Kauai is visually stunning and rich in history from ancient to modern times. Stone works and taro terraces tell its history and youll also find it in letters among missionary families, in milling stones saved from early sugar plantation days and in the first-hand accounts of Kauaians who recall defensive barbed-wire fences strung on beaches during World War II.
Support your Kauai Historical Society by treating yourself to these fine publications:
Na Wahine Kiekie: Women of Distinction
Cook 'Em Up Kauai: Centennial Edition
Walking Tour of Downtown Kapaa
Kauai as it Was in the 1940s and 50s
LIHU‘E — Those looking for tasty recipes or an affordable gift idea will enjoy a copy of the Kaua‘i Historical Society’s “Cook ‘Em Up Kaua‘i.”
This collection of 334 recipes was originally published in 1993 and reprinted several times before going out of print.
The book includes recipes for cocktails, pupus, salads, vegetarian dishes, tasty chicken and beef, as well as savory egg and cheese dishes — all approved and enjoyed by local families and chefs. There are also tempting desserts, cakes, cookies and pies using pineapple, lilikoi, bananas, guava and chocolate. Fair warning, calorie counts are not included.
“This is one of my personal favorites,” KHS Executive Director Mary Requilman said. “It’s a great gift for all occasions.”
Picture by Donna Stewart, full article by Chris D'Angelo at The Garden Island - http://goo.gl/98KRF
View the Kauai Historical Society online library catalog.
|Image from a painting by G.
Ropes entitled - Cleopatra's
Barge of Salem - 1818. From
the Peabody Essex Museum.
You can find this and more at the Kauai Historical Society. Please join us on our journey to collect and preserve the unique history of Kauai. At the Kauai Historical Society, were bringing history to life!
Kauai Historical Society
P.O. Box 1778, Lihue, HI 96766
Telephone: (808) 245-3373
Fax: (808) 245-8693
Our Physical address is:
Historic County Building
4396 Rice Street
Lihue, HI 96766
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Research by appointment only.
Note: The Hawaiian language uses two special diacritical marks. The kahako ('macron' consisting of a horizontal line over the vowel) lengthens the pronunciation of the vowel on which it is placed. The 'okina (glottal stop, or hamza) signifies a clean break between two vowels. As precise Hawaiian spellings have no counterpart in HTML, we have taken liberties with the Hawaiian diacritical marks to enable the maximum number of users to enjoy the site. The single open quote (') will be used for the 'okina, and the macron will not be used. For those who want more information on the Hawaiian alphabet, language and pronunciation, visit this site or call the Kauai Historical Society for more information.