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For Your Repository Browsing Pleasure: “Aloha Hawaii Scrapbook”

Colorized Isle o’ Dreams postcard circa 1935 from the Aloha Hawaii Scrapbook.

Ithaca, NY The combination of old tickets, postcards with palm trees, faded photographs of volcanoes and surfers,  programs, and breakfast menus with items like “Taro Mano Waffles” combine to give online visitors to the Aloha Hawaii Scrapbook at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa Library a feeling of tropical glamour from early 20th century island history.

To protect the materials from too much light and handling items from the Hawaiian Rare collection were scanned to create the online “scrapbook.” Browse the collection by title, document type or category for a quick glimpse into Hawaiian history and culture.