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Photo:The paradise of the Pacific: the Hawaiian Islands (electronic resource)
Year: 1900 (1900s)
AuthorsBrowne, George Waldo, 1851-1930
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PublisherBoston, D. Estes & Co
Contributing LibraryBrigham Young University Hawaii, Joseph F. Smith Library
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here^ even to its most rugged battlements^ aredraperies of clinging foliage and festoons of grace-ful creepers^ while miniature forests of guavas^overtopped by breadfruit-trees^ and bordered byrose fringes^ meet the eye. If there is one thingabove all else in which it excels^ it is in its dis-play of ferns^ no kind or species of which seemto be wanting in this gorgeous wealth of flowersand foliage. In no part of the Hawaiian Islands,famous for their ferns, are so many kinds foundas are growing here. Who enters here becomesfern-wild. In the words of one of these admirers : The tourist is pretty sure to forget everythingelse in Hawaii. In vain the great Pacific rollsbefore him from pole to pole; he spies a fernin the cranny of the rock, and have it he must.Is he walking the high bridge which spans thedeep-flowing Wailuku at Hilo (another river onthe larger island by this same name), and are thedeepening shades of evening lighting up the sum-mit fires of Mauna Loa, he is lost to the rare
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PICTURESQ UE MA UI. 217 scene if he but thinks he sees a new fern grow-ing out of the trunk of the old breadfruit-tree.All through the lively woods of Puna, or alongthe forest path to Kilauea, his eyes are searchingthe undergrowth for his peculiar prey. And evenas he conies home from lao the terrible, the beau-tiful, the only^ for surely the world has no othervalley like it, his thoughts are busier with thepressed volume of leaves which he hugs to hisside, than with the majesty and wonder of thescenery he has been contemplating. Still, whenthis innocent bewitchery has flown, when the fernshave crumbled to dust, the mind will cherish thememory of that great natural wonder of Maui,its legends and associations of another day andanother people. CHAPTER XVII. THE ISLAND BUILDER. \\ 7TNDWARD Hawaii has less of historicinterest than the lee side of the island;but it is far richer in its great abundance of natu-ral wealthy which is accounted for by the fact thathere there is plenty of rain, w

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