Hawaii Five-O

Corey Follmer, Noragene Lewis, Ryan Koubsky

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What is the best way to SHOW and TEACH others what you have learned about your piece though the video? It's up to YOU to come up with what makes the most sense.

The following was simply the assignment, and should only be used as a STARTING POINT, or for reference.

The following points were decided upon as a class, and are used as a basis for which to conduct research about the song. Please note, that it is expected that the students will go above and beyond the following points, and only use these as a starting point. The findings will determine what is ultimately included in the final product.

The format of the research paper is a five (or more)-paragraph essay. Papers not written in this format will be given zero credit and the student will be expected to resubmit the paper in the correct format.

Background of the song
5 par..rtf
Song was written because of hawaii being the 50th state out of the 50 states in the usa.

When it was written

September 26, 1998 to april 26, 1980

Purpose it served (Was it written for a specific reason? Protest? Fun? Love? etc.)

A song for the police.

Effect on society, or how society affected it.

This song became popular in school pep bands. also it was used for school fight songs.

Lyrics - include interpretation


Who wrote it? Who performed it? If there are multiple performers, please list all. Who was the most popular? Were there different styles?

Actors:Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Zulu, Kam Fong, Al Harrignton, Herman Wedemeyer, Richard Denning, William Smith
Creator: Leonard Freeman

World/political events at the time.



Trends in popular culture (clothing, movies, music, video game-like things, entertainment, etc)