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Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Venture
Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Venture
by Julia Flynn Siler
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"Only one American state was formally a sovereign monarchy. In this compelling narrative, the award-winning journalist Julia Flynn Siler chronicles how this Pacific kingdom, creation of a proud Polynesian people, was encountered, annexed, and absorbed." &... (read more)

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Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure
Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure
by Julia Flynn Siler
Synopsis
Around 200 A.D., intrepid Polynesians arrived at an undisturbed archipelago. For centuries, their descendants lived with little contact from the western world. In 1778, their isolation was shattered with the arrival of Captain Cook. Deftly weaving... (read more)

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Frank, Sammy, Marlon & Me: Adventures in Paradise with Celebrity Set
Frank, Sammy, Marlon & Me: Adventures in Paradise with Celebrity Set
by Eddie Sherman
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When the biggest names in show business made Hawaii their playground, veteran three-dot columnist Eddie Sherman was always on the scene. Here, in his own wordsand a wealth of rare photosis an insider's look at what happens when Hollywood goes Hawaiian!... (read more)

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Maui: How It Came to Be
Maui: How It Came to Be
by Will Kyselka
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Ancient geologic events come to life through clear description and artistic vision from Maui's fiery beginnings to its present-day attractions.... (read more)

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The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
The Colony: The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai
by John Tayman
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A fascinating work of history about a cruel response to a misunderstood disease, The Colony vividly recounts the saga of the leprosy colony on Molokai and the community once forcibly interred there. Tayman crafts a gripping, and at times horrifying... (read more)

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Travels in Hawaii
Travels in Hawaii
by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Travels in Hawaii brings together many of the diverse works from a romantic interlude in the career of this famous writer.... (read more)

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Volcano: A m=Memoir of Hawaii
Volcano: A m=Memoir of Hawaii
by Garrett Hongo
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Garrett Hongo grew up with a profound sense of estrangement from his past: "Family secrets, evasions, and my own ignorance fed an anger and a desire to know that would not abate." Born in Hawai'i, raised in Los Angeles after the age of six, a fourth... (read more)

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American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition
American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition
by Heather A Diamond
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At the 1989 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, throngs of visitors gathered on the National Mall to celebrate Hawai'i's multicultural heritage through its traditional arts. The edu-tainment spectacle revealed a richly complex Hawai'i few tourists ever see... (read more)

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Honor Killing: How the Infamous "Massie Affair" Transformed Hawai'i
Honor Killing: How the Infamous "Massie Affair" Transformed Hawai'i
by David Stannard
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In the fall of 1931, Thalia Massie, the bored, aristocratic wife of a young naval officer stationed in Honolulu, accused six nonwhite islanders of gang rape. The ensuing trial let loose a storm of racial and sexual hysteria, but the case against the... (read more)

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Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai'i
Volcano: A Memoir of Hawai'i
by Garrett Hongo
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Part memoir, part Japanese American family chronicle, part luminous work of natural history, Volcano tells what happened when Hongo returned to his birthplace in Hawai'i, as a young man, to reclaim its dreamlike landscape and his own elusive past. A... (read more)

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From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii (Latitude 20 Books)
From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawaii (Latitude 20 Books)
by Haunani Kay Trask
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A new edition of a provocative work on the abuse of Native Hawaiian rights, institutional racism, and gender discrimination.... (read more)

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Na Lei Makamae: The Treasured Lei (Latitude 20 Books)
Na Lei Makamae: The Treasured Lei (Latitude 20 Books)
by Marie A Mcdonald
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-174) and index.... (read more)

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Kai: Ocean Wisdom from Hawaii
Kai: Ocean Wisdom from Hawaii
by Renata Provenzano
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A Gift of Beauty and Inspiration from Hawaii's Ocean. Throughout the Hawaiian Islands, people honor a deep and ancient connection with kaithe ocean. In Hawaii the oceans gifts of beauty and inspiration are everywherefrom the shorebreak lapping at our... (read more)

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Sun Yat-Sen in Hawaii: Activities and Supporters
Sun Yat-Sen in Hawaii: Activities and Supporters
by Yansheng Ma Lum
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"Sun Yat-sen in Hawaii is the most comprehensive and detailed account available in English of Dr. Sun's life and revolutionary activities in Hawaii. The authors have painstakingly culled information from books and articles in English and Chinese and... (read more)

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Farewell, My Tani
Farewell, My Tani
by Virginia T Parsons
Synopsis
Farewell, My Tani is Virginia T. Parsonss account of the life of her close friend, Tani Bishops. A direct descendant of King Kamehameha I, conqueror and unifier of all Hawaii, Tani was an extraordinary, spirited woman who contributed much to the... (read more)

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Allan Saunders: The Man and His Legacy (Latitude 20 Books)
Allan Saunders: The Man and His Legacy (Latitude 20 Books)
by Mary Anne Raywid
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Allan Frederic Saunders came to the Islands in August 1945, on a one-year appointment to the University of Hawai'i's Government Department. He stayed to become a much-loved teacher and administrator in the University, and a pillar of the community. His... (read more)

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Chicken Soup from the Soul of Hawaii: Stories of Aloha to Create Paradise Wherever You Are
Chicken Soup from the Soul of Hawaii: Stories of Aloha to Create Paradise Wherever You Are
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All over the world people have a word for paradise: Hawai'i. Now there's a book that captures that magical place for its millions of residents, the 7 million visitors who make a pilgrimage there each year, and the millions more who long to feel the magic... (read more)

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Princess Ka'iulani : Hope of a Nation, Heart of a People (99 Edition)
Princess Ka'iulani : Hope of a Nation, Heart of a People (99 Edition)
by Sharon Linnéa
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Hawaiian Apartheid - Racial Separatism and Ethnic Nationalism in the Aloha State
Hawaiian Apartheid - Racial Separatism and Ethnic Nationalism in the Aloha State
by Kenneth R Conklin
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This book seeks to awaken the public to the dangers of the Hawaiian sovereignty movement. A gathering storm of racial separatism and ethnic nationalism threatens not only the people of Hawaii but the entire United States. The Hawaiian Government... (read more)

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Waking Up in Eden: In Pursuit of an Impassioned Life on an Imperiled Island
Waking Up in Eden: In Pursuit of an Impassioned Life on an Imperiled Island
by Lucinda Fleeson
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Like so many of us, Lucinda Fleeson wanted to escape what had become a routine life. So, she quit her big-city job, sold her suburban house, and moved halfway across the world to the island of Kauai to work at the National Tropical Botanical Garden... (read more)

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