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1 BIRD, ISABELLA L. Six Months In The Sandwich Islands.
University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu: 1964. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. Water stains on front cover and top edge. Gift inscription on first inside page. 

Price: 47.03 USD
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2 CAMERON, ROBERT. Above Hawaii: A Collection Of Nostalgic And Contemporary Aerial Photographs Of The Hawaiian Islands.
Cameron and Company, San Francisco: 1982. 0918684021 / 9780918684028 Sixth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Gift inscriptions appear in front of book. 
These aerial photographs of Hawaii, called by Mark Twain "the most beautiful fleet of islands ever placed in any ocean" were taken over a period of two years ending in the summer of 1977. There are some historical photographs included here and a selected few from high altitudes made by the U-2 Observation Plane, but the great majority were made from helicopters at heights used by birds in this collection called "ABOVE HAWAII." 
Price: 22.04 USD
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3 COHEN, STAN. Hawaiian Airlines: A Pictorial History Of The Pioneer Carrier In The Pacific.
Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula. Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Since 1929, Hawaiian Airlines has grown with the island territory that became America's 50th state. Hawaiian carries more than 5 million travelers annually to, from and throughout the Hawaiian islands with a unique sense of hospitality befitting Hawaii's longest-serving and largest airline. 
Price: 13.73 USD
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4 FODOR'S TRAVEL PUBLICATIONS STAFF. Fodor's '98: Hawaii.
Fodor's Travel Publications, New York: 1997. 0679034862 / 9780679034865 s Softcover. Good condition. 
A Booklet for the tourist who wishes to visit Hawaii. The best in everything is enumerated here. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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5 MCDOUGAL, BRANDY NALANI. Finding Meaning: Kaona And Contemporary Hawaiian Literature.
University of Arizona Press, Tucson: 2016. Critical Issues in Indigenous Studies Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Winner of the Native American Literature Symposium's Beatrice Medicine Award for Published Monograph In this first extensive study of contemporary Hawaiian literature, Brandy Nalani McDougall examines a vibrant selection of fiction, poetry, and drama by emerging and established Hawaiian authors, including Haunani-Kay Trask, John Dominis Holt, Imaikalani Kalahele, and Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl. At the center of the analysis is a hallmark of Hawaiian aesthetics—kaona, the intellectual practice of hiding and finding meaning that encompasses the allegorical, the symbolic, the allusive, and the figurative. With a poet's attention to detail, McDougall interprets examples of kaona, guiding readers through olelo no'eau (proverbs), mo'olelo (literature and histories), and mooku'auhau (genealogies) alongside their contemporary literary descendants, unveiling complex layers of Hawaiian identity, culture, history, politics, and ecology. Throughout, McDougall asserts that "kaona connectivity" not only carries bright possibilities for connecting the present to the past, but it may also ignite a decolonial future. Ultimately, Finding Meaning affirms the tremendous power of Indigenous stories and genealogies to give activism and decolonization movements lasting meaning. "[Finding Meaning] sets a program for nuanced, historically attuned interpretations of race and ethnicity within ecocritical study and for identifying overlooked conceptions of environmental relation."—American Literature Brandy Nalani McDougall is an assistant professor specializing in Indigenous studies in the American Studies Department at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. "A major contribution to an understudied field."—Contemporary Pacific "McDougall's resolute critique of literary history offers a rigorous starting point for teaching Hawaiian literature, with respect and reverence for the deep wealth these stories hold."—American Indian Culture and Research Journal "A landmark publication in the field of Hawaiian literature."—David Chang, author of The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1930 "Finding Meaning will become a classic of Pacific literary criticism. McDougall shows the aesthetic beauty, literary complexity, and political urgency of contemporary Hawaiian writing."—Craig Santos Perez, author of from unincorporated territory "An essential breath of fresh air in literary criticism giving a Native poet's readings of the expanse of meaning that can be found in Native literature using Native practice and knowledge. McDougall's work authenticates the vital decolonized artery of encoded interpretation with magnificent pulse. A definitive must-read for all interested in Indigenous literature studies."—Allison Adelle Hedge Coke, author of Streaming 
Price: 28.50 USD
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6 STEELE, H. THOMAS The Hawaiian Shirt.
Cross River Press LTD., London: 1984. 0500273529 / 9780500273524 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 43.23 USD
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7 THRASHER, BARBARA PAULDING. Hawaii: America's Paradise.
Longmeadow Press, Greenwich: 1986. 0681299118 / 9780681299115 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Divided into six sections by island, this captivating book offers a view of Hawaii that is at once dreamy and informative. The spirit and excitement of Hawaii, the Big Island; Maui, the Valley Isle; Molokai, the Friendly Isle; Lanai, the Pineapple Island; Oahu, the main island, and Kauai, the Garden Island ccomes to life in exquisite full-color photographs. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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8 WEISEL, DORIAN (PHOTOGRAPHS); HELIKER, CHRISTINA (TEXT). Kilauea: The Newest Land On Earth.
Bishop Museum Press, Honolulu: 1990. 0930897463 / 9780930897468 First Edition (Unstated). This is Bishop Museum Special Publication 92. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Describes the eruptions of the volcano forming new land for Hawaii. "Stunning photographs and authoritative,engaging text . . . a rare combination, indeed. This book captures the beauty and spirit of Kilauea like none I've seen before." - Richard S. Fiske, Geologist, Smithsonian Institution. 
Price: 9.25 USD
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9 WRIGHT, THEON. The Disenchanted Isles: The Story Of The Second Revolution In Hawaii.
The Dial Press, New York: 1972. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 9.50 USD
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