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  • Reference Maps of the Islands of Hawai'i
    Reference Maps of the Islands of Hawai'i (English, Sheet map, folded) James A. Bier

    A topographic map of the Big Island that includes road networks, large-scale inset maps of towns, points of interest (historic, natural, and cultural), hiking trails, parks, beaches, waterfalls, peaks, and ridges (with altitudes), and more than 2,200 place names.

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  • Integrated Korean: Intermediate
    Integrated Korean: Intermediate (Multiple languages, Paperback) Young-Mee Cho, Hyo Lee

    This is a thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Intermediate 2 , the fourth volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All the series' volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials, usage-orientedness,...

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  • The Hiker's Guide to O'ahu
    The Hiker's Guide to O'ahu (English, Paperback) Stuart M. Ball

    Experienced and novice hikers alike will benefit from the information in this updated and expanded edition of the best-selling The Hikers Guide to O'ahu. The author describes in detail 52 trails that will take you to O'ahu's lush valleys, cascading waterfalls, windswept ridges, and remote seacoasts. Although 8 trails from the previous edition are no longer open to the public, 10 new hikes have...

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  • Remembering the Kanji 1
    Remembering the Kanji 1 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Volume 2 (4th ed.) updated to include the 196 kanja approved in 2010 for general use.

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  • Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 1
    Integrated Korean Workbook: Beginning 1 (Multiple languages, Paperback) Mee-Jeong Park, Joowon Suh

    This workbook accompanies the thoroughly revised edition of Integrated Korean: Beginning 1, the first volume of the best-selling series developed collaboratively by leading classroom teachers and linguists of Korean. All series' volumes have been developed in accordance with performance-based principles and methodology--contextualization, learner-centeredness, use of authentic materials,...

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  • Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai
    Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai (English, Hardback) Tonio Andrade

    Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai traces the roots of modern global East Asia by focusing on the fascinating history of its seaways. The East Asian maritime realm, from the Straits of Malacca to the Sea of Japan, has been a core region of international trade for millennia, but during the long seventeenth century (1550 to 1700), the velocity and scale of commerce increased dramatically. Chinese,...

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  • Isles of Amnesia
    Isles of Amnesia (English, Hardback) Mark Rauzon

    For over a quarter century, biologist Mark J. Rauzon has worked in the field of island restoration, traveling throughout the American Insular Pacific to eradicate invasive plants and animals introduced by humans. The region spans from Hawai`i to Samoa to Guam, and their neighbors?small, obscure tropical islands that are hundreds, if not thousands, of nautical miles from each other. These...

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  • The Lives of Hawai'i's Dolphins and Whales
    The Lives of Hawai'i's Dolphins and Whales (English, Paperback) Robin W. Baird

    Ocean currents, winds, and rainfall all work together to create a marine oasis around the Hawaiian Islands, providing a home for many species of dolphins and whales normally found in the deep oceans of the world. The Lives of Hawai`i's Dolphins and Whales provides a window into the world of these mysterious creatures with stories and observations from the author's work with Hawaiian whales and...

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  • Hawaiian Plant Life
    Hawaiian Plant Life (English, Hardback) Robert J. Gustafson, Derral R. Herbst

    This book provides an illustrated guide to the Hawaiian native flora. It includes substantial written material that is used broadly to both the general public and to a technical audience.

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  • Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan
    Accounts and Images of Six Kannon in Japan (English, Hardback) Sherry D. Fowler

    Buddhists around the world celebrate the benefits of worshipping Kannon (Avalokitesvara), a compassionate savior who is one of the most beloved in the Buddhist pantheon. When Kannon appears in multiple manifestations, the deity's powers are believed to increase to even greater heights. This concept generated several cults throughout history: among the most significant is the cult of the Six...

