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Product Description: The dramatic history of America's tropical paradiseThe history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals―from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below, the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds blown from their migratory routes, to the early Polynesian adventurers who sailed across the Pacific in double canoes, the Spanish galleons en route to the Philippines, and the British navigators in search of a Northwest Passage, soon followed by pious Protestant missionaries, shipwrecked sailors, and rowdy Irish poachers escaped from Botany Bay―all wanderers washed ashore, sometimes by accident...read more

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9780374298777 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The dramatic history of America's tropical paradiseThe history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals―from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below, the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds blown from their migratory routes, to the early Polynesian adventurers who sailed across the Pacific in double canoes, the Spanish galleons en route to the Philippines, and the British navigators in search of a Northwest Passage, soon followed by pious Protestant missionaries, shipwrecked sailors, and rowdy Irish poachers escaped from Botany Bay―all wanderers washed ashore, sometimes by accident.

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9780374536176 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The dramatic history of America's tropical paradiseThe history of Hawaii may be said to be the story of arrivals―from the eruption of volcanoes on the ocean floor 18,000 feet below, the first hardy seeds that over millennia found their way to the islands, and the confused birds blown from their migratory routes, to the early Polynesian adventurers who sailed across the Pacific in double canoes, the Spanish galleons en route to the Philippines, and the British navigators in search of a Northwest Passage, soon followed by pious Protestant missionaries, shipwrecked sailors, and rowdy Irish poachers escaped from Botany Bay―all wanderers washed ashore, sometimes by accident.

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By Mergent (corporate author)

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9781682000304 | Mergent Inc, July 31, 2016, cover price $263.00 | About this edition: The Dun & Bradstreet rating is a powerful indicator of a firm's size and composite credit appraisal that can help you assess credit risk.
9781630536138 | Mergent Inc, July 31, 2015, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: The Dun & Bradstreet rating is a powerful indicator of a firm's size and composite credit appraisal that can help you assess credit risk.
9781630532420 | Mergent Inc, July 31, 2014, cover price $250.00 | About this edition: The Dun & Bradstreet rating is a powerful indicator of a firm's size and composite credit appraisal that can help you assess credit risk.

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Product Description: The New York Times bestselling inspirational story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers. In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance...read more

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9781455523443 | Grand Central Pub, October 27, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling inspirational story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.
9781455536276 | Large print edition (Grand Central Pub, October 27, 2015), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling inspirational story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.

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9781455523450 | Grand Central Pub, June 21, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: The New York Times bestselling inspirational story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.

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9781619693845 | Unabridged edition (Grand Central Pub, November 24, 2015), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: For readers of Unbroken and The Boys in the Boat comes the inspirational, untold story of impoverished children who transformed themselves into world-class swimmers.

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Product Description: This book reclaims Korean history in Hawaii through the examination of works by three local writers of Korean descent: Margaret Pai, Ty Pak, and Gary Pak.

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9780815333579 | Routledge, May 1, 1999, cover price $135.00 | About this edition: This book reclaims Korean history in Hawaii through the examination of works by three local writers of Korean descent: Margaret Pai, Ty Pak, and Gary Pak.

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9781138964594 | Routledge, March 3, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This book reclaims Korean history in Hawaii through the examination of works by three local writers of Korean descent: Margaret Pai, Ty Pak, and Gary Pak.

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Product Description: The most recent state to join the union, Hawaii is the only one to have once been a royal kingdom. After its "discovery" by Captain Cook in the late 18th Century, Hawaii was fought over by European powers determined to take advantage of its position as the crossroads of the Pacific...read more

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9780312600655 | St Martins Pr, November 4, 2014, cover price $29.99

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9781250070395, titled "Captive Paradise: A History of Hawai'i" | Reprint edition (Griffin, December 8, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The most recent state to join the union, Hawaii is the only one to have once been a royal kingdom.

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9781481526371 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 30, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Joe Barrett] In the tradition of Nathaniel Philbrick and David McCullough comes the first full-scale narrative history of Hawaii, an epic tale of empire, industry, war, and culture.
9781481526388 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, December 30, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: [Read by Joe Barrett] In the tradition of Nathaniel Philbrick and David McCullough comes the first full-scale narrative history of Hawaii, an epic tale of empire, industry, war, and culture.

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Product Description: Walk down Mamane Street, the heart of Honokaa Town, and step back into the late 19th and early 20th century. Honokaas single-wall, wooden plantation-era buildings are as much a symbol of Hawaii to local people as Diamond Head is to tourists...read more

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9781467133357 | Arcadia Pub, November 2, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Walk down Mamane Street, the heart of Honokaa Town, and step back into the late 19th and early 20th century.

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Product Description: Ka'u is the largest district in Hawai'i and the southernmost. Historically, it is important as the most likely landing area for the first Hawaiians and the location of the first settlement. It was the location of some of the last battles for control of Hawai'i island, and the decision of Ka'u's last ali'i, Keoua Ku'ahu'ula, to agree to a meeting with Kamehameha, which he believed would lead to his death, was a crucial event in the creation of a unified Hawaiian kingdom...read more
By Cindy Orlando (foreword by)

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9781467133340 | Arcadia Pub, November 2, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Ka'u is the largest district in Hawai'i and the southernmost.

