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Hawaii 1916

I found this clip made of Hawaii by a Dutch film maker in 1916! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQSBOEbEqzU

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Mahalo, TT. That was a fun eight minutes! Cool idea to take a canoe out to film the surfers.

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Wow that is so cool, can anyone translate it for us?

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TT - have you seen the Edison film in Lahaina? I think that it's in the Chinese museum.


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I'm not positive about the translation, but I think one of the signs shows TT's recipe for his 1916 mai tai.

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"Wow that is so cool, can anyone translate it for us?"

The translations of the title cards (thanks to my ample supply of Grolsch!) :)

De Hawaianeilanden in Vogelvlucht.

Birds-eye view of the Hawaiian Islands.

Deze eilanden behooren tot de Sandwich eilanden. Het landschap is zeer bergachtig.

These islands belong to the Sandwich Isles. The landscape is very mountainous.

Een tochtje op de Hilo baan.

A ride on the Hilo track.

De inboorlingen visschen in de brandingen met behulp van werpnetten.

The natives fish in the surf with the help of nets.

Typen uit Hawaian.

Characters from Hawaii.

Met een snelheid van 35 K.M. per uur door de branding.

With a speed of 20 mph through the surf.

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Amazing and sad, too.

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