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Cantonese Beauty - page 125
Ruins of Bronze Temple - page 66
Chiropodist - page 47
Cantonese Boy - page 129
Girl Having Her Hair Done - page 36
Antique Sellers - page 53

000010757
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John Thomson Photo Postcard - large size
This John Thomson Photo Postcard features the photo of a Manchu bride, from Beijing ci 1871-1872. The large size post card measures 19cm x 13cm.
000010756
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A Nation Rising
(Paperback)

by Noelani Goodyear-Ka'opua, Ikaika Hussey, Erin Kahunawaika'ala Wright, eds.

A Nation Rising chronicles the political struggles and grassroots initiatives collectively known as the Hawaiian sovereignty movement. Scholars, community organizers, journalists, and filmmakers contribute essays that explore Native Hawaiian resistance and resurgence from the 1970s to the early 2010s. Photographs and vignettes about particular activists further bring Hawaiian social movements to life. The stories and analyses of efforts to protect land and natural resources, resist community dispossession, and advance claims for sovereignty and self-determination reveal the diverse objectives and strategies, as well as the inevitable tensions, of the broad-tent sovereignty movement. The collection explores the Hawaiian political ethic of ea, which both includes and exceeds dominant notions of state-based sovereignty. A Nation Rising raises issues that resonate far beyond the Hawaiian archipelago, issues such as Indigenous cultural revitalization, environmental justice, and demilitarization. Publisher: Duke University Press

082235695
Price: $29.95

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BHUTAN: Hidden Lands of Happiness
Himalayan folksongs sing of beyul - hidden lands of happiness seen only by those of pure heart. Tucked into the towering peaks and steep forested valleys of the Eastern Himalayas, the Bhutanese believe they live in such a place. From the yak pastures along the Tibetan border to the rice lands in the south, BHUTAN: Hidden Lands of Happiness takes the reader on a cultural and geographical journey far from the beaten track. One hundred and eight black and white photos create a portal across centuries. Clear, skillfully composed, rich in depth and detail, these superb images illustrate a tale of a people trying to balance postmodern development with their Buddhist worldview. An allegory of the global search for happiness in a consumer driven world, this is a story told by people who claim to value Gross National Happiness over Gross National Product.
193247651
Price: $55.00

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Malamalama: A History of the University of Hawaii
(Hardcover)
In 1907 Hawai‘i's fledgling College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts, boasting an enrollment of five students and a staff of twelve, opened in a rented house on Young Street. The hastily improvised college, and the university into which it grew, owed its existence to the initiative of Native Hawaiian legislators, the advocacy of a Caucasian newspaper editor, the petition of an Asian American bank cashier, and the energies of a president and faculty recruited from Cornell University in distant Ithaca, New York. Today, nearly a century later, some 50,000 students are enrolled yearly at ten campuses--in a unique system of community colleges and professional schools. Malamalama: A History of the University of Hawai‘i documents the many contributions the University has made over the decades to culture and education in the islands. From its start, the University rejected the racial stereotyping and prejudice common in territorial Hawai‘i, thus fostering an ease of association among students of diverse backgrounds and providing, through student government and campus societies, a venue where future political leaders of the islands could hone their skills. The story of how the University of Hawai‘i grew from a regional undergraduate college to an internationally recognized graduate and research university, weathering repeated crises along the way, is told by emeritus professors Kamins and Potter in Part I. They highlight the University's relationship with the legislature, the actions and personalities of its very different presidents, and the effects of social upheaval and changing budgets on an evolving institution. Three alumni provide personal accounts of their years at the University. Parts II and III offer particular histories by knowledgeable contributors, including faculty members and administrators, of the Hilo and West Oahu campuses, of each fo the seven community colleges, and of programs at the Manoa campus. The strands of history woven together here reveal the University's abiding determination to serve as a cultural link across the Pacific and among Hawai‘i's own ethnic communities. The University seal, dominated by the Hawaiian word malamalama, "light of knowledge," depicts a map of the Pacific hemisphere, celebrating the great diversity of people and cultures that contributed to its founding and the westward reach of its connections.

082482006
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Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Values of Spanish Needle


061587673
Price: $13.00

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Sunny Skies, Shady Characters
(Paperback)

For thirty years starting in the mid-1970s, the byline of Jim Dooley appeared on riveting investigative stories of organized crime and political corruption that headlined the front page of Honolulu’s morning daily. In Sunny Skies, Shady Characters, James Dooley revisits highlights of his career as a hard-hitting investigative reporter for the Honolulu Advertiser and, in later years, for KITV television and the online Hawaii Reporter. His lively backstories on how he chased these high-profile scandals make fascinating reading, while providing an insider’s look at the business of journalism and the craft of investigative reporting.

Dooley’s first assignment as an investigative journalist involved the city housing project of Kukui Plaza, which introduced him to the “pay to play” method of awarding government contracts to obliging consultants. In later stories, he scrutinized bloody struggles over illicit gambling revenue, the murder of a city prosecutor’s son, local syndicate ties to the Teamsters Union, and the dealings of Bishop Estate. His groundbreaking coverage of the forays by yakuza into Hawaii and the continental United States were the first of its kind in American journalism.

As Dooley pursued stories from the underside of island society, names of respected public figures and those of violent criminals filled his notebook: entertainer Don Ho, U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye, Governors George Ariyoshi and Ben Cayetano, Mayor Frank Fasi, and notorious felons Henry Huihui, Nappy Pulawa, and Ronnie Ching. Woven throughout is the name of Big Island rancher Larry Mehau—was he the “godfather of organized crime” in Hawaii as alleged by the FBI, or simply an ex-cop who befriended power brokers in the course of doing business for his security guard firm? The book includes a timeline of Mehau’s activities to allow readers to judge for themselves.

20 black & white illustrations

A Latitude 20 Book

082485164
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Wahine Volleyball
(Hardcover)

by Dave Shoji and Ann Miller

Dave Shoji, legendary coach for the University of Hawai'i women’s volleyball program, looks back at four decades of coaching to tell his story along with that of the Rainbow Wahine, four-time national champions and consistently among the top-ranked teams in college sports. Interviews with memorable players, family, and assistant and rival coaches, together with over 100 action photos—plus twenty more in a color insert—bring back both thrilling and poignant memories of the greatest moments of Rainbow Wahine volleyball. The comprehensive yearly statistics, full player rosters, and handy index make the book a needed reference for trivia buffs. A keepsake for fans and players alike, Wahine Volleyball: 40 Years Coaching Hawai'i's Team will delight any sports enthusiast as well as readers who enjoy first-person remembrances of what makes Hawai'i unique. Publisher: UH Press

082485141
Price: $45.00

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Wahine Volleyball
(Paperback)

by Dave Shoji and Ann Miller

Dave Shoji, legendary coach for the University of Hawai'i women’s volleyball program, looks back at four decades of coaching to tell his story along with that of the Rainbow Wahine, four-time national champions and consistently among the top-ranked teams in college sports. Interviews with memorable players, family, and assistant and rival coaches, together with over 100 action photos—plus twenty more in a color insert—bring back both thrilling and poignant memories of the greatest moments of Rainbow Wahine volleyball. The comprehensive yearly statistics, full player rosters, and handy index make the book a needed reference for trivia buffs. A keepsake for fans and players alike, Wahine Volleyball: 40 Years Coaching Hawai'i's Team will delight any sports enthusiast as well as readers who enjoy first-person remembrances of what makes Hawai'i unique. Publisher: UH Press

082485142
Price: $19.99

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