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Product Description: First colonized around 200 A.D. by intrepid Polynesian islanders, Hawaii existed for hundreds of years in splendid isolation. Foreigners did not visit the islands until 1788, when Captain Cook, looking for the fabled Northwest Passage, stumbled upon this nation with its own belief system and culture...read more
By Joyce Bean (narrator)

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9781501279782 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, August 11, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: First colonized around 200 A.
9781455849581 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 15, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: First colonized around 200 A.
9781455849239 | Unabridged edition (Brilliance Audio, January 3, 2012), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: First colonized around 200 A.
9781455849550 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, January 3, 2012), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: First colonized around 200 A.

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Product Description: Long before neatly cultivated rows of pineapple fields stretched out as far as one could see, demon spirits are said to have made L?na'i uninhabitable for humans. The spirits were banished by a young man from L?haina who is credited with forming the first settlement on the island...read more

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9781467134309 | Arcadia Pub, September 21, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Long before neatly cultivated rows of pineapple fields stretched out as far as one could see, demon spirits are said to have made L?

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Product Description: Kapa'a, like most rural towns on Kaua'i and many in Hawai'i, got its start in the 19th century as a sugar town. But, within five years, Kapa'a's sugar mill was gone; the little village almost disappeared. By the early 20th century, Kapa'a was once again a thriving community...read more

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9781467133371 | Arcadia Pub, August 17, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Kapa'a, like most rural towns on Kaua'i and many in Hawai'i, got its start in the 19th century as a sugar town.

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Product Description: Rising from the ashes of the Pearl Harbor attack, Barbers Point Naval Air Station would become a major staging point for US Navy aircraft for the war in the Pacific, culminating with the surrender of the Empire of Japan. With the end of World War II in the Pacific and throughout the Cold War, Barbers Point would be home base for the US Navy’s fleet of maritime patrol aircraft that hunted the growing threat of Soviet submarines prowling the vast Pacific...read more

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9781467133296 | Arcadia Pub, July 27, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Rising from the ashes of the Pearl Harbor attack, Barbers Point Naval Air Station would become a major staging point for US Navy aircraft for the war in the Pacific, culminating with the surrender of the Empire of Japan.

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Product Description: The December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor prompted the United States to formally enter World War II by declaring war on Japan and its ally Germany. What followed was nearly four long years of worldwide carnage before America and its allies emerged victorious...read more
By Associated Press (corporate author)

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9781633531116 | Ap Editions, March 30, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor prompted the United States to formally enter World War II by declaring war on Japan and its ally Germany.
9780416715200, titled "Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography" | Routledge Kegan & Paul, June 1, 1978, cover price $35.00 | also contains The Middle East: A Physical, Social, and Regional Geography | About this edition: Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography (Advanced Geographies).

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Product Description: This book’s stories and images invite readers to honor and learn from those lost in tragic tsunami events. Each person has a history, an account of things said and done, and preserving these stories helps people to understand the past and make thoughtful decisions for the future...read more
By Pacific Tsunami Museum (corporate author)

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9781467132633 | Arcadia Pub, March 2, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: This book’s stories and images invite readers to honor and learn from those lost in tragic tsunami events.

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Product Description: Located in one of the most isolated places on the earth, thousands of miles from the nearest landmass, the area surrounding the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park was created by violent earthquakes and fiery volcanic eruptions. Shrouded in ancient myth and legend, the park’s history dates back to a time before the Hawaiians first arrived...read more

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9781467132947 | Arcadia Pub, January 5, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Located in one of the most isolated places on the earth, thousands of miles from the nearest landmass, the area surrounding the Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park was created by violent earthquakes and fiery volcanic eruptions.

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Product Description: The Middle East is a region of critical importance in world affairs, both politically and economically. In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the region...read more

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9780415858403, titled "The Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography" | Reprint edition (Routledge, April 11, 2013), cover price $170.00 | About this edition: In this comprehensive study, first published in 1950, Professor Fisher examines all the principal elements – physical and human – that influence environment, development and ways of life in the Middle East.
9780416715101 | 7 edition (Routledge Kegan & Paul, August 1, 1979), cover price $55.00

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9780415703543, titled "The Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography" | Reissue edition (Routledge, November 20, 2014), cover price $55.95 | About this edition: The Middle East is a region of critical importance in world affairs, both politically and economically.
9780416715200, titled "Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography" | Routledge Kegan & Paul, June 1, 1978, cover price $35.00 | also contains Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy | About this edition: Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography (Advanced Geographies).

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Product Description: Hilo (pronounced Hee-low) is the second largest city in Hawaii and the seat of government for the Big Island of Hawaii. Giant trees shade its avenues, and a string of picturesque beach parks line the crescent-shaped shoreline of Hilo Bay...read more

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9781467131261 | Arcadia Pub, April 7, 2014, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Hilo (pronounced Hee-low) is the second largest city in Hawaii and the seat of government for the Big Island of Hawaii.

