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Title:   Mystic isles of the south seas
Author:   O'Brien, Frederick, 1869-1932
Publisher:   New York; The Century Co
Language:   English
Date:   1921
Subjects:   Tahiti -- Description and travelTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002189632
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...ft behind Fellow-passengers on the Noa-Xoa Tragedy of the Chinese pundit Strange stories of the South Seas The Tahitian Hula 3 CHAPTER II The Discover... ...behind Fellow-passen- gers on the yoa-Hfoa Tragedy of the Chinese pundit Strange stories of the South Seas The Tahitian Hula. THE warning gong had sen... ..., with his native woman and four or rive half-naked children. They told me queer stories about his madness for women. They said he would go out of his... ...nd a phonograph to her home, a village in the middle of Tahiti. One night when a Hawaiian hula was played on the phonograph, she danced alone for us. ... ... same distance from San Francisco, while north and west twelve hundred miles lay Hawaii. Not nearer than there, four hundred leagues away, was succor ... ...llow gilded path. There was dancing on the boat-deck, the Lydian measures of the Hawaiian love-songs, those passionate melodies in which Polynesian pe... ...der people felt the charm of clime that had come upon them, and laughter rang as stories ran about the group in the reclining-chairs. The captain, tho... ...ts pleasure-seekers and its idlers. From it an age ago went the Maoris to people Hawaii and New Zealand. OF THE SOUTH SEAS 39 Papeete has a central p... ...THE SOUTH SEAS 39 Papeete has a central position in the Pacific. The capitals of Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, and Cali- fornia are from two and a h...
 
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Title:   The new Pacific
Author:   Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918
Publisher:   New York; The Bancroft Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1912
Subjects:   Pacific OceanTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002225650
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...XIII. A GLANCE BACKWARD . . ..... 338 XIV. SOUTH SEA ISLES........ 358 XV. HAWAII, THE PEARL OF THE PACIFIC . . . 368 XVI. PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGO AND ... ...re, unite the islands and mainland, or sail direct for foreign ports. Thus Hawaii and California are linked; Australia with Asia and America and all t... ...a, and Siberia, witlj lines to t Calcutta, the Philippines, Australia, the Hawaiian islands, and -.America. ; Then, besides the swarms of native junks... ...hai, while the California and Oriental Steamship company from San Diego to Hawaii, China, and Japan facilitates the commerce of the southern United St... ...ermediate stations on British islands, one being a small British isle near Hawaii, the cost, apportioned by Great Britain, falling five-ninths on Cana... ...hose adventures found a larger number of still more credulous readers. The stories told by these missionaries, as well as by Polo the Venetian and Man... ...nate the world with its barbarous teachings. It deceives the masses by its stories of heaven and hell; it interferes with the rights of ancestral wors... ...hose discoveries were seemingly in pro- portion to the extravagance of his stories concerning them. Those alone who had lived upon its isles or along ... ... miles in diameter and of good depth. Adobe and stone houses of one or two stories, bordering streets twenty feet wide paved with cobble stones, with ...
 
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Title:   The new Pacific
Author:   Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918
Publisher:   New York; Bancroft
Language:   English
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Pacific OceanTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002225653
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...a y 1 ', A C/lina ,1 PHILIPPINE . ^ ./I V- .Z .i .1 »- Tcbuante] '-. J^" * « HAWAIIAN • ISLANDS Ca;« S. L I I i'M 14 a»-ySLANDS' i'M 14 a»-ySLANDS'_ -... ... the Pacific 472 XXI. A Glance Backward 518 XXII. South Sea Isles 534 XXIII. Hawaii, the Pearl of the Pacific . . 548 XXIV. Philippine Archipelago and... ...hore, unite the islands and mainland, or sail direct for foreign ports. Thus Hawaii and California are linked; Australia with x\sia and America and al... ...orea, and Siberia, witii lines to Calcutta, the Philijjpines, Australia, the Hawaiian islands, and America. Then, besides the swarms of native junks a... ...nghai, while the California and Oriental Steamship company from San Diego to Hawaii, China, and Japan facilitates the commerce of the southern United ... ... Ethan Allen Hitchcock, American ambassador to Eussia, thus testifies: " The stories current since the beginning of the Hispano-American war that Euss... ... whose adventures found a larger number of still more credulous readers. The stories told by these missionaries, as well as by Polo the Venetian and M... ...minate the world with its barbarous teachings. It deceives the masses by its stories of heaven and hell; it interferes with the rights of ancestral wo... ...wliose discoveries were seemingly in pro- portion to the extravagance of his stories concerning them. Those alone who had lived upon its isles or alon...
 
