grown hundreds of feet longer then it was. Also if you didn't know all of the Hawaiin islands were made up of lava that came from deep under the ocean and …sea floor. When the lava cools down it hardens and becomes a hard rock that is obviasly fertile and can grow plants and grass on it. P.S. this was wrote by a 12 year old. (MORE)
There is an immense variety of things to do in Hawaii, and it even ranges by island. Oahu is the most popular destination and home to Hawaii's capital Honolulu. On Oahu you can attend historical monuments (like the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor), hang out with the tourists on gorgeous Waikiki Beach, …visit far more tranquil beaches along the entire periphery of the island, hit up the night life, eat at fine restaurants, and take in shows. You can surf, go shopping, play paintball, go dirt biking, go mountain biking, go hiking, go on a helicopter ride, go the the north shore, go to a movie, and go whale watching. There's a lot more but that's what I thought of. (MORE)
Mount Kilauea is the most active volcano on the Big Island. But the most destructable volcano to date was the Mauna Loa volcano which erupted on June 1, 1950. Massive lava flows travelled 14 miles down the destroyed part of the village of Ho'okena-mauka, including several houses and the post office.… By daybreak the flow cut off escape from the village when it crossed the only road entering and exiting the village in two places. (MORE)
Hawaii (or, properly written, Hawai'i) is both the name of the state, and of the largest island in the state.
Hawii is not a place, but if your talking about Hawaii, in the time it took you to post this question you could have researched this and find the answer on at least 3 links. Don't be so lazy!
Family Feud 1 - beaches 2 - luau 3 - volcanoes 4 - hula dancers 5 - leis 6 - pineapples 7 - islands
Humuhumunukunukuapua . 'Aha (needlefish) . Ahi (yellowfin tuna) . Ahi pahala (albacore tuna) . Akule (bigeyed scad) . Awa (milkfish) . Awa'awa (Hawaiian Tarpon) . Kahawai (Eastern Australian salmon) . Kaku (barracuda) . Kawakawa (Pacific mackerel)
Known locally as "The Big Island", the largest island in the State of Hawaii is- Hawaii.
The Ala Moana mall, across the street from the Ala Moana Park. Great outdoor mall.
The name Hawaii comes from the original name of the islands Hawaike. When the Americans took over they found the traditional name hard to say. Therefore it was changed to Hawaii and it was rubbed out from all history books... Only true Hawaikians know the name now.
If you mean the main islands in the chain, going from southeast to northwest, they are Hawai'i (the big island), Maui (the valley isle), Kaho'olawe, LÄna'i (the pineapple island), Moloka'i, O'ahu (the gathering place), Kaua'i (the garden isle), and Ni'ihau (the forbidden isle).
Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualalai, Mauna Loa and Kilauea are the five volcanoes that make up the Big Island of Hawaii. Waianae, Koolau, West Molokai, East Molokai, West Maui, Haleakala, Mahukona, Loihi, are also volcanoes that either surround or make up the rest of the islands. The Hawaiian islands of Kau…ai, and Nihau also have their own volcanoes. (MORE)
Some believe the name came from Hawaiki, the name for the mythical home for all people Polynesian. While others believe it came from a south pacific island Raiatea, which was called 'Havaii' at the time of the great migration.
Each island has several, but Waikiki gets large crowds... The related link listed below has a 'search' field; just enter 'beaches' there!
yes they did because of the fact it was an island. and that hawaii inherited traditional polynesian culture
Aloha: The early Polynesian and Samoan travelers were the first,but in American history, James Cook is considered the mostimportant to modern HI.
IMPROVED: Aloha: I believe what you want is how to say this. In Hawai`ian, it is Ê»O wai kou inoa? [O v-I koo ee-noah] The same name in English, your names is always the same in any language.
