Tahquitz High School's beautiful stadium as it is prepared for graduation.
As the nineteenth century drew to a close, disputes arose between the Kanaka and those of foreign descent. "Hawaii for Hawaiians" became the slogan of people who sought to restore the traditional ways of the kingdom. Others called for the annexation of Hawaii by the United States. Annexation would eliminate the recent trade restrictions on sugar and revive the island's faltering economy. Secret organizations, such as the Annexation Club, plotted revolution.
Because the king lay at the centre not just of the political sphere but of the biological, social and cosmic worlds, his death presented a potentially bewildering rupture in the structures of life. Mourning their chiefs, Hawaiians might knock out one or more of their front teeth or tattoo their tongues, amid a general suspension of ‘tabus’ or sacred regulations. The missionary William Ellis reported in 1832 from the island of Maui that it was the custom that ‘as soon as the chief had expired … the people ran to and fro without their clothes, appearing and acting more like demons than human beings; every vice was practised, and almost every species of crime perpetrated.’
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Tahquitz High School is a 9-12 school located in Hemet, California. One of 29 schools in Hemet USD.
Historically, China and Somalia had strong trade ties. Giraffes, zebras and incense were exported to the Ming Empire of China, which established Somali merchants as leaders in the commerce between Asia and Africa.  The People's Republic of China has built increasingly strong ties with African nations,   becoming Africa's largest trading partner.   As of August 2007, an estimated 750,000 Chinese nationals were working or living for extended periods in Africa.   China is purchasing natural resources — petroleum and minerals — to fuel the Chinese economy and to finance international business enterprises.   In 2006, two-way trade had increased to $50 billion.