HAWAII the Aloah State Author:Helen Bauer All about our fiftieth state - from its colorful history to the varied aspects of life in Hawaii today. The first half of the book covers the early history of the islands: their formation, the coming of first settlers, island life until Captain Cook's discovery of Hawaii in 1778, and the many changes resulting from development of Pacific trade.... more »
The second section is devoted to the land and people of modern Hawaii, as each of the eight major islands is individually described, as well as Hawaii's traditions, scenery, industries, and population.
Helen Bauer has combined her own impressions from her many visits with extensive research. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-cuts, and maps, her book is an attractive and thorough introduction to Hawaii.« less