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(Updated on 12/01/2011)


 



Information - Photos - Lesson plans - Cartoons

 

 

Information :

  • Hawaii rocked by strongest quake in 40 years as Kilauea volcano erupts - VIDEO - 5 May 2018
    (telegraph.co.uk

     
     
     

  • Kilauea volcano: earthquakes follow eruption as Hawaii orders evacuations - with pictures and a video - 5 May 2018
    "Lava spurts through cracks in roads and flows in residential areas on Big Island before earthquakes with magnitudes of 5.4 and 6.9 reported"
    + Hawaii: hundreds evacuated after Kilauea volcano erupts – video report

    (theguardian.com)

  • Hawaii becomes first US state to ban sunscreens harmful to coral reefs - 3 May 2018
    "In a bid to protect its marine environment, Hawaii has passed a bill banning sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate,
    chemicals that have ‘significant harmful impacts’ on ecosystems"

    (theguardian.com)


    A damaged coral reef in the Pacific. Chemicals from sunscreens can cause coral to bleach.

  • Hawaii's cowboys: A dying breed? - 6 April 2012
    "Hawaii's cowboys, or paniolo, date back to 1798 and their modern-day equivalents are trying to preserve the tradition. But are they a dying breed?"

    (BBC)


    "Saddlery skills are another element
    of the paniolo tradition."

     

  • Hawaii with Teacher's Guide
    - Sightseeing guide
    - Fact file
    - History timeline
    - Hawaii challenge (interactive)

    (Time for Kids)

 

 

 

  • Haleakala - "the younger of the two volcanos that has formed the island of Maui."
    (adventuremaui.com)

 

Photos :

 

 

  • Visit Hawaii - with photos and puzzles
    (lhric.org/pocantico)

 

Lesson plans :

 

Cartoons :

  • Dreaming - "a Woman Reading a Hawaii Brochure"
    (clipartguide.com)