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Land and Power in Hawaii: The Democratic Years
Land and Power in Hawaii: The Democratic Years
by George Cooper
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...a local bestseller...(the authors) describe a pervasive way of conducting private and public affairs in which state and local office holders throughout Hawaii took their personal financial interests into account in their actions as public officials... (read more)

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Lost Generations: a Boy, a School, a Princess
Lost Generations: a Boy, a School, a Princess
by J. Arthur Rath
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In 1944, J. Arthur Rath, a part-Hawaiian boy from a broken home, entered the Kamehameha School for Boys as an eighth-grade boarder. Thus began Rath's love affair with an institution that he credits with turning his life around, with giving him and other... (read more)

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The Illustrated Atlas of Hawaii
The Illustrated Atlas of Hawaii
by O. A. Bushnell
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This perennial favorite is a terrific introduction to the Hawaiian islands. Colorful illustrations enhance informative text on Hawai'i's history, culture, geographic features, flora and fauna, island traditions, and more.... (read more)

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Hawaii Dreamscapes Revealed: Big Island
Hawaii Dreamscapes Revealed: Big Island
by Andrew Doughty
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Captures the drama and beauty of the Big Island . . . especially engaging collection of photographs, says "The Honolulu Star Bulletin." Extraordinary photographs showcase a land of unmatched beauty and diversity. Journey with the photographers as their... (read more)

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Lady Friends: Hawaiian Ways and the Ties That Define (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)
Lady Friends: Hawaiian Ways and the Ties That Define (Anthropology of Contemporary Issues)
by Karen L Ito
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Many indigenous Hawaiians who have moved to the islands' cities languish at the bottom of the socioeconomic scale and are thought to have lost their cultural roots. Initially apolitical urban Hawaiians were often skeptical of activists who sought to... (read more)

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Native Men Remade: Gender and Nation in Contemporary Hawai'i
Native Men Remade: Gender and Nation in Contemporary Hawai'i
by Ty P Tengan
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Many indigenous Hawaiian men have felt profoundly disempowered by the legacies of colonization and by the tourist industry, which, in addition to occupying a great deal of land, promotes a feminized image of Native Hawaiians (evident in the ubiquitous... (read more)

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Tales of the Menehune
Tales of the Menehune
by Mary Kawena Pukui
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Legends about the little people of Hawaiian folklore, the demigod Maui, and other Hawaiian tales.... (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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Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement, and Political Manipulation at America's Largest Charitable Trust
Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement, and Political Manipulation at America's Largest Charitable Trust
by Samuel P King
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Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop was the largest landowner and richest woman in the Hawaiian kingdom. Upon her death in 1884, she entrusted her property--"known as Bishop Estate--"to five trustees in order to create and maintain an institution that would... (read more)

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California Hotel and Casino: Hawai'i's Home Away from Home
California Hotel and Casino: Hawai'i's Home Away from Home
by Dennis M Ogawa
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Sam Boyd's California Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas opened in 1975. As introduced by the owner's son, whose father had worked in Hawaii for a Japanese businessman in the gaming industry, this account tells the story of its continued success by... (read more)

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Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown
Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown
by James C Mohr
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A little over a century ago, bubonic plague--the same Black Death that decimated medieval Europe--arrived on the shores of Hawaii just as the islands were about to become a U.S. territory. In this absorbing narrative, James Mohr tells the story of that... (read more)

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Hawai'i One Summer
Hawai'i One Summer
by Maxine Hong Kingston
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In this collection of eleven pieces, originally issued as a limited hand-printed edition, Maxine Hong Kingston does not attempt to capture Hawai'i but "instead and incidentally" to describe her "piece by piece, and hope that the sum praises her"The... (read more)

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Hawaiian Legends of the Guardian Spirits
Hawaiian Legends of the Guardian Spirits
by Caren Loebel-Fried
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Ancient Hawaiians lived in a world where all of nature was alive with the spirits of their ancestors. These `aumakua have lived on through the ages as family guardians and take on many natural forms, thus linking many Hawaiians to the animals, plants... (read more)

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Who Runs the University? (96 Edition)
Who Runs the University? (96 Edition)
by David Yount
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The author describes with unusual candor the behind the scenes activity, the give and take, and the decisions of high-ranking university officials responsible for exercising authority at the University of Hawaii, including regents, administrators, deans... (read more)

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Kanda Home: Biography of Shigefusa and Sue Kanda
Kanda Home: Biography of Shigefusa and Sue Kanda
by Jiro Nakano
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In 1893, Reverend Shigefusa Kanda, a graduate of Doshisha Theological School, came to Kohala on the Big Island of Hawaii as a missionary to Japanese immigrants on the plantation. He built a church, founded the first Japanese language school in Hawaii... (read more)

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Kauai Tales
Kauai Tales
by Frederick B Wichman
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This eighteen-story collection is rich in legend and early Kaua'i history.... (read more)

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Autobiography of Protest in Hawai'i
Autobiography of Protest in Hawai'i
by Robert H Mast
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Autobiography of Protest in Hawai'i explores Hawai'i's social and economic fabric through the comments of thirty-five progressive activists. The activists range in age from the mid-thirties to the late seventies and comment on their involvement in issues... (read more)

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Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen
Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen
by Liluokalani
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Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands
Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands
by Gavan Daws
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Little Book of Aloha
Little Book of Aloha
by Renata Provenzano
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