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- Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 17.99
The island is home to about 900,000 people (75% of the resident population of the state). The city of Honolulu largest city, state capital, and main deepwater marine port for the State of Hawai'i is located here. Well-known features include Waikiki, Pearl Harbor, Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, Kane'ohe Bay and the North Shore. Written... more...
- Algora Publishing 2009; US$ 33.95
There were two battles for Hawaii?s sovereignty led by Queen Liliuokalani. This book, The Rights of My People, revisits these battles ? the 1893 coup d?etat and the annexation in 1898 ? from a new perspective, against the backdrop of the harsh remnants of the Civil War, the missionary?s disquieting view of race, and the emerging role of Hawaiian women.... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95
"The old life described in this book disappeared long ago, but something of its heritage has, in Hawaii, become the heritage of all who live there today." With these words from the introduction to The Hawaiians: An Island People , Helen Gay Pratt invites her readers to become acquainted with Hawaii's original inhabitants and their fascinating way... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
This book is the fruit of a collaboration between author-anthropologist Terence Barrow and artist-illustrator Ray Lanterman . It is a worthy successor to their INCREDIBLE HAWAil published by the Charles E.Tuttle Company in 1974. The first book was received with enthusiasm by tourists, residents, and school readers of various grades. Teachers... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 9.99
THE INCREDIBLE IS A PART OF AMERICAN HISTORY AND tradition-and our 50th State is certainly no exception. This unique little book, incredible in its own way, brings together the talents, knowledge and experience of two well-known Hawaiian residents, artist-illustrator Ray Lanterman and author-anthropologist Terence Barrow. Whatever their subject, the... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2011; Not Available
A true story of a young family's voyage following the route of Captain James Cook's last voyage from England to Australia 200 years later. In a schooner, they visited a number of exotic places including Rio de Janeiro and rarely-visited islands like Tristan da Cuna and Ile Amsterdam. more...
- Springer 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... 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...
- Temple University Press 2008; US$ 30.95
Challenging the dominant view of Hawai’i as a “melting pot paradise”—a place of ethnic tolerance and equality—Jonathan Okamura examines how ethnic inequality is structured and maintained in island society. He finds that ethnicity, not race or class, signifies difference for Hawaii’s people and therefore structures... more...