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Spring 2016: A Voyage Around the World

Spring 2016

A Voyage Around the World

Hawaii, United States

Hawaii, United States

Honolulu: Jan 12 - 12
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Ever since Hawaii became the fiftieth U.S. state in 1959, Hawaii has been a hotspot for people around the globe seeking world-class surf, tropical sun and beautiful sands. This island state is a natural paradise, known for its smoldering volcanoes, lush mountains and sculpted cliffs. Despite it being in the U.S., it’s as far a departure from the mainland as one can get with its epic landscape and Aloha spirit. From the serene beaches, to the natural parks to the abundance of fresh tropical fruits, the Aloha state is stunning paradise that will quickly grab your heart. Hawaii remains a blended multicultural society, with an enduring indigenous culture and rich Polynesian and Asian influence.

Quick Facts
  • Language: English, Hawaiian
  • Population: 1,419,561
  • Government: Federal presidential constitutional republic
  • Currency: United States dollar($) (USD)
  • Capital: Honolulu
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Blog Posts From Hawaii, United States

A Journey Through My Hometown Of Hilo

The morning the MV Explorer arrived in Hawaii, my roommate and I were up and out on the 7th deck eagerly waiting to see land. As we got out on …

Field Lab: Finding Flotsam in Hawaii

In Professor Jeremiah Chamberlin’s Writing and Academic Inquiry course, he asks his students to read like writers. On board the MV Explorer, they have been reading Donovan Hohn’s Moby Duck, …

Hawaii Field Lab: Drawing on Location

Students in Professor Judy McLeod's Introduction to Drawing at Sea class had the opportunity to practice their newly developing skills during a unique field lab in Hawaii. The class took a …

Postcard from Hawaii

Experiencing Community Service in Three Countries

  By: Rebecca Dickinson, Communications Team Work Study Student Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Accra, Ghana and Cape Town, South Africa. - These are cities where I have volunteered with Habitat for Humanity in …