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$19.95

Sacred and Historical Places Hawai’i By: Mary Jane Woodger, Riley M. Moffat, and Fred E. Woods ISBN: 9780842529747 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has created a rich history in Hawai’i over the past 166 years. Sacred and Historical Places: Hawaii can guide you to locations where the story of the Church in the Hawaiian Islands unfolded and illuminate their role and significance.
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$27.99

Kalaupapa: The Mormon Experience in an Exiled Community By: Fred E. Woods ISBN: 978-1-9443-9413-4 For video information The Book tells the riveting story of a unique settlement on the Hawaiian island of Moloka’i known as Kalaupapa. In the nineteenth century, leprosy spread through the Hawaiian Islands, causing the king of Hawai’i to sanction an act that exiled all people afflicted with this disease to Kalaupapa peninsula. Kalaupapa was separated from the rest of the world, with sheer cliffs on one side, the ocean on the other three, and limited contact with anyone even loved ones. In this book Fred Woods delves into the untold history of Kalaupapa and its inhabitants, recounting the patients’ experience on the peninsula and emphasizing the Mormon connection to it. By so doing, he brings to light inspiring stories of love, courage, sacrifice, and community.
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Reflections of Kalaupapa By: Fred E. Woods ISBN: 9781611661149 Reflections of Kalaupapa contains interviews with over fifty patients, physicians, nurses, volunteers, visitors, ecclesiastical leaders, journalists and scholars from a variety of cultures and loving faiths that reveal how the people of Kalaupapa forged a loving, united community from which sacred space emerged. The charity and uncommon service rendered at Kalaupapa provides a vivid example for all of us to not only join hands but to look outside the circle of our faith’s community and embrace the universal message to love one another, regardless of our differences. Come and discover Kalaupapa.
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$12.00

Temple Hill, Temple Beach By: Jim Walker ISBN: 0-393154-76-5 Readers of the eighty-nine poems collected here will discover a rich and sparkling array of artist expressions by Canadian born James Walker, a long-time Laie resident, and professor of English and Brigham Young University- Hawaii. In tone, texture, image, and shape, first-time readers will notice immediately Dr. Walker’s enviable attention to the right words in the right place.
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$15.00

Southern Cross Saints By: Marjorie Newton ISBN: 0-939154-49-8 Southern Cross Saints are the first book-length study of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia. It chronicles the Mormon Involvement in Australia from 1840 to 1990 with absorbing narrative and dozens of historical photographs. Although the first Mormon missionary reached Australia from England in 150years ago, the Mormon Church “down under” remained small until the last thirty years, when membership surged more than 2000%. This volume examines the reasons for both the slow growth until the 1950s and the rapid expansion since. The initial chapters provide a balanced survey of the development of Mormonism from a small American sect to a worldwide church and give a useful chronological account of the Church in Australia.
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$12.00

Pacific Islander Americans By: Paul R. Spickard and Co. ISBN: 0-939154-54-4 An annotated Bibliography in the social sciences. It gives different sources for those who want to study the Pacific Islands.
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These Roots Remain By: Nancy J. Pollock ISBN: 0-939154-51-X Here is a broad survey of the eleven main starch foods of Polynesia and Micronesia that draws together previously scattered information and explores both explicit and implicit expressions of food habits associated with these staples. This study addresses the question of South Pacific peoples retaining their cultural and dietary attachment to traditional food sources despite Westernization Using approaches of symbolic anthropology, social ecology, and household economy, Pollock explores the values of food beyond the Western concept - as a collection of energy inputs the individual body needs to function - to establish the broader role food plays in the world view of certain Pacific Island societies - that of a symbol of power and well-being that structures social life. The author finds that food comprises a carefully categorized set of symbols that help determine thought and action in Pacific societies. Food is a culture pattern, unique to each society. Pollock investigates the cultural mechanisms that have allowed certain distinct features associated with food to remain in the face of many intrusions to those societies. Extensively reviewed are the sociocultural, archeological-historical, and scientific literature on the topic, ranging from the records of early explorers, missionaries, and pioneer ethnographers to those of modern medical, nutritional, and ethnobotanical researchers, along with observations from the author's personal fieldwork. Among the topics covered are classification, feasts, food taboos, language aspects, decision making, cooking and preservation technology, land use and control, urban food patterns, and food policy issues.
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$13.50

