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001hi: CAPTAIN COOK IN HAWAII - LITHOGRAPH. A very striking color lithograph showing the lavish welcome bestowed upon Captain James Cook on Hawaii's Kona Coast in 1778, after landing from his ship Resolution. This image served as a cover to a dinner menu from Matson Cruise Lines in 1952. 21" x 13-1/2" $90

002hi: 1868 Hawaii Map. Antique Harper's map of Commercial World, with Hawaii at center of Pacific routes. Fine hand colored Honolulu view above. Map surrounded with five other key location views, including Hong Kong, Panama, etc. 22x16 in. $50

003hi: 1872 Mitchell Oceanica, inset of Hawaii. Excellent original color, attractive border. 15-1/2x11-1/2 in. $90

004hi: COFFEE PICKERS IN HAWAII. This interesting print was made in 1899 by the N.D. Thompson Publishing Co. It is titled "Native Coffee Pickers of Hawaii." Underneath the title it says "Direct Reproduction from Colored Photograph by the New Colortype (or Natural Color) Process." The scene shows four men on a coffee plantation, staring at the camera with blank expressions. Size of the print is 11x16 in. $40

007hi: 1898 Hawaiians - Annexation News. The crowd in front of the Capitol hearing this important news. Hand colored rare Harper's, three views on one page. 12x16 in. $60

009hi: 1777 Cook. Hand colored copper engraving of Poulaho, King of the Friendly Islands, at the time of Captain Cook's visit. 5x9 in. $60

010hi: 1883 ENGRAVING - MAUNA LOA LAVA. "Pahoehoe - Mauna Loa." Hand colored old engraving by the U.S. Geological Survey, 1883. Very rich textures, looks like you're walking on it. 11-1/2" x 7-1/2" $30

011hi: Two Matson Line Menus, 1975. Beautiful litho color covers feature Tahiti and Samoa. Excellent condition. Each 9x12 in. $50 for pair.

012hi: HAWAII NATIONAL PARK INFORMATION BOOKLET - 1933. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service. Very informational booklet, with sections on tropical vegetation, Kilauea, Volcano House, Mauna Loa, Haleakala, accomodations, etc. Includes black & white photos of craters and lava, and a map of the Hawaiian Islands. 5-3/4" x 9-1/4" $30

014hi: PRINCESS KAIULANI'S BANYAN TREE. Old black & white half-tone print of this magnificent tree at the home of Princess Kaiulani, Honolulu. Published in 1898. 16" x 11"

015hi: 1867 Hawaii Flag. Alone with all other independent nations shown in this large color lithograph by Johnson's. A great conversation piece. 26x18-1/2 in. $120

016hi: 1936 SHEET MUSIC FROM HAWAII. "My Sweetheart (Kuu Ipo)," from the Miller Hawaiian Standard Series, 1936. Words and music by Andy Iona Long and Johnny Noble. Originally sold by Thayer's, Honolulu. Damaged area 2" from bottom of each page. 9" x 12" $30

020hi: 1905 Hawaiian Fishermen print. Two early black & white photos: Native fisherman with dip net, and carrying fish in baskets. 7-1/2x10-1/2 in. $30

022hi: 1914 Hawaii Map. Original hand colored antique map. Lists principal cities and towns. Inset of Honolulu. From World Atlas & Gazeteer. 9-1/2x6-1/2 in. $30

023hi: 1899 Kauai Hawaii view. Antique color photo engraving of coffee processing under the palm trees. 11x15-1/2 in.

026hi: 1931 Pacific Islands Chart. Antique chart shows Hawaii, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Marquesas, Tuamotu, Cook Islands, etc. 18x14 in. $40

027hi: 1901 Hawaii Map. Original color antique map. Inset of southern Oahu, from Pongo Village to Diamond Head. 14x11-1/2 in. $40

028hi: 1886 PRINT - GATHERING OF THE CANE. Sharp black & white half-tone print published in 1896. Shows field workers loading cut cane onto carts, which will be whisked to the mills by rail. Caption is very descriptive. 11-1/2" x 9-1/2" $30

030hi: 1917 'Hawaiian Butterfly' Sheet Music. Original sheet music with words. Color litho cover. Small tears on left and right sides. 10-1/2x14 in.

