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  • A Portuguese-Hawai‘i Kitchen: The Local Foods of Island Portuguese explores Hawai‘i’s Portuguese cooking starting with the familiar soups and breads, on to basic traditional dishes and special festive recipes. The collection incorporates the initial simple resourceful diet of major proteins and greens grown in backyard gardens and the adaptation to locally available ingredients as the Portuguese adjusted to island life.
  • The characters chosen for this work were carefully selected as those best known and most interesting in their impact worldwide, and include the following: David Douglas, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stephenson, Thomas Edison, Sun Yat-sen, Jack London, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Shirley Temple, General George Patton, Arthur Godfrey, Buster Crabb, Bing Crosby, Lawrence Rockefeller, Elvis Presley, and George Harrison. Though they were all famous at one time or another, many of their experiences in the Islands are little known and contribute greatly to their Hawai‘i stories. The book also points out places that were visited or by these famous people and spots where artifacts related to them are located.
  • In Fire & Fury: 35 Years of Eruptions at Kilauea Volcano, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser chronicles that 35-year span with over 200 photos, many from Star-Advertiser photographers who covered the geological marvel over the decades. Special fold-out pages introduce six phases of the eruptive activity, with stories and maps to remind readers of the events and how they impacted the surrounding communities.
  • A Portuguese-Hawai‘i Kitchen: The Local Foods of Island Portuguese explores Hawai‘i’s Portuguese cooking starting with the familiar soups and breads, on to basic traditional dishes and special festive recipes. The collection incorporates the initial simple resourceful diet of major proteins and greens grown in backyard gardens and the adaptation to locally available ingredients as the Portuguese adjusted to island life.
  • The characters chosen for this work were carefully selected as those best known and most interesting in their impact worldwide, and include the following: David Douglas, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stephenson, Thomas Edison, Sun Yat-sen, Jack London, Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, Shirley Temple, General George Patton, Arthur Godfrey, Buster Crabb, Bing Crosby, Lawrence Rockefeller, Elvis Presley, and George Harrison. Though they were all famous at one time or another, many of their experiences in the Islands are little known and contribute greatly to their Hawai‘i stories. The book also points out places that were visited or by these famous people and spots where artifacts related to them are located.
  • Kaiulani’s story spans the years when Hawaii struggled against foreign domination, the monarchy was overthrown, and Hawaii became a U.S. territory. It is a dramatic story, full of interest, beauty, and pathos, both fascinating as the biography of a singularly gifted, beautiful, and wise young woman, and valuable as a chapter in the history of the fiftieth state.