Hawaiiana

Hawaiiana

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Knight Of Molkai, Betz, Eva K.
1 Betz, Eva K. Knight Of Molkai
Paterson, NJ St. Anthony Guild Press 1965 Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by June Driscoll 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping and rubbing to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has a previous owner's inked gift notation on the front endpaper. "Father Damien or Saint Damien of Molokai, SS. CC. Or Saint Damien De Veuster (Dutch: Pater Damiaan or Heilige Damiaan van Molokai; 3 January 1840 15 April 1889) , born Jozef De Veuster, was a Roman Catholic priest from Belgium and member of the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, a missionary religious institute. He won recognition for his ministry from 1873 to 1889 in the Kingdom of Hawai I to people with leprosy (also known as Hansen's disease) , who were required to live under a government-sanctioned medical quarantine on the island of Moloka I on the Kalaupapa Peninsula." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Hawaii: Isles Of Enchantment, Gessler, Clifford
2 Gessler, Clifford Hawaii: Isles Of Enchantment
New York D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated 1938 3rd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket Illustrated by E. H. Suydam Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and wear. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. This book is illustrated throughout with black and white illustrations by E. H. Suydam. This copy has been signed, with an inscription, by the author, on the half title page. The price clipped dust jacket. Has noticeable generalized toning, along with large spots of color loss to the illustrations on the front panel. There are several medium sized chips missing to the spine ends. "The main party sailed aboard a converted Japanese fishing vessel, the Myojin Maru renamed the Islander, while Emory led another team aboard the Tiare Tahiti to survey Mangareva and the Tuamotu Islands. During 14 weeks on relatively isolated Napuka Atoll in the Tuamotus, Emory's team collected 200 ethnographic artifacts and recorded 90 songs and chants, along with genealogies and oral histories that remain among of "the most important sources of traditional eastern Polynesian temple ritual." Some of their more colorful adventures and hardships on the atoll are described in the book Road My Body Goes (1937) by the journalist Clifford Gessler, who almost died there from a poisonous coral cut." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Paradise Of The Pacific Volume 66, 1954, O'Brien, Eileen McCann (editor)
3 O'Brien, Eileen McCann (editor) Paradise Of The Pacific Volume 66, 1954
Honolulu, HI Paradise of the Pacific 1954 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good- 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with illustrated covers and side stapling. The magazine is in Very Good- condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine has tearing at both front and rear joints and top and bottom edges. There is an inch long chip missing from the bottom spine end and a half inch chip missing from the top spine end. The covers have some light wear and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout in both black and white and color. This magazine, dedicated to Hawaii and it's culture, includes a huge host of advertising specific to the region. Articles include: Hawaii: Barefeet and Brocade, Hawaii's Pineapple Production, The Wonderful Hot Dog Tree, Hawaii the Big Island, Kohala Ditch Trail, Good Luck, Sergeant, A Visit to Palmyra Island, Hawaii's Royal Family, Pauline Nawahine Evans King, Kauai the Garden Island, Blood to the Shark, Mama and Daddy Bray. "In 1888, when Hawaii was still a monarchy, King Kalakaua commissioned a magazine under royal charter to be Hawaii's ambassador to the world. That magazine was Paradise of the Pacific. For nearly a century, Paradise of the Pacific promoted local business and tourism by assuring citizens of the United States that the Islands were civilized. Noted contributors to Paradise of the Pacific included Henry B. Christian, Helen Thomas Dranga, Arman Manookian, and Edwin North McClellan. In 1966, Paradise of the Pacific became HONOLULU Magazine. Honolulu shifted its focus to news and features aimed at an affluent residential audience. It covers dining, culture, arts, politics, entertainment in and around Honolulu and throughout Hawaii." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Paradise Of The Pacific Volume 66, 1956, O'Brien, Eileen McCann (editor)
4 O'Brien, Eileen McCann (editor) Paradise Of The Pacific Volume 66, 1956
Honolulu, HI Paradise of the Pacific 1956 1st Edition; 1st Printing Magazine Very Good 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This is an oversized magazine with illustrated covers and side stapling. The magazine is in Very Good condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The covers have some light wear and rubbing and there is edge wear, nicking and beginning tears to the spine ends (both top and bottom). The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout in both black and white and color. This magazine, dedicated to Hawaii and it's culture, includes a huge host of advertising specific to the region. Articles include: "In 1888, when Hawaii was still a monarchy, King Kalakaua commissioned a magazine under royal charter to be Hawaii's ambassador to the world. That magazine was Paradise of the Pacific. For nearly a century, Paradise of the Pacific promoted local business and tourism by assuring citizens of the United States that the Islands were civilized. Noted contributors to Paradise of the Pacific included Henry B. Christian, Helen Thomas Dranga, Arman Manookian, and Edwin North McClellan. In 1966, Paradise of the Pacific became HONOLULU Magazine. Honolulu shifted its focus to news and features aimed at an affluent residential audience. It covers dining, culture, arts, politics, entertainment in and around Honolulu and throughout Hawaii." Articles include: Waikiki is reaching for the Sky, Pania of the Reef, Surf, Sun and Summer School, The Prince and the Carpenter's Son, The Charlot School of Fresco Buono, Scots-Hawaiian Hail the Chief, Distinguished Daughter of Hawaii, Archaeology in Hawaii, The Maoris had a word for it, The Tea Ceremony, Cha-no-Yu, Hawaii Sports Round up, Norman Hill Photographer's poet, Hanaiakamalama, Safari to Molokai, The Superb Qualities of Ming Furniture, Indigenous-to-Hawaii Fashions, Polynesian Wedding, and more. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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