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Currency of Hawaii

The dollar or dala was the currency of Hawaii between 1847 and 1898. It was equal to the United States dollar and was divided into 100…

Hawaiian Coinage

It’s a little known fact outside the collector’s world that the Hawaiian Islands had their own coinage. ¬†Five official coins were issued for the Kingdom of…

The Power of Pineapples

Ah, the humble pineapple — a wonderful tropical fruit that’s tasty in fruit salads and smoothies. But when it comes to pineapple, there’s more than meets…

Hawaiian Missionary Stamps

Hawaiian Missionaries are some of the rarest stamps in the world. We’ve written about rare stamps before, but the Hawaiian Missionaries have a particularly intriguing past.…

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