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TRR: Episode 20, “Blue Hawaii”



As we dig out from the remnants of the blizzard of ’16, Snowzilla, perhaps it would be a good time to visit a tropical paradise. In this episode, we take to the warmer, inviting climes of Hawaii…

“A Smile of Fortune” an excerpt from “‘Twixt Land & Sea” by Joseph Conrad

“The Bright Land” from “The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands & the Philippines” (1916) by Isabel Anderson

“The Lovers