Sesquicentennial of the Discovery of the Hawaiian Islands hearings before the United States House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Seventieth Congress, first session, on Jan. 26, 1928

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Papers read during the Captain Cook sesquicentennial Celebration, Honolulu, Aug Edited by Albert P. Taylor, librarian, Archives of Hawaii and Ralph S. Kuykendall, executive secretary, Hawaiian Historical Commission. Pub. by the Captain Cook sesqucentennial commission and the Archives of Hawaii commission.

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