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Title:   The new Pacific
Author:   Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918
Publisher:   New York; The Bancroft Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Pacific OceanTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002225652
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...ACIFIC . . . . 472 XXI. A GLANCE BACKWARD 518 XXII. SOUTH SEA ISLES 534 XXIII. HAWAII, THE PEARL OF THE PACIFIC . . 548 XXIV. PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGO A... ... shore, unite the islands and mainland, or sail direct for foreign ports. Thus Hawaii and California are linked; Australia with Asia and America and a... ...a, Korea, and Siberia, with lines to Calcutta, the Philippines, Australia, the Hawaiian islands, and America. Then, besides the swarms of native junks... ...hanghai, while the California and Oriental Steamship company from San Diego to Hawaii, China, and Japan facilitates the commerce of the southern Unite... ... intermediate stations on British islands, one being a small British isle near Hawaii, the cost, apportioned by Great Britain, falling five-ninths on ... ...s. Ethan Allen Hitchcock, American ambassador to Eussia, thus testifies: " The stories current since the beginning of the Hispano-American war that Eu... ...of whose adventures found a larger number of still more credulous readers. The stories told by these missionaries, as well as by Polo the Venetian and... ...taminate the world with its barbarous teachings. It deceives the masses by its stories .of heaven and hell; it interferes with the rights of ancestral... ...of whose discoveries were seemingly in pro- portion to the extravagance of his stories concerning them. Those alone who had lived upon its isles or al...
 
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Title:   Na Motu; or, reef-rovings in the South Seas
Author:   Perkins, Edward T; Perkins, Edward T
Publisher:   New York, Pudney and Russell, Printers
Language:   English
Date:   1854
Subjects:   Oceania -- Description and travelTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002193897
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... FA MOTU: OR, REEF-ROYIMS II THE SOUTH SEAS. tfte of HAWAIIAN, GEORGIANAND SOCIETY ISLANDS; WITH MAPS, TWELVE OR... ...ious reasons, the present subject has been confined to those two groups alone, namely, the Hawaiian or Sandwich, Georgian and Society Islands. As a pr... ...Sailor Messrs. Grasper and Short as Military Men Conclusion.., ..87 Contents. ix PAET II. HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, CHAPTER I. Lahaina Sights about Town Inte... ...ge Secured The "Kammey" Under Way Scenery Native Epicures Devotions Preparations for Night Hawaiian Nobility 108 CHAPTER V. Mountains of Oahu The Land... ...anu Romantic Scenery of the Pali 112 CHAPTER VII. " Hotel de France'' Peculiarities of the Hawaiian Dialect Native Architecture and Domestic Economy A... ... remainder are stores and restaurants ; the public buildings of the French are usually two stories, and of stone. About one hundred yards from the sho... ...y ceremony having been disposed of, we sat around the fire, and Ailima entertained us with stories about the war, which terminated in a series of whoo... ...nvenience of musketry. A large stone mansion has been erected for the officers ; it is two stories high, and the upper is pleasantly relieved by a bal...
 
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Title:   My trip to Samoa
Author:   Tripp, Bartlett, 1842-1911
Publisher:   Cedar Rapids Ia; Torch Press
Language:   English
Date:   1911
Subjects:   Samoan Islands -- Description and travelTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002190405
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...btained in Cuba or otherWest India islands. We were told most re- markable stories of the rapid rise in values of land since the islands have become a... ...me rareand difficult to obtain. The display of relicsand cur- ios from the Hawaiian and other islands of the Pacific is a very fine one and re- flects... ...eight and dashes over the cliff in one perpendicular fall. So many fearful stories were told us of the rugged char- acter of the country and the hards... ...ims Samoa to be the cradle of the race ; that the natives ofNew Zea- land, Hawaii, and the intermediate islands of the South Sea are their off- spring... ...ed States. All the other islands of 156 MY TRIP TO SAMOA Polynesia except Hawaii long ago be- came subject to some foreign govern- ment. The Samoans ...
 
