Bishop Museum Media

The Island of Hawaii 1934

Tourism promotional program for Hawaiʻi Island presented by the Hawaii Tourist Bureau in 1934. Produced by Palmer Miller and Curtis F. Nagel with narration by Don Blanding and music by Keaumoku Louis. Subjects include Hilo town; sampans; Wailuku River; Rainbow Falls; Kalapana Beach; Onomea Arch; the views from a railway; Laupāhoehoe; fern forests; lava tubes; Kilauea and Halemaʻumaʻu; City of Refuge [Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau]; Captain Cook's monument; coffee cultivation; loading steer onto boats; Kailua-Kona. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1990.0515.0009.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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