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- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 17.99
To most New Zealanders, the word 'Hauhau' conjures up a picture of bloodthirsty fanaticism. This book, the definitive study of the Pai Marire or 'Hauhau' Maori movement in the 1860s, presents a different view. Pai Marire is shown as being a search for ways of meeting European settlement and domination, and of using European skills and literacy, on... more...
- NewSouth 2011; US$ 16.99
A painting, a frog cake, a landmark, a statue, a haunting newspaper photograph, a bucket of peaches, pink shorts in parliament, concert tickets, tourist maps Kerryn Goldsworthys Adelaide is a museum of sorts, a personal guide to the city through a collection of iconic objects. Adelaide navigates her southern home, discovering its identifying... more...
- Hunter Publishing 1999; US$ 15.00
A comprehensive guide to the islands of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Hawaii, Kauai and Oahu by a long-time Hawaii resident. Smaller less-visited islands are also included. Along with the basics ? getting there, on-island transportation, restaurants, hotels, sightseeing ? you'll find plenty of outdoor fun. The best diving and snorkeling spots, the most scenic... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2006; US$ 9.99
This is the most detailed guide available to Maui, the second-most visited Hawaiian island, with 2+ million visitors yearly. There are endless fascinating things to do here. Watch amazing sunsets from mile-long beaches, visit ancient temples or learn about Maui's whaling history in the nostalgic town of Lahaina. Frolic under waterfalls, hike through... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2005; US$ 9.99
Written by a local, this guide covers every region and town, with in-depth information on the Maori culture, the remarkable places to stay and eat, vineyard tours, cooking schools, thermal springs, albatross and whale encounters, scenic drives, and more. Canoe the Whanganui River, ride in a hot air balloon, hike the Waikaremoana Track, explore Whirikana... more...
- Awa Press 2010; US$ 11.99
In an attempt to escape from her stressful life as a single working mother of two young boys, Kathy Giuffre books a year-long trip for four in a tropical paradise. At the last minute, her boyfriend announces he isn't joining them, and Kathy finds herself in an unlivable house in Rarotonga, a tiny speck in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean. Her... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
This is the resource book for vegetarian travelers. -- Healing Retreats. "This is a terrific and much-needed guidebook that makes traveling easy and worry-free for vegetarians. It lists and rates vegetarian restaurants and also reports on the best places to find produce." -- Society of American Travel Writers Foundation. "... a handy... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 3.99
Ancient Hawaiian Civilization takes us back to Hawaii's " stone age," when there wasn't an alphabet, numbering system, or other civilized distinctions as we know them. Still rules of living, modes, and customs permitted large numbers of people to live healthfully and happily throughout the islands. This fascinating history of Hawaii is " must"... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 49.95
This volume is a unique contribution to the exploration of a new perspective in the study of well-being, which tries to overcome the quantification bias by creating an account of ?the good life? in a specific place. Rather than numbers, this research focuses on local narratives, emphasising the urgent need to include a wider range of methodological... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 120.00
Exploring the role of empathy in a variety of Pacific societies, this book is at the forefront of the latest anthropological research on empathy. It presents distinct articulations of many assumptions of contemporary philosophical, neurobiological, and social scientific treatments of the topic. The variations described in this book do not necessarily... more...