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Title:   Oceanica
Author:   Reclus, Elisée, 1830-1905; Keane, A. H. (Augustus Henry), 1833-1912
Publisher:   New York, N. Y.; Appleton
Language:   English
Date:   1892
Subjects:   Oceania -- Description and travelTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002263687
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...74. Tonga, p. 483. Samoa, p. 483. Tahiti, p. 485. Tuamotu, the Marquesas, p. 487. XII. HAWAII (THE SANDWICH ISLANDS) .......... 489 497 General Survey... ... 473 View taken at Moorea, under Mount Rutui, Tahiti 486 View of Waimea, Kauai Island, Hawaii . . 496 VI LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS... ...s, and from this source, with its germ of truth, were developed many of the marvellous stories embodied in the Thousand and Oiif Nights. The modern er... ...efs continuing them towards the north-west. The pits named from Wyman (3,300), east of Hawaii, as well as those of Belknap (3,100) and Ammen (3,094), ... ...centre of the circuit of North Pacific burning mountains rises the group of stupendous Hawaiian craters. Beyond the circuit towards the Indian Ocean, ... ...amid the surrounding ice floes. New Zealand, the Sunda Islands, Japan, the Kuriles and Hawaii are amongst the regions that have been most profoundly m... ...and potters. They build elegant houses, some of which resemble Swiss chalets, with two stories rising above a ground floor reserved for the domestic a...
 
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Title:   New Zealand as it is
Author:   Bradshaw, John, 1845-1894
Publisher:   London; Sampson Low
Language:   English
Date:   1883
Subjects:   New ZealandTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002229253
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...s, " It does not pay to do too much to the soil ; climate is our farmer here." Stories were rife as to how one man got a splendid crop of potatoes by ... ...knowledge of the people, countries, and towns which he described. Those of his stories which we were not in a position to verify, we believe to be tru... ...r back with you. You'll be let off for the payment of a new kit.' ' So run the stories as told round the camp-fire, growing no doubt with every repeti... ...aces an area of about eleven acres. The main building, which consists of three stories, is 220 feet long by 180 feet wide, and contains the teasing an... ... from an island in the Pacific Ocean, which, in their native tongue, they call Hawaiiki. Driven from his home by the superior forces of another chief ... ... a faintly reflected civilization similar to that of the natives of Tahiti and Hawaii. They knew, it is said, the eight points of the compass, and had... ...ne-halfof which is covered by a substantially built brick produce store of two stories, whilst the remainder is temporarily used as a coal-yard. Its p... ...and the Putumayor River . Crown 8vo. Sinclair (Mrs.) Indigenous flowers of the Hawaiian Islands. 44 Plates in Colour. Imp. folio, extra binding, gilt ...
 
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Title:   The new New Guinea
Author:   Grimshaw, Beatrice Ethel
Publisher:   Philadelphia; J. B. Lippincott & Co., Inc.; London; Hutchinson
Language:   English
Date:   1911
Subjects:   Papua New Guinea -- Description and travelTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002225501
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... Tahitian, the gentle, generous Samoan, the easily- moulded, pleasure-loving Hawaiian. The missionaries find him almost an impossible job, the traders... ...me a replica of the Great Pyramid of Cheops, or one of the fire-fountains of Hawaii, springing up a hundred yards from the track, I should only have r... ...now just what I had expected—some- thing like Bret Harte's early Californian stories possibly, or else something that recalled the exciting tales told... ...d of his own. The longing finds its expression in endless songs, in half the stories that delight the youth of the country, and in the rush of purchas... ...s of brass fittings from ships which we saw while in the town suggested ugly stories that had never come to lio-ht. Heretofore the people of this infa... ... one now. Thereupon depends a story — one of the strange, true, unbelievable stories of Papua, which he who likes may credit. A white woman lived here... ...ng. Time did not permit the yacht to stop, as a rule, but there were strange stories to be heard about some of these out-of-the-way little spots. The ...
 
