Independent Study Ben Enten INTRODUCTION I made a power point of Hawaii for my independent study. I have lots of questions and facts about Hawaii. QUESTION 1 Why does Hawaii have volcanic islands? Answer Hawaii is made up of islands. It was made by earthquakes & volcanoes. That’s why Hawaii as volcainic islands. Hawaii’s volcanoes are still active today. The island of Maui has the active volcano. QUESTION 2 Why do people visit Hawaii? Answer People visit Hawaii to relax, have fun, and enjoy themselves. The climate in Hawaii is good for vacations, honey moons, and more. There are a lot of exotic plants and beans and nuts to eat. QUESTION 3 Why are pineapples plentiful on Hawaii Answer Pineapples are plentiful on Hawaii because there are more pineapples in Hawaii then any other plant. QUESTION 4 How does Hawaii contrast and compare to Florida? Hawaii is made up of Florida is a islands unlike peninsula. Florida. Hawaii has Florida is warm volcanoes Florida like Hawaii. doesn’t. QUESTION 5 How is Hawaii’s climate favorable to pineapples growing in Hawaii? Answer The climate in Hawaii is good for growing pineapples because the climate is warm, sunny, and very humid. QUESTION 6 How has Hawaii’s population changed in the last five decades? Answer it has changed from 499,794 in 1950 to 1,290,000 in 2010.These are the populations from five decades ago to 2010. QUESTION 7 Why are pineapples the main export of Hawaii? Answer Pineapples are the main export of Hawaii. The are the main exports of Hawaii because they are sweet, juicy, healthy, and lip smacking goodness. Pineapples are shipped everywhere in the world. That makes pineapples the main export of Hawaii. QUESTION 8 Was President Obama born in Hawaii? Answer He claims that he was born in Hawaii. He was born in Hawaii. He was born in Honolulu. The biggest island on Hawaii. Survey about Hawaii 25 20 15 YES NO 10 5 0 Have you Haw aii has Haw aii has Haw aii is Haw aii is Haw aii has a Would you Is Haw aii the Is Haw aii's been to an active five islands? located south know n for it's good climate? like to go to 50th state in capital haw aii? volcano? w est of the pineapples Haw aii? the U.S.? Honolulu? U.S.? and sugar canes? CONCLUSION • What I learned from my research is pineapples are the most grown plants on Hawaii, Hawaii has an active volcano, President Obama was born in Hawaii, Hawaii’s population has changed by 500,000 or half 1 million people, and how Hawaii is different and the same compared to Florida. Works Cited “Hawaii.” Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 May 2011. <http://www.google.com>. “Hawaii.” H. Print. “Hawaii.” Hawaii Aug. 1983: 1-7. Web. 24 May 2011. Johnston, Joyce. Hawaii. Minneapolis: Joyce Johnston, 2002. Print.