Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands
"Daws tells Hawaii's sparkling story well." --New York Times Book Review "[This] history is singularly satisfying... told with style and a nice wit." --Publishers Weekly Gavan Daws' remarkable achievement is to free Hawaiian history from the dust of antiquity. Based on years of work in the documentary sources, Shoal of Time emerges as the most readable of all Hawaiian histories.
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Review: Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian IslandsUser Review - Aisha - Goodreads
Readable for the average person without losing information. However heavy western influence on some events but what do you expect from a book written in the 60's by a white male about Hawaii. Read full review
Review: Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian IslandsUser Review - Michael Oswald - Goodreads
This history of Hawaii is engaging and interesting. This book is not. However, I managed to slog my way through it. The research is excellent, tone unbiased, it's just a bear to get through. I fell asleep so many times while reading this one. Read full review