Na Mele Hula Volume 1 By: Nona Beamer ISBN: 978-0-939154-75-3 Na Mele Hula is a collection of thirty -three of Hawaii’s best loved classic hula chants, complete with English translations, annotations and easy to follow musical notation. The chants and their background are presented with respect, love, and warmth by noted chanter, dancer, and educator Nona Beamer.
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Na Mele Hula Volume 2 By: Nona Beamer ISBN: 978-0-939154-01-2 In the second volume, Nona Beamer presents thirty-six of Hawaii's cherished hula chants. The richly poetic Hawaiian text of each chant is presented alongside full English translations, annotations, and the author's highly personal commentaries on historical background and performance context.
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$15.00

The Founding and Early Development of the Church College of Hawaii By: Reuben D. Law No ISBN The Author of this The Founding and Early Development of the Church College of Hawaii was the first president of the college and lived through the drama of historical events recorded in this volume. This is the story of establishing and developing the Church College of Hawaii from “scratch”. It is unique in many ways because it is a very special college, founded through the prophetic vision by President McKay.
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Constitutionalism in Micronesia By: Norman Meller No ISBN The shaping of politics and government in the Micronesian Islands. Learn about the Micronesian Congress and how Micronesia gained its independence.
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$20.00

Gathering to La’ie By: Riley M. Moffat, Fred E. Woods and Jeffery N. Walker ISBN: 978-0-939154-10-4 Gathering to La'ie tells the faith nurturing story of the various phases in the ever-changing epic that is La'ie. Many words have been written and printed in many places regarding parts of this story. This account brings together the fascinating history of La'ie's four interwoven parts: the town and its people, the La'ie Hawai'i Temple, Brigham Young University Hawai'i, and the Polynesian Cultural Center - all bound together by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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From this Place By: Jesse S. Crisler and Jay Fox No ISBN Since 1963 the David O McKay lecture has been a prominent annual event at BYU-Hawaii. The editors of “From This Place” have compiled, edited and supplied explanatory notes for the first thirty of these lectures — from 1963-1992. The topics include historical accounts, important scholarly insights, enlightening examinations of the creative process, and more.
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$10.00

The Hawaiian Poetry of Religion and Politics By: John Charlot ISBN: 0-939154-38-2 The purpose of this monograph is to demonstrate the value of chants and songs as sources of information for the study of post contact Hawaiian history. Through a range of topics of history, religion and literature many areas have not been studied sufficiently in developments in Hawaiian literature.
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$25.00

Intensive Course in Tongan Revised by: Eric B. Shumway ISBN: 0-939154-48-X This text consists of 130 lessons, supplementary materials, conversational materials, Tongan proverbs and songs, specialized word lists, readings and a glossary.
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$7.00

Mormons in the Pacific Compiled by: Rusell T. Clement ISBN: N/A This specialized bibliography is a concentrated attempt to list all books, pamphlets, periodicals, personal diaries, journals, mission histories, ephemera, and selected periodical articles concerning Mormons and the Mormon Experience in the Pacific. This bibliography is the result of research at Brigham Young University–Hawaii and two large institutions in Utah.
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The Language of Easter Island By: Robert Langdon and Darrell Tryon ISBN: N/A This publication discusses the development and Eastern Polynesian relationships of Easter Island. The aim of many scholars has been to try to establish the origins of the remarkable megalithic culture that has fascinated visitors since 1722.
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$12.00

Ka Ho’oilina The Legacy By: multiple authors ISBN: 1535-3133 Perhaps quarter-million pages of Hawaiian language materials, carefully preserved and safeguarded by several different archives and libraries, make up the Hawaiian Legacy; together they represent one of the largest indigenous archives in the world. Legacy Materials are presented here in their original spelling, in modern Hawaiian spelling, and in English translations, accompanied by bilingual introductions and textual quotes.
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$12.95

Moramona By: R. Lanier Britsch ISBN: 0-939154-46-3 Moramona takes the reader through 140 years of trial and triumphs in the first comprehensive, one-volume history of the Mormons in Hawaii, from 1850 to the present. Here is the remarkable story of Utah missionaries working alongside Hawaiian Saints to build a new Zion in an island "paradise" -- from the arrival of the first missionaries and the settling of Laie to the building of the Hawaii Temple and the founding of what is now BYU-Hawaii. Engaging yet scholarly, richly illustrated, this volume will appeal to all interested in the history of Hawaii and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, students of Pacific missiology, and especially to the Saints of Hawaii and the dedicated people who served a mission in the Islands and their descendants.
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$10.00

Two Tahitian Villages By: Douglas Oliver ISBN: 0-939154-22-6 This book is based on two years of field study supplemented by the archival research. It has three objectives: to describe in detail the activities and social relations of rural Tahitians in the twentieth century, to do so by the method do “controlled comparison”; and in doing so to focus on the economies of the villages studied.

