Hawaii

  • 1 HAWAII — Les îles Hawaii, le plus tardivement découvert des grands archipels du Pacifique (Cook, 1778), sont aussi originales par leurs aspects physiques (climat très favorable à l’homme, énormes volcans basaltiques comme le Mauna Kea et le Mauna Loa, le… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 HAWAII — HAWAII, the 50th state of the United States; admitted in August 1959. Jewish beginnings in Hawaii are shrouded in myth. Ebenezer Townsend, Jr., a sailor on the whaling ship Neptune, wrote in the ship s log on Aug. 19, 1798, that the king came… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 3 Hawaii — Hawaii, Oslo Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Título original: Hawaii, Oslo Kjærlighet for viderekommende Idioma original: Noruego País de producción: Noruega Estreno: 2004 Duración: 120 minutos …

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  • 4 Hawaii — Hawaii, größte der Sandwichinseln, 10.398 qkm, (1900) 46.843 E.; gebirgig, vulkanisch (höchste Berge der 4208 m hohe Mauna Kea und der 4168 m hohe Mauna Loa), fruchtbar; Hauptort Hilo (5000 E.). Danach die Sandwichinseln (s.d.) auch Hawaii Inseln …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 5 Hawaii — [hə wä′ē, həwī′ē] [Haw Hawai i > Proto Polynesian * hawaiki; akin to Savai i, SAVAII] 1. state of the U.S., consisting of a group of islands (Hawaiian Islands) in the North Pacific: admitted, 1959: 6,423 sq mi (16,635 sq km); pop. 1,212,000;… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Hawaii — from Hawaiian Hawai i, from Proto Polynesian *hawaiki. Said to mean Place of the Gods and be a reference to Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. See also SANDWICH (Cf. sandwich). Related: Hawaiian (1825). First record of Hawaiian shirt is from 1955 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Hawaii — This article is about the U.S. state of Hawaii. For its Big Island , see Hawaii (island). For other uses, see Hawaii (disambiguation). For geographic details, see Geography and environment or Hawaiian Islands. Coordinates …

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  • 8 Hawaii — /heuh wuy ee, wah , wah yeuh, hah vah ee/, n. 1. a state of the United States comprising the N Pacific islands of Hawaii, Kahoolawe, Kauai, Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Niihau, and Oahu: a U.S. territory 1900 59; admitted to the Union 1959. 965,000;… …

    Universalium

  • 9 Hawaii — Hawaiʻi (Details) …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 10 Hawaii — Hawaï Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hawaii (homonymie). Hawaï Hawaii State of Hawaii Mokuʻāina o Hawaiʻi (hawaïen) L État d Hawaï …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 11 Hawaii — Ha|waii; s: 1. Hauptinsel der Hawaii Inseln. 2. Bundesstaat der USA auf den Hawaii Inseln. * * * I Hawaii   [ha vaɪ, auch ha vaɪi, engl. hə wɑːiː], die größte der H. Inseln, 10 458 km2 groß, berühmt durch ihre großartige Vulkanlandschaft mit den… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 12 Hawaii 5-0 — Seriendaten Deutscher Titel: Hawaii Fünf Null Originaltitel: Hawaii Five O Produktionsland: USA Produktionsjahr(e): 1968 bis 1980 Episodenlänge: etwa 45 Minuten Episodenanzahl: 284 …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 Hawaii —    A group of eight major islands located in the Pacific Ocean 2,500 miles off the California coast, Hawaii became the first overseas territory of the United States in 1898. Throughout the nineteenth century, Hawaii served as central crossroads… …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 14 Hawaii 5-0 — Hawaï police d État Hawaï police d État Titre original Hawaii Five O Genre Série policière Créateur(s) Leonard Freeman Jack Lord Production Leonard Freeman Musique Morton Stevens Pays d’origine …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 15 Hawaii — noun 1. a state in the United States in the central Pacific on the Hawaiian Islands (Freq. 9) • Syn: ↑Hawai i, ↑Aloha State, ↑HI • Derivationally related forms: ↑Hawaiian • Members of this Region: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 Hawaii — noun /həˈwaɪiː/ a) A state of the United States of America. The capital is Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. It is the fiftieth state to join the United States. The nickname is the Aloha State. It is located from 19° to 23° N latitude, with the… …

    Wiktionary

  • 17 Hawaii — ► Archipiélago volcánico de Polinesia, situado al S del trópico de Cáncer y a 3 857 km al O de San Francisco de California, en el Pacífico central, integrado como estado en E.U.A.; 16 615 km2 y 1 108 229 h. Cap., Honolulú, en la isla Oahu. Ocho… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 18 Hawaii —    The Huna tradition said to be indigenous to Hawaii has become popular among neo shamans and is disseminated in workshops and via the internet. The term Huna refers to teachings or wisdom held and sometimes disseminated by experts, kahuna; the… …

    Historical dictionary of shamanism

  • 19 Hawaii — n British a £50 note or the sum of fifty pounds. A raffish expression inspired by Hawaii Five O, the title of an American TV crime series of the 1970s. I got him to do it, but it cost me a Hawaii …

    Contemporary slang

  • 20 Hawaii — /həˈwaɪi/ (say huh wuyee) noun 1. Also, Hawaiian Islands. a state of the US consisting of a group of islands in the northern Pacific, about 3300 km south west of San Francisco; the major islands of the group include the island of Hawaii (the… …

    Australian English dictionary


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