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Releasing tomorrow, Tuesday (11/03).'Til this day, the story behind whether Captain Cook was first revered by the royal family (the native Hawaiian's naively believed Cook to be a transmigration of the soul in the form of Lono, the God of War), then eventually killed when it was learned that Cook was indeed mortal, is still highly debated by native Hawaiian scholars, historians and anthropologists. What is known is the bad seeds that were planted during his visit and short-lived stay; sexually transmitted diseases, mosquitoes and other epidemics, as well as communal diseases that spread through the social lives of the native Hawaiians, including prostitution and a heavy case of disillusion. This eventually led to many social and economic changes that...

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