No evidence can be found for the existence of a town in Kenya called Hawaii, except for one map, which could easily have been manipulated to show a false town. With no other maps showing it, it is safe to assume that it does not exist. According to Wikipedia there is NO SUCH city or town in Kenya… by the name Hawaii. Hawaii Dormitory is in Limuru Town, Kenya which is in the southern part of Kenya. (MORE)
 Landmark name Image Date designated Locality Island Description 1 USS Arizona (shipwreck) May 5, 1989 Pearl Harbor 21Â°22â²00â³N 157Â°57â²10â³W OÊ»ahu Sunken remains of the USS Arizona; destroyed in battle during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.… Now the centerpiece of the NRHP USS Arizona Memorial 2 USS Bowfin (submarine) January 14, 1986 Pearl Harbor 21Â°22â²20â³N 157Â°56â²30â³W OÊ»ahu US Navy Submarine which sank 16 Japanese vessels during World War II. Now a Museum Ship. 3 CINCPAC Headquarters May 28, 1987 Pearl Harbor 21Â°21â²58â³N 157Â°56â²18â³W OÊ»ahu Headquarters of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz from 1942 through 1945 4 Cook Landing Site December 29, 1962 Waimea 21Â°57â²07â³N 159Â°39â²57â³W KauaÊ»i Captain James Cook landed here at the mouth of the Waimea River on January 20, 1778; He was the first European known to have sighted the Hawaiian Islands 5 Falls of Clyde|Falls of Clyde (four-masted oil tanker) April 11, 1989 Honolulu 21Â°18â²02â³N 157Â°52â²19â³W OÊ»ahu Only surviving iron-hulled, four-masted full rigged ship, and the only surviving sail-driven oil tanker in the world. Currently a museum ship. Under threat of destruction in 2008 6 Hickam Field September 16, 1985 Honolulu 21Â°19â²57â³N 157Â°57â²13â³W OÊ»ahu Air Force Base which was a primary target in the attack on Pearl Harbor and played a key role throughout the World War II Pacific campaign. 7 Hokukano-Ualapue Complex image pending December 29, 1962 Ualapue 21Â°03â²45â³N 156Â°49â²48â³W MolokaÊ»i Archaeological site; includes six heiaus (religious sites) and two fishponds 8 Honokohau Settlement December 29, 1962 19Â°40â²42â³N 156Â°1â²26â³W HawaiÊ»i Site of an ancient Hawaiian settlement; includes fishponds, kahua (house site platforms), kiÊ»i pÅhaku (petroglyphs), hÅlua (stone slide) and heiau (religious site). 9 Huilua Fishpond December 29, 1962 KÄneÊ»ohe OÊ»ahu Last surviving fishponds out of an estimated 97 such structures that once existed on coastal OÊ»ahu; still operational well into the 20th century 10 Ê»Iolani Palace December 29, 1962 Honolulu 21Â°18â²23â³N 157Â°51â²35â³W OÊ»ahu Only royal palace used as an official residence by a reigning monarch in the United States 11 Kalaupapa Leprosy Settlement January 7, 1976 Kalaupapa 21Â°11â²21â³N 156Â°58â²59â³W MolokaÊ»i Founded in 1866 for the isolation of Hawaiians afflicted with Leprosy. Now part of the larger Kalaupapa National Historical Park 12 Kamakahonu December 29, 1962 Kailua-Kona 19Â°38â²20â³N 155Â°59â²51â³W HawaiÊ»i Final residence of King Kamehameha I 13 Kaneohe Naval Air Station May 28, 1987 Kailua 21Â°26â²48â³N 157Â°45â²59â³W OÊ»ahu Naval airfield attacked by the Japanese seven minutes before the attack on Pearl Harbor began in order to establish air superiority 14 Kaunolu Village Site December 29, 1962 20Â°44â²5â³N 156Â°57â²52â³W LÄnaÊ»i This former fishing village, abandoned in the 1880s, is the largest surviving ruins of a prehistoric Hawaiian village. The archaeological site is very well-preserved. 15 KawaiahaÊ»o Church and Mission Houses December 29, 1962 Honolulu 21Â°18â²17â³N 157Â°51â²32â³W OÊ»ahu Formerly the national church of the Hawaiian Kingdom and chapel of the royal family 16 Keauhou Holua Slide December 29, 1962 Keauhou HawaiÊ»i This is the largest and best-preserved hÅlua course, used in the extremely toboggan-like activity restricted to chiefs. 