hawaiian luau lesson
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Hawaiian Luau Lesson

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 10

Hawaiian Luau Lesson - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 153 Views
  • Uploaded on

Hawaiian Luau Lesson. In order to appreciate a Hawaiian luau, it helps to know a little bit about the geography, history, culture, and food of the Hawaiian islands. . Geography of Hawaii. Geographical Facts about Hawaii.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Hawaiian Luau Lesson' - reba


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide2

In order to appreciate a Hawaiian luau, it helps to know a little bit about the geography, history,culture,and foodof the Hawaiian islands.

geographical facts about hawaii
Geographical Facts about Hawaii
  • Hawaii is the only state that is not part of the North American continent.
  • It is the world\'s longest island chain.
  • The eight main islands of Hawaii are Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe.
  • Honolulu is the state capital and the largest city.
  • Hawaii is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean.
slide5
See if you can locate the eight main islands of Hawaii -- Oahu, Hawaii, Maui, Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, Niihau, and Kahoolawe.
slide6

See if you can locate the two active volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea, on the island of Hawaii?

volcanoes
Volcanoes
  • Hawaii is actually a chain of 132 islands, each of which is the top of a submerged volcanic mountain.
  • Mauna Loa pours out lava on the average of once every four years,
  • Lava flows from Kilauea about once every seven years.
slide8

In some places, large rocks of lava protrude from the water along the shore.

  • Some beaches are covered with black sand, formed when molten lava met the ocean.
slide9

Some of the coastline is comprised of tall cliffs rising straight up from the waters edge.

  • Mount Waialeale is the rainiest spot on earth, averaging 460 inches of rain a year, and contributing to this island\'s nickname; the Garden Island.
  • The valley between these two mountain ranges consists of a fertile, rolling plain and support many sugar and pineapple plantations.
  • Lana`i: Is Pineapple growing country, with 98% of the land owned by the makers of Dole pineapple products.
ad