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history of the Japanese people in Hawaii by Ernest Katsumi Wakukawa

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Published by The Toyo shoin in Honolulu .
Written in English



  • Hawaii,
  • Hawaii.


  • Japanese -- Hawaii.,
  • Hawaii -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ernest K. Wakukawa.
LC ClassificationsDU624.7 .W25
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [xi]-xxxi, 439 p.
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6399642M
LC Control Number40006363

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The Japanese were probably among the earliest migrants to come to the Hawaiian Islands. 1 Investigation of ancient landings on Oahu indicates the possibility of visits by seafarers from Japan, and a legend tells of a wrecked Japanese fishing vessel that was cast ashore at Kahalui. A Pictorial History of the Japanese in Hawaii: - Commemorating the Centennial of the First Arrival of Government Contracted Japanese Laborers in Hawai'i Odo, Franklin Published by Hawai'i Immigrant Heritage Preservation Center (). Covering the history of hawaii and even the prehistory, Michener covers every aspect of what shaped the tropical islands from volcanoes to war to the myriad people who lived there. Michener humanizes his history by telling the stories of individuals and their families, their ambitions, /5. Book» Issei: Japanese Immigrants in Hawaii Japanese laborers arrive The first Japanese immigrants to the Islands, like the Chinese, appeared not long after Western contact, but the greatest numbers arrived in the mids to fill the labor needs of the sugar plantations.

Written in episodic format like many of Michener's works, the book narrates the story of the original Hawaiians who sailed to the islands from Bora Bora, the early American missionaries (in this case, Calvinist missionaries) and merchants, and the Chinese and Japanese immigrants who traveled to work and seek their fortunes in : James A. Michener.   In , the first year of the Meiji Era, Japanese men, mainly from the Kanto area, set sail from Yokohama on the British ship Scrito, bound for Honolulu in the Kingdom of Hawaii. These men. 1, years ago: Polynesians arrive in Hawaii after navigating the ocean using only the stars to guide them. Captain James Cook lands at Waimea Bay on the island of Kauai, becoming the first European to make contact with the Hawaiian names the archipelago the “Sandwich Islands” after the Earl of Sandwich. A year later, Cook is killed at Kealakekua Bay on the island of. Shoal of Time, an impressive one-volume history of Hawaii, is now over 50 years old. It is still quite an achievement, but subsequent scholarship in various fields makes it less of the central text on the subject. Its ultimately a good account of white Hawaii, although very progressive for its time/5.

Filed under: Japanese -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Hawaii -- Oahu -- History The Japanese Conspiracy: The Oahu Sugar Strike of (Berkeley: University of California Press, c), by Masayo Duus, ed. by Peter Duus, trans. by Beth Cary (frame-dependent HTML with commentary at UC Press). Since Hawaii could no longer rely on the Chinese to supply their labor force they had to encourage other cultures to immigrate. In early , Japanese people again started coming to the islands in large numbers as contract workers, with many of them returning to Japan at . A comprehensive and readable account of the history of Hawai'i presented in three chronological units: Unit 1, Pre-contact to ; Unit 2, ¿; Unit 3, to the present. Each unit contains chapters treating political, economic, social, and land history in the context of events in the United States and the Pacific Region. The student book features primary documents, political 4/5(4). The history of Hawaii describes the era of human settlements in the Hawaiian Islands. That history begins sometime between and AD, when the islands were first settled by Polynesians. Hawaiian civilization was isolated from the rest of the world for at least years.