At the Gateways of the Day Essay & Project Ideas

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1. Compare the Polynesian caste system with the Hindu caste system or the European feudal social structure.

2. Compare figures in one or more of these folk stories with those from stories in the Western tradition—for instance, the daughter of the King Ku-ai-he-laui with Cinderella, Au-ke-le the Seeker with the biblical Joseph or with Odysseus, the Me-ne-hu-ne with leprechauns, or the Polynesian gods with the Greek gods.

3. Compare the impact of Western culture on Hawaii with the impact of British culture on Ireland. Compare the political relationship of the United States and Hawaii with the political relationships of England and Ireland.

4. Use the encyclopedia to write an account of the settling of Hawaii by the Polynesians.

5. Compare Western and Polynesian ways of relating to the environment.

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