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Gavan Daws

Gavan Daws teaches at the University of Hawaii and has just completed a history of Hawaii; Timothy Head, also a history teacher, recently returned from an assignment in Japan which enabled him to pursue that end of the research on the Bonins. Together they wrote an article about the island of Niihau for our October, 1963, issue.

Articles by this Author

Americans settled early on the tiny, strategic Pacific islands, and dominate them again today. But the Japanese want them back
For a century Hawaii’s westernmost island has stubbornly resisted the tides of change