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Title:   Notes from my South Sea log
Author:   Becke, Louis, 1855-1913;
Publisher:   London; T. W. Laurie
Language:   English
Date:   1905
Subjects:   OceaniaTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002237619
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...bour question, as far as Fiji was concerned, cropped up, and was followed by stories of the Boxer rising, and then someone spoke about the propriety o... ...r England is ever kind to the alien !" * # * * * " Ah, I could tell you some stories about the simple, tractable Ah Sin. I once landed—after a long pa... ...his ought to suit us. Let us hurry ofF." The paragraph was as follows : "The Hawaiian schooner Kahina, Gosset, master, has come out of dock. She is ch... ...iling like a witch. Then, after sighting the lofty cloud-capped mountains of Hawaii, we kept a direct S. course for Fanning Island—nearly a thousand m... ...cean, and knew that it was Christmas Island. And almost at the same time, an Hawaiian sailor who was doing some work to the fore-rigging aloft called ...
 
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Title:   Newfoundland Quarterly 1924-25; Volume: 24
Author:   Evans, John J.
Publisher:  
Volume:  Volume: 24
Language:   English
Date:   1924
Subjects:   Newfoundland and Labrador Studies and PeriodicalsTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002229489
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... which to be proud. But though we cherish them even to the point of being able to tell stories against ourselves let us never forget the greater funda... ...recorded. Sculptured on vast and massive buildings still standing are many interesting stories. In Quiche hieroglyphics, from Xibalba, comes the first... ...taria Roo. There is a part of the interior of Yucatan that no white man has ever seen. Stories are told of a wonderful Maya city, which may, or may no... ...k Spanish, after a fashion, and he was well versed in the lore of the Mayas. Jose knew stories that, he averred, Mayan fathers had told their sons, &q... ...uckland on May loth. A week later it began the long voyage s the Pacific, via Fiji and Hawaii, to Vancouver, the Australian cruiser Adelaide having in... ...the rich glow of the artist s inner light and artist mystery and tell their impressive stories plainly. In the accompanying illustration showing a you...
 
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Title:   New Zealand revisited. Recollections of the days of my youth by the Rt. Hon. Sir John Eldon Gorst, once commissioner of the Waikato district, New Zealand
Author:   Gorst, John Eldon, Sir 1835-1916
Publisher:   London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1908
Subjects:   New Zealand -- Description and travelTravel
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Book Id:   WPLBN0002229335
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...uestion whether the race in New Zealand, like the cognate races in Tahiti, Hawaii and Samoa is dying out or not, has never been satisfactorily settled... ... 8vo, cloth 6s. " What we are most struck by in Mr. Benson's collection of stories is the admirable way in which they are told. He is an ideal raconte... ...the little ones about whom he here tells many delightful and some touching stories." Punch. LONDON : SIR ISAAC PITMAN & SONS, LTD. No. 1 AMEN CORNER, ...
 
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Title:   Hawaiian Antiquities (Moolelo Hawaii)
Author:   Malo, Davida, 1795-1853; Emerson, Nathaniel Bright, 1839-1915
Publisher:   Honolulu, Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1903
Subjects:   Hawaii -- History, Ethnology -- Hawaii, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000772758
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... GIFT OF HAWAIIAN ANTIQUITIES (MOOLELO HAWAII) BY foJJU^-' DAVID MALO Translated from the Hawaiian BY DR. N. B. ... ...JU^-' DAVID MALO Translated from the Hawaiian BY DR. N. B. EMERSON HONOLULU, HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HONOLULU HAWAIIAN GAZETTE CO., Ltd. 1903 IX \ ? Ho JBc... ...nd human distinction that, even at this short remove from the life of one of Hawaii's most distinguished sons, it is with no little difficulty that on... ...and his wife Heone, and was born at the seaside town of Keauhou, North Kona, Hawaii, not many miles distant from the historic bay of Kealakeakua, wher... ...ti- mate acquaintance with the history, traditions, legends and myths of old Hawaii, as well as with the meles, pules and oJis that be- long to the hu... ... 73. The people who sat up with the chief until day-break (to carry-on, tell stories, gossip, or perhaps play some game, like konane. TRANSLATOR) ) we...
 
