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How Did Hawaii Get Its Name?

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Captain cook travel to Hawaii the natives called it Oohyee which was translated into Hawaii.
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"Hawaii" means 'small island' or 'homeland' so Hawaii got it's name because Hawaii is a small island and a homeland to some people.
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Polynesians discovered these island and gave the name Hawaii.
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A man named hawai"I that was a  Polynesian chief came and settled in what is now Hawaii with his people. He found islands when he traveled across  the ocean in canoes.
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A women said ye I own it so all of you get off of my hawii
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Polynesians found and named the islands hawaii .then captain cook discovered hawaii and renamed it the sandwich islands and was once again renamed hawaii.
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Somebody was like I'm amazing and hawaii is cooler than sandwiches so it is now hawaii!
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8.5pt COLOR: Black; : Verdana">There are different theories how the Hawaii got its name, some people say that the name was chosen because of the largest island of Hawaii. However, visit the following link for different concept.
 
 
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