Hawaii in World Fairs
Posted: December 4, 2014 Filed under: Teasers, Topic Guides
Going to the world fair in the late 1800s and early-to-mid 1900s means walking through the Hawaiian exhibit.
It may include Native Hawaiian huts surrounded by tropical plants towering over visitors, and Hawaiians paddling their canoes on the artificial lakes. The exhibit also includes smiling Hawaiian ladies with grass skirts dancing the hula and serving visitors sliced pineapples, and Hawaiian musicians singing and strumming the Hawaiian ukulele and guitar. … Read More