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Title:   The Coming Hawaii
Author:   Goodrich, Joseph King, 1850-1921
Publisher:   Chicago, Illinois; A. C. Mcclurg & Co.; University of California Libraries
Language:   English
Date:   1914
Subjects:   Hawaii, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000430246
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...sic Literature Collection World Public Library.org Title: THE COMING HAWAII Author: JOSEPH KING GOODRICH Language: English Subject: Fiction, ... ....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ...... ...net THE COMING CANADA, 320 pages. With 40 illustrations $i.so net THE COMING HAWAII, 336 pages. With 37 illustrations $1.50 net A. C. McCLURG & CO., C... ...s $1.50 net A. C. McCLURG & CO., Chicago Cte morlD CO'Hap ^erle$ THE COMING HAWAII BY JOSEPH KING GOODRICH Sometime Professor in the Imperial Governm... ...d that the striking similarity between so-called native legends and biblical stories must be traced. In 1620, most probably, a vessel was wrecked on t... ...ffer from one another in details only. Yet even the most charitable of these stories cannot suppress the fact that Cook's weak vanity was largely resp... ... still holds Therefore the Hawaiian Islands bask in perpetual sunlight. Such stories, and many more like it, give some idea of the mental condition of... ...are of an imaginative nature and conspicuously fond of the marvellous: ghost stories still appeal to them as strongly as they do to the ordinary Chine...
 
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Title:   Hawaii, Past and Present
Author:   Castle, William R. (William Richards), 1878-1963
Publisher:   New York, Dodd, Mead & Co., Publishers
Language:   English
Date:   1913
Subjects:   Hawaii, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000785875
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... HAWAII PAST AND PRESENT HAWAII PAST AND PRESENT By WILLIAM R. CASTLE, JR, M Author of"T... ..., bt DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY Published March, 1913 Wo MY FATHER Lifelong friend of the Hawaiian People ; foremost among those who have laboured for th... ...REFACE This book has a double purpose : to tell those who stay at home something about Hawaii, the young- est of American Territories ; and to help th... ...k is available for the traveller. Many books have been written about special phases of Hawaii — its history or its com- merce or its industry — but no... ...ve been easy to devote all the space to discussion of industrial conditions, or of the Hawaiian people, or of the Volcano, but this would have been to... ...ple been treated with decent consideration, the final tragedy would not have occurred. Stories, believed at the time and by many believed to this day,... ... than this slender spire, crowned high in the air with its cluster of graceful leaves. Stories of monkeys throwing down the nuts are only untrue becau... ...e at hand. The proper thing to do is to build a fire and to persuade the guide to tell stories of the mountain — stories, it may be, of quite modern e...
 
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Title:   Reminiscences of Old Hawaii
Author:   Bishop, Sereno Edwards, 1827-1909; Thurston, Lorrin A. (Lorrin Andrews), 1858-1931
Publisher:   Honolulu; Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd.
Language:   English
Date:   1916
Subjects:   Hawaii -- History, Hawaii -- Social life and customs, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001202515
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...(Taken in 1902) The Advertiser Historical Series No. 1 Reminiscences of Old Hawaii by Sereno Edwards Bishop With a Brief Biography By Lorrin A. Thurs... ...Hawaii by Sereno Edwards Bishop With a Brief Biography By Lorrin A. Thurston Hawaiian Gazette Co., Ltd. Honolulu, Hawaii, 1916 .L^ L/ Preface and a... ...a growing demand, both on the part of permanent residents of and visitors to Hawaii, for specific informa' tion concerning the history of Hawaii, more... ... and the laws of civilization became established. A comprehensive history of Hawaii has yet to be written. Its compilation will involve a vast amount ... ...ticipants. Alexander's History, written for public school purposes, the best Hawaiian history now available, is necessarily condensed. Other books bea... ...there that I was introduced to my first absorbing knowledge of real juvenile stories, in the Youths' Companion of sixty-five years ago. I still take t...
 
