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away, and faintly came to me the ukulele’s ferno. It's storms will give you action notes and the deep contralto of a woman's enough and a-plenty, and you may find voice. Then, I knew why the country every thrill there is in nature to lure into had never produced a poet to sing in

a love of the land that will be as everclanging measures the song of war, for lasting as the hills about you, for you will when the last battle was fought the last not be content with having been ensnared poet died, and since that time poetry has yourself, but will joy in passing the virus lived in the air, in the flowers, in the to your friends in chaunting the praises women and the men of Hawaii, and a of Hawaii. host of the singers of the time of eld It is a land which offers every sort of wanders forth at night and wails its dirge sport to the traveler, from the most civilin every voice and every note of the ring ized form of amusement to that of the dove. The nation sings a dirge for by- most primitive races. gone greatness, and there is nothing left of Hawaii except the indestructible part- The present-day globe-trotter does not love.

go in much for much of the inconvenience Yet it must not be thought that all of that was the particular charm of the days Hawaii's charm lies in its sweet softness gone by. He wants to ride in an automoand its languorous climate, for it can bile where the man of yesterday was conoffer some of the most magnificent scen- tent on the back of a pony, just as his preery the world student has ever seen; it decessor had been content with walking. can give you a climate so varied that you Hawaii, in all of its islands, offers some may travel from the tropic shores of some of the best roads for automobiling imagintropic island to the seamed and

able. toothed edge of a great snow-capped Of course you cannot go everywhere mountain, and you may gaze into the with the automobile, but the motor car burning cauldron of a volcano and witness in Hawaii has been provided with good scenes that suggest the very pit of the In- roads to go anywhere a respectable

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The Aquarium is one of the show places of Honolulu. It has the finest collection

of fish to be found in any one building in the world

machine ought to go. In Oahu, the island to Diamond head and beyond to the sapon which is situated Honolulu, you may phire seas. make the trip to Pearl Harbor, the Tantalus lies right out there from the United States Naval Station, and you may Punch-bowl and on this beautiful spot so take in a large number of sugar planta- favored by nature you will find embowered tions on the way, while you may in flowers and greenery some of Honostop at some of the princely estates and lulu's most charming residences. This


A beautiful native woman celebrating the birth day of George
Ilashington. The costume is a native riding habit, and on the

lady's head is a wreath of leis

visit through the grounds. Then there is promontory, jutting out into the land, i: the Tantalus, from where you look out the home of many of the elite. The views on the panorama of the city of Honolulu, from Tantalus are as varied as may b?


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imagined, and you may glut your senses on In Honolulu you will find all kinds of
the beautiful in tropical nature, on its trees you know nothing about. Of course,
streets and trails and by-paths. In places, you have a vague idea of the banyan tree,
it is as civilized and quiet as Fifth avenue, but you must reserve your adjectives until
New York, while but a few feet away is a you are on this ride out toward that most
trail that is wild and untamed with wonderful of all beaches, Waikiki, for you
growth of brake and fern and strange will see one or two fine specimens of the
clinging vines with wealth of flowers. You banyan on the way, and right along the
may plunge down a by-path that is over- street-car track you will see the big plan-
spread with creepers and vines, and you tations of banana, growing right in line
may imagine yourself in some fair Titan- with irrigation ditches, the monotony of.
ia's bower or in the fairy grot where Auc- which is occasionally broken by a duck
cassin found his Nicollette.

pond on which float in stately majesty
The automobile enthusiast will find the the mandarin duck and a variety of water
trip around the island of Oahu very inter- fowl the thrifty Chinese have brought over

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The celebration of Washington's Birthday is made the occasion for great festivity
in the islands, and at Honolulu the populace turns out en masse. Young women of

Honolulu in a cavalry squad
esting indeed, and on his way he may stop from the land of Confucius.
in that wonderful park named after the Here and there is a cocoanut grove, the
sweet Princess Kapiolani, and so typical of majestic trees lifting their fronds in the
its namesake. Here you find lagoons peo- empyrean.
pled with the quaintest of fishes and You may make the trip around the is-
crossed and re-crossed by a succession of land in an automobile, but the electric cars
artistic bridges. There are shady nooks of a very well-equipped company will
that seem as remote from the roadways of carry you out to the long stretch of beach
civilized life as the forest primeval, and between the city and Dimond Head.
there are spots so riotous in color as to Honolulu is one of the finest hotel cities
baffle description. Kapiolani Park is in the world, and on the way around the
world famed.

island the tourist will find a number of

the best caravansaries. There is the hardened as to be a monster of ingratitude Moana, which is under the same manage- who would not feel the blessings on the ment as the Alexander Young Hotel and parting guest so sweetly conveyed in the the Royal Hawaiian. In another place, I leis, the flower wreaths given the departwill give it the mention it deserves. Out ing; after a season in the island capital. of town there are seaside hotels, and Your friends and acquaintances come among them the Haleiwa. This is situated down to the ship and present you with infacing the water, and is most homelike and numerable garlands of sweet-scented flowinviting.

ers, which you have placed about your The amusements of the city of Honolulu neck, until you are literally smothered in are varied, and to a stranger are most at- fragrance and profusion of blossoms. The tractive. There is not one moment of custom is a pretty one, for, as the ship ennui or dullness; for the people of Ha- glides away from the dock, you cast back waii, and especially of Hilo and Honolulu, the blooms that have been given you, back have the science of hospitality bred in into the sea, to float to the island shores

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them, and the stranger who has any sort and with them goes what love you may of claim to gentle birth or any kind of wish to spare to the people who loyally breeding is sure of being, at all times, at give of all they have. home.

The eye is dimmed with tears and the The city of Honolulu is the home of the heart is full to overflowing, and all the celebrated Hawaiian band, and its con- while the band is playing the sweet and certs are a frequent feature of the life at softly simple and alluring music of Hathe Alexander Young Hotel.

Who waii. That air, it may be Like-no-a-Like is there that has spent any time in Hono- or it may be Aloha Oe!, with its deep lulu who does not remember with fondness heart tones and its “O fond embrace A hoi the departure from the dock. It would ae au Until we meet again” will dwell forindeed be an ingrate, a man or woman so ever in your memory; will wind itself

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The Royal Palms of Moanalua on the grounds of Mr. S. M. Damon. This beautiful estate is easily reached from Honolulu

and je on rrquisito pram nle of the landerane gardener's art in the tropics. It covers many acres

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