Quiz: Are You Hawaii Enough To Answer All Of These HI History Questions?

How much of Hawaii's history do you know?

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 Dec 07, 2018
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Question: 1/18Pick One:


When were the Hawaiian islands first settled?
400 C.E.
300 C.E.
500 C.E.

Question: 2/18Pick One:


True or false: Hawaii became a U.S. territory in 1900.
False
True

Question: 3/18Pick One:


Who was the first European to set foot in Hawaii?
Captain Jeremy Crike
Captain Joseph Campbell
Captain James Cook

Question: 4/18Pick One:


Who united the Hawaiian Islands in 1810?
Kamehameha I
Kedaminalo I
Kallawaua I

Question: 5/18Pick One:


When did Hawaii finally officially become a state?
1859
1959
2009

Question: 6/18Pick One:


Which battle took place on the shores of Oahu in 1795?
Battle of Ohana
Battle of Nuuanu
Battle of Nani

Question: 7/18Pick One:


True or false: Between 1820 and 1845, Lahaina was the capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom.
False
True

Question: 8/18Pick One:


What opened for the first time on Kauai in 1835?
The first cotton plantation
The first wheat plantation
The first sugar plantation

Question: 9/18Pick One:


In 1889, what did Joseph Kekuku from Oahu invent?
Steel Banjo
Steel Drums
Steel Guitar

Question: 10/18Pick One:


Who launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on Oahu during World War II?
Japan
Poland
Germany

Question: 11/18Pick One:


After a popular vote, Hawaii becomes the _____ State of the United States of America.
50th
49th
48th

Question: 12/18Pick One:


In 1990, which volcano erupted, destroying the town of Kalapana?
Kīlauea
Kīlamonga
Kīlenzo

Question: 13/18Pick One:


Who took over the throne when King David Kalakaua died in 1891?
Queen Linalalea
Queen Liliuokalani
Queen Liliuoquoa

Question: 14/18Pick One:


Which act established the Territory of Hawaii in 1990?
The Oregon Act
The Origins Act
The Organic Act

Question: 15/18Pick One:


When did the Japanese surrender?
September 2, 1945
January 2, 1988
April 2, 1968

Question: 16/18Pick One:


True or false: Workers from Japan, Korea, the Philippines and Portugal avoided Hawaiian islands in the 1850s.
True
False

Question: 17/18Pick One:


Between 1795 and 1874, which dynasty reigned over Hawaii?
Kapitol Dynasty
Kalluhah Dynasty
Kamehameha Dynasty

Question: 18/18Pick One:


What did Captain James Cook once label Hawaii?
The Surmountable Islands
The Sandwich Islands
The Stuffed Islands
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Have you ever seen a movie called Forgetting Sarah Marshall? It is a movie about a man who travels to Hawaii to try to get over his ex-girlfriend. Unfortunately, once he gets there, he learns that his ex-girlfriend is also there with her new boyfriend. The backdrop of the movie is the beautiful island of Hawaii! Marie Helvin spoke highly about Hawaii by saying, “I love to lounge, and I particularly love to eat outdoors. It's a throwback to my childhood in Hawaii. I have memories of coming out of the sea and eating corn chips with a strawberry vanilla slush.” James A. Michener also spoke highly of Hawaii by saying, “Hawaii and Fiji are two of the best island groups in the world to visit as a vacationer. The great hotels, the fascinating local people, the exciting history of the two contrasting island groups, and the unmatched scenery make these two of the most enticing stopovers.” Jorge Garcia once said, “Life is very nice in Hawaii. I rent a place that has its own cottage so when my friends and family come to visit, they have somewhere nice to stay.” Tulsi Gabbard also said, “Hawaii is a special place because we have a very diverse population there, who are very respectful and tolerant of those who have differing opinions and different views.” Obviously, all of these people truly love Hawaii for its pure and utter beauty! It also has a lot of great history to it too! Do you know it?