Out of the eight major Hawaiian islands, upon which one did Capt. James Cook first set foot?

7:34 AM, Jan 18, 2013   |    comments
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a. Kauai

Cook was the first European to visit Hawaii on Jan. 18, 1778.

The native Hawaiians initially treated Cook and his crew like gods.  But they were revealed to be mortal when one of them died.

The Hawaiians were not happy to be fooled.  Their anger turned to violence and Cook was killed in fighting.


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