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Mi Bas side orn Pitcairn
   

Mi Bas side orn Pitcairn (Paperback)

By Wrren, Meralda 1 in stock at special price

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eaching the children at school during Culture classes in 2007 and to help them remember Pitcairn Islands place names we made a book together. Susan Davies was the school teacher from Nelson New Zealand at the time and we would on culture day spend a good time out sketching our pi ...

ISBN 238911
Published 6 June 2008 by Maimiti Haven
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Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An Essay in Historical Anthropology
  

Hawaiki, Ancestral Polynesia: An Essay in Historical Anthropology (Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Kirch, Patrick Vinton; Green, Roger C. 1 in stock at special price

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An anthropological approach to long-term history through detailed reconstruction of the Ancestral Polynesian culture, Hawaiki.

ISBN 9780521788793
Published 16 May 2001 by Cambridge University Press
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Polynesian Sound-producing Instruments
   

Polynesian Sound-producing Instruments (Paperback)

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Introduces the variety of Polynesian instruments, from the familiar slit drums and skin drums to the less common nose-flutes, uniquely constructed mouth flutes and disposable jew's harps. The range of instruments now obsolete is also examined. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780747800958
Published 25 October 1990 by Shire Publications Ltd
Interest Age All ages
Series Shire ethnography
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Ponapean-English Dictionary
   

Ponapean-English Dictionary (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Rehg, Kenneth L.; Sohl, Damian G. 2 in stock at special price

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Approx. 6,750 Ponapean to English entries; the language of the island of Ponape, located between Hawaii and Indonesia.

ISBN 9780824805623
Published 30 April 1986 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age All ages
Series Pali Language Texts
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Hawaii is a Rainbow
   

Hawaii is a Rainbow (Hardback, illustrated edition)

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Explores the natural wonders, people, and customs of Hawaii, in photographs grouped by color. A section in the back of the book provides additional information.

ISBN 9780824810078
Published 30 April 1986 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age 4-8 years
Series Kolowalu Books (Hardcover)
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An Underwater Guide to Hawaii
    

An Underwater Guide to Hawaii (Hardback)

By Fielding, Ann; Robinson, Ed 1 in stock at special price

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This text explores the marine environment of the Hawaiian islands. It provides a survey of the geological formation of the islands and coral reefs and describes many of the types of marine life likely to be seen by snorkellers and scuba divers.

ISBN 9780824811044
Published 30 June 1987 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Hawaii Garden: Tropical Shrubs
    

Hawaii Garden: Tropical Shrubs (Trade Paperback/Paperback, New edition)

By Clay, Horace F.; Hubbard, James C.; Golt, Rick 1 in stock at special price

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How to identify, select, install and care for shrubs available in modern Hawai'i and other mild-climate areas. Illust. in colour.

ISBN 9780824811280
Published 28 March 2008 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Bellona Island Beliefs and Rituals
    

Bellona Island Beliefs and Rituals (Hardback)

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This work by a Danish anthropologist is a significant contribution to Polynesian ethnography. Bellona and Rennell islands are Polynesian outliers in the Solomon Islands. In pre-European times the cultures of the two islands were almost identical.

ISBN 9780824811471
Published 31 January 1990 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pacific Islands Monograph Series, No 9
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Missionary Lives: Papua, 1874-1914
    

Missionary Lives: Papua, 1874-1914 (Hardback, illustrated edition)

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History and biographies of the early missionaries in Papua. Illust. B&W.

ISBN 9780824811631
Published 31 May 1989 by University of Hawai'i Press
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Pi Monograph Series #6
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All I'm Asking for is My Body
   

All I'm Asking for is My Body (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

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A picaresque novelette describing plantation life in Hawaii, from the Japanese perspective, during the first half of this century. Uses both Japanese and English pidgins.

ISBN 9780824811723
Published 30 November 1988 by University of Hawai'i Press
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Series Kolowalu Books (Paperback)
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