17 Lahaina Historic District December 29, 1962 LÄhainÄ 20Â°52â²41â³N 156Â°40â²40â³W Maui Preserves the atmosphere of a mid-19th century Hawaiian seaport 18 Loaloa Heiau image pending December 29, 1962 Kaupo 20Â°38â²37â³N 156Â°07â²26â³W Maui Intact examples of a large luakini heiau (state level temple) where human sacrifice was performed 19 Mauna Kea Adz Quarry December 29, 1962 na HawaiÊ»i Used by prehistoric Hawaiians to obtain basalt for stone tools; also includes religious shrines, trails, rockshelters, and petroglyphs. 20 Mookini Heiau December 29, 1962 HÄwÄ« HawaiÊ»i Temple erected in 480 A.D. and dedicated to KÅ«, the HawaiÊ»ian god of war 21 Old Sugar Mill of Koloa December 29, 1962 KÅloa 21Â°54â²35â³N 159Â°28â²09â³W KauaÊ»i First commercially successful Sugar plantation in Hawaii 22 Opana Radar Site image pending April 19, 1994 Kawela 21Â°41â²22â³N 158Â°00â²43â³W OÊ»ahu Commemorates the first operational use of radar by the United States in wartime, during the attack on Pearl Harbor 23 Palm Circle May 28, 1987 Honolulu 21Â°20â²44â³N 157Â°53â²17â³W OÊ»ahu This portion of Fort Shafter housed the headquarters of the commanding general and his staff, U.S. Army forces, Pacific Ocean Areas, during World War II. By 1944 this command was responsible for the supply and administration of all U.S. Army personnel in the Central and South Pacific, and from 1943 to 1945, carried out logistical planning for the invasions of the Gilberts, Marshalls, Marianas, Guam, Palau, and Okinawa. 24 Piilanihale Heiau January 29, 1964 HÄna Maui Ancient temple in Polynesia; constructed from lava blocks; dates from the 16th century 25 Puu O Mahuka Heiau December 29, 1962 HaleÊ»iwa 21Â°38â²30â³N 158Â°3â²32â³W OÊ»ahu Ancient temple, possibly the sacrificial site of 3 men from the HMS Daedalus 26 Puukohola Heiau December 29, 1962 Kawaihae 20Â°1â²40â³N 155Â°49â²17â³W HawaiÊ»i Ruins of Pu'ukoholÄ Heiau ("Temple on the Hill of the Whale"); temple built by King Kamehameha the Great between 1790 and 1791 27 Russian Fort December 29, 1962 Waimea 21Â°57â²6â³N 159Â°39â²51â³W KauaÊ»i Constructed in 1816 ; result of the alliance between High Chief Kaumualii and the Russian-American Company 28 South Point Complex December 29, 1962 NÄÊ»Älehu 18Â°54â²57â³N 155Â°40â²35â³W HawaiÊ»i Site of one of the earliest Hawaiian settlements and Southernmost point in the United States 29 United States Naval Base, Pearl Harbor January 29, 1964 Pearl Harbor 21Â°21â²N 157Â°57â²W OÊ»ahu Site of the attack on Pearl Harbor by the Empire of Japan on December 7, 1941 30 Utah, USS (shipwreck) May 5, 1989 Pearl Harbor 21Â°22â²14â³N 157Â°57â²55â³W OÊ»ahu The remains of the USS Utah, sunk by the Japanese during the attack on Pearl Harbor 31 Wailua Complex of Heiaus December 29, 1962 WailuÄ 22Â°2â²41â³N 159Â°20â²14â³W KauaÊ»i An archaeological site with four heiaus 32 Washington Place March 29, 2007 Honolulu OÊ»ahu Built in 1844-1847, this was the home of Queen LiliÊ»uokalani, the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian kingdom, from the time of her marriage in 1862 to her death in 1917. While living here, she saw the monarchy overthrown and HawaiÊ»i annexed to the United States. It was subsequently used as the executive mansion by the territorial and state governors of HawaiÊ»i until 2002, reflecting the expansion of U.S. territory and power into the Pacific. 33 Wheeler Field May 28, 1987 Honolulu 21Â°28â²59â³N 158Â°2â²16â³W OÊ»ahu Another primary target during the attack on Pearl Harbor, the damage caused here allowed the Japanese to maintain air superiority during the attack. (MORE)
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