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Title:   Our Hawaii
Author:   London, Charmian Kittredge
Publisher:   New York; Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1917
Subjects:   London, Jack, 1876-1916, Hawaii -- Description and travel, Biography
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001094972
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...IVERSITY OF TORONTO LIBRARY by the ONTARIO LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY 1980 OUR HAWAII THE MACMILLAN COMPANY KEW YORK - BOSTON CHICAGO ' DALLAS ATLANTA ... ...oootr $3rrss J. S. Gushing Co. Berwick& Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A. go HAWAII "A sense of marvel drifts to me Of morning on a purple sea, And... ...And fragrant islands far away." GEORGE STERLING. FOREWORD JACK LONDON AND HAWAII! From the years of his youth the two names have been entwined in t... ...arly misunderstanding and final loving comprehension of him, Jack London and Hawaii have drawn together, with increasing devotion in his heart for "Al... ...own small-boat voyage around the world, he sailed far out of his course that Hawaii might be the first port of call, and threw himself into learning t... ...things? for small wives ; and sail boats, and gather fresh material for more stories that will and won't sell . . ." he trailed off lugubriously. Thus... ..." in a confidential undertone. "I've got a lot of whacking good material for stories, you understand. / can't write stories there's no use my trying. ... ...rite travel stuff of sorts, but it takes no artist to do that. You can write stories the greatest stories in the world and I'll tell you what : I'll j... ...g. The Doctor alsomade the suggestion that Jack read aloud some of his early stories; and Jack, albeithe likes to read only to one or two, or a very f...
 
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Title:   Our Hawaii
Author:   London, Charmian
Publisher:   New York; Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1917
Subjects:   London, Jack, 1876-1916, Hawaii -- Description and travel, Biography
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001094971
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...IMITED LONDON BOMBAY CALCUTTA MELBOURNE THE MACMILLAN CO. OF CANADA, LTD. TORONTO OUR HAWAII BY CHARMIAN KITTREDGE LONDON (MRS. JACK LONDON) AUTHOR O... ...er, 1917. NorJuooli $resg J. S. Gushing Co. Berwick& Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A. HAWAII 371614 "A sense of marvel drifts to me Of morning on ... ...rple sea, And fragrant islands far away." GEORGE STERLING. FOREWORD JACK LONDON AND HAWAII! From the years of his youth the two names have been ent... ... through early misunderstanding and final loving comprehension of him, Jack London and Hawaii have drawn together, with increasing devotion in his hea... ...as in his own small-boat voyage around the world, he sailed far out of his course that Hawaii might be the first port of call, and threw himself into ... ...wy white things ? for small wives ; and sail boats, and gather fresh material for more stories that will and won't sell . . ." he trailed off lugubrio... ...e, London," in a confidential undertone. "I've got a lot of whacking good material for stories, you understand. I can't write stories there's no use m... ...u. I can write travel stuff of sorts, but it takes no artist to do that. You can write stories the greatest stories in the world - and I'll tell you w... ... an evening. The Doctor alsomade the suggestion that Jack read aloud some of his early stories; and Jack, albeithe likes to read only to one or two, o...
 
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Title:   A Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii, Or Owhyhee : With Remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Customs, And Language of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Ellis, William, 1794-1872
Publisher:   Honolulu; Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1917
Subjects:   Missions -- Hawaii, Ethnology -- Hawaii, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001042876
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...nds. The Advertiser Historical Series No. 2 A Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Custo... ...int of the London 1827 Edition) With an Introduction By Lorrin A. Thurston Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd. Honolulu, Hawaii, 1917 3 INTRODUCTION BY LORR... ...growing demand, both on the part of permanent residents of and visitors to Hawaii, for specific informa- tion concerning the history of Hawaii, more p... ... the laws of civilization be- came established. A comprehensive history of Hawaii has yet to be written. Its compilation will involve a vast amount of... ...cipants. Alexander's History, written for public school purposes, the best Hawaiian history now available, is necessarily condensed. Other books beari... ...cted for Tamehanieha; appears well built, is forty feet by twenty, has two stories, and is divided into four rooms by strong boarded partitions. It wa... ...orated with their traditions of its supernatural inhabitants, and fabulous stories of their romantic ad- ventures, that we found no small difficulty i... ...r traditions, though it is among the least marvellous of the many fabulous stories we have met with, and the truth may easily be separated from the fi... ... erected in the island of Oahu, a stone house, sixty feet by thirty, three stories high, with a spacious cellar underneath. The inside of the house he...
 
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Title:   A narrative of a tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee : with remarks on the history, traditions, manners, customs, and language of the inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Ellis, William, 1794-1872
Publisher:   Honolulu; Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1917
Subjects:   Missions -- Hawaii, Ethnology -- Hawaii, Hawaii -- Description and travel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002195978
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...nds. The Advertiser Historical Series No. 2 A Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Custo... ...int of the London 1827 Edition) With an Introduction By Lorrin A. Thurston Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd. Honolulu, Hawaii, 1917 3 INTRODUCTION BY LORR... ...growing demand, both on the part of permanent residents of and visitors to Hawaii, for specific informa- tion concerning the history of Hawaii, more p... ... the laws of civilization be- came established. A comprehensive history of Hawaii has yet to be written. Its compilation will involve a vast amount of... ...cipants. Alexander's History, written for public school purposes, the best Hawaiian history now available, is necessarily condensed. Other books beari... ...cted for Tamehanieha; appears well built, is forty feet by twenty, has two stories, and is divided into four rooms by strong boarded partitions. It wa... ...orated with their traditions of its supernatural inhabitants, and fabulous stories of their romantic ad- ventures, that we found no small difficulty i... ...r traditions, though it is among the least marvellous of the many fabulous stories we have met with, and the truth may easily be separated from the fi... ... erected in the island of Oahu, a stone house, sixty feet by thirty, three stories high, with a spacious cellar underneath. The inside of the house he...
 
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Title:   Scenes in Hawaii or Life in the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Grant, Mary Forsyth
Publisher:   Toronto, Hart
Language:   English
Date:   1888
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001250457
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...* i mmt^ SCENES IM HAWAII. Q.TtiVty SCENES IN HAWAII OR I^FE \\M SANDWICH ISLANDS BY M FORS... ...publicity in this form to my notes and observations while on my journey to Hawaii and stay there, I must ask them and others who may care to read them... ...up of Islands which Captain Cook discovered in 1776 — and on one of which, Hawaii — he was murdered on his second visit in 1778, at Kealakekua Bay. On... ...arked by a granite monument brought by a man-of-war from England. 'b 1 The Hawaiian Kingdom formerly known as the Sandwich Islands, lies between the 2... ..., viz : — Oahu, on which is Honolulu, the Capital and seat of Government ; Hawaii, the largest, on which are active the Volcanoes ; Maui, Lanai, Kauai... ...ambert's anecdotes were always amusing, and while listening to some of his stories, we were sud- denly aware of the presence of an old native woman cr... ...Captain L'Orange was a Swede, also his wife, and we heard many interesting stories of his sea- faring life before settling in Kauai ; Madame L'Orange ...
 
