by Julie Stewart Williams. Illustrated by Robin Yoko Racoma. This award-winning book describes and illustrates the life, activities and natural environment in the Hawaiian Islands before Western contact. Accessible to students yet informative for adults. “…an engaging introduction to the original Hawaiian civilization…” Herb Kawainui Kane. 1997. 191 pp., 7" x 8 1/2". Acid-free text, softcover.