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Moms & Pops before Wal-Marts & K-Marts Volume I

History of the Big Island from before white man came --- to the sugar and coffee plantation days. How immigrant families opened businesses throughout the island and with the increase in big shopping centers and chain stores we are losing most of the old Mom & Pop stores---we have a few that have kept up with the times and expanded---its in the book .

Book has 145 pages and over 400 ads from 1880's .....old stores and companies with lots of photos.   

If you are interested in knowing about the Big Island you should get this book...... Cost $30.00 plus $5.75 shipping. 

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Moms & Pops Vol. 2.  
Book has 138 pages of interesting stories about the Island of Hawaii the Big Island. 
Mark Twain visit the island in 1866 as well as Franklin D. Roosevelt the first US president to visit the island. WWII days,
History of the Hawaii County, list of polititians that served the island.  Sugar Plantation Days when many immigrants came to work for the sugar plantations. Mom & Pop stores around the island.   Bootlegging/Moonshine, Big Island Brothels days, etc. many more stories.  
Cost $30.00 plus $5.75 shipping. 

Pay by Check or Money Order:
Payable to: Memories of Hawaii - Big Island
            1402 Auahi Pl.
            Hilo, Hawaii 96720
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            1402 Auahi Pl.
            Hilo, Hawaii 96720


Volume 3 - Moms & Pops before Wal Marts & K-Marts 

Looking at Yesterday Today....How Japanese buried money during WWII and found years later.   History about the Hawaii Fire Department, Mail service and Telephone.

Mom & Pop stores...started by Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, Portuguese, and Filipino immigrants who came to work for the plantations...

Horse & Buggy Days...First cars on the Island, Automobile Club, many more stories.

Price - $30.00 plus $5.75 shipping




 

 

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Memories of Hawaii - Big Island 

Kent Warshauer the "Riddle of the Relic".  MOHBI published one of the best history books about the Big Island of Hawaii. The book contains all of the articles written by free lance writer Kent Warshauer from 2001 to 2006 in the Hawaii Tribune Herald. Kent also know as the Sugar Mill Spy spent over 20 years doing research on the history of the Big Island of Hawaii. Kent passed away in August of 2006 and this is a tribute to him from Memories of Hawaii - Big Island. 

This is a soft cover version of the Relic Book.  Two volumes

Volume 1 has articles from 2001 - 2003.  Volume 2 has articles from 2004 - 2006.  Cost - $45.00 each volume plus shipping & Handling $6.00 each.

 

 

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Historic Hoolulu Park    1899 - 1971

This 200 page soft cover book is on the history of one of the oldest recreation parks in Hilo started in 1899.  Many historic events happened at the park that will amaze you.

A perfect gift for someone from Hilo living on the mainland. Cost $30.00 plus shipping $5.75. 

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Hilo High "First" 100 Years

Hilo High School on the Big Island of Hawaii will be celebrating 100 years old.....1906 to 2006....

Memories of Hawaii - Big Island put together a 122 page book with many of the "firsts" that occured at Hilo High over the last 100 years.....most of the information came from yearbooks, interviews with students, and the local newspapers...

First classes, first school building, first cheerleaders, first football team, etc...lots of photos from yearbooks...
Cost $30.00 plus $5.75 shipping.

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            Hilo, Hawaii 96720
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Hilo High School 100 years of Champions 1906 - 2006

Hilo High was the first public high school on the Big Island.  Along with high standards in education the Vikings were great in athletics and won many championships over the last 100 years. 

We put together a 233 page book listing all the champions in all sports won by Hilo High with photos and history of each sport.

The book cost is $40.00 plus $5.75 shipping.

If you graduated or know someone that played sports at Hilo High and won a championship they are in the book.  We listed all sports.  

 

 

   





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    New Book!   Hawaii Plantation Pay System & History of the Old Days - February 2010

                                 

Very Interesting history of how the sugar workers got paid when they first came to Hawaii.  Many names of immigrants and luna's (Bosses) that worked for the sugar and pineapple industry.  

Cost $40.00 plus shipping $5.75

Memories of Hawaii will continue to publish books on the history of the Big Island of Hawaii and we are always looking for photos of the Big Island Mom and Pop stores, plantation days, sports etc. 

You can contact us at 808 959-4769  - mohbi04@yahoo.com

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            1402 Auahi Pl.
            Hilo, Hawaii 96720

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Book published by Memories of Hawaii - Big Island

The story of "Mokuola" as told by Kent Warshauer about the history of Coconut Island and the Keliipio Ohana.  

Also included are stories and photos from Pauline Lilinoe Keliipio-Young one of the last members of the Keliipio Ohana that lived on the island.   

We were told by the Hilo Library staff that this is the only book about the history of Mokuola/Coconut Island.

The book is available for $30.00 plus $5.75 shipping.

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            1402 Auahi Pl.
            Hilo, Hawaii 96720

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New book published by Memories of Hawaii Big Island. "Looking at Yesterday Today"  
The 162 page book is about Sports visitors to the Big Island before Statehood, during World War II, and after Statehood.  It covers Baseball, Football, Basketball, Judo, Karate, Golf, Track and other sports. 
Starting in 1899 visitors from all over the world, Japan, Europe, Philippines, Korea, China, United States, like Babe Ruth, Joe Dimaggio, Buster Crabbe, Billy Martin, Morihiba Ueshiba, and more. Lots of photos and stories.
Also athletes from the Big Island that traveled outside of Hawaii to participate in sports like Ikua Purdy, Desha brothers, Alec, Eddie, and William, Sanji Abe, Milton Carter, Jose Mercado, "Dopey" Morita, Yoshi Oyakawa, Bob Ota, Ben Inouye with the first Little League baseball team from the Big Island to play in the World Series, Jimmy Correa, Walter Victor and more.
Cost $30.00 plus $5.75 S&H.

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            1402 Auahi Pl.
            Hilo, Hawaii 96720









Pay by Check or Money Order:
Payable to: Memories of Hawaii - Big Island
            1402 Auahi Pl.
            Hilo, Hawaii 96720

Moms & Pops before Wal-Marts & K-Marts Volume I

History of the Big Island from before white man came --- to the sugar and coffee plantation days. How immigrant families opened businesses throughout the island and with the increase in big shopping centers and chain stores we are losing most of the old Mom & Pop stores---we have a few that have kept up with the times and expanded---its in the book .

Book has 145 pages and over 400 ads from 1880's .....old stores and companies with lots of photos.   

If you are interested in knowing about the Big Island you should get this book...... Cost $30.00 plus $5.75 shipping.