The Value of Hawai'i

Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future

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Author: Craig Howes

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 0824835298

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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How did we get here? Three-and-a-half-day school weeks. Prisoners farmed out to the mainland. Tent camps for the migratory homeless. A blinkered dependence on tourism and the military for virtually all economic activity. The steady degradation of already degraded land. Contempt for anyone employed in education, health, and social service. An almost theological belief in the evil of taxes. At a time when new leaders will be elected, and new solutions need to be found, the contributors to The Value of Hawai i outline the causes of our current state and offer points of departure for a Hawai i-wide debate on our future. The brief essays address a wide range of topics education, the environment, Hawaiian issues, media, tourism, political culture, law, labor, economic planning, government, transportation, poverty but the contributors share a belief that taking stock of where we are right now, what we need to change, and what we need to remember is a challenge that all of us must meet. Written for a general audience, The Value of Hawai i provides a cluster of starting points for a larger community discussion of Hawai i that should extend beyond the choices of the ballot box this year. Contributors: Carlos Andrade, Chad Blair, Kat Brady, Susan M. Chandler, Meda Chesney-Lind, Lowell Chun-Hoon, Tom Coffman, Sara L. Collins, Marilyn Cristofori, Henry Curtis, Kathy E. Ferguson, Chip Fletcher, Dana Naone Hall, Susan Hippensteele, Craig Howes, Karl Kim, Sumner La Croix, Ian Lind, Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie, Mari Matsuda, Davianna McGregor, Neal Milner, Deane Neubauer, Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo ole Osorio, Charles Reppun, John P. Rosa, D. Kapua ala Sproat, Ramsay Remigius Mahealani Taum, Patricia Tummons, Phyllis Turnbull, Trisha Kehaulani Watson.

The Value of Hawaiʻi 2

Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions

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Author: Aiko Yamashiro,Noelani Goodyear-ka'opua,Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 308

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How can more of us protect and create waiwai, value, for coming generations? Continuing the conversation of The Value of Hawaii: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future, this new collection gathers together fresh voices sharing their inspiring work in farming, government, voyaging, water rights, archaeology, gender advocacy, education, business, community health, art, immigration, and more to enhance the present and future value of Hawaii. By exploring connections to ancestors and others across our Pacific world, the contributors to this volume offer passionate and poignant visions. Their autobiographical essays will inspire readers to live consciously and lead ourselves as island people.

The Value of Psychological Treatment

Collected Papers of Nicholas A. Cummings

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Author: Nicholas A. Cummings

Publisher: Zeig Tucker & Theisen Publishers

ISBN: 9781891944123

Category: Medical

Page: 446

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Volume II: "Nicholas Cummings has been called a lot of things in his life ... entrepreneur is one of them. The Cummings legacy will be voluminous and manifold. His contributions to the field have spanned the many definitions of practicing psychology – from education to policy, from business to ongoing exploration. He has been predicting trends, cautioning those who would listen, and negotiating the obstacles to efficacious delivery of quality therapeutic services for over half a century. With this book, we pause once again to revisit some of the most important of his projects as an entrepreneur. Editors Thomas, Cummings, and O’Donohue took on a difficult task when they set out to convince Cummings to tell the story behind the story of how and why he created the various organizations selected here. Of course, he balked at the idea of "showing off" these successes, but the editors were finally able to persuade him of the potential benefit to readers. First, there is the revelation of psychologist as entrepreneur and the delicate balance that is required in order to proceed in this direction with integrity and effectiveness. More important, these organizations were for the most part conceived of as being in service to the profession or to its legislators rather than being focused on profits. Their success, therefore, has had more than a little to do with strengthening the ability of the field to move forward even as it is pulled in different directions. In the end, Nick Cummings decided to tell the story behind the story and readers will be very glad he did. Part history, part memoir, this is a fascinating whodunit, and each time you’ll find Nick Cummings ... seeing the need, envisioning a way to meet it, and then doing it!"--

Forest products harvested in Hawaii - 1969

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Author: Robert E. Burgan,Wesley H. C. Wong,Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 4

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Labor in the territory of Hawaii, 1939

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Author: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics,James H. Shoemaker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Labor and laboring classes

Page: 244

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Who Owns the Crown Lands of Hawai_i?

