New releases from Hawaii authors
"From the Land of Hibiscus: Koreans in Hawaii"
Edited by Yong-Ho Choe, University of Hawaii Press, $45
This hardcover book from the University of Hawaii traces the story of Koreans in Hawaii from their first arrival to the eve of Korea's liberation in 1945. The author, Yong-Ho Choe, is a professor of Korean history at the University of Hawaii.
"Pathways to the Present: U.S. Development and its Consequences in the Pacific"
By Mansel G. Blackford, University of Hawaii Press, $48
The author takes the Hawaiian Islands as the center of American activities in the region and looks at interactions among native Hawaiian, developmental, military and environmental issues after World War II.