Essay Topic 1
How does Pila describe the state of the modern world in The Secrets and Mysteries of Hawaii? What are his suggestions for appeasing it?
Essay Topic 2
Describe the "typical" vacation in Hawaii as illustrated by Pila. Compare this with Pila's vision of the ideal vacation in Hawaii.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the Kingdom of Le Muria. What were its people, culture, and beliefs like?
Essay Topic 4
How did the Kingdom of Le Muria come to ruin? What events does Pila describe in the text?
Essay Topic 5
Define and describe the following terms from the text: Huna, Kahuna, Calabash, and Manna. How do each relate to the other?
Essay Topic 6
Describe the Children of the Rainbow following the casting out of the kahunas. How did they reestablish themselves?
Essay Topic 7
Describe Pila's first experiences in Hawaii. What brought him there? What was his impression?
Essay Topic 8
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