Hawaii"s whaling days by Maxine Mrantz

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Published by Aloha Pub. in Hon. [i.e. Honolulu] .

Written in English

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StatementMaxine Mrantz.
LC ClassificationsSH383.2 .M73 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
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Open LibraryOL2480590M
ISBN 100941351106
LC Control Number87400678

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This small volume captures the adventure and excitement of a brief but important time in Hawaii's history. The whaling industry brought many changes, both positive and negative to the islands. Whalers came to settle down, bringing with them disease and expertise, wealth Author: Maxine Mrantz.

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Sincethousands of people have enjoyed the events and entertainment Whaling Days has to offer. For Hawaiian ports, especially Honolulu and Lahaina, the whaling fleet was the crux of the economy for 20 years or more. More than ships stopped in Hawaiian ports in Over the next two decades, the Pacific whaling fleet nearly quadrupled in size and in the record year ofwhaling ships arrived in Hawai'i.

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