Hawaii: From Origins To The End Of The Monarchy
Hawaii is a group of islands known throughout the world for it's physical beauty, and is one of the most popular of tourist destinations. However, few visitors ever learn much about the Hawaiian people themselves and their history, dating back at least 2000 years.
This book covers the origins of the Hawaiians, their traditions, royalty, and history up to the end of the 19th century, when Hawaii was annexed by the United States.
How many people know that there were two distinct phases of migration to Hawaii, separated by more than 1000 years? What is the real meaning of Aloha? What really is a Kahuna?
This book answers these questions and much more, and is filled with color photographs.
- Brien Foerster, April 2011
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