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Emma: Hawaii's Remarkable Queen

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A biography on one of Hawaii's monarchs.
Paperback, 464 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by University of Hawaii Press
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Brenda Christensen
Mar 11, 2016 Brenda Christensen rated it really liked it
My interest in Queen Emma was sparked after I visited her Summer Palace here in Honolulu a few months ago. I wanted to know more about her so I went to the gift shop and asked if they could recommend a biography about her. It just so happened that they had the definitive work on her life which was this book so I bought it.

Emma was as extraordinary and well loved as all the flowers, streets, stores, schools, and hospitals named after her suggest. After the devastating loss of her four-year-old s
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Lois
Apr 06, 2016 Lois rated it really liked it
This is the definitive biography of Queen Emma, covering her birth to death and beyond. The book is well-organized, with each chapter covering a major event or phase of her life in roughly chronological order. Some chapters went into more detail than I would prefer, but volunteers or employees of the Queen's Hospital may have more interest in learning the specifics of the hospital's legislation and finances.
Queen Emma and her husband King Kamehameha IV not only created a hospital, but were pers
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KaMiE-LEi
Dec 25, 2008 KaMiE-LEi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really loved this... I read it while I was on kapu and we were doing a chant on Emma that year. It really helped me see her life and such so that I was better able to portray the hula that I was doing.
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