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Hawaiian History Straight from the Islands! - Captain Cook Arrives in Hawaii

Captain Cook Arrives in Hawaii

Captain Cook had a fight with the Hawaiians, did he survive or not? To find out keep reading!

Captain Cook was the first European to come to the Hawaiian Islands. Captain Cook first came to the Hawaiian Islands, then later Captain Cook landed on Hawaii for repairs for his boat and it was his second time on the Hawaiian Islands. On January 18, 1778 in Keakula bay Captain Cook came to Hawaii. Then the Hawaiians treated Captain Cook with a party. The Hawaiians thought that Captain Cook was God Lono because Captain Cook’s flag looked like God Lono’s. When Captain Cook came to the Hawaiian Islands the Hawaiians wanted Captain Cook to stay. Also when Captain Cook came he left three goats, two pigs, seeds to plant melons, pumpkins, and onions for a gift for the Hawaiians. Captain Cook named the Hawaiian Islands “Sandwich Islands” because patron is the earl of the sandwich.

Captain Cook landed on Hawaii for repairs for his boat it was his second time. The Hawaiians noticed Captain Cook. A small group took Captain Cook’s small boat. A fight began and Captain Cook and the Hawaiians fought. And do you know what happened to Captain Cook? He died! Also two royal marines were killed. The reason why Captain Cook and the Hawaiians had a fight is that Captain Cook killed a chief. Captain Cook was killed at the age of 51, in the year of 1779. In conclusion after Captain Cook came to the Hawaiian Islands two different times and for different reasons. For the first time when Captain Cook was voyaging he found the Hawaiian Islands and he gave the Hawaiians important things to use. For the second time Captain Cook’s boat needed to be repaired so he landed on the Hawaiian Islands. Overall Captain Cook was the first European to come to the Hawaiian Islands.

Original Release: Jun 12, 2015

Updated Last Revision: Jun 02, 2016


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