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Author: Jon M. Van Dyke

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824832117

Category: History

Page: 485

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The 1846 Mahele (division) transformed the lands of Hawai'i from a shared value into private property, but left many issues unresolved. Kauikeaouli (Kamehameha III) agreed to the Mahele, which divided all land among the mō 'ī (king), the ali'i (chiefs), and the maka'ā ī nana (commoners), in the hopes of keeping the lands in Hawaiian hands even if a foreign power claimed sovereignty over the Islands. The king's share was further divided into Government and Crown Lands, the latter managed personally by the ruler until a court decision in 1864 and a statute passed in 1865 declared that they could no longer be bought or sold by the mō 'ī and should be maintained intact for future monarchs. After the illegal overthrow of the monarchy in 1893, Government and Crown Lands were joined together, and after annexation in 1898 they were managed as a public trust by the United States. At statehood in 1959, all but 373,720 acres of Government and Crown Lands were transferred to the State of Hawai'i. The legal status of Crown Lands remains controversial and misunderstood to this day. In this engrossing work, Jon Van Dyke describes and analyzes in detail the complex cultural and legal history of Hawai'i's Crown Lands. He argues that these lands must be examined as a separate entity and their unique status recognized. Government Lands were created to provide for the needs of the general population; Crown Lands were part of the personal domain of Kamehameha III and evolved into a resource designed to support the mō 'ī , who in turn supported the Native Hawaiian people. The question of who owns Hawai'i's Crown Lands today is of singular importance forNative Hawaiians in their quest for recognition and sovereignty, and this volume will become a primary resource on a fundamental issue underlying Native Hawaiian birthrights.

Isostasy and Flexure of the Lithosphere

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Author: A. B. Watts

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521006002

Category: Science

Page: 458

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This unique book presents an overview of isostasy, a simple concept of fundamental importance to the Earth Sciences that students have traditionally found difficult to grasp. With this in mind, the author has used a simplified mathematical treatment, numerous geological examples and an extensive bibliography, to make the subject more accessible and easy-to-understand. Beginning by tracing the ideas behind local and regional models of isostasy and arguing that only flexure is in accord with geological observations, the book proceeds to describe the theoretical background, the observational evidence and the constraints that flexure has provided on physical properties of the lithosphere. The book concludes with a discussion of flexure's role in understanding the evolution of the surface features of the Earth and its neighboring planets. Ideal for graduate students of geophysics, geodesy and geoscience, it will also be of interest to researchers in gravity and geodesy, tectonics and basin analysis.

Hawai'i Volcano Watch

A Pictorial History, 1779-1991

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Author: Thomas Llewellyn Wright,Taeko Jane Takahashi,J. D. Griggs

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 0824814789

Category: Nature

Page: 162

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Looks at how the volcanoes of Hawaii have been studied over the past two hundred years, and shows how lava has changed the island

Some Fruits of Hawaii

Their Composition, Nutritive Value and Use in Tested Recipes

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Author: Carey D. Miller,Katherine Bazore,Ruth C. Robbins

Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

ISBN: 1410203476

Category: Cooking

Page: 140

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Originally published by the University of Hawaii in 1936, this book combines fascinating Hawaiian recipes and technical scientific data on vitamin and nutritional composition of various fruits grown in Hawaii. The book covers avocado, banana, breadfruit, carambola, coconut, coffee, fig, grape, common guava, strawberry guava, lemon, lime, ictchi, mango, mountain apple, orange, papaya, passion fruit, pineapple, poha, soursop, strawberry, Surinam-cherry, tamarind, and watermelon.

Theatres of Hawai'i

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Author: Lowell Angell

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1439640505

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Famous for its lush beauty and inviting beaches, Hawai‘i also boasts a rich theatrical history dating back to the mid-19th century and spanning its years as a kingdom, U.S. territory, and a state. Its warm, tropical climate and social, cultural, and ethnic diversity contributed to the variety of theatres unique to the islands—from simple, rural plantation theatres on the neighbor islands, to neighborhood movie houses in exotic styles, to an incomparable tropical moderne jewel near the beach at Waikiki. Most of these theatres are now just a memory, except for those few saved by dedicated individuals and restored for another life. This book celebrates the rich history of these theatrical venues through rare archival photographs and little-known details.

The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders

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Author: Malama Meleisea

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521003544

Category: History

Page: 518

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"The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders makes a landmark contribution to our understanding of this expansive and diverse region. Donald Denoon has assembled an outstanding team of scholars to produce a history that is as lively and provocative asit is rigorous and comprehensive. While it acknowledges the great diversity of Pacific peoples' cultures and experiences, the book looks for common patterns and related themes, presenting them in an insightful and innovative way."--BOOK JACKET.