034hi: 1920 Pacific Islands Map. Small black & white old map, showing several islands, including Hawaii, Samoa, Wake, Midway. Inset of Honolulu. 8-1/2x6 in. $30

035hi: 1900 Royal Palace view. Antique color aerial-photo engraving of the former Royal Palace on Oahu. Shows part of surrounding Honolulu. Horse and carriage driving on road in the foreground. 13x9-1/2 in. $40

037hi: 1900 English Planter's Bungalow. Black & white old photo engraving of a planter's country residence on the Big Island. 15-1/2x10-1/2 in. $30

038hi: 1890 Hawaiian views. Six black & white old half-tones, showing bridge at Hilo, native fishermen at Diamond Head, Wailua Falls, Oahu College, others. Small hole and stain on Hilo image. 11-1/2x14-1/2 in. $30

039hi: c.1900 Map of Hawaiian Islands. Color litho map by Rand McNally. Inset of Hawaii Archipelago to Cure Island in the west. Lists pricipal cities and populations. 14x10 in.

041hi: 1921 Map of Hawaii. Small color map, shows railroads, steamship lines and submarine telegraph cable lines. Inset of Honolulu vicinity. 9x6 in. $30

042hi: 1898 Hawaii as New U.S. Possession Cartoon. Uncle Sam as headmaster in class in the art of self-government, in which Hawaii is a good student. Hand colored original front page from Harper's, 1898. 11x16 in. $60

044hi: 1968 Kauai Travel Brochure. Color brochure includes large tourism map with many points of interest, as well as Kauai facts and several color photos of scenes around the Island. Printed both sides. 15x18 in. $30

045hi: 1912 McNally Hawaii Map. Color litho map by Rand McNally. Shows steamship lines, volcanoes and other topographical info. 21x14 in.

046hi: 1860 Mitchell Map of Oceanica. Beautiful original hand colored antique map of the Pacific, has inset of the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), and Australasia. Attractive border, very frameable. 15-1/2x12 in. $80

047hi: 1898 Hawaii the Pearl of the Pacific. The actibe lif ot the people in and about Honolulu. Six hand colored half tones show: volcano road in the coffee growing district, cutting sugar cake-one of the principal industries, a native canoe, Honolulu and it's fine harbor, the city Wash-House, where all Honolulus washing is done by chinamen, the Central Fire Department of Honolulu answering an alarm. This unique print is from the 1898 edition of Leslie's Weekly. size: 11x16 in. $60

048hi: 1899 Hawaii, Our Latest Territorial Acquisition. The Busy Life of the Interesting People In and About Honolulu. This hand colored set of seven half tones shows: planting a rice field in Hawaii, the Chinese Quarters in Honolulu, native feast given by Princess Kaiulani at her palace in Honolulu in honor of the Hawaiian Commissioners, making Poi, a pineapple ranch near Honolulu. This unique print is from the October 1899 edition of Leslie's Weekly. size: 11x16 in. $60

101hi: 1899 Photo: Princess Kaiulani痴 Park at Honolulu. Colorful view of the palm trees and lush vegetation in the park. 11x16 in. $40

103hi: 1900 Flags of All Nations. Colorful lithograph showing the flags of 52 sovereign nations, including Hawaii!! Published in 1900 as an illustration to a book. 12x14 in. $40

105hi: 1916 Sheet Music: "Down Honolulu Way." Complete music to the song, with an attractive color lithographed cover. Would look very nice in a frame! All pages are included, in very good condition. 11x14 in. $30

106hi: 1915 Sheet Music: "Hello Hawaii, How Are You?" Cover features a Hawaiian scene, with portraits of two singers who popularized the song. 11x14 in. $30

107hi: 1901 Photographic views in Hawaii. Six nice black and white images on one page: 1) Wailua Falls; 2) Old Native Church; 3) Village of Hilo; 4) Oahu College Building; 5) Native Fishermen; and 6) Fern Tree. 12x15 in. $30

108hi: 1883 Hawaiian Scenery Near Kilauea. Hand colored, engraved view from the 1883 annual report of the US Geological Survey. Title is "Poli-O-Keawe, Near Kilauea." 8x11 in. $40

109hi: 1956 Street Map of Honolulu. Published by the Shell Oil Company. Shows streets, highways, canals, major buildings and landmarks. A detailed street index is in the lower left corner. 18x26 in.