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Title:   Riches and Marvels of Hawaii; A Charming Description of Her Unique History, Strange People, Exquisite Climate, Wondrous Volcanoes, Luxurious Productions, Beautiful Cities, Corrupt Monarchy, Revolution, Provisional Government and Annexation
Author:   Stevens, John Leavitt, 1820-1895; Oleson, William Brewster, 1851-1915; Stevens, Nellie M;
Publisher:   Philadelphia, P.A.; Edgewood Publishing Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- History, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001222828
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Subject: Hawaii -- Description and travel; Samoan Islands -- Description and travel; Tahiti -- Description and travel; Fiji -- Description and travel
 
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...of Maine. In 1889 lie was appointed b}' President Harrison Minister to the Hawaiian Islands, his title soon after being changed to that of Minister Pl... ...nferred upon him by Tuft's College in 1883. I RICHES AND MARVELS ...OF... HAWAII A CHARMING DESCRIPTION OF Her Unique History, Strange People, Exquis... ...ORICAL SKETCH. Discovery of the Islands. Ancient Canoe Journeys, Origin of Hawaiians. An Ancient Race. The Common People. The Priesthood. System of Ta... ...Destruction of Idols. Kapiolani's Heroism. Missionary Success. The Hope of Hawaii. THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN. The Kanaka. Occupation of Kanakas. Ease in Gai... ...ness of Taro. Native Indolence. Luxurious Kanakai. Preparation of Poi. The Hawaiian not a Farmer. Master of Wind and Wave. The Sea His Schoolmaster. R... ...milar traditions and religious rites. The names of the principal gods, the stories told of the demigod Maui, of the origin of fire, about the deluge, ...
 
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Title:   The New America and the Far East : Volume 8
Author:   Browne, George Waldo, 1851-1930; Isensee, Jane
Publisher:   Boston, Marshall Jones Co.
Volume:  Vol. 8
Language:   English
Date:   1910
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- History, Philippines -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001050641
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... " 1312 " 1316 " 1320 " 1324 " 1328 " 1332 " 1336 " 1340 " 1344 PORTO RICO Hawaiian Flowers. Coloured San Juan from Old Sea Wall • The Plaza, San Juan... ... the shape of insects that exist on the island. Cuba is not as free as the Hawaiian Islands from deadly pests and insects, and the centipede, tarantul... ...s of her richest province. The building is a large, rambling affair of two stories, of stone, stucco, and adobe, with flat roof, and covered arches or... ...landmg. On the northwest, forming its outer wedge, it splits the sea with Hawaiian Flowers t. Kakalaioa j. Hau 2. Ohia-lehua 4. Kohio-tda PORT... ...pe to Jamaica, especially in winter, and as we thread the passage the wild stories of the ocean banditti come vividly into our mind, and above the oth... ...at this was somewhat the case upon approach- ing Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii, though there was greater promise in the luxuriant vegetation. But w... ...oast, these show the effect of a lack of moisture, but on the north, as in Hawaii, the verdure is greener and fresher from more frequent rains. By thi... ...t, fifteen years later, trading vessels, stopping here to water, told such stories of its wonderful country, and the amount of gold that seemed to exi... ...he one part we find houses of fair con- struction, from one story to three stories in height. In the other we find no dwelling over one story, where i...
 
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Title:   The New America and the Far East : Volume 7
Author:   Browne, George Waldo, 1851-1930; Isensee, Jane
Publisher:   Boston, Marshall Jones Co.
Volume:  Vol. 7
Language:   English
Date:   1910
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- History, Philippines -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001050640
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...nd Minnesota, or by that found in the cool, salubrious mountain ree!:ions of Hawaii and Samoa. But in the last instances the crispness of the Asiatic ... ... have builded about them. This rule does not apply to the Celestial race. In Hawaii the Chinese, who have become a large percentage of the population,... ...ey appear, whether in the North or South, East or West, as busi- ness men in Hawaii, or coolies in Australia, as ambassadors to foreign governments, o... ...f the island is not wholly pleasant. We are reminded here of portions of the Hawaiian Islands of more recent volcanic birth. But we soon recover from ... ...ST. of the province has made it a favourite resort for this class. Many wild stories are current of thrilling adventures amid its mountains. It is est... ...ce and its value, is the JJalma reed, or royal palm, as we should call it in Hawaii. Like the maguey of Mexico, it is the mainstay of the natives. The...
 
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Title:   The Paradise of the Pacific : The Hawaiian Islands
Author:   Browne, George Waldo, 1851-1930
Publisher:   Boston, M.A.; D. Estes & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001161344
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...tml). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved W... ...E OF THE PACIFIC STATUE OF KAMEHAMEHA I. THE PARADISE OF THE PACIFIC THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS BY G. WALDO BROWNE AUTHOR OF "TWO AMERICA^N BOYS IN HAWAII... ... A PICTURESQUE PEOPLE 22 IV. THE NAPOLEON OF THE PACIFIC ... 40 V. ANCIENT HAWAIIAN RELIGION .... 61 VI. THE LAST DEFENDERS OF THE OLD FAITH . 72 VII.... ...ST DEFENDERS OF THE OLD FAITH . 72 VII. MISSIONARY WORK .... .87 VIII. THE HAWAIIAN MAGNA CHARTA . , 99 IX. RISE OF THE REPUBLIC 116 X. INDUSTRIAL PRO... ...BLIC 116 X. INDUSTRIAL PROGRESS 134 XL THE JAPANESE AND CONTRACT LABOUR IN HAWAII 146 XII. THE CHINESE IN PARADISE . . 156 XIII. ANNEXATION 168 XIV. V... ...charge of the king's war-gods, when he went into the field of battle, many stories 66 THE PARADISE OF THE PACIFIC. being told of such action changing...
 
