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Title:   Atlas of Hawai'I
Author:   Department of Geography, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1998
Subjects:   Non Fiction, General Works (Periodicals, Series, idexes, Almanacs, etc.), Hawaii Geography
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096761
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (165)
 
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...ce names for towns, mountains, bays, harbors, and other features; geographical descriptions of the state and the main islands; and an introduction to Hawaiian place names. This is followed by four sections on the physical, biotic, cultural, and social aspects of the Hawai'i environment. Geology, climate, the ocean, water, soils, and astronomy are among the topics discus...
 
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...ts -- xi -- Introduction -- xiii -- Kaua'i and Ni'ihau -- 3 -- O'ahu -- 7 -- Moloka'i and Lana'i -- 11 -- Maui -- 14 -- Hawai'i -- 17 -- Northwestern Hawaiian Islands -- 23 -- Hawaiian Place Names -- 26 -- Mapping and Geodesy -- 29 -- Geology -- 37 -- Geothermal Resources -- 47 -- Climate -- 49 -- Hawai'i and Atmospheric Change -- 60 -- Paleoclimate and Geography -- 64 -- ...
 
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Title:   Hawaii Place Names
Author:   Esther Mookini
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   2002
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Geography, Anthropology, Recreation, Hawaiian Travel Sites
Collections:   Travel
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096802
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (60)
 
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...In this latest book, John Clark, author of the highly regarded "Beaches of Hawaii" series, gives us the many captivating stories behind the hundreds of Hawaii place names associated with the ocean—the names of shores, beaches, and other sites where people fish, swim, dive, surf, and paddle. Signif...
 
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...In 1966 the University of Hawaii Press published the first edition of Place Names of Hawaii. Written by Mary Kawena Pukui and Samuel H. Elbert, it contained 1,125 entries, all of which were place names in the Hawaiian language. In 1974 the press publi...
 
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Title:   Place Names of Hawaii - Hawaii Dictionary
Author:   Mary Kawena Pukui
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1974
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Reference, Hawaiian Language
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096974
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (135)
 
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...In this book the authors endeavor to provide the people of the State of Hawaii with a glossary of important place names in the State, including names of valleys, streams, mountains, land sections, surfing areas, towns, villages, and Honolulu streets and buildings. The first edition of Place Name...
 
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...Glossary. 1 -- Hawaiian words used in the Glossary. 3 -- Abbreviations used in the Glossary. 4 -- Glossary. 5 -- Appendix. 235 -- Previous studies of place names. 235 -- Sources consulted. 237 -- Sound changes and the need for salvage. 238 ...
 
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Title:   History of the Hawaiian Kingdom Vol. 1
Author:   Ralph S. Kuykendall
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Volume:  1
Language:   English
Date:   1938
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of the Americas (Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, etc.), Hawaiian History
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096807
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (106)
 
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...R. S. Kuykendall spent four decades of his life writing the history of Hawaii. He came to the Islands in 1922 as executive secretary of the newly formed Historical Commission of the Territory of Hawaii. The Commission planned, among other projects, to publish a large-scale history: a general n...
 
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...This volume is one of the fruits of a project undertaken more than a dozen years ago by the Historical Commission of the Territory of Hawaii and carried on since 1932 by the University of Hawaii. The project called for the preparation of a comprehensive general history of Hawaii based upon a thorough study of original sources. The first phase of the under...
 
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...Preface. xi -- List of Abbreviations. xiii -- Introduction: A Glimpse of Ancient Hawaii. 1 -- Coming of the Foreigners. 12 -- Kamehameha and the Founding of the Kingdom. 29 -- 1819. 61 -- Kamehameha II. 71 -- Early Commercial Development. 82 -- New Religion and New Learning. 100 -- The Early Years of the ...
 
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Title:   History of the Hawaiian Kingdom Vol. 3
Author:   Ralph S. Kuykendall
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Volume:  3
Language:   English
Date:   1967
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of the Americas (Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, etc.), Hawaiian History
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096809
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (150)
 
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...This third volume of the definitive history of the Hawaiian Kingdom completes the project launched over forty years ago by the Historical Commission of the Territory of Hawaii and taken over in 1932 by the Department of History of the University of Hawaii. As originally plan...
 
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...In his history of the last years of the Hawaiian monarchy (1874–1893), Professor Kuykendall shows clearly the effects of the Reciprocity Treaty of 1875 with the United States, tying Hawaii so closely to its nearest neighbor, economically, that annexation became ine...
 
