History of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands
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History of the Hawaiian or Sandwich Islands embracing their antiquities, mythology, legends, discovery by Europeans in the sixteenth century, re-discovery by Cook : with their civil, religious, and political history, from the earliest traditionary period to the present time by James Jackson Jarves

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Published by Edward Moxon in London .
Written in English


  • Hawaii -- History.

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Statementby James Jackson Jarves.
LC ClassificationsDU625 .J38 1843a
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 377 p. ;
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19092522M

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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 . The history of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is relatively recent. When European explorers discovered the islands, they were uninhabited, and their hostile climate, mountainous terrain, and remoteness made subsequent settlement difficult. History of the Hawaiian Or Sandwich Islands: Embracing Their Antiquities, Mythology, Legends, Discovery by Europeans in the Sixteenth Century, Re-discovery by Cook, with Their Civil, Religious, and Political History.   History Of The Hawaiian Or Sandwich Islands Paperback – Septem by James Jackson Jarves (Author) See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Author: James Jackson Jarves.

Originally published in this text is from the later edition which has a few corrections. A very detailed account of the History of what was in the 's known as the Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands) starting from ancient history through along with an insightful overview of the American missionary history in the islands from to /5(4). One of the sought after records of Hawaiian history, A HISTORY OF THE SANDWICH ISLANDS would make a wonderful addition to a historical collection. USPS Priority Mail Delivery, securely packed to prevent shipping damage, USPS Priority International Mail Delivery by the pound/kil to countries Rating: % positive. HAWAII THE HISTORY I Cook named them Sandwich Islands. Until the 5th or 6th centuries the Hawaiian archipelago was a no man‘s land - an uninhabited paradise. The first settlers came across the ocean from the Marquesas Islands, a group of . A Brief History of the Hawaiian People by William De Witt Alexander, first published in , is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation.

History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dibble, Sheldon, History of the Sandwich Islands. Lahainaluna: Press of the Mission seminary, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon Dibble; Hawaiian Imprint Collection (Library of Congress).   The Hawaiian Islands were first settled as early as C.E., when Polynesians from the Marquesas Islands, miles away, traveled to Hawaii’s Big Island in canoes. The Hawaiian Islands are of volcanic origin. They were created by a so-called hot spot on the ocean floor about 70 million years ago. The oldest Hawaiian island is Kure Atoll and the youngest one is the Big Island of Hawaii, which rose to the surface about one million years ago. It is believed that the first settlers, who were originally from. On Febru , Captain James Cook, the great English explorer and navigator, is killed by natives of Hawaii during his third visit to the Pacific island group. In , Cook, a surveyor in.