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Aloha! Share the epic history of America's 50th state and its people. All the beauty and adventure of Hawaii are here in 43 meticulously rendered, ready-to-color illustrations and captions. Color a traditional god, hula dancers, a warrior, plants and animals, many more. Learn about Hawaiian history, customs, statehood, other aspects.
Aloha and welcome to a colorful history of the 50th state and its people. 43 accurately rendered illustrations and fact-filled captions trace the history of these storied islands from the first Polynesian settlers (500 A.D.) to the present. Topics covered include the geological origin of the islands, ancient gods and religion, European exploration and influences, overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, annexation, attack of Pearl Harbor, statehood and much more. Illustrations depict a carved image of a god, paddlers wearing gourd masks, a native creating a petroglyph (rock carving), hula dancers, Hawaiian feather work, traditional costumes, plants and foods brought to the islands by early settlers, warriors and other intriguing subjects. This entertaining and educational book is sure to appeal to colorists, students of Polynesian culture and history and the many thousands of visitors to this fascinating state.
Epic history of America's 50th state in 43 ready-to-color illustrations. Color traditional god, hula dancers, a warrior, plants and animals, more. Fact-filled, informative captions.