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  • Protea
    Protea (English, Paperback) Lewis J. Matthews

    The proteas (Proteaceae) are a large and ancient plant family of Gondwana origins with an impressive diversity of flower and form, and an intriguing distribution pattern throughout mainly the Southern Hemisphere. In his spectacular photography, Lewis J. Matthews captures the exceptional beauty and unique characteristics of a broad range of cultivated species and cultivars?some are well known,...

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  • The 'Ukulele
    The 'Ukulele (English, Paperback) Jim Tranquada, John King

    Since its introduction to Hawai?i in 1879, the ?ukulele has been many things: a symbol of an island paradise; a tool of political protest; an instrument central to a rich musical culture; a musical joke; a highly sought-after collectible; a cheap airport souvenir; a lucrative industry; and the product of a remarkable synthesis of western and Pacific cultures. The ?Ukulele: A History explores all...

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  • Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate
    Korea's Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate (English, Paperback) A. Charles Muller

    Makes available in English the seminal treatises in Korea's greatest interreligious debate of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. On Mind, Material Force, and Principle and An Array of Critiques of Buddhism by Confucian statesman Ch?ng Toj?n and Exposition of Orthodoxy by S?n monk Kihwa are presented here with extensive annotation.

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  • Thinking Like an Island
    Thinking Like an Island (English, Hardback) Jennifer Chirico

    Hawaii is a rare and special place, in which beauty and isolation combine to form a vision of paradise. That isolation, though, comes at a price: resources in modern-day Hawaii are strained and expensive, and current economic models dictate that the Hawaiian Islands are reliant upon imported food, fuels, and other materials. Yet the islands supported a historic Hawaiian population of a million...

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  • Unearthing the Polynesian Past
    Unearthing the Polynesian Past (English, Paperback) Patrick Vinton Kirch

    Perhaps no scholar has done more to reveal the ancient history of Polynesia than noted archaeologist Patrick Vinton Kirch. For close to fifty years he explored the Pacific, as his work took him to more than two dozen islands spread across the ocean, from Mussau to Hawai'i to Easter Island. In this lively memoir, rich with personal?and often amusing?anecdotes, Kirch relates his many adventures...

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  • Remembering the Kanji: Volume 2
    Remembering the Kanji: Volume 2 (Multiple languages, Paperback) James W. Heisig

    Following the first volume of Remembering the Kanji, this provides students with helpful tools for learning the pronunciation of the kanji. Remembering the Kanji 2 lays out the varieties of phonetic pattern and offers helpful hints for learning readings, that might otherwise appear completely random, in an efficient and rational way.

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  • Reference Maps of the Islands of Hawai'i: Maui
    Reference Maps of the Islands of Hawai'i: Maui (English, Sheet map, folded) James A. Bier

    Far and away the best (and most beautiful) maps of the Islands available today.--"Honolulu Advertiser." In this eighth edition, the full-color, topographic map reveals hiking trails, parks, beaches, waterfalls, and more than 2,200 place names (index included).

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  • Shinto Shrines
    Shinto Shrines (English, Paperback) Joseph Cali, John Dougill

    Of Japan's two great religious traditions, Shinto is far less known and understood in the West. Although there are a number of books that explain the religion and its philosophy, this work is the first in English to focus on sites where Shinto has been practised since the dawn of Japanese history.

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  • Spectacular Accumulation
    Spectacular Accumulation (English, Paperback) Morgan Pitelka

    In Spectacular Accumulation, Morgan Pitelka investigates the significance of material culture and sociability in late sixteenth-century Japan, focusing in particular on the career and afterlife of Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543?1616), the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate. The story of Ieyasu illustrates the close ties between people, things, and politics and offers us insight into the role of material...

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  • Hokusai's Great Wave
    Hokusai's Great Wave (English, Paperback) Christine M. E. Guth

    Hokusai's "Great Wave," as it is commonly known today, is arguably one of Japan's most successful exports, its commanding cresting profile instantly recognizable no matter how different its representations in media and style. In this richly illustrated and highly original study, Christine Guth examines the iconic wave from its first publication in 1831 through the remarkable range of its...

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