The first settlers came to Kauai to the year 200, about 500 years before the rest of the islands inhabited. The islanders lived in a balanced environment and followed the rules of society that time, sometimes very strict and sometimes rather generous.
For many successions of kings across the island prospered. Captain James Cook first landed first on Kauai. In 1778 he laid on the beach of Waimea and modified so that the status of this isolated island group for all Zeiten.Kauai differs from the other islands, (more...)
Significant role in the life of Hawaiian society has played a religion. Any action whether it be building a house or before the battle, accompanied by religious ceremony. Religion consisted in the worship of the forces of nature and the spirits of ancestors. Gods personified the various forces of nature.
There were many gods, but among they can distinguish three main: Cane (Hawaiian Kane), the god of light and life; Womb (Gavaysk. Loon), god of harvest; Ku (gavaysk. Ku), god of war. Most revered God was Ku. Place of worship and sacrifice at the Hawaiians called heiau (From the Hawaiian. Heiau). In sacrificed often and people.
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To this day, yet not so tight right when Hawaii was settled for the first time. Long thought to be the first Polynesians from Tahiti to the year 1000 came to Hawaii, but recent discoveries suggest that this is already in the 5th Century or even earlier happened. There are also indications [...]
There is currently no reliable data that allows us to trace movements of the Polynesians and the development of their culture with sufficient accuracy. Therefore, researchers can only guess about the origins of surfing. Approximately 2000 Century BC the migration of people from Asia to the east and the Polynesians populated [...]
It is difficult to find a shoe store on the shelves that does not stand to these remarkable, at first glance, a little weird, Australian boots called Boots. But, in the title, in stores can be found and ugg or ugg boots sale.
The question arises as shoes, very similar to the Australian folk ugg [...]
Known as Banyan Country Club Naniloa is a 9-hole semi-private in the center of Hilo. Created in 1970, the course has been designed and built by Alexander Kahapea. It was bought by the Japanese company Nakano Company, Ltd.. Comfortable to play, it has many trees and lakes and two holes that must [...]
ca. AD 500 The first human beings to set foot on Hawaiian shores are Polynesians, who travel 2,000 mi in 60- to 80-ft canoes to the islands they name Havaiki after their legendary homeland. Researchers today believe they were originally from Southeast Asia, and that they discovered the South Pacific Islands of Tahiti and the [...]
Waikanaloa Cave is one of Kauai’s most easily accessible wonders. Located nearly at the end of the North Shore’s Highway 560, it can be seen right next to the road. The photograph below doesn’t show it, but the water is amazingly blue…and cold. Although a freshwater cave, the water levels are governed by the tides.
Driving Westward from the Poipu Resort Area along Highway 50, turn mauka / right onto Waimea Canyon Drive (Highway 550). We might suggest that, on your way back down from the Canyon, you take Kekaha Road when it presents itself after the 7 mile marker for a different scenic experience. Remember: there are no gas [...]
Located in the North Pacific, 2,000 miles from the California coast, the archipelago paradise due to its volcanic origin the variety of geological phenomena occurring in the islands, giving them a geographic configuration that little surface provides great diversity of landscapes.
The pristine beaches, greener pastures, most rugged peaks, steaming volcanoes and more exotic species occur [...]