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Title:   Scenes in Hawaii; Or, Life in the Sandwich Islands
Author:   Grant, Minnie Caroline Robinson, Mrs. W. Forsyth Grant
Publisher:   Toronto; Hart & Co.
Language:   English
Date:   1888
Subjects:   Hawaii, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0001250456
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...fyl3All> \\\t-UNIVERS/A AfclOS-AN <$. *-* ^ ^ I/O s sfifl SCENES IS HAWAII. SCENES IN HAWAII OR IUJHE SANDWICH ISLANDS BY M. FORSYTH GRANT... ...e 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 th... ... group 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... ...ot is marked by a granite monument brought by a man-of-war from England. The Hawaiian Kingdom formerly known as the Sandwich Islands, lies between the... ...ands, viz : Oahu, on which is Honolulu, the Capital and seat of Government ; Hawaii, the largest, on which are active the Volcanoes ; Maui, Lanai, Kau... ... Lambert'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 ... .... 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'Orang...
 
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Title:   Hiwa; A Tale of Ancient Hawaii
Author:   Dole, Edmund Pearson, 1850-1928
Publisher:   New York; London; Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Language:   Hawaiian
Date:   1900
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Fiction, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000789609
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...ARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOSANGELES HIWA A TALE OF ANCIENT HAWAII EDMUND P. DOLE HARPER & BROTHERS NEW YORK AND LONDON MGM Copyright,... ...E BATTLE 84 XIII. THE SACRIFICE 91 GLOSSARY . 99 HIWA A TALE OF ANCIENT HAWAII CHAPTER I KU IS AVENGED JIIE first glimmering ofdawn rested on Waipi... ...d prostrated himself with his face to the ground, for well he knew that by Hawaiian law it was death for acommon man like him to stand in the presence... ...t. One of them reached out to save the boat, a chattel of great value to a Hawaiian ; but the fanatical high-priest interposed. "Let it dash itse... ...e was about twenty years fc-f of age, of regal stature ; for among ancient Hawaii- ans men and women of kingly stock were gigantic, fully six feet in ... ... night and returning the next, the round trip being nearly six miles. Such stories are accepted without hesitation by people familiar with a race whic...
 
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Title:   Kiana : A Tradition of Hawaii
Author:   Jarves, James Jackson, 1818-1888
Publisher:   Boston, M.A.; J. Munroe
Language:   English
Date:   1857
Subjects:   Hawaii -- Social life and customs, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000908945
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...ture Collection World Public Library.org Title: KIANA A TRADITION OF HAWAII Author: JAMES J. JARVES Language: English Subject: Fiction, Liter... ....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ...... ... HIS MAJESTY ALEXANDER LIHOLIHO, WHO NOW SO WORTHILY FILLS THE THRONE OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS, AS KAMEHAMEHA IV., THIS TRADITION OF HIS KINGDOM IS RES... ... to Kamehameha I., during the reign of Kahoukapa, or Kiana, there arrived at Hawaii, a white priest, bringing with him an idol, which, by his persuasi... ...press the idea of a One Great God and his Son s love. He told them beautiful stories of that sinless woman and mother of Judea, the Madonna, who cente...
 
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Title:   Kalani of Oahu : An Historical Romance of Hawaii
Author:   Newell, Charles Martin, 1821
Publisher:   Boston, Published by the Author
Language:   English
Date:   1881
Subjects:   Hawaii -- History Fiction, United States, Travel
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000906577
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...L Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org ROMANCE OF HAWAII Title: KALANI OF OAHU AN HISTORICAL ROMANCE OF HAWAII Author:... ....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ...... ...used of an anamorphosis in materi- alizing some of the invisible gods of the Hawaiian mythology, permit a word in extenuation. Among an isolate people... ...times of national exigency. A yet still further advance had been made by the Hawaiians when rediscovered by Cook, for they had become the most perfect... ...hip with the god-world would ac- complish the rest. Kupule nowremembered the stories the old bard had told her, of music being sometime heard at noond... ...upule well knew that the priests and the bard were given to relating strange stories, in their endeavor to arouse the superstitions of the Kanakas of ... ... recital of their beauty and their exquisite songs of the sea. Such romantic stories told of weird, mysterious creatures, when related in the wild, dr... ...nsferred her favor to the fierce old warrior of Hawaii. These traditions and stories made a deep impression upon the fervid imagin- ation of the young...
 
       
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