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Diamond Head, Hawai'i's Icon

Seiden, Allan

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ISBN 10: 1566475694 / ISBN 13: 9781566475693
Published by Mutual Publishing, Honolulu, Hawai'i, 2002
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Fine copy. This is the story of Hawai'i's icon from past to present. All the remarkable history of this famed volcano, its origins, legends and lore of the Hawaiians, human sacrifice, missionaries, British sailors, the U.S. Army, homes of the nineteenth century royals , tourist destination, and much more. Lavishly illustrated with color and duotone photographs, artwork, postcards, travel posters, hundreds of fascinating and colorful images. If you love Hawai'i, you'll love this one! viii/144pp. Wonderful!. Bookseller Inventory # 000849

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Title: Diamond Head, Hawai'i's Icon

Publisher: Mutual Publishing, Honolulu, Hawai'i

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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Learn the mythical and geological beginnings of Hawaii’s most recognized landmark. Diamond Head Hawaii’s Icon takes an in-depth look at the Leahi crater, from the myths surrounding its creation, to military occupation. Allan Seiden uses his talents as a researcher to bring to you everything you ever wanted to know about Diamond Head, including stories about the ancient heiau that used to occupy its slopes Diamond Head’s unique flora and the surrounding neighborhoods in a beautiful case bound keepsake book.

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Settled in Honolulu since 1974, travel journalist, writer, photographer, archivist and historian Allen Seiden has authored numerous illustrated histories on aspects of Hawaii's past including: Hawaii The Royal Legacy, From Fishponds to Warships, A Complete Illustrated History of Pearl Harbor, The Art of the Hula, and Waikiki...Magic Beside the Sea. He lives on a hillside overlooking Diamond Head with daughters Martine and Sonyah, and cat, Celeste.

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