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Title:   Beneath Hawaiian Palms and Stars
Author:   Goodhue, Edward Solon, B. 1861
Publisher:   Cincinnati; The Editor Publishing Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000112199
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...AWAIIAN by E. S. GOODHUE Ber>eatr; Hawaiian) Paints find Stars BY E. S. GOODHUE, it Governmen t Phys iclan :... ...iclan : Medical Superintendent Malidani Government Jfospttal, Wailuku, Maui, Hawaiian Island*. ILLUSTRATED FROM PHOTOGRAPHS, AND PEN SKETCHES BY ROBER... ...GLY DEDICATED. 434573 CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. THE UPBUILDING. Not a History of Hawaii Problems Avoided The Au- thor Responsible for his Own Opinions Pol... ... Considered A Platonic Arrangement Annexation a Fact The Newlands Resolution Hawaiian Com- mission Not There to See Return Same Old Hawaii The Raising... ...tion The Country his Pride and Boast. CHAPTER II. LOCUS INSULT SACR.E. Where Hawaii is at Trans-Pacific Ignorance Nick- named Sandwich Books on Hawaii... ...e in collecting data, and, in many cases, if he be without humor, may record stories that originated in some joker's brain. The Hawaiians themselves a... ...ays more or less ancient, but I have sincere misgivings whether these Mosaic stories in Hawaii ever had any far-back origin. Mureau in his "Voyaye de ... ...he father of her own progeny. It is a test few wo- men can stand ; hence our stories of wicked step-mothers. But this woman was greatly beloved by her...
 
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Title:   Alice's Visit to the Hawaiian Islands
Author:   Krout, Mary Hannah, B. 1857
Publisher:   New York; American Book
Language:   English
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Readers -- Geography, Hawaii -- Description and travel, Books
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000525453
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ARY H. KROUT Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Title: ALICE'S VISIT TO THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Author... ....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ...... ...CAN BOOK COMPANY DLLIoZi Copyright, 1900, by AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY. KROUT'S HAWAII. W. P. 4 EDUCATION OEPts oc PREFACE Since the Hawaiian Islands ha... ...ory of the people who inhabit them. In writing this imaginary journey to the Hawaiian Islands I have described the country and the people as they were... ... in their way. Mynahs 30 While Alice was in Honolulu she heard a great many stories about the mynahs. One of her little playmates was collecting post... ...II. SANDALWOOD WHILE they were in Honolulu Mr. Earle told Alice a great many stories about the Hawaiians, and what had been done to make their country... ...re not often stung by centipedes, and the few who are stung usually recover. Stories to the contrary are not true. Therewere mosquitoes by the thousan... ... stone church in Honolulu was an old, weather-beaten frame house. It was two stories high, with three windows above and three below. Around the front ...
 
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Title:   Hawaiian Sketches
Author:   De la Vergne, George Harrison, B. 1868
Publisher:   San Francisco, C.A.; Crocker
Language:   English
Date:   1898
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000764766
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... m JONV-Si a: ^ -~, Jv Q Ti U o - HAWAIIAN BY ClEO. M. DE LA SAN FRANCISCO, CAL. H. S. CROCKER COMPANY C... ...sketches furnish no information to the earnest seeker after facts in regard to Hawaii. I desire to state briefly the conditions which will face the pe... ... which will face the peaceful invader from the Mainland coming to the Islands. Hawaii is not a new country. American capital has been there for many y... ...ion and a rural life might succeed in it. There '. undoubtedly room for men in Hawaii who (3) 1839828 have money to invest. For instance, Hono- lulu ... ...e, Hono- lulu could very we'll afford to have a fe\v first - class hotels. Hut Hawaii is by no means a Kloiidyke of new possibilities for the Ameri- c... ...d against the rail while the ship swayed hither and thither, and related funny stories to the ladies, who lay stretched out on the steamer chairs, wra... ...re light, the shadows wavering in the back part of the room, and listen to the stories of your fellow travelers, or watch the flames as they rush up t... ...and took chance shots at stray goats coming down the ridge. '' Do you know any stories or legends con- nected with Haleakala, William ? " I inquired. ...
 
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Title:   Hawaiian Life : Being Lazy Letters from Low Latitudes
Author:   Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909
Publisher:   Chicago; F. T. Neeley
Language:   English
Date:   1894
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000764765
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... Orders Solicited. Special Terms to Agents. F. T. NEELY, Publisher, CHICAGO HAWAIIAN LIFE BEING LAZY LETTERS FROM LOW LATITUDES BY CHARLES WARREN STO... ... 1894 TO POLO, BUD, MOMONA, AND THE KID, OF STAG-RACKET .BUNGALOW HONOLULU, HAWAII, THIS SOUVENIR OF THEIR SOMETIME PAL, WITH HIS ALOHA! CONTENTS.... ... THE REEF 208 XXX. PLANTATION DAYS 239 XXXI. THE DRAMA IN DREAM-LAND... 262 HAWAIIAN LIFE OR LAZY LETTERS FROM LOW LATITUDES I. FROM A CUPOLA. HAWAII... ...ons of champagne and cigarettes? You had dropped in upon us, as is your 7 8 HAWAIIAN LIFE wont at intervals while vibrating 'twixt the Australasian c... ...t how above us and below us rolled the everlasting deep from pole to pole. O Hawaii! Hawaii Nei! Cinderella among nations; a handful of ashes on a cor... ... less known to you; many an evening camped under the airy roof-tree and told stories in the twilight, while the great north window with its num- berle...
 
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Title:   Paradise in the Pacific; A Book of Travel, Adventure, And Facts in the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Bliss, William Root, 1825-1906
Publisher:   New York; Sheldon & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1873
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001161343
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...tml). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved W... ... Honolulu Direct .... 29 IV. First Impressions of the Paradise . 35 V. The Hawaiian Kings .... 43 VI. The Hawaiian Kingdom ... 54 VII. Events and Circ... ...cal Election . . . .124 XIII. The Gala Day in Hojiolitln . . .130 XIV. The Hawaiian Civilization . . .140 XV. Society in Honolulu . . . . 161 XVI. Sou... ...ce of that country to any possible future of commerce or civilization. The Hawaiian Islands have occasionally at- tracted the attention of the America... ... Western coast. But they offer a delightful exile and a peace- ful life to Hawaiianized Americans, whether invalidated in health, purse, or otherwise.... ... clusters of huts rise the neat white houses of the station-mas- ters, two stories high, with broad veran- das, and lattices of vines. Here, with his ... ..., whose members enliven these eleven days of slow sailing by cap- tivating stories of that paradise in the Pacific, to which I am going. FIRST IMPRES... ...nd little is to be found for the mind to feed upon, except gossip and good stories. In the course of these indolent days, 161 162 PARADISE IN THE PAC... ... standing alone, built of gray coral blocks pointed with white cement, two stories high, surrounded on each story by a wide veranda, over which juts t...
 
