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Unformatted text preview: Modern Misconceptions
By: Cheri Lehr Kyle Kikugawa Valerie Henderson The Fiction "Hawaii is an escape from the real world" "Hawaiians are primitive and savage" "Hula dancers are beautiful girls wearing coconut bras" "Everyone surfs in Hawaii" "Everything is about the beach in Hawaii" "Hawaiians live in grass huts" The Truth In 2000, 15.4% of people over 25 did not have a high school diploma In 2004, 10.5% of Hawaii residents were living in poverty. Average per capita income: $34,489 Average cost for a singlefamily home: $650,000 ...
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