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Hawaii may evoke images of a tropical paradise, but it has a rich and fascinating cultural history too. The first humans arrived on the islands in the 4th century, and the history of the islands is marked by the growth of regional chiefdoms which grew by wars and alliances to encompass whole islands.
One of only two states to have been a widely-recognized independent nation prior to becoming a U.S. state, Hawaii’s diverse natural scenery, warm tropical climate, world-famous beaches, active volcanoes, and unique Hawaiian culture make it a popular destination for tourists, surfers, biologists, and volcanologists from around the world.
This short book provides a captivating account of the dazzling and devastating events in Hawaii’s fascinating history – an account that you can read in about an hour.