From Publishers Weekly
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I quote the author Alice Walker in my title review of this book. It truly is a masterpiece. If you want the truth about Hawaii and the tragic history of its colonial rule by Haole... Read morePublished on June 13, 2013 by J. Fiore
Trask takes a racial point of view in this book, denouncing Western Civilization and the white "Haoles" who brought it to "her" island. Read morePublished on February 13, 2013 by aaron T allred
It is encouraging to have a Hawaiian book on Indigenism that, through the perceptions and words of a Native Hawaiian, reconnects Hawaii with victims world-wide of a 500+ year... Read morePublished on September 15, 2005 by Jerome Hammersmith
Many have critiqued Professor Trask's work for being "self-serving," "overly angry," "racist" or worse. Read morePublished on August 18, 2005 by James E. Jerdon
Although I think that what Professor Trask has to say definitely has validity and is a very important history to learn about, I also sense as a mainland-born, non-Hawaiian female,... Read morePublished on October 27, 2004 by D. Pawl
Trask's writing is shocking. Her book presents an interesting alternative view of Hawaiian history as well as an interesting critique of Western thought (especially history and... Read morePublished on April 6, 2002 by Amazon Customer