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.