Hawaii Theme Wedding Resources

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First Name Hawaiian Translations Popular Hawaiian Words & Phrases
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Click here to view reasources helpful if you would like to move to Hawaii!

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Hawaii Research Reference Resources

If you are doing a school paper on Hawaii or would just like to expand your Hawaii related knowledge below are some additional resources to assist in your research. There are even resources for teachers to bring a bit of Hawaii into the classroom and expand students knowledge about the Hawaiian Islands. Please note alohafriends.com is not affiliated with any of the web sites that are linked below and we are not able to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided on these web sites.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Hawaii Our own collection of answers to questions we often receive about Hawaii and things related to Hawaii.
Hawaii Weather: 7-day Island Forecast, Hawaii Storm Tracking, Daily Historical Weather Comparisons,  Daily Sunrise and Sunset Times, Moon Phases Information, and Daily Air Pollution Index
Pacific Tsunami Museum Researches and provides information on Tsunami's of the Pacific with amazing photos of the 1946, 1952, 1957, 1960, 1975, & 1978 Tsunami's that hit the Hawaiian Islands.
The Hawaiian Royal Family:  Information about Kamehameha I through Kamehameha V, Lunalilio, Kalakaua, and Liliu’okalani. Also provides an excellent list of related books recommended for reading if you would like to know more about the Royalty of Hawaii.
Ancient Hawaiian Surfboards and Culture: Find out how surfing played an important part in the ancient Hawaiian culture and what they used to surf on.
Sharks in Hawaii Information on sharks found in Hawaii
Hawaii Canoe Plants: Today's guide to yesterday's life-sustaining plants carried by early Polynesian voyagers in their canoes.
Native Plants used as Medicine in Ancient Hawaii: What natural remedies Ancient Hawaiians used to cure their ailments.
Hawaii Coral Reef Network: Information about Hawaii’s coral ecology, Marine Life in Hawaii, and Coral Reefs of Hawaii.
DBET State of Hawaii Data Book containing information and statistics on:  population, Health, Education, Law Enforcement – Courts and Prisons, Geography and Environment, Land Use and Ownership, Recreation and Travel, Elections, Government Finances and Employment, National Defense, Social Insurance and Human Services, Labor Force – Employment and Earnings, Income – Expenditures and Wealth, Prices, Banking- Business – Enterprise, Communications, Energy and Science, Transportation, Agriculture, Forest – Fisheries- Mining, Construction and Housing, Manufacturers, Domestic Trade and Services, Foreign and Interstate Commerce.
Hawaiian Sovereignty: Information and resources relating to the native Hawaiian sovereignty movement
Mauna Kea Weather Center Log of past weather conditions as well as current weather conditions at the summit. Still photos and time laps photos of summit. Satellite images, presentation videos, and lots of other interesting information about the work going on at the Mauna Kea weather center.


Lesson plan outlines and suggestions
for teachers relating to the following topics:

Bishop Museum Education Department provides resources for teachers.
DLNR Coloring book of Hawaiian Endangered Animals to Print Out: The animals featured are special because these animals are not found any other place besides Hawaii. Choose from a Hawaiian Monk Seal, Hawaiian Goose, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, Hawaiian Honeycreeper, Hawaiian Stilt, Oahu Tree Snail, Hawaiian Owl, and Hawaiian Hoary Bat

National Biological Information Infrastructure provides a Botany for Kids resource of activities to do with kids where they learn about plants and do fun projects.

United States Geological Society provides a Earthquake Hazards Program for Kids resource of project suggestions and an interactive web site where kids have fun as they learn about earthquakes and how they are studied.

United States Geological Society provides a free educational outreach web site for teachers and parents who home school which has a wealth of information and lesson plans.

How Volcanoes Work online educational resource sponsored by NASA


Hawaii's State Parks, National Parks and Museums Web Sites

Department of Land and National Resources Information about the State Parks within the Hawaiian Islands Detailed information about state parks with maps, a 32 page downloadable brochure about Hawaii's state parks as well as a downloadable guide on hiking in Hawaii.
Haleakala National Park on Maui

National Park Service official web sites

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island
Pu'uokohola Heiau National Historical Site on the Big Island
Pu'uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park on the Big Island
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on the Big Island
Kalaupapa National Historical Park on Molokai
The Bishop Museum -  http://www.bishopmuseum.org
The Contemporary Museum of Hawaii http://www.tcmhi.org/
Honolulu Academy of the Arts http://www.honoluluacademy.org
Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame and Museum http://www.hawaiimusicmuseum.org/
Hawaii Army Museum http://www.hiarmymuseumsoc.org/

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Tips and Suggestions Easily create a Hawaii Theme Wedding Anywhere!
Reception Decorating Suggestions Photographs of decorating suggestions to easily create Hawaii theme centerpieces, guest book tables, and wedding cakes.
Hawaii Wedding Planner Resource to assist in planning a Hawaii Theme Wedding.
Vow Suggestions   Hawaii Theme wedding vow suggestions.
Lei Exchange Ceremony Suggestions for adding a lei exchange ceremony to the wedding.
Candle Unity Ceremony Suggestions for adding a Hawaii theme candle unity ceremony.
Sand Unity Ceremony Suggestions for adding a Hawaii theme sand unity ceremony.
The Lords Prayer The Lords Prayer in Hawaiian.



Host a Luau Tips and suggestions to easily host a Hawaiian Luau anywhere!
Decorating Suggestions Photographs of decorating suggestions to easily create Hawaii theme centerpieces, guest book tables, and cakes.
Hawaii Theme Christmas Party Ideas Games, recipes, and fun ideas for a Hawaii theme Christmas party.
Add some Aloha to your Thanksgiving gathering!Hawaii Theme Thanksgiving Dinner Full menu with recipes for creating a Hawaii theme Thanksgiving dinner.
Popular Luau Recipes Recipes to create the most popular luau appetizers, main dishes, sides, and beverages.
Imu Pit How to create and cook using a traditional underground Imu pit.
First Names Translations Resource of first name phonetic translations into Hawaiian.
Words & Phases Popular words and phrase translated into Hawaiian.
Game Ideas Fun Hawaii theme game ideas.
Hawaiian Radio Listen to Hawaiian radio stations online.



Hawaii FAQ Answers to frequently asked questions about Hawaii.
Sharks Information on sharks found around the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaii Research Resources for students and anyone else doing research about Hawaii.
Move to Hawaii Resources for anyone considering moving to Hawaii.
Hawaii Travel Tips Tips for anyone planning a visit to the Hawaiian Islands.
Hula Moves Learn how to dance the hula.
Grow Pineapple Pineapple growing tips and fun facts.
Make a Flower Lei Instructions on how to make a flower lei.
Play a Ukulele Learn how to play a ukulele.
Virtual Hawaii Hawaii photo gallery with photos taken around the Hawaiian Islands.
About Us More about who A Friend in the Islands is.

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