Pamphlets:

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$3.5/unit

Captain Cook in the Pacific By: Robert Craig ISBN: 0-939154-00-5 A brief history of Captain James Cook and his three voyages into the Pacific Islands. He has been named “the greatest explorer of our age”. Learn about his voyages and his contribution to Pacific discoveries.
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Historical Sites around La’ie By: Riley Moffat ISBN: N/A A brief description of La’ie throughout the years and the historical sites that make us this historical town on the Island of Oahu. The publication includes maps and pictures to guide you throughout the town.
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Hula! By: Ishmael Stagner ISBN: 0-939154-40-4 Today, nothing is considered Hawaiian unless it includes the hula. Learn the term “hula and what it symbolizes in the Hawaiian culture. Learn about the history of hula, the physics of hula and hula terms.
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The Maori Warrior BY: Alan Taylor ISBN: 0-939154-43-9 To die like a man was the ambition of every Maori warrior. He was among the most formidable fighters of Polynesia, the ultimate expression of completely dedicated and ruthless aggression in the service of tribal war gods. Learn about the weaponry, strategies, and organization of the Maori Warrior.
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Polynesian Canoes and Navigation By: Judi Thompson and Alan Taylor ISBN: 0-939154-15-3 Learn about the greatest achievement of ancient Polynesia: Canoe Building! Canoe Building was not only an advanced Neolithic art in marine design and construction but also a remarkable tradition in advanced navigational knowledge and practice.

CDs:

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$3.5

Classical Hawaiian Education CD By: John Charlot ISBN: 978-0-939154-71-5 A culture regenerates itself through education. Hawaiian education can be studied in detail: 19th century Hawaiians wrote much on the subject and today’s Hawaiians continue many classical practices. Using these sources, John Charlot provides a complete description to date of education in an oral culture. He shows how education permeated the Hawaiians’ life and was a central factor in encounters with foreigners, including the interaction of their oral education with the literate schooling introduced by missionary teacher. Finally, many problems experienced by Hawaiians in today’s schools can be clarified in this historical context. This CD will interest students and scholars in native cultures, history, education, and culture contact and survival.
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$85.00

Intensive Course in Tongan CD Revised by: Eric B. Shumway ISBN: 978-0939154708-8 Set of discs to go along with the Intensive Course in Tongan Book. It goes through the lessons one by one. A total of 14 cd discs and 99 lessons.
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$20.00

Intensive Course in Tongan CD Revised by: Eric B. Shumway Set of discs to go along with the Intensive Course in Tongan Book. It goes through the lessons one by one. Sold separately or together.

DVDs:

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$6.5

Talamalu ‘o e Fonua By: Brigham Young University-Hawaii, The Pacific Institute, and The Polynesian Cultural Center No ISBN A special 2-VD compendium featuring three landmark documentaries on Tongan culture and history. The three landmarks include Tuku Fonua (The land given to God), Kava Kuo Heka (The Royal Kava ceremony of Tonga) and Haka he langi kuo tau (we dance in the ecstasy of singing).
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$6.5

Tuku Fonua - The Land Given to God By: Brigham Young University-Hawaii, The Pacific Institute, and The Polynesian Cultural Center ISBN: N/A This program celebrates a singular moment in history called Tuku Fonua, when in Pocono, Vava’u, King Taufa’ahau Tupou I, A Christian convert, gave Tonga to the God of Heavens and Earth to be the protector and guardian of his people.
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$6.5

Fakapangai By: Brigham Young University-Hawaii, the Pacific Institute, and The Polynesian Cultural Center No ISBN Every Tongan grows up believing in his heart that the Kingdom of Tonga is the best of all possible worlds. The generosity of spirit which unifies Tongans everywhere has embraced a world of many different cultures in a new unity, genuine love, and a shared respect for each other.