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Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834623
eISBN:
9780824871703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Surfing has been a significant sport and cultural practice in Hawai'i for more than 1,500 years. In the last century, facing increased marginalization on land, many Native Hawaiians have found ... More


Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

James Mak

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is an interpretive history of tourism and tourism policy development in Hawaii from the 1960s to the twenty-first century. Part 1 looks at the many changes in tourism since statehood (1959) and ... More


The End of Everything

Christina Rice

in Ann Dvorak: Hollywood's Forgotten Rebel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813144269
eISBN:
9780813144474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144269.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter covers the final years of Ann’s life in Waikiki after the deaths of her mother and husband. It discusses the unflattering article published in the National Inquirer after Ann’s death and ... More


Hui Nalu, Outrigger, and Waikīkī Beachboys

Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

in Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834623
eISBN:
9780824871703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834623.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the 1930s many Hui Nalu surfers began moonlighting as Waikīkī Beachboys—essentially Hui Nalu surfers turned popular surf instructors. Through their interactions with visiting celebrities and other ... More


Improving Waikiki

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter reviews the history of more than forty years of efforts to improve Waikiki. For millions of visitors to Hawaii, Waikiki has been the window through which Hawaii is viewed. Until direct ... More


Honolulu and Happiness, a Voyage to Europe

Anna Botsford Comstock

Karen Penders St. Clair (ed.)

in The Comstocks of Cornell-The Definitive Autobiography

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501716270
eISBN:
9781501716294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716270.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details Anna Botsford and John Henry Comstock's stay at a friend's family hotel on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Comstocks were given a cottage on the hotel grounds where they ... More


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