Thank you ...Hawaii
Click on the beautiful birds.
Music is in all growing things...
"And underneath the silky wings
Of smallest insects there is stirred
A pulse of air that must be heard;
Earth's silence lives, and throbs, and sings."
- Music of Growth
GEORGE PARSONS LATHROP
author and poet (1851 - 1898)
George was born August 25, 1851, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
"Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved."
- William Jennings Bryan, 1860-1925
Hawaii is the only state in the USA built entirely of volcanic materials.
Each of its islands is made up on one or more massive shield volcanoes rising from the ocean floor or from the flanks of its neighbors.
Listen to the "Song of Hawaii."
Click on the starfish.
Hawaii Week for the Animals is for Everyone!
Click rabbit to hear "She's Music to Me" by Ekolu.
You Might Be Surprised To Learn These 13 Famous People Were Born In Hawaii
Aloha from Hawaii
Elvis loved Hawaii. Click Elvis.
~January 8, 1935-August 16, 1977~
Captain James Cook
( November 7, 1728 - February 14, 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy. Cook achieved the first recorded European contact with the Hawaiian Islands.
" I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. ...Blue Suede Shoes. "
Hawaii Week for the Animals
President Barack Obama
born August 4, 1961
Kapiolani Medical Center
for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI.
Peter Gene Hernandez, known professionally as Bruno Mars, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer. Born Hawaii Oct 8, 1985.
Pictured with his first dog, Geronimo
Actress Nicole Kidman
Born June 20, 1967 Honolulu, HI
Hawaii, a U.S. state, is an isolated volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific. Its islands are renowned for their rugged landscapes of cliffs, waterfalls, tropical foliage and beaches with gold, red, black and even green sands. Of the 6 main islands, Oahu has Hawaii’s biggest city and capital, Honolulu, home to crescent Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbor's WWII memorials.
Statehood granted: August 21, 1959
State flower: Yellow hibiscus
Colleges and Universities:
University of Hawaii at Manoa · University of Hawaii at Hilo · Hawaii Pacific University
Visit the USS Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri, Bowfin Submarine, Aviation Museum, Lolani Palace, National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl Cemetery), USS Oklahoma Memorial & explore the historical events that unfolded on
Dec 7, 1941. Click on Pearl Habor.