Descripteur en français: Hawaï
Descripteur en anglais: Hawaii
Descripteur en espagnol: Hawaii
Descripteur en portugais: Hawaii
Synonymes: Atoll de Midway
Iles Midway
Îles Midway
Code(s) d'arborescence: Z01.107.567.875.580.375
Identificateur unique RDF:
Note d'application: A group of islands in Polynesia, in the north central Pacific Ocean, comprising eight major and 114 minor islands, largely volcanic and coral. Its capital is Honolulu. It was first reached by Polynesians about 500 A.D. It was discovered and named the Sandwich Islands in 1778 by Captain Cook. The islands were united under the rule of King Kamehameha 1795-1819 and requested annexation to the United States in 1893 when a provisional government was set up. Hawaii was established as a territory in 1900 and admitted as a state in 1959. The name is from the Polynesian Owhyhii, place of the gods, with reference to the two volcanoes Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, regarded as the abode of the gods. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p493 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p2330)
Note d'indexation: an island group in Polynesia; Hawaii is also the name of the largest island in the group
Qualificatifs autorisés: EH ethnologie
EP épidémiologie
Identifiant DeCS: 28063
ID du Descripteur: D006254
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Date d'établissement: 01/01/1966
Date d'entrée: 01/01/1999
Date de révision: 03/07/2012
Hawaï - Concept préféré
Concept UI M0009812
Terme préféré Hawaï
Synonymes Hawaii
Iles Midway - Connexes mais pas plus larges ou plus étroites
Concept UI M0009813
Terme préféré Iles Midway
Synonymes Atoll de Midway
Îles Midway

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