110hi: HAWAIIAN QUEEN. "The Magificent Monarch," story of Kaahumanu, Queen of Hawaii, 1772-1832. By Kathleen Dickenson Mellen. New York: Hastings House 1952. First edition, with dust jacket. Excellent condition. This story of Kamehameha's favorite wife includes geneology, illustrations and portraits. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"

111hi: 1795 Capt. Cook View of Hawaii. Copper engraving, printed on hand laid paper, from Alexander Hogg 1795 edition of Captain Cook's expedition to the Pacific Ocean. Title is "An Inland View of Atooi, One of the Sandwich Islands." Shows a typical village scene in Hawaii, prior to its settlement by Europeans. The top margin has been cut very close to the border, but the entire image is intact. 9x15 in.
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112hi: 1919 Hammond Map of Hawaii. Detailed map of the Hawaiian islands, published in 1919 by the C.S. Hammond Co. Cities, towns, railroads and geographical features are shown on each island. Steamship lines and the locations of undersea cables are also shown. A table in the upper right corner lists the distances between various Hawaiian ports. In the lower right corner, there is an inset map of the entire Pacific Ocean. 13x20 in. $40

114hi: 1885: MAUI. Very Large Hawaiian Government Survey by F.S. Dodge, C.J. Lyons, M.D. Monsarrat, F.S. Dodge, S.E. Bishop. and W.D. Alexander (Surveyor/General). This color lithograph map shows topographical information about the Island (elevation, government grants and land sales, and land commission awards). The map is in great condition. There are some creases where it was folded previously but it is now stored flat. 50x27.5 in.

115hi: 1897: MOLOKAI. Very Large Hawaiian Government Survey by F.S. Dodge, C.J. Willis and S.M. Kanakanui. and W.D. Alexander (Surveyor/General). This color lithograph map shows topographical information about the Island. The map is in excellent condition. There are some creases where it was folded previously but it is now stored flat. 50x27.5 in. $350

116hi: 1904 Map of Hawaii Territory. Large, lithographed map in three colors, published by the US Dept. of the Interior's General Land Office in 1904. All of the Hawaiian Islands are shown in detail, including towns and geographical features. There is an inset map of the Hawaiian Archipelago in the lower left corner. This is a very early map of Hawaii as a US territory, published shortly after the Spanish American War. Size is 22x33 in. Very good condition. $200

200hi: RARE Old View of Honolulu Hawaii. Hand tinted photographic bird's eye view of Honolulu, printed in 1898. Title of the scene is "Honolulu from the Punch Bowl." Nice view of the city, which was quite small at the time, with the ocean in the distance. Beneath the title, there is text describing the scene. 10x13 in. $50

202hi: From the Hogg Editon of Captain Cook published in 1785, entitled, "A View of Karakakooa in Owyhee". This is a beautiful detailed view of a bay in Hawaii showing a village and natives in canoes rowing out to greet Captain Cook's ship. It is an extremely detailed hand colored copper engraving. Three small holes in margain and very top of image have been repaired archivally, not visually distracting. 10x15 in.

203hi: C and H Sugar advertisement. Very large poster ad for C and H Cane Sugar. Color image shows Hawaiian girl on the beach, with the word ALOHA written in large letters next to her. 27x78 in. $300

204hi: Colton Map Beautifully engraved, hand-colored map of the South Pacific Islands from the 1st edition of Colton's world atlas, printed in 1855. The map shows all of the Hawaiian/Sandwich Islands - Samoa, New Zealand, "Viti Group or Feejee Islands", "Tonga or Friendly Island", Society Islands, "Marquesas or Washington Island" and the Galapagos Islands. Entire map is surrounded by a decorative border. 16x18 in.

205hi: 1892 Pictures of the annexation movement in Hawaii, including the population, resources and customs of the islands. Hand colored engraved images titled, "The Annexation Movement in Hawaii-The Population, Resources, and Customs of the Islands, A Difficult Landing, Captain Wiltbe Decorated by the Natives, Latest Portrait of Kaiulani, Ex-Heir Apparent, The Cabinet of the Provisional Government, Traveling Palm, Flower Sellers in Honolulu, A Fish Pond, Native Boys Diving and Residence of the Princess Kaiulani," from Frank Leslie's Weekly. 11 x 16in. $60

206hi: c1810 Picture of the King of Whyhee bringing presents to Captain Cook. Hand colored engraved image titled, "Terreeoboo, King of O Whyhee, an Ifland in the North Pacific Ocean, bringing Presents to Captain Cook." Shows scene of the King of Whyhee bringing gifts to Captain Cook. 10 1/2 x 8in.

