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Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii

  • Adventure Guide to Hawaiiby John Penisten

    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...

  • Adventure Guide to Mauiby Sharon Hamblin

    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...

  • Alaska & Hawaii: The Best Organic Food Stores, Farmers' Markets, & Vegetarian Restaurantsby James Bernard Frost

    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...

  • Aloha Betrayedby Noenoe K. Silva; Gilbert M. Joseph; Emily S. Rosenberg

    Duke University Press 2004; US$ 23.95

    An historical account of native Hawaiian encounters with and resistance to American colonialism, based on little-read Hawaiian-language sources. more...

  • Ancient Hawaiian Civilizationby e. s. Craighill Handy

    Tuttle Publishing 1989; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • An Anthropological Journey into Well-Beingby Melania Calestani

    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...

  • Beyond Ke'eaumokuby Brenda L. Kwon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Cane Firesby Gary Okihiro

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 32.95

    Outstanding Book in History and Social Science Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1992 "Okihiro's account is an important corrective to our understanding of the Japanese American Experience in World War II." --The Hawaiian Journal of History Challenging the prevailing view of Hawaii as a mythical "racial paradise," Gary Okihiro presents... more...

  • Displacing Nativesby Wood

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 36.99

    This insightful study examines the strategies used by outsiders to usurp Hawaiian lands and undermine indigenous Hawaiian culture. Drawing upon historical and contemporary examples, Wood investigates the journals of Captain Cook, Hollywood films, commercialized hula, Waikiki development schemes, and the appropriation of Pele and Kilauea by haoles to... more...

  • Ethnicity and Inequality in Hawai'iby Jonathan Y. Okamura

    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...