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by Wendell A. Duffield
171 pages, 2003


Featured Titles:

Hawaiian Lomilomi:
Big Island Massage
Ancient Sites of Hawaii:
Archaeological Places of Interest on the Big Island 
by Gerald Kinro by Nancy S. Kahalewai by Van James
160 pages, June, 2003 102 pages, 2000 176 pages, 1998
Shipwrecks of Hawaii:
A Maritime History of the Big Island
Big Island Activity Book Kona Legends
by Richard Rogers by Shirley Hasenyager by Eliza Maguire
257 pages, 1999 32 pages, 1997 52 pages, 2nd Edition, 1999
From Kona to Yenan: The Political Memoir of Koji Ariyoshi Hawaii No Ka Oi: The Kamiya Family Trilogy A Guide to Old Kona
by Koji Ariyoshi, et al. by Edward Sakamoto, Franklin S. Odo by Kona Historical Society
248 pages, 2000 180 pages, 1995 72 pages, 1997
The Kona Coffee Story:
Along the Hawaii Belt Road
Kona Coffee Days Sugar Town:
Hawaii Plantation Days Remembered
by Akemi Kikumura, Eiichiro Azuma, Darcie C. Iki, Francis Y. Sogi by Tomoe Nimori, Millicent Towata Grand, Kay Uno Kaneko by Yasushi Kurisu
63 pages, 1995 25 pages, 1995 112 pages, 2000
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Hilo Legends The Shishu Ladies of Hilo:
Japanese Embroidery in Hawaii
Goddess of Hawaii's Volcanoes
by Frances K. Reed by Shiho S. Nunes, Sara Nunes-Atabaki by Herb Kawainui Kane
52 pages, 1987 168 pages, 1999 1996
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About Hawaii's Volcanoes Hawaii:
Land of Volcanoes
Volcanoes of the National Parks of Hawaii
by L.R. McBride by Jan Tenbruggencate by Gordon MacDonald, Douglas Hubbard
48 pages, 1986 2000 64 pages, 1997
Hawaii: The Big Island
A Visit to a Realm of Beauty, History, and Fire
Affordable Paradise
by Glen Grant, Peter French by H. Skip Thomsen by Dr. Bergen Billy
1989 200 pages, 2001 368 pages, 2003
Mr. Mauna Kea Hawaii: A History of the Big Island
by Adi W. Koehler by Robert Oaks
176 pages, 2003 160 pages, 2003

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