207hi: c1810 Picture of External View of Morai or Burial place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands. Hand colored engraved image titled, "External view of a Morai or Burial Place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands," drawn by Webber. Shows scene of burial place in Atooi. 10 1/2 x 8in. $80

208hi: c1810 Picture of Internal View of Morai or Burial place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands. Hand colored engraved image titled, "External view of a Morai or Burial Place, in Atooi, one of the Sandwich Islands," drawn by Webber. Shows scene of burial place in Atooi. 10 1/2 x 8in. $80

209hi: c1817 Picture of an Offering before Captain Cook in the Sandwich Islands. Hand colored engraved image titled, "An Offering Before Captain Cook in the Sandiwch Islands," drawn by Webber. Shows scene of offerings being given to Captain Cook. 10 1/2 x 8in.

210hi: 1893 Picture of Political Cartoon with Claus Spreckels insinuating that he wants to gain control of the Hawaiian government. Hand colored engraved image titled, "Behind it all," from Judge Publishing. Shows Claus Spreckels controlling two dummies representing the Hawaiian Commission and Hawaiian Commissioner. 11 x 16in. $

211hi: 1888 Picture of Archipel Hawai. Hand colored engraved images titled, "Archipel Hawai, Pirogue double du Roi des iles Hawai, Plan, Elevation de l'avant, Section, Pagaie, Grande Pirogue de peche de Honorourou, Plan, Elevation de l'avant, Section par un levier, Section par le milieu, Pagaie, Bateau de palsage, Plan and Ancienne voilure." Show picture of a Hawaiian canoe with its' sail. 21 x 13in.

212hi: 1884 Map of Oceanica, Exhibiting Its Various Divisions, Island Groups &c. - With inset of Map of the Sandwich Islands in bottom right corner. Copyright by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1884. Map displays section of the North Pacific Ocean. Map in excellent condition with thin-lined black border surrounding it. 12x15in. $80

213hi: 1860 Map of Oceanica, Exhibiting Its Various Divisions, Island Groups &c. - With inset of Map of the Sandwich Islands in bottom right corner. Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1860 by S. Augustus Mitchell; Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Hand colored map displays section of the North Pacific Ocean, surrounded by red and yellow border lines. Map in excellent condition with very fancy flowery border. 12.5x15in. $100

214hi: Hawaii vintage poster - celebrating 1959 statehood "Come Now to the New State of Hawaii." Courtesy of Hawaii Visitor's Bureau. 29 ½ x 21." This poster is in pristine condition except for small pin holes in each corner. Hawaiian statehood was achieved in 1959 and this poster was published in that time frame. $100

215hi: 1897 Collier's Weekly hand colored wood engraving captioned, "Which One Will Annex Hawaii?" Scene shows Miss Hawaii standing next to President Dole and representatives from other countries asking, "Why Doesn't the American Gentleman Speak Up?"
15 x 10-1/2 in. $250

1959 Set of three original Hawaii Statehood complete newspapers, all in good condition. Set includes the Honolulu Star Bulletin dated March 12, 1959; the Honolulu Advertiser dated March 12, 1959; and the Honolulu Advertiser dated March 13, 1959. All are very frameable. Each newspaper, unopened, measures:
23 x 15-1/2 in. $75

1899 Chromolithograph by Charles Graham titled, "Rainbow Falls, Near Hilo, Island of Hawaii." Copyright 1899 by Truth Company. Top of page reads Truth.
13-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $45

1859 Original wood engraving featured in Ballou's Pictorial titled, "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands." Clipper ships are shown in foreground and mountains in background with article concerning kings, agriculture, Captain Cook and his discovery. Image in fine condition.
15 x 11 in. $60

Wood engraving featured in the German issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing swimmers in the rolling waves in top image and bottom image shows a wild boar hiding in the bushes. Text surrounds images.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $50


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