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HAWAII BATHROOM BOOK
John Richard Stephens - 6" x 9" - 358 pages - Softcover
We all enjoy light reading to pass the time in waiting rooms, to relax, or to help us fall asleep. Here is Hawaii’s first-ever collection of over 200 flash pieces served in consumable bites. They will amuse, educate, and entertain and they don’t require deep thinking.
There is something for all tastes with a vast array of subjects, compiled from many sources. Included are short sayings, anecdotes, little-known facts and historical stories that will broaden your understanding and knowledge of Hawaii.
Sit back and enjoy your wait reading about ghosts, Pele, shaved ice, World War II, paniolo (cowboys), baseball, island geography, night marchers, Kona nightingales, parrotfish, Barking Sands, early Honolulu luau, and much, much more.
PARROT TALKS IN CHOCOLATE BOOK - SALE
Sale Price: $10.00
Everett Peacock - 9" x 6" - 162 pages - Softcover
In Hawaii, the Tiki Smiles! Find yourself at Tiwaka's Tiki Bar & Grill with a host of interesting characters. Beyond the resorts and beaches exists an island paradise you never knew existed.
A mythical Hawaiian tiki bar and its eclectic patrons help tell the story of our young hero as he discovers love in the tropics. Tiwaka the parrot, trades chocolate-covered nuts for words of wisdom, and watches the wild and often mystical adventures unfold.
CAPTAIN COOKED BOOK - SALE
Sale Price: $10.00
S.P. Grogan - 8-3/4" x 5-3/4" - 275 pages - Black & white photos - Softcover
Videographer Madison Merlot Dayne arrived on the Big Island to shoot the HDTV of her father's popular television food show "Insatiable Delights". From her arrival on, Madison and her father are caught up trying to discover who may have poisoned a revered Hawaiian singing star. Her working vacation involves riots, suspicious accidents, earthquakes, flowing lava, ancient Hawaiian war weapons, and a real 'cliff hanger'. Madison is likewise having men problems. She desires island romance, but not prepared for three men in her life...
at the same time
. And there is the mystery of the boiling cauldron. Will Madison get off the island alive?
Foodies will find special recipes from top restaurants and chefs on the Big Island of Hawai'i, and adventurers/Questors will discover a geo-caching game with the clues hidden in the book. Part mystery/suspense thriller, part travelogue, part cookbook - and filled with several subplots - Captain Cooked has something for everyone.
TIKI OF HAWAII - A HISTORY OF GODS AND DREAMS
Sophia V Schweitzer - 6" x 9" - 40 pages - black, white and color photos - Softcover Flexbind
Tiki of Hawaii: A History of Gods and Dreams reveals the real tiki. A few are benign, while others are terrifying sculptures twelve feet high, carved with exquisite care. You will learn how ancient Hawaiian civilization ordered itself around a life force called mana and prohibitions known as kapa. You will meet powerful Queen Ka'ahumanu and also larger than life people- King Kamehameha, Captain Cook, Jack London, Trader Vic, Don the Beachcomber, Martin Denny, Don Ho and Elvis Presley. And above all, the tiki to their present status today. With stunning photographs and illustrations, Sophia V. Schweitzer reveals a rich, colorful, and entertaining picture of tiki.
LEIS LUAUS & ALOHA BOOK-SALE
Sale Price: $17.00
The Lure of Hawaii in the Fifities
F. Basten - 12"x10" - 112 pages - color photos - Hardcover
This retro book takes you on a trip to a time and place of sweetness, innocence, and easy living forever gone. Here are the sights, hotels, restaurants, nightspots, entertainers, hula girls, luaus, artwork, graphics, fashion, and decor of the 1950s. Over 220 beautiful color illustrations.
ALOHA SPIRIT: HAWAIIAN ART & POPULAR DESIGN BOOK - SALE
Sale Price: $24.00
D. Martin - 11-1/2" x 9" - 208 pages - color photos - Hardcover
The Golden Age of Hawaiiana (1890-1960) and the artifacts visitors took home. Here's a lavishly photographed "aloha home" with a tropically furnished 1940-50s living room, dining room, kitchen, etc.; close-ups of rattan furniture, tikis, tiki mugs, lamps, figurines, dinnerware, jewelry, clothing, artwork, surfboards, and ukuleles; plus background info.
HAWAIIAN SCULPTURE BOOK - SALE
Sale Price: $22.00
J. Halley Cox - 8" x 11" - 240 pages - black & white photos & illustrations - Softcover
An in-depth comprehensive study and analysis of Hawaiian carved tiki art. Narrative and over 160 illustrations of nearly all known pieces of indigenous Hawaiian human form sculpture still in existence today, plus identifies their location in public and private collections. If you've always wanted to know the real history and meaning of "tikis", this is
WAIKIKI TIKI BOOK
Phillip S. Roberts - 7" x 5" - 265 pages - color photos - Hardcover
contemporary landscape-styled book offers a pictorial documentation of the past and present of tiki (and related art forms) throughout Waikiki as well as Hawaii's island of Oahu. This book displays original photographs that document the tiki art culture scene that blossomed after WWII through its modern forms today. A great many of the images captured in these pages no longer exist in real life. Much of the ephemera and archival material pictured reside only in the author's private collection.
Filled with color ph
otos on every page.
"Waikiki Tiki is a fascinating and richly illustrated portrait of how the new incarnation of tiki---forever changed by its appropriation into mainland pop culture--has triumphantly returned to its homeland to inspire, entertain, and educate generations of kama'aina and haole alike." James Teitelbaum
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