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Title:   Stories of Life in Old Hawaii
Author:   Caroline Curtis
Publisher:   Kamehameha Schools Press
Language:   English
Date:   1998
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Auxiliary Sciences of History, Hawaiian History
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096989
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (225)
 
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...Writing in the nineteenth century, Hawaiian historian Kepelino said, "However diligently the foreigner seeks, he cannot find all. He gets a fragment here and there and goes home." That is very true. I have read what is available, but changes came so rapidly af...
 
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...Hawaiian words used in the text, other than proper names, are identified through the use of italic type. These words are usually defined in the sentence in which they are first used or in the Glossary at the back of the book ...
 
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...-- Maile Becomes a Kahuna. 268 -- Fishponds and Torches. 273 -- Year's End. 277 -- Hukilau. 277 -- Surfing. 279 -- Other Pastimes. 282 -- Glossary of Hawaiian Names and Words. 287 --...
 
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Title:   The Cary Letters, Edited at the Request of the Family
Author:   Curtis, Caroline Gardiner Cary, 1827-1917
Publisher:   Cambridge, Printed at the Riverside Press; Digitizer: Boston Public Library
Language:   English
Date:   1891
Subjects:   Carey family, Genealogy, Biography
Collections:   American Libraries Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000423830
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (155)
 
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....html). World Public Library Association P.O. Box 22687 Honolulu, Hawaii 96823 info@WorldLibrary.net Copyright © 20, All Rights Reserved... ... comedies, poetry, and every new book attainable. One of my father's Chelsea stories gives a vivid picture of his mother's absorbed audi- ence, and th... ...tter, and, though he cannot write, says, " My dear Sam, I will tell you more stories." Farewell, my dear boy. Most affectionately yours, Sarah Gary. M... ...e, which por- trayed so much suffering and anxiety, and heard so many dismal stories of your now florid but former pickle visage, and of the dreadful ... ... reward was to possess the affections of so amiable and lovely a woman. Miss Caroline is a lively, animated girl, and I admire her soft blue eyes and ... ...t there an hour, during which there was no cessa- tion of conversation. Miss Caroline keeping us all merry with a little deluge of words. I afterwards... ... myself at the supper, having a seat near her, and next Miss Elliot and Miss Caroline, who were both very agreeable ; and I saw her safely into the ca...
 
       
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