Hawaiian Herbs of Medicinal Value

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Author: D. M. Kaaiakamanu,J. K. Akina

Publisher: The Minerva Group, Inc.

ISBN: 1410205630

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 76

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Originally published in 1922, this compilation was made by employees of the Board of Health of the Territory of Hawaii. It covers herbs found in the Hawaiian Islands that were believed by the Hawaiians to possess curative and palliative properties most effective in removing physical ailments.

1992 Census of Mineral Industries

Geographic area series. Pacific States, Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Industrial minerals industry

Page: N.A

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The Hawaiian Kingdom

1854-1874, twenty critical years

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Author: Ralph Simpson Kuykendall

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780870224324

Category: History

Page: 320

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The Hawaiian Kingdom, by Ralph S. Kuykendall, is the detailed story of the island monarchy. In the first volume, "Foundation and Transformation," the author gives a brief sketch of old Hawaii before the coming of the Europeans, based on the known and accepted accounts of this early period. He then shows how the arrival of sea rovers, traders, soldiers of forture, whalers, scoundrels, missionaries, and statesmen transformed the native kingdom, and how the foundations of modern Hawaii were laid. In the second volume, "Twenty Critical Years," the author deals with the middle period of the kingdom's history, when Hawaii was trying to insure her independence while world powers maneuvered for dominance in the Pacific. It was an important period with distinct and well-marked characteristics, but the noteworthy changes and advances which occurred have received less attention from students of history than they deserve. Much of the material is taken from manuscript sources and appears in print for the first time in the second volume.

A Treatise on the Law of Income Taxation Under Federal and State Laws

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Author: Henry Campbell Black

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584772379

Category: Law

Page: 403

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Black, Henry Campbell. A Treatise on the Law of Income Taxation under Federal and State Laws. Kansas City: Vernon Law Book Co., 1913. xlii, 403 pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-237-9. Cloth. $85. * In 1913, the Sixteenth Amendment, which authorized income taxation, was ratified by the required three-fourths majority of states. Black [1860-1927] published this work soon after this historic event in order to define the nature of taxable income, explain the history of income taxation and defend the government's right to impose it. He is guided throughout by a Progressive-Era belief in the federal government as an agent of social reform. Black is also the author of the well-known Law Dictionary.

Selections from Fornander's Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-Lore

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Author: Abraham Fornander,Samuel H. Elbert

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780870222139

Category: Social Science

Page: 297

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"A valuable library addition for either a folklorist, a linguist, or an ethnologist." --Western Folklore "The stories in this book are reprinted from Volumes IV and V of The Fornander Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-lore, published by the Bernice P. Bishop Museum in 1917, 1918, and 1919. They include some of the best-loved of Hawaiian stories, and the collection is probably the most important work on a traditional subject ever published in the Hawaiian language.... In the 1860s and 1870s, Abraham Fornander, circuit judge of Maui, employed several Hawaiians to seek out learned Hawaiians and write down their stories. The collectors included S. N. Kamakau, S. Haleole, and Kepelino Keauokalani, each of whom has made important contributions to our knowledge of the old culture." -from the Introduction

Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place

Tradition, Translation, and Tourism

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Author: Cristina Bacchilega

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: 0812201175

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

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Hawaiian legends figure greatly in the image of tropical paradise that has come to represent Hawai'i in popular imagination. But what are we buying into when we read these stories as texts in English-language translations? Cristina Bacchilega poses this question in her examination of the way these stories have been adapted to produce a legendary Hawai'i primarily for non-Hawaiian readers or other audiences. With an understanding of tradition that foregrounds history and change, Bacchilega examines how, following the 1898 annexation of Hawai'i by the United States, the publication of Hawaiian legends in English delegitimized indigenous narratives and traditions and at the same time constructed them as representative of Hawaiian culture. Hawaiian mo'olelo were translated in popular and scholarly English-language publications to market a new cultural product: a space constructed primarily for Euro-Americans as something simultaneously exotic and primitive and beautiful and welcoming. To analyze this representation of Hawaiian traditions, place, and genre, Bacchilega focuses on translation across languages, cultures, and media; on photography, as the technology that contributed to the visual formation of a westernized image of Hawai'i; and on tourism as determining postannexation economic and ideological machinery. In a book with interdisciplinary appeal, Bacchilega demonstrates both how the myth of legendary Hawai'i emerged and how this vision can be unmade and reimagined.