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Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hawai`i officials understood the connection between scenic roads and tourism by the late 1800s. Scenic motor roads that provided an up-close view of nature were an early twentieth-century highway ... More


Epilogue: An Alternate Route through Hawai‘i’s History

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Roads were a primary driver in the commercial elite’s quest for Western economic development and initiated substantial political change. Measuring how roads contributed to Hawai`i's commercial ... More


NPS Roads on Hawai‘i: Lying Lightly on the Land

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the mid 1800s Hawai`i's government and private entrepreneurs began building roads to Kīlauea Volcano in order to facilitate tourism. In 1916 Congress established Hawaiʻi National Park, thereafter ... More


Haleakalā Highway: Bringing the World to Maui

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Haleakalā Highway within Haleakalā National Park was built with federal relief funding in 1935 to provide automobile access to Haleakalā Crater and “bring the world to Maui.” The debate that led to ... More


Pathways to “Progress”

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Lorrin Thurston became Minister of the Interior in 1890 and increased the pressure for Western economic development. Thurston maintained the focus on roads for agriculture and to “civilize” Hawai`i, ... More


Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Dawn E. Duensing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The evolution of Hawaiʻi’s road system from 1840 until 1941 demonstrates how roads were built to promote western economic development, primarily agriculture, and by the 1880s, tourism. Despite ... More


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