Exploring Historic Wailuku

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Saloons and schoolhouses. Horseless carriages and sugar cane trains. Bustling streets lined with mom-and-pop stores. Discover the story of old Wailuku town, the island's historic county seat, with this site-by-site guide, featuring 100 photographs of people, businesses, churches, homes and public buildings. Many of these photos, dating from the 1870s through the 1960s are previously unpublished family photos supplemented by archival photography from the Maui Historical Society, Bishop Museum and the Hawai'i State Archives. Among them: a turn-of-the-century trial in the first courthouse, Maui Electric employees in 1926, the laying of the Good Shepherd Church cornerstone in 1910, Harry Kaya and his dog Queenie at the Iao Theater snack shop, and Hana-born opera singer Tandy Mackenzie posing with the Hawaiian Ladies Society in 1922. Foreword by former Maui Mayor James "Kimo" Apana.Part of the Small Town Series of guidebooks.

Softcover w/ foldout map; 128 pp.
Author: George Engebretson
Release Date: August 2004

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