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  • TO YOU FROM HAWAII. by [Lemon,] Sister Adele Marie (1901-2006)
    [Lemon,] Sister Adele Marie (1901-2006)

    Edition: First edition.

    Albany, NY: Fort Orange Press, Inc., (1950). SIGNED hardcover first edition - Written in the form of 20 letters to her fellow sisters from 1938 to 1945, this is an account of Sister Adele Marie's arrival, along with other members of her order, in Honolulu in 1938, of her years of teaching the children who represented many different races and combination of races at the Theresa School, the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the war years that followed. SIGNED on the title page with the words "With every best wish to you!" Illustrated with drawings by Walter Kiyabu. 337 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in orange cloth with brown lettering - a tight and sturdy copy - no dustjacket..

    Book ID: 79975
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  • SWEET VOICES OF LAHAINA : Life Story of Maui's Fabulous Fardens by Richards, Mary C.
    Richards, Mary C.
    SWEET VOICES OF LAHAINA : Life Story of Maui's Fabulous Fardens

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    Hawaii: Island Heritage Publishing, (1990) dj. Hardcover - A descriptive book that captivates the history of Maui, Hawaii from the late 19th century through the 20th, through photographs and accounts of each member of this large Hawaiian family. Large square format. Songs. Glossary. 91 pp. ISBN: 0-89610-1703.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59675
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  • LUCKY COME HAWAII. by Shirota, Jon.
    Shirota, Jon.

    Edition: First thus- a trade paperback.

    Honolulu, Bess Press. (1988.). SIGNED - The story of an Okinawan family from Maui on the eve of World War II, originally published in 1965. SIGNED on the half title page with the words "Best wishes & aloho." Shirota was born on Maui, the son of Japanese-American parents; he was 14 when Pearl Harbor was bombed. "Shirota gifts us with an insider's view of people struggling to define their identities in the crucible of the coming war, men and women sometimes flawed and sometimes virtuous--which is to simply say, human beings--who experienced world-changing events through the particular prism of their own emigrant history" (author Wayne Karlin.) 248 pp,. ISBN: 0-935848-541.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57122
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  • WINGS FOR VICTORY. by Snell, Roy C.
    Snell, Roy C.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: Goldsmith, (c 1942). Hardcover - Boys' World War II adventure novel set in which opens in Hawaii with the attack on Pearl Harbor. 251 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in blue cloth with black lettering in a fair dust jacket with stereotypical art (usual toning to the pages, previous owner's name on both endpapers and dj flap, several chips to the dj, rubbing to the folds, and loss of about 1/2 inch at top of dj spine affecting "wings").

    Book ID: 79917
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  • BORN AND RAISED IN WAIKIKI. by Sorenson, Betty Dyer.
    Sorenson, Betty Dyer.

    Edition: 2nd printing, a trade paperback.

    Santa Cruz, CA: Limu Press, (1995). SIGNED - An account of the author's childhood in old Waikiki in the 1930s, and of the attack on Pearl Harbor, and her trip back to California for college shortly after that attack and her return to Hawaii after graduation as a censor of the US mail. Illustrated with black and white photographs and of her later married life in California. SIGNED on the half title page with the word "Aloha." 225 pp. ISBN: 0-964563177.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (Christmas inscription on first page).

    Book ID: 76116
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