A Hawaiian woman dances on a grass mat while two other women watch, circa 1900.

A Hawaiian woman dances on a grass mat while two other women watch, circa 1900.

This week in history — November 22, 1916 — writer Jack London died. He was creating a Hawaiian novel, as London spent time in Hawaii years before. Read more about it in “London Died as He Was Creating Hawaiian Novel.” Honolulu star-bulletin, November 23, 1916 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014682/1916-11-23/ed-1/seq-1/

This week in history — November 22, 1916 — writer Jack London died. He was creating a Hawaiian novel, as London spent time in Hawaii years before. Read more about it in “London Died as He Was Creating Hawaiian Novel.” Honolulu star-bulletin, November 23, 1916 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82014682/1916-11-23/ed-1/seq-1/

Hawaiian women danced in grass skirts before attendees in the Panama-Pacific Expo in San Francisco in 1915. With their “dusky beauty and grace,” the dancers introduced Hawaii as the land of hula. Read more about it in The Fascinating South Sea Villages at the Great San Francisco Fair. Richmond times-dispatch, June 6, 1915, Image 47 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045389/1915-06-06/ed-1/seq-47/ Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project https://hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

Hawaiian women danced in grass skirts before attendees in the Panama-Pacific Expo in San Francisco in 1915. With their “dusky beauty and grace,” the dancers introduced Hawaii as the land of hula. Read more about it in The Fascinating South Sea Villages at the Great San Francisco Fair. Richmond times-dispatch, June 6, 1915, Image 47 http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045389/1915-06-06/ed-1/seq-47/ Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project https://hdnpblog.wordpress.com/

19th century This looks like a manapua man who would travel the neighborhoods calling Manapua, pepiau.  a travelling restaurant IE various chinese dim sum

19th century This looks like a manapua man who would travel the neighborhoods calling Manapua, pepiau. a travelling restaurant IE various chinese dim sum

Laupahoehoe village, Hamakua coast, Hawaii Island.

Laupahoehoe village, Hamakua coast, Hawaii Island.

vintage everyday: Old Photos of Hawaii from Before It Became a State

vintage everyday: Old Photos of Hawaii from Before It Became a State

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