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Hawaiian Dictionary

Author : Mary Kawena Pukui
ISBN : 0824807030
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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"This standard work of reference... continues offering the happy blend of grammar and lexicon." --American Reference Books Annual For many years, Hawaiian Dictionary has been the definitive and authoritative work on the Hawaiian language. Now this indispensible reference volume has been enlarged and completely revised. More than 3,000 new entries have been added to the Hawaiian-English section, bringing the total number of entries to almost 30,000 and making it the largest and most complete of any Polynesian dictionary. This new edition is more than a dictionary. Containing folklore, poetry, and ethnology, it will benefit Hawaiian studies for years to come.

Revealing The Sacred In Asian And Pacific America

Author : Jane Iwamura
ISBN : 9781136712739
Genre : Religion
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First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Peopling Of Hawai I

Author : Eleanor C. Nordyke
ISBN : 0824811917
Genre : History
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A great book on the people and development of Hawaii. Includes pictures of old and new Hawaii and tables of various statistics showing Hawaii's development over the years.

Pele Volcano Goddess Of Hawai I

Author : H. Arlo Nimmo
ISBN : 9780786486533
Genre : History
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When the first Europeans arrived in the Hawaiian Islands in 1778, the volcano goddess Pele was the central deity of a complex religion in the volcano districts of Hawai‘i Island. While native Hawaiians were quickly converted to Christianity, Pele remained remarkably relevant as a deity. This book is a critical biography of the volcano goddess, as well as a history of her religion. Topics covered include the ongoing belief in Pele, her popular manifestations, her ceremonies, her new cultural roles and her current status in Hawai‘i.

Hawaiian Music In Motion

Author : James Revell Carr
ISBN : 9780252096525
Genre : Music
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Hawaiian Music in Motion explores the performance, reception, transmission, and adaptation of Hawaiian music on board ships and in the islands, revealing the ways both maritime commerce and imperial confrontation facilitated the circulation of popular music in the nineteenth century. James Revell Carr draws on journals and ships' logs to trace the circulation of Hawaiian song and dance worldwide as Hawaiians served aboard American and European ships. He also examines important issues like American minstrelsy in Hawaii and the ways Hawaiians achieved their own ends by capitalizing on Americans' conflicting expectations and fraught discourse around hula and other musical practices.

Guarding The Golden Door

Author : Roger Daniels
ISBN : 9781466806856
Genre : Social Science
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As renowned historian Roger Daniels shows in this brilliant new work, America's inconsistent, often illogical, and always cumbersome immigration policy has profoundly affected our recent past. The federal government's efforts to pick and choose among the multitude of immigrants seeking to enter the United States began with the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Conceived in ignorance and falsely presented to the public, it had undreamt of consequences, and this pattern has been rarely deviated from since. Immigration policy in Daniels' skilled hands shows Americans at their best and worst, from the nativist violence that forced Theodore Roosevelt's 1907 "gentlemen's agreement" with Japan to the generous refugee policies adopted after World War Two and throughout the Cold War. And in a conclusion drawn from today's headlines, Daniels makes clear how far ignorance, partisan politics, and unintended consequences have overtaken immigration policy during the current administration's War on Terror. Irreverent, deeply informed, and authoritative, Guarding the Golden Door presents an unforgettable interpretation of modern American history.

Baessler Archiv

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ISBN : UOM:39015073110341
Genre : Ethnology
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Hawaiian Lei Making

Author : Laurie Shimizu Ide
ISBN : 1566472237
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Provides information and instructions for beginning and experienced lei-makers, including details on the styles of each of the Hawaiian Islands, designs for specific occasions, and various kinds of native plants used in leis.

From The Mountains To The Sea

Author : Julie Stewart Williams
ISBN : 0873360303
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explores ancient Hawaiian civilization and culture and introduces the people of old Hawaii, including chiefs, priests, and working people.

Tales And Traditions Of The People Of Old

Author : Samuel Mānaiakalani Kamakau
ISBN : UOM:39015034915531
Genre : Social Science
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