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Final Reflection

Before arriving in Hawaii I honestly did not know what to expect. I was aware of the fact that it was not going to be what we see in movies where you get a lei as you come off the plane but that also led me to not have many expectations at all. However, now, after returning from the islands … Continue Reading

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January 17 – Coffee farm

Before touring the coffee farm this morning, “Kona coffee” seemed like something so sacred and original to Hawai’i; little did I know, the Greemwell farm was not started by a native Hawaiian, but a a settler that came over from Europe. Throughout the readings during both the fall and winter terms, a common argument has been made that Americans and … Continue Reading

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