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...Of The Treaty. 22 -- Amendment, Ratification, And Legislation. 26 -- British Reaction To The Reciprocity Treaty. 40 -- Chapter 3. Reciprocity And The Hawaiian Economy: The Sugar Industry. 46 -- Sugar And Rice, But Mainly Sugar. 46 -- Problem Of Capital. 53 -- Claus Spreckels. 59 -- Acreage Devoted To Sugar. 62 -- Water. 62 -- Fertilizer. 70 -- Lahaina Cane. 71 -- The Sugar...
 
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Title:   History of the Hawaiian Kingdom Vol. 2
Author:   Ralph S. Kuykendall
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Volume:  2
Language:   English
Date:   1953
Subjects:   Non Fiction, History of the Americas (Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, etc.), Hawaiian History
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096808
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (135)
 
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...This book is the second of three volumes designed to provide a general history of the modern Hawaiian Kingdom. The first volume was published some years ago under the title, The Hawaiian Kingdom, 1778-1854: Foundation and Transformation. The third volume, which explores the years 1874-1893, deals with the reigns of K...
 
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...The first attempts to establish steam navigation among the Hawaiian islands were made by men engaged in similar enterprises in California; they were part of a much larger movement. The expansion of the United States to the Pacific coast, the extraordinarily rapid settlement of Califo...
 
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...9 -- Failure of the Reciprocity Treaty. 45 -- Great Britain and the Reciprocity Treaty. 47 -- New Treaty with France. 47 -- Quest for Security. 54 -- Hawaii's Neutrality in Time of War. 57 -- Hawaii and Japan. 66 -- The Queen's Hospital. 69 -- Leprosy. 72 -- Immigration. 75 -- The Royal Family. 78 -- Hawaiian Reformed Catholic Church. 84 -- Other Religious Developments. 99...
 
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Title:   Spoken Hawaiian
Author:   Samuel H. Elbert
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1977
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Hawaiian Language Education
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096988
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (135)
 
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...This volume is a result of two decades' efforts in teaching Hawaiian. The objects of the book are to present the principal conversational and grammatical patterns and the most common idioms, and to prepare the student for a final reward: the capacity to read and enjoy the rich heritag...
 
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...The Hawaiian phonemes are listed below. English examples are approximate. The Hawaiian vowels are "pure," i.e., without glides. They are of either short or long duration. The consonants p and k have less aspiration (i.e., they ar...
 
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Title:   Hawaiian Mythology
Author:   Martha Beckwith
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1970
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Auxiliary Sciences of History, Hawaiian Culture
Collections:   Folklore
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096813
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (285)
 
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...Why after thirty years, should Beckwith’s Hawaiian Mythology be reprinted? Why, for the last twenty-five years, have scholars and amateurs alike sought for either new or used copies of this book which has become a rarity? To begin with, it was the first, and is still...
 
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...This guide to the native mythology of Hawaii has grown out of a childhood and youth spent within sound of the hula drum at the foot of the domelike House of the Sun on the windy island of Maui. There, wandering along its rocky coast and sandy beaches, exploring i...
 
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...76 -- . Papa and Wakea. 293 -- Genealogies. 307 -- Era of Overturning . 314 -- Mu and Menehune People. 321 -- Runners, Man-Eaters, Dog-Men. 337 -- Hawaiian Mythology - The Moikeha-La?a Migration. 352 -- Hawaiiloa and Paao Migrations. 363 -- Ruling Chiefs. 376 -- Usurping Chiefs. 387 -- Kupua Stories. 403 -- Trickster Stories. 430 -- Voyage to the Land of the Gods. 448 -...
 
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Title:   Hawaiian Language Imprints
Author:   Bernice Judd
Publisher:   University of Hawai'I Press
Language:   English
Date:   1978
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Bibliography, Hawaiian Bibliographies
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096811
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (45)
 
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...This bibliography includes all known titles published in the Hawaiian language anywhere in the world between 1822 and the end of the century. The only items not listed are one-page broadsides, government documents, serials, sheet music, and programs for events such as concerts, royal f...
 
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...The first chapter in the history of Hawaiian printing becomes primarily a resumé of the linguistic efforts of the early missionaries to the Sandwich Islands. To a researcher perhaps the most remarkable feature of the story is that the missionaries began their p...
 
       
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