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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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