Hawaii by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

HallW
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Runner(s)-Up:

chc


Quiz Description

Since I'm stuck here until Sunday (yeah yeah poor me), answer the following about the 50th state.

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Questions:

THIS MONARCH was the last Queen of Hawaii. We will accept phonetic spelling.

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Queen Liliuokalani

FIRST AND LAST NAME REQUIRED: [The answer to Q1] was overthrown by a group of American businessmen headed by THIS MAN, whose cousin's company runs a famous plantation NW of Honolulu and sells just about anything pineapple related.

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Sanford Dole

Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku is credited for making THIS SPORT popular outside of the islands.

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Surfing

The Hawaiian alphabet has thirteen letters. Other than A-E-I-O-U, give THREE of the remaining eight letters. (Note: One is not a letter as we know it in English but a backwards apostrophe instead. We need its Hawaiian name, if you so choose to guess this one).

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okina [the glottal stop], H-K-L-M-N-P-W

The Pearl Harbor Naval Base is now known as "Joint Base PHH" with the second "H" standing for THIS FORMER ARMY AIRFIELD that was also attacked December 7th, 1941.

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Hickham Field

THIS CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY won what is by many to be the greatest upset in collegiate basketball history when they beat #1 Virginia 77-72 in 1982 (back when they only had 800 students enrolled).

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Chaminade [as the result came in to the East Coast in the middle of the night, newspapers had to confirm several times that they indeed beat Virginia as they thought it was a typo]

Name EITHER actor who played/plays Steve McGarrett on Hawaii 5-0.

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Jack Lord or Alex O'Laughlin

Leonard's, a popular bakery in Honolulu, is known for baking malasadas, a very tasty puff pastry than came from THIS EUROPEAN NATION via missionaries.

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Portugal

Father Damien was instrumental in opening a lepers' colony on THIS HAWAIIAN ISLAND.

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Moloka'i

Ken Howard starred in the 1980 made for TV film "Father Damien: The Leper Priest." He took over the role after the death of THIS ACTOR, who died suddenly a few days into shooting. It was not known if a one-armed man was involved.

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David Janssen

Name two of the three films Elvis made that were set in Hawaii.

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Blue Hawaii, Girls!, Girls!, Girls! Paradise Hawaiian Style

This was the original name for the Hawaiian Islands (at least to the Europeans). They were named after a noted culinary pioneer.

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Sandwich Islands

In 2008, Hawaii's WAC championship football team (still undefeated at the time), led by QB Colt Brennan, played in THIS BCS BOWL GAME against THIS SEC TEAM. At the end they were no longer defeated, as Hawaii fell 41-10.

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Sugar Bowl, Georgia

The Polynesian Cultural Center, a sort of "EPCOT of the Pacific," was established and run by THIS UNIVERSITY'S Hawaiian campus so that their students could be employed.

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BYU