How would you like to live on the side of a volcano? On The Big Island of Hawaii, people can experience this during their vacation at KMC, a military camp located near the volcano Kilauea. There are currently three active volcanoes in the state of Hawaii, all of them being on or very close to the Big Island. Mauna Loa is the oldest of them, Kilauea is the most active, and Loihi is so young in comparison to the others that it hasn’t even breached the ocean’s surface. As of 2017, The Big Island is home to a population of 186,738 while 953,207 people live on the nearby island of Oahu. Honolulu is the capital of the whole state, and is located on Oahu. It contains significant features such as Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor, and the North Shore. Born
A famous and notorious place for Night Marchers sightings on the leeward side of Oahu, is Kaena point. Located near the end of Makaha, Ka’ena Point is believed to be the place where all the spirits of Hawaii jump off the leaping rock into the next dimension. Hawaiian historian, Lopaka Kapanui, is a well known supernatural tour guide of Hawaii. Showing haunted places, and telling his own stories he experienced, he once took a group of tourist out to Ka 'ena Point to talk about the Night Marchers, and the respect to show them in an encounter with one. During his tour down Ka’ena Point, Lopaka didn 't take notice that the night he was carrying out his tour on Night Marchers, was the night of no moon. A group of approximately 40 people were with him. As he was telling the stories about the Night Marchers and the respect to show them, a little boy came up to the bushes near the trail to take a photo. Floating over the boys head were orbs of light, and about a foot behind him, stood feathered caped warriors with spears in their hands. As the parents of the boy showed Lopaka and the rest of the group the picture, the words delete showed up on the screen, and the picture no longer existed. Just as the picture deleted, the wind bended the grass and bushes, sending a foul smell down to Lopaka and the tourist with him. The drums and chanting from the bushes played so loud, that Lopaka ran for the bus. Just as he turned around to look if everyone was behind him, he
Imagine this, the hard rocks underneath your feet. The wind blowing in your face, and hot lava streaming through the area. Lava rocks tumble down the bigger rocks with the sound of the lava popping, reminding you of the candy pop rocks. The steam flowing up like your boiling water and needing clean water badly. Keeping eyes out watching for predators, located in the mountains of Hawaii. Volcano Kilauea is the oldest volcano in the world and is 300,000 to 600,000 years old. It 's a big rock that is always surrounded by lava day and night. What if you lived here? How would you survive? The main impacts in this environment are animals, air quality, and humans.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is located on the Island of Hawaii, 96 miles from Kailua-Kona and 30 miles from Hilo, and displays a fascinating world of biological diversity and history. The park boasts numerous trails, each displaying its own unique physical features.
In the story of Daedalus and in the story of Phaeton, told by Edith Hamilton, there are the recurring themes of arrogance and confidence. Arrogance is the trait of being full of oneself or being overconfident. The trait of confidence is facing difficult or dangerous situations without fear. Throughout this story we will see characters portray these themes.
The country’s second smallest capitol, the only example of a state and capitol that doesn’t share any letters, Pierre, South Dakota. Pierre remains the capitol of South Dakota with interesting and exciting places to visit, including the Cultural Heritage Center, the Capitol building, and the Laframboise Island. Need a place to connect with people and grow closer to your family? Pierre’s the place to be.
I’m going to tell you a litter bit about Utah also known as the Beehive State. Utah’s state flower is the Sego Lilly and the state bird is California Gull. My state’s tree is Blue Spruce and state fruit is cherries. The state animal in Utah is an Elk. Utah has a state fossil, it is the Allosaurus. Now let’s get to some important facts about Utah. Utah is the 45th state to be discovered. Before then people have traveled there so I’ll tell you some about them people. In 1776, the Dominguez-Escalante expedition explores the region. In 1778, Don Bernardo Miera Y Pacheco member of the Dominguez-Escalante expedition draws the first map of Utah. In 1896, Utah, with the boundaries, became the 45th state on January 4th.
At Catalina there are many fun activities to do. One of them is kayaking. The camp will provide the needed equipment for this (such as life vest, kayak, and paddle). After getting taught a brief lesson on how to kayak for those who haven't kayaked before, they will take you out into the water. When on your way to Indian Rock you will see a crystal clear water below you, with fish and other marine life swimming below you. When you arrive, they will show you some different types of elegant birds. As you arrive back to shore you will be able to relive the sights you just viewed.
At the Summit of Mauna Kea, you are about 14,000 feet above sea level. At night, you feel as if you are surrounded by a blanket of stars, which is why the Maunakea Astronomical Observatory is perfect for stargazing. The Observatory contains many of the world’s largest telescopes. You can see constellations like Cancer, Hydra, and Ursa Major with incredible visibility. During the daytime, you get to look down at the clouds, as well as the impressive volcano Mauna Lua across the plain. Mauna Lua is the world’s largest volcano and mountain when speaking of mass. When on the summit at night, you may be able to see the glowing lava flowing from Mauna Lua.
This military fort is in Newcastle 130 miles west of Dallas/Fort Worth. During the territorial annexation of Texas this fort protected settlers against the local Comanche and Kiowa Indian tribes who were raiding the land. There is a mini museum about the fort with original buildings, cannons, and guns. Now, it 's a historical landmark and state park with a cemetery and graves for the people who died. Also, the Texas Ranger used this fort to fight their battles.
Fifteen minutes away from Baton Rouge, Plaguemine is nestled next to the Mississippi River and the pre-historic Bayou Plaquemine. The original name of the city, an Indian word “Plakemine” that was translated by the French and means persimmons. This little town was an established settlement in 1775 and has a rich history with all the trappings of a big city.
Waikanaloa Wet Cave is located on the north side of Kauai directly off of Highway 560. There has been some debate that the name of this cave was erroneously switched with the wet cave farther off the road called Waikapala’e. There is also a nearby dry cave called Maniniholo. Hawaiians believe that the fire goddess, Pele, gifted these caves to her lover but she later abandoned them when they became filled with water.
Hephaestus was a Greek god until he was kicked out for being ugly. When they kicked him out of the sky he landed on an island that was very mysterious. It was as stranded as an ant in a black cave. When Hephaestus first fell onto the island he had no clue what was coming. He thought that sues felt bad for kicking him out and gave him a nice island, but this was NO nice island.
The Asian wood block print art period started occurring in the 17th into the mid19th century. It first started in japan. The art looked very realistic and a lot of these paintings are quite colorful most of them are prints of japan people or like a japan bridge. The art is very different it’s not like most art. This type of art you have to have patience. Some of the famous artists ,Katsushika Hokusai, he was one of the most famous wood block printers there was. He was highly talented if you look at his work its very nice art work. Katsushika Hokusai his birth date was Oct,31,1760 and he died on May,10,1849 he was 88 years old. Katsushika Hokusai started panting at the age of 6 years old. Hokusai had over 30 different names throughout his life time. At the age of 12 his father sent him to work at a book shop.
It is somehow hard for us to discover the beauty of nature in Hong Kong, the hustle and bustle city. Only when we put the work or stress away temporarily, can we truly feel how beautiful the place we are living is. As a pessimistic person, I often get stressed easily. Usually I would put myself in a quiet place, away from the crowds and the hardship I am facing. Tai Po Waterfront Park is the place that cheers me up.