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Buildings of Hawaii

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
With elegance and authority, Buildings of Hawaii presents the architecture of the six major islands in the Hawaii chain. Don J. Hibbard delves into the development of the state's distinct blending of the building traditions of the East and West within a subtropical island context. The first in-depth examination of the architecture of the Islands, Buildings of Hawaii covers ...more
Hardcover, 334 pages
Published July 8th 2011 by University of Virginia Press (first published June 21st 2011)
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May 01, 2012 Alex rated it really liked it
In Hawaiʻi, we often discuss the proliferation of various nationalities immigrating here during the plantation era and the way these cultures melded together to form our local language, customs, traditions, stories, philosophies, and most importantly, food. Like food, one of the necessities we require as human beings, and one that has also been shaped by Hawaiʻi’s unique history is shelter—or in this case, buildings. In a new book by Don J. Hibbard, "Buildings of Hawaii" (University of Virginia ...more
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Buildings of Hawaii is a meticulously researched book written by a true expert of the field, Don J. Hibbard. Years of investigation and preparation by the author were required to complete this book and the wealth of knowledge and sophistication found within the pages truly show it. Anyone interested in architecture, building, construction or Hawaiʻi’s history will find something of interest in Hibbard’s excellent reference.

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