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Title:   South-Sea Idyls
Author:   Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909
Publisher:   New York, Charles Scribner's Sons
Language:   English
Date:   1907
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Pacific Coast, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001289504
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ut I recovered myself in time to observe the admirable system adopted by the Hawaiian Government for the protection of its un- fortunate people. I use... ...una Kea, and folds of shadow were drap- ing the sea-washed eastern cliffs of Hawaii, as Felix and I endeavored to persuade our fagged steeds that they... ...had been done before. Even there I thought with infinite satisfaction of the Hawaiian woman who swam for forty hours in such a sea, with an aged and h... ...r is but one of the sorrows of a South-Sea showman. THE HOUSE OF THE SUN MY Hawaiian oracle, Kahele, having posed him- self in compact and chubby gra... ... bonus to head our little caravan at once, though it goes sorely against the Hawaiian grain to make up a mind inside of three days. Kahele managed the... ...the monoto- nous recital of his adventures by flood and field. Like most sea-stories, his narratives were ever fresh, as though they had been stowed a...
 
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Title:   South-Sea Idyls
Author:   Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909
Publisher:   New York; Charles Scribner's Sons
Language:   English
Date:   1892
Subjects:   Pacific Coast, Hawaii -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001289476
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ut I recovered myself in time to observe the admirable system adopted by the Hawaiian Government for the protection of its un fortunate people. I used... ...auna Kea, and folds of shadow were drap ing the sea-washed eastern cliffs of Hawaii, as Felix and I endeavored to persuade our fagged steeds that they... ...had been done before. Even there I thought with infinite satisfaction of the Hawaiian woman who swam for forty hours in such a sea, with an aged and h... ...r is but one of the sorrows of a South-Sea showman. THE HOUSE OF THE SUN MY Hawaiian oracle, Kahele, having posed him self in compact and chubby grac... ... bonus to head our little caravan at once, though it goes sorely against the Hawaiian grain to make up a mind inside of three days. Kahele managed the... ... the monoto nous recital of his adventures by flood and field. Like most sea-stories, his narratives were ever fresh, as though they had been stowed a...
 
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Title:   The Hawaiian Archipelago; Six Months Among the Palm Groves, Coral Reefs, And Volcanoes of the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Bird, Isabella Lucy, 1831-1904
Publisher:   London, J. Murray
Language:   English
Date:   1906
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000764767
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... PRESENTED BY PROF.CHARLES A.KOFOIDAND MRS.PRUDENCE W.KOFOID THE HAWAIIAN ARCHIPELAGO: SIX MONTHS AMONGST THE PALM GROVES, CORAL REEFS, AND ... ...has been received by the press and public, both in this country and on the Hawaiian Islands, renders the preparation of another edition a pleasant tas... ... and it is a source of much grati- fication to me, that the verdict of the Hawaiian press and people is unanimous both as to the accuracy of the facts... ...Edinburgh. June, 1876. XKZXA ?*QS>A PREFACE Within the last century the Hawaiian islands have been the topic of various works of merit, and some ex... ... few even of the residents, living among the natives, and otherwise seeing Hawaiian life in all its phases. At the close of my visit, my Hawaiian frie... ...ted " the high-priest ofPele !" In his modest, quiet way he told thrilling stories of the old missionary days. As you know, the islands cast off idola... ...esides these interesting reminiscences, I have been hearing most thrilling stories from Mrs. Lyman and Mr. Coan of volcanoes, earthquakes, and tidal w... ...prohibition." One cannot be a day on the islands without hearing wonderful stories about awa ; and its use is defended by some who are strongly oppose...
 
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Title:   The new America and the Far East; Volume: 8
Author:   Browne, George Waldo, 1851-1930; Dale, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Isensee, Jane; Schirmer Collection (Brown University) RPB
Publisher:   Boston, Marshall Jones Co.
Volume:  Volume: 8
Language:   English
Date:   1910
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- History, East Asia -- Description and travel
Collections:  
Book Id:   WPLBN0002220639
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; American University Library Collection; Historical Literature; vol. l. Hawaii. v. 2. Philippines. Japan. v. 3-4. Japan. v. 5-6. China. v. 7. China. Cuba. v. 8. Cuba. Porto...
 
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... " 1312 " 1316 " 1320 " 1324 " 1328 " 1332 " 1336 " 1340 " 1344 PORTO RICO Hawaiian Flowers. Coloured San Juan from Old Sea Wall • The Plaza, San Juan... ... the shape of insects that exist on the island. Cuba is not as free as the Hawaiian Islands from deadly pests and insects, and the centipede, tarantul... ...s of her richest province. The building is a large, rambling affair of two stories, of stone, stucco, and adobe, with flat roof, and covered arches or... ...landmg. On the northwest, forming its outer wedge, it splits the sea with Hawaiian Flowers t. Kakalaioa j. Hau 2. Ohia-lehua 4. Kohio-tda PORT... ...pe to Jamaica, especially in winter, and as we thread the passage the wild stories of the ocean banditti come vividly into our mind, and above the oth... ...at this was somewhat the case upon approach- ing Kauai, the Garden Isle of Hawaii, though there was greater promise in the luxuriant vegetation. But w... ...oast, these show the effect of a lack of moisture, but on the north, as in Hawaii, the verdure is greener and fresher from more frequent rains. By thi... ...t, fifteen years later, trading vessels, stopping here to water, told such stories of its wonderful country, and the amount of gold that seemed to exi... ...he one part we find houses of fair con- struction, from one story to three stories in height. In the other we find no dwelling over one story, where i...
 
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Title:   The new America and the Far East; Volume: 7
Author:   Browne, George Waldo, 1851-1930; Dale, Nathan Haskell, 1852-1935; Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924; Isensee, Jane; Schirmer Collection (Brown University) RPB
Publisher:   Boston, Marshall Jones Co.
Volume:  Volume: 7
Language:   English
Date:   1910
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- History, East Asia -- Description and travel
Collections:  
Book Id:   WPLBN0002220638
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; American University Library Collection; Historical Literature; vol. l. Hawaii. v. 2. Philippines. Japan. v. 3-4. Japan. v. 5-6. China. v. 7. China. Cuba. v. 8. Cuba. Porto...
 
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...nd Minnesota, or by that found in the cool, salubrious mountain ree!:ions of Hawaii and Samoa. But in the last instances the crispness of the Asiatic ... ... have builded about them. This rule does not apply to the Celestial race. In Hawaii the Chinese, who have become a large percentage of the population,... ...ey appear, whether in the North or South, East or West, as busi- ness men in Hawaii, or coolies in Australia, as ambassadors to foreign governments, o... ...f the island is not wholly pleasant. We are reminded here of portions of the Hawaiian Islands of more recent volcanic birth. But we soon recover from ... ...ST. of the province has made it a favourite resort for this class. Many wild stories are current of thrilling adventures amid its mountains. It is est... ...ce and its value, is the JJalma reed, or royal palm, as we should call it in Hawaii. Like the maguey of Mexico, it is the mainstay of the natives. The...
 