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Product Description: Longtime Maui resident Kyle Ellison knows the best ways to experience this beautiful island, from catching a wave in Lahaina to hiking through the Bamboo Forest to strolling Baldwin Beach at sunrise. Ellison includes unique trip ideas like Best Outdoor Adventures and Best of Maui in 10 Days, as well as information on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a wide range of travel budgets...read more

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9781612381107 | 9 edition (Avalon Travel Pub, March 4, 2014), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Longtime Maui resident Kyle Ellison knows the best ways to experience this beautiful island, from catching a wave in Lahaina to hiking through the Bamboo Forest to strolling Baldwin Beach at sunrise.

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Product Description: Hawai’i is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse places in the world due to its central location in the Pacific. Situated at the crossroads of different cultures, Honolulu has a style all of its own. Honolulu Street Style captures this unique approach as it demonstrates how global trends are transformed by stylish Honolulu denizens to give them a unique, local look...read more

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9781783203079 | Intellect L & D E F A E, February 15, 2014, cover price $31.50 | About this edition: Hawai’i is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse places in the world due to its central location in the Pacific.

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Product Description: O'ahu resident Kevin Whitton provides a fresh look at one of America's most beloved vacation spots in Moon O'ahu. Whitton knows the best way to experience the island, from taking surf lessons at Kuhio Beach to bird-watching in Kawainui Marsh...read more

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9781612381114 | 7 edition (Avalon Travel Pub, November 5, 2013), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: O'ahu resident Kevin Whitton provides a fresh look at one of America's most beloved vacation spots in Moon O'ahu.

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Product Description: Before the days of the little, higgledy-piggledy Honolulu Town, there was a small Hawaiian settlement at the edge of a natural harbor, ideal for launching canoes for fishing and for cultivating fields adjacent to the Nuuanu Stream...read more

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9780738593005 | Arcadia Pub, May 7, 2012, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Before the days of the little, higgledy-piggledy Honolulu Town, there was a small Hawaiian settlement at the edge of a natural harbor, ideal for launching canoes for fishing and for cultivating fields adjacent to the Nuuanu Stream.

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Product Description: From the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States comes an examination of Hawaii, the place where Manifest Destiny got a sunburn.   Of all the countries the United States invaded or colonized in 1898, Sarah Vowell considers the story of the Americanization of Hawaii to be the most intriguing...read more

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9781410438256 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, June 15, 2011), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestselling Author -- Many think of 1776 as the defining year of American history, when we became a nation devoted to the pursuit of happiness through self-government.

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9781594485640 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, March 6, 2012), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From the author of Lafayette in the Somewhat United States comes an examination of Hawaii, the place where Manifest Destiny got a sunburn.

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9781442337299 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, March 22, 2011), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: “Vowell makes an excellent travelling companion, what with her rare combination of erudition and cheek.

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Product Description: Full-color throughout! Insider advice on avoiding the crowds as you explore Oahu, from the world-famous Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head Crater to Honolulu's Chinatown and museums. Plus tips for discovering the "real" Oahu as the locals see it, from attending a Hawaiian-language church service to taking in a fish auction...read more

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9780470497647, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 11 edition (Frommer, November 23, 2009), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: You can experience the floral parade for Hawaii's King Kamehameha Celebration.
9780470134825, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 10th edition (Frommer, November 19, 2007), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Detailed, objective reviews of hotels and restaurants to suit any budget are accompanied by up-to-date coverage of sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and local activities; dozens of maps; and expert trip-planning advice, in this premier travel series.
9780764589003, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki And Oahu" | 9 edition (Frommer, November 1, 2005), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Detailed, objective reviews of hotels and restaurants to suit any budget are accompanied by up-to-date coverage of sightseeing, nightlife, shopping, and local activities; dozens of maps; and expert trip-planning advice, in this premier travel series.
9780764537202, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 8th edition (Frommer, November 1, 2003), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Provides information and advice for tourists about the best beaches, golf courses, views, walks, hotels, shopping, and dining.
9780764564116, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 7th edition (Frommer, November 1, 2001), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: You'll never fall into the tourist traps when you travel with Frommer's.
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9781118177693, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 12 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 2012), cover price $19.99
9781118177686, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 12 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, February 1, 2012), cover price $19.99
9780470585955, titled "Frommer's Honolulu, Waikiki & Oahu" | 11 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, October 27, 2009), cover price $17.99

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Product Description: First colonized around 200 A.D. by intrepid Polynesian islanders, Hawaii existed for hundreds of years in splendid isolation. Foreigners did not visit the islands until 1788, when Captain Cook, looking for the fabled Northwest Passage, stumbled upon this nation with its own belief system and culture...read more
By Joyce Bean (narrator)

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9781455849567 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio Lib Edn, January 3, 2012), cover price $44.97 | About this edition: First colonized around 200 A.

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