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Should hawaii be allowed to seperate from the United States?

  1. sparksdaniel2000 profile image70
    sparksdaniel2000posted 8 years ago

    The Great State of Hawaii wants independence...

    1. Jane Dee Summers profile image55
      Jane Dee Summersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      If you want something so badly. Talk about it, fight about it, if that does not work, well what the hell just take it. Is Cuba a good example. I'm not so sure. So you don't want to use that example in you negociations.

    2. AEvans profile image80
      AEvansposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Where did you hear that at?

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    Don't a lot of people in Alaska also want independence?

    1. Jane Dee Summers profile image55
      Jane Dee Summersposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The kids got a point. He's kidda cute dont't you think.

      1. RooBee profile image76
        RooBeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Um, what? http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-confused002.gif

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    pgrundyposted 8 years ago

    Hawaii IS separate from the United States. It's out in the middle of the ocean. You have to take a boat or place to get there. smile

  4. tksensei profile image60
    tksenseiposted 8 years ago

    The answer is no.

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    ryankettposted 8 years ago

    Personally I think that if a majority of people want independance, then yes.

    The citizens of Hawaii were asked to vote in 1959 on whether they a) became a state or b) remained a territory.

    They voted to become a state. But there was no option given for independance.

    The legality of its incorporation as an American territory is also questioned, as the US did not abide my the terms and conditions of international law.

    People are the most important factor. We are all equal. If more people want independance than to remain, then why not?

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    annvansposted 8 years ago

    If they do, they may lose lots of tourists.  Who knows, but I say to let them do as they wish.  I have not been to hawaii, so it makes no difference to me I guess.

  7. Rhianni32 profile image70
    Rhianni32posted 8 years ago

    Why exactly is Hawaii (and Alaska) wanting independence? What purpose would it serve?

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      ryankettposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Perhaps for the same reasons that America celebrates 'independance day'?

  8. Lisa HW profile image73
    Lisa HWposted 8 years ago

    I don't know about Hawaii, but I think the US should cut Massachusetts loose, and let it be its own little, oppressive, country.  That's how it is anyway.  We may as well make it legal.

  9. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    Kinda reminds me about Quebec wanting to be separate from Canada tongue why lose the strength of numbers n who's really behind this push for independence? why is it so important to him or her? will a King be declared next? hmm really...a lot of thought on pros and cons has to go into it.

    1. megs78 profile image60
      megs78posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I always wondered why Quebec wanted their independence as well.  Now that I live here, I can see that the biggest reason is that French people feel like they are being overrun by the English.  It brings them back to the days of Wolfe and Montcalme, and it terrifies them.  They want to preserve their independence, their uniqueness, their language and their culture.  They don't want us Squareheads taking over ever again smile  But they have a point and I can see their argument, but what they don't see is that they will, in most likelihood, lose a lot more than their culture and uniqueness if they separate from Canada.  But whatever, they can do what they want and then we will see.

  10. RooBee profile image76
    RooBeeposted 8 years ago

    Hey, Dame! You 100er (again) - just had to say hello and congrats!! big_smile You are a smart lady, miss - always knowing that there are so many sides to any issue and so much to be considered. (And always silly & funny, too. More fantastic qualites.)

  11. Dame Scribe profile image61
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    Hi RooBee smile thanks. I was surprised to find that number too,lol. Yeah, I'm always goin on bout looking at everything every which way, again, thank you. You a smart lady too if I don't mind sayin so wink keep up the great work.

    1. RooBee profile image76
      RooBeeposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I most certainly do not mind!! wink
      Back atcha!!