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Title:   South-Sea Idyls
Author:   Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909
Publisher:   New York, Charles Scribner's Sons
Language:   English
Date:   1921
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Oceania -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000883793
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...tml). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved W... ... I recovered myself in time to observe the admirable system adopted by the Hawaiian Government for the protection of its un- fortunate people. I used ... ...a Kea, and folds of shadow were drap- ing the sea-washed eastern cliffs of Hawaii, as Felix and I endeavored to persuade our fagged steeds that they m... ...d been done before. Even there I thought with infinite satisfaction of the Hawaiian woman who swam for forty hours in such a sea, with an aged and hel... ...is but one of the sorrows of a South-Sea showman. THE HOUSE OF THE SUN MY Hawaiian oracle, Kahele, having posed him- self in compact and chubby grace... ...e monoto- nous recital of his adventures by flood and field. Like most sea-stories, his narrativeswere ever fresh, as though they had been stowed away...
 
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Title:   The Pacific Railroad--Open. How to Go: What to See
Author:   Bowles, Samuel, 1826-1878; Making of America Project
Publisher:   Boston, Fields, Osgood & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1869
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, West (U.S.) -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001161345
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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Hawaii -- Description and travel ; West (U.S.) -- Description and travel
 
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...tml). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved W... ...and invalids rejoice in relief. Farther down, Los Angelos invites us, with stories of the tropical wealth of Southern California, of grape-vines as tr... ...he has added a few sketches at least of the yet more unique scenery of the Hawaiian Isl ands. So, if time permits, let us see the utmost possibilities... ...n usually made is to the active volcano Kilauea, situated on the Island of Hawaii, the easternmost of the group. For this the indis pensable articles ... ...ts of phantom ships, go scudding over the sea ; the three lofty summits of Hawaii, and the lesser heights of the islands surrounding Maui, repeat the ...
 
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Title:   South-Sea Idyls
Author:   Stoddard, Charles Warren, 1843-1909
Publisher:   New York; Charles Scribner's Sons
Language:   English
Date:   1897
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Oceania -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001289474
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ut I recovered myself in time to observe tbe admirable system adopted by the Hawaiian Government for the protection of its un- fortunate people. I use... ...una Kea, and folds of shadow were drap- ing the sea-washed eastern cliffs of Hawaii, as Felix and I endeavored to persuade our fagged steeds that they... ...had been done before. Even there I thought with infinite satisfaction of the Hawaiian woman who swam for forty hours in such a sea, with an aged and h... ...r is but one of the sorrows of a South-Sea showman. THE HOUSE OF THE SUN MY Hawaiian oracle, Kahele, having posed him- self in compact and chubby gra... ... bonus to head our little caravan at once, though it goes sorely against the Hawaiian grain to make up a mind inside of three days. Kahule managed the... ...the monoto- nous recital of his adventures by flood and field. Like most sea-stories, his narratives were ever fresh, as though they had been stowed a...
 
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Title:   Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 : Volume 4
Author:   Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Publisher:   Philadelphia; Lea and Blanchard
Volume:  Vol. 4
Language:   English
Date:   1845
Subjects:   United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), Antarctica, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001042897
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...TRANCE TO THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT STATE OF CATHOLICISM WRITTEN CONSTITUTION OF HAWAII ADMINISTRATION OF THE LAWS CRIMINAL PROCESS-ANCIENT LAWS SUCCESSIO... ...N OF LANDS EFFECTS OF THE NEW LAWS- TAXES REVENUES EXEMPTION FROM TAX CRIMES HAWAIIAN MYTHOLOGY- TRADITIONS ASTRONOMY CALENDAR-IDEA OF ECLIPSES KNOWLE... ...NG-FISHFISH-PONDS OF HONOLULU 49 b6 CHAPTER III. THE TENDER IS DESPATCHED TO HAWAII THE PORPOISE SAILS ON A SEPARATE CRUISE PREPARATIONS FOR THE ASCEN... ...DE AND JUDD ACCOMPANY US KANAKAS PASSAGE TO HILO BAY OP HILO DISTANT VIEW OF HAWAII VIEW FROM HILO BAY-OBSERVATORY ESTABLISHED AT WAIA- KEA HILO STREN... ...DEEP CREVICE-KALANOKAMO-PIT AND CONE CRATERS MAP OF THE SOUTHEAST PORTION OF HAWAII ALEALEA-IKI PANAU RECENT ERUPTION TIMBER FELLED BY LAVA TRUNCATED ... ...the natives who are in the habit of frequenting it with strangers, tell many stories of the escapes they have made. One trip to the floor generally sa... ..., for they imagined that they would have a difficult journey. They told many stories of persons falling through the sand : this I could not understand... ...he dangers of the chase of wild beasts, and has much of its attraction. Many stories are related of natives having been tossed, gored, and carried on ... ...des the storehouses there is also a granary, which is a frame building oftwo stories, and the only one, the rest being built of logs. In addition to t...
 
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Title:   Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 : Volume 1
Author:   Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Publisher:   Philadelphia; Lea and Blanchard
Volume:  Vol. 1
Language:   English
Date:   1845
Subjects:   United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), Antarctica, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001042894
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... Seaman. Joined at Oahu; run at Oahu. Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Oahu; run at Hawaii. Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Cape Town; served to the end of the cruise.... ...Seaman. Joined at Oahu ; run at Singapore. Seaman, Joined at Oahu ; run at Hawaii. Landsman. Joined at Oahu ; served the cruise. Seaman. Joined at Rio... ... Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Oahu ; served the cruise. Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Hawaii ; run at same place. 1st Class Boy. Joined at Maui ; died at sea, Ap... .... Joined at Oahu; served the cruise. Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Oahu ; run at Hawaii. Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Oahu ; served the cruise. Ord'y Seaman. Joi... ...tates ; sent home in the Relief. HENRY YOUNG, 1st, Ord'y Seaman. Joined at Hawaii ; served the cruise. HENRY YOUNG, 2d, Ord'y Seaman. Joined in the Un... ...succeeded in passing safely, but were kept on the qui vive by the numerous stories detailed by their guides of the accidents that had occurred there. ... ...treets are paved with blocks of stone. The houses are for themost part two stories in height, and notwithstanding the materials are strong, yet the re... ...s. How far this is true, I will not pretend to vouch. Still more wonderful stories are told of the larger lakes in the interior ; of their being ten l... ...ss have small balconies to the second story. Most of the houses are of two stories, and they generally have an archway from the street, secured by a s...
 
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Title:   Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 : Volume 3
Author:   Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Publisher:   Philadelphia; Lea and Blanchard
Volume:  Vol. 3
Language:   English
Date:   1845
Subjects:   United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), Antarctica, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001042896
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... once no, he found it much easier to get his living by telling the Feejeeans stories, which he could always make good enough for them ; these, and the... ...nduct in life, but they ascribe an escape from the blow wholly to good luck. Stories are prevalent of persons who have succeeded in passing the monste... ...hen this is done, the strangers are taken to the mbure and feasted. Dancing, stories, and ava-drinking succeed. 352 FEEJEE GROUP. The mbure is not on... ...s together, particularly if they can get any one to talk to, or to tell them stories. Among other subjects, they are very fond of asking questions abo... ...ation, except on the mountain ranges. From the published descriptions of the Hawaiian Islands, I was prepared to see them, and particularly Oahu, a pe... ...ndance here. On the 10th of September, the Porpoise left the harbour for the Hawaiian Islands, steering for some islands which the missionaries had re... ...tle variation into the northeast trades. On the 7th of October they made the Hawaiian Islands, and on the 8th reached Oahu ; by ten o'clock they had t... ...nken coral reefs. The tender, after reaching Round Island, made sail for the Hawaiian 384 HONOLULU. Islands, and performed the passage in thirty-thre... ... the passage. I have already mentioned the warm reception we met with at the Hawaiian Islands. The governor, Kekuanaoa, kindly placed at my disposal t...
 
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Title:   Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 : Volume 2
Author:   Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877
Publisher:   Philadelphia; Lea and Blanchard
Volume:  Vol. 2
Language:   English
Date:   1845
Subjects:   United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842), Antarctica, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001042895
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...amoan Group, but was experienced, as will be noticed hereafter, at the Group Hawaii. The peculiar formation of the harbour of Pago-pago, would make it... ...l agree- able people. The houses of Paramatta are generally no more than two stories high, and are built of sandstone. The town contains several churc... ...ey, whose bite is said to be fatal, and which is of course much dreaded. The stories that are related of such poisonous bites, and the dread of them t...
 
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Title:   Scenes and Scenery in the Sandwich Islands, And a Trip through Central America: Being Observations from My Note-Book during the Years 1837-1842
Author:   Jarves, James Jackson, 1818-1888; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874, Illustrator
Publisher:   Boston, M.A.; J. Munroe
Language:   English
Date:   1843
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Central America -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001247910
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...NIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BEQUEST OF YNEZ GHIRARDELLI p HISTORY OF THE HAWAIIAN OR SANDWICH ISLANDS, EMBRACING THEIK BY JAMES JACKSON JARVES, Me... ...em to rival such a preference. London Metropolitan Magazine. HISTORY OF THE HAWAIIAN OR SANDWICH ISLANDS. The history before us is drawn up with a ph... ...ons for the task, in addition to the fact that he spent four years among the Hawaiian group, and devoted himself most diligently to the study of all m... ...l account of the mightiest of craters, the gigantic Lua Pele, or Kilauea, in Hawaii. But it would have swelled the volume to an unwieldy size. 4 At an... ...ent, will give in detail all that is necessary to form a correct view of the Hawaiian Islands, their condition, prospects, the every-day concerns of t... ...f hog and half man. Tomes might be compiled of the wild traditions, horrible stories, and legendary my thological tales, which still exist among the p... ...a most excellent institu tion. The school-rooms are in a stone building, two stories high, fifty-six feet long by twenty-four broad ; erected at a cos... ...erected, consisting of a central building, forty feet square, two and a half stories high, and surmounted by a cupola. The lower story affords two sch... ...mfortable, and capacious houses of wood, adobie, or stone ; generally of two stories, and pos sessing all the conveniences and much resembling the bet...
 
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Title:   Reminiscences of the South Seas
Author:   La Farge, John, 1835-1910
Publisher:   Garden City, N. Y.; Doubleday, Page & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1912
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Samoan Islands -- Description and travel, Tahiti -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001202606
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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Subject: Hawaii -- Description and travel; Hawaii -- History
 
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...E. B. CONTENTS EN ROUTE ON BOARD, 26th AUGUST, 1890 . . . 3 HONOLULU 12 HAWAII 33 KlLAUEA THE VOLCANO . . . . 46 RIDE FROM HILO ABOUND THE EAST OF ... ...KlLAUEA THE VOLCANO . . . . 46 RIDE FROM HILO ABOUND THE EAST OF ISLAND OF HAWAII. . . . . . 53 SAMOA 68 OFF THE ISLAND OF TUTUILA, ON BOARD THE CUTTE... ... VAIALA, SAMOA. . . Frontispiece FACING PAGE TREES IN MOONLIGHT. HONOLULU, HAWAII 12 BEGINNING OF DESERT, ISLAND OF HAWAII 34 CENTRAL CONE OF VOLCANO ... ...GINNING OF DESERT, ISLAND OF HAWAII 34 CENTRAL CONE OF VOLCANO OF KILAUEA, HAWAII 48 CRATER OF KILAUEA AND THE LAVA BED. HAWAII....... 52 MEN BATHING ... ... HAWAII....... 52 MEN BATHING IN THE RIVER NEAR THE SEA. ONOMEA, ISLAND OF HAWAII . . 58 FATAWAY BAILS HER BOAT. SAMOA 68 THE FLUTE PLATER. SAMOA . 86... ...place seem less showlike. As we gather around the fireplace, Maby tells us stories of REMINISCENCES OF THE SOUTH SEAS 47 himself, and sailor yarns th... ...of his anxiety by taking it and giving him the desired shilling. With many stories we sat up and went late to bed, looking out on a darkish night, whe... ...e of the most atrocious, of small facts. Old Sam- asone was telling us the stories of these old times: how some stranded ruffian, unable to return to ... ...een here for the third of a century, tells us lengthily and in detail such stories, and gives us long accounts of Samoan manners, in the same way that...
 
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Title:   Reminiscences of the South Seas
Author:   La Farge, John, 1835-1910
Publisher:   Garden City; Doubleday, Page & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1912
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Samoan Islands -- Description and travel, Tahiti -- Description and travel
Collections:   Canadian Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001202607
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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Subject: Hawaii -- Description and travel; Samoan Islands -- Description and travel; Tahiti -- Description and travel; Fiji -- Description and travel
 
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.... B. CONTENTS PAGE EN ROUTE ON BOARD, 26th AUGUST, 1890 . . . 3 HONOLULU 12 HAWAII 33 KlLAUEA THEVOLCANO . . . . 46 RIDE FROM HILO AROUND THE EAST ... ...I 33 KlLAUEA THEVOLCANO . . . . 46 RIDE FROM HILO AROUND THE EAST OF ISLAND OF HAWAII. . . . . . 53 SAMOA ... 68 OFF THE ISLAND OF TUTUILA, ON BOARD T... ...USE. VAIALA, SAMOA. . . Frontispiece FACING PAGE TREES IN MOONLIGHT. HONOLULU, HAWAII 12 BEGINNING OF DESERT, ISLAND OF HAWAII 34 CENTRAL CONE OF VOLC... ...2 BEGINNING OF DESERT, ISLAND OF HAWAII 34 CENTRAL CONE OF VOLCANO OF KILAUEA, HAWAII 48 CRATER OF KILAUEA AND THE LAVA BED. HAWAII 52 MEN BATHING IN ... ...E LAVA BED. HAWAII 52 MEN BATHING IN THE RIVER NEAR THE SEA. ONOMEA, ISLAND OF HAWAII . . 58 FATAWAY SAILS HER BOAT. SAMOA 68 THE FLUTE PLAYER. SAMOA ... ...the place seem less showlike. As we gather around the fireplace, Maby tells us stories of REMINISCENCES OF THE SOUTH SEAS 47 himself, and sailor yarn... ...him of his anxiety by taking it and giving him the desired shilling. With many stories we sat up and went late to bed, looking out on a darkish night,... ...s one of the most atrocious, of small facts. Old Sam- asone was telling us the stories of these old times: how some stranded ruffian, unable to return... ...as been here for the third of a century, tells us lengthily and in detail such stories, and gives us long accounts of Samoan manners, in the same way ...
 
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Title:   Reminiscences of the South Seas
Author:   La Farge, John, 1835-1910
Publisher:   Garden City, N. Y.; Doubleday, Page & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1912
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, Samoan Islands -- Description and travel, Tahiti -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001202605
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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Subject: Hawaii -- Description and travel; Samoan Islands -- Description and travel; Tahiti -- Description and travel; Fiji -- Description and travel
 
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...urpose. G. E. B. CONTENTS EN ROUTE On Board, 26th August, 1890 HONOLULU HAWAII KiLAUEA — The Volcano . . . . Ride from Hilo Around the East of Isla... ... KiLAUEA — The Volcano . . . . Ride from Hilo Around the East of Island of Hawaii. . . . . . SAMOA ... Off the Island of Tutuila, on Board the Cutter ... ...USE. VAIALA, SAMOA. Frontispiece FACING PAGE TREES IN MOONLIGHT. HONOLULU, HAWAII .... BEGINNING OF DESERT, ISL.\ND OF HAWAII .... CENTRAL CONE OF VOL... ...NING OF DESERT, ISL.\ND OF HAWAII .... CENTRAL CONE OF VOLCANO OF KILAUEA, HAWAII . CRATER OF KILAUEA AND THE L.\VA BED. HAWAII . MEN BATHING IN THE R... ...VA BED. HAWAII . MEN BATHING IN THE RIVER NEAR THE SEA. ONOMEA, ISL.\ND OF HAWAII FAVAWAY SAILS HER BOAT. SAMO.^ ..... THE FLUTE PLAYER. SAMOA ...... ... ...place seem less showlike. As we gather around the fireplace, Maby tells us stories of REMINISCENCES OF THE SOUTH SEAS 47 himself, and sailor yarns th... ... of his anxiety by taking it and giving him the desired shilHng. With many stories we sat up and went late to bed, looking out on a darkish night, whe... ...e of the most atrocious, of small facts. Old Sam- asone was telling us the stories of these old times: how some stranded ruffian, unable to return to ... ...een here for the third of a century, tells us lengthily and in detail such stories, and gives us long accounts of Samoan manners, in the same way that...
 
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Title:   Memories, Some of Many
Author:   Finn, Annie V
Publisher:   Berkeley, C.A.; H. S. Howard
Language:   English
Date:   1920
Subjects:   Finn, John Fowler, 1839-1913, California -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001012364
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...tml). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved W... ... you should think of enlarging your horizon by jour- neying somewhere. The Hawaiian Islands were nearest and promised most, and one June day, on the S... ...he evening on the broad veranda they sang the plaintive, rather monotonous Hawaiian music to the accompaniment of ukuleles. The following morning we w... ...ight a dark line on the horizon that the Captain told us was the island of Hawaii. For hours we sailed along the beautiful shores, so near that we cou... ... those toiling up the moun- tain had the right of way. We saw one group of Hawaiians that afternoon that we long remembered. An oldish man and three v... ...hts of stairs; on narrow streets block after block of houses six and seven stories high, with rows of balconies over which housewives were leaning and... ...ry, were a delight. The execution of the large panels represent- ing Bible stories, the artistic grouping of the figures, the graceful, flowing draper... ...alleys, misnamed streets; — just passage-ways between houses six and seven stories high, such you thought, as Heine wrote of "where the people sat and... ...nts of the houses painted with family portraits and scenes depicting Bible stories were a study. Before the "Fugger Haus," a large building, the home ...
 
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Title:   An Artist's Tour : Gleanings and Impressions of Travels in North and Central America and the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Kroupa, B
Publisher:   London; Ward and Downey, Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   United States -- Description and travel, Pacific States -- Description and travel, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000477854
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ...of the Population and its Supposed Causes Costumes of the Natives Freedom of Hawaiian Life Excur- sion to the " Pali " An Amusing Incident 137 CONTEN... ...n of Mauna Loa in 1880 Attractiveness of Hilo Return to Honolulu Farewell to Hawaii Return Yoyage .to San Francisco 169 CHAPTER XIII. The Town of San ... ... reference to the customs and doings in Mormondom. I have heard many strange stories, and many writers upon this subject have certainly given great en... ...o sit there like this and listen to hunting and mining adventures and Indian stories, which were the real thing and no make-believes ah, that was enjo... ... Sitting under a spreading oak one evening, my genial friend regaled me with stories of early Californian life : " When I came to California in '49 I ... ...eft for the mountains, where I lived by trapping and hunting." Such were his stories, and many more he related, but I will not make any more attempts ... ...of the Population and its Supposed Causes Costumes of the Natives Freedom of Hawaiian Life Excursion to the "Pali." An Amusing Incident. BOOM ! thunde... ... on coming on deck, the strange but pleasing and not unmusical sounds of the Hawaii language greeted my ears for the first time. A number of men and y...
 
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Title:   A Fight with Distances : The States, The Hawaiian Islands, Canada, British Columbia, Cuba, The Bahamas
Author:   Aubertin, J. J. (John James), 1818-1900
Publisher:   London, England; Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co.; Digitizer: University of Alberta Libraries; Canadiana. Org
Language:   English
Date:   1888
Subjects:   Canada -- Description and travel 1868-1900, United States -- Description and travel 1865-1900, Hawaii -- Description and travel
Collections:   Universal Library Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000418119
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....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ...EE BROTHERS. YO SEMITE VALLEY. %' A I1GHT WITH DISTANCES THi: STATES Till-: HAWAIIAN ISLANDS CANADA, HRITISH COLUMIUA, CUHA Tine BAHAMAS i:v J. J. AU... ...e Valley—In- spiration Point—The Falls—The Big Trees, Mariposa 131 VIII. The Hawaiian Islands. Bound for Honolulu—Optical illusions — "Interviewed" —A... ...ls ... The Grand Canon, Yellowstone River Map of Yo Semite Valley Map of the Hawaiian Islands Garden of the Gods, and Pike's Peak... i : Map of Route ... ...hat from San Francisco I managed a passage to the Sandwich, or more properly Hawaiian Islands, where I spent the month of September, visiting their la... ...7,000 acres, and Ryan's 120,000. " Elevators," or warehouses of two or three stories, and flat warehouses, were seen everywhere, containing stores of ... ...er, at the corner of Sixth Street, the stately stone ledger building of five stories high, where Mr. George Childs, of American and English fame— a wo... ... tied on outside them, a postilion riding the former. It puts you in mind of stories of Old S[)ain. When we came to the eminence, where a church stand...
 
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Title:   A Trip to the Hawaiian Islands with the Press Congress of the World
Author:   Elder, Orville, B. 1866
Publisher:   Washington, I.A.; Evening Journal
Language:   English
Date:   1922
Subjects:   Travelers -- Hawaii, Hawaii -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001361253
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...m:mm: 'i >! ; A 'Trip fo The Hawaiian Island WITHTHE PRESS CONGRESS OFTHEWORLD By Orville Elder \ t^^^... ...MEHAMEHA 1. — IN STONE, HONOLULU He consolidated the several tribes of the Hawaiian Island into one kingdom. (At the foot of the statue a faithful wor... ... kingdom. (At the foot of the statue a faithful worshiper.) A TRIP TO THE Hawaiian Islands WITH THE PRESS CONGRESS OF THE WORLD BY ORVILLE ELDER PUBL... ...ho Stayed at Home While I Wandered CONTENTS Page Letter 1 — On the Way to Hawaii 15 Letter 2 — Rolling Through Kansas 18 Letter 3 — In New Mexico 21 ... ...ds 9 8 Letter 20 — An Evening at Hilo ' 104 Letter 21 — Along the Coast of Hawaii 110 Letter 22 — The Volcano Kilauea 113 Letter 23 — The Volcano Kila... ...h class magazines. She is now^ engaged in movie work, reducing some of her stories to screen form. She has been sick all the way over, and has not mad... ...- porter on the morning paper in this city and he told me many interesting stories 8bout his in- terviews with notables who pass this way. I had not t... ... given to it, but the subject now, the Kalihi Lep- rosarium, is worth many stories, the only trou- ble is, it is very difficult, impossible in fact, t...
 
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Title:   With Lord Byron at the Sandwich Islands in 1825 : Being Extracts from the Ms Diary of James Macrae, Scottish Botanist
Author:   Macrae, James; Wilson, William Frederick, 1859
Publisher:   Honolulu
Language:   English
Date:   1922
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Description and travel, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001407073
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (3)
 
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... 28 John Young, companion of Kamehameha 1 36 Captain A. Adams, Designer of Hawaiian Flag 38 Chief Boki and his wife, Liliha 42 Ruins of John Young's H... ...8 Nuku'iwi 66 Honolulu Harbor, looking towards Barber's Point 68 Old Style Hawaiian Fan Facing page 1 Lei Palaoa 4 Boki's Autograph (from an original)... ...e to have that portion of Macrae's journal which refers to the Sandwich or Hawaiian group made known to the public. He has therefore obtained the cons... ...ted in the early history of the Sand- wich, or as they are now termed, the Hawaiian Islands, it is be- lieved that in Macrae's Journal will be found s... ...e islands at the close of the first quarter of the nineteenth century. The Hawaiian chiefs and people were then beginning to come in contact with the ... ...to the beach, nearly in front of the town, stands a brick house of two low stories, whitewashed outside, built sixteen years ago by Tamahamaah for his...
 
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Title:   Through and through the Tropics : Thirty Thousand Miles of Travel in Polynesia, Australasia, And India
Author:   Vincent, Frank, 1848-1916
Publisher:   New York; Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Language:   English
Date:   1875
Subjects:   Voyages and travels, Hawaii -- Description and travel, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001344894
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...A Superb Landscape. — Wonderful Agility of the Natives 51 CHAPTER IV. AT THE HAWAIIAN PALACE. How Foreign Residents Live. — The Royal Palace. — Appoin... ...mond Head. — Cheery Salutations of the Kanakas 57 CHAPTER V. GLIMPSES OF THE HAWAIIAN GROUP. Sailing for Hilo. — Kanakas as Passengers. — Their Consti... ... in Circumfer- ence and Three Thousand Feet Deep. — Fertility of the Soil of Hawaii.— Is another Island in Process of Volcanic Formation? — Native Pro... ... — A Sulphur Steam-bath in the Lap of Nature. — The Three Lofty Mountains of Hawaii. — Mau- na-Loa. — Kilauea, the Largest Active Volcano in the World... ...ts. — He Runs a Cattle Ranch and Rules a Throne. — Waimea, the Sanitarium of Hawaii. — The Spot where Captain Cook Fell. — A Solitary Palm-tree Stump ... ...the daily use of lime-juice as a health preserva- tive. Hence we read in sea stories of the American Jack's designation of the British tar as a "lime-... ...archi- tecturally, is that there are no public buildings. The City Hall, two stories high, is built of brick, and stuc- coed, and is situated in the m... ...he city is built upon reclaimed land, these buildings are not more than four stories high. The Merchants' Exchange, situated upon California Street — ... ...e city ; it is of brick, with brown-stone facings and trimmings, and is four stories high, including a Mansard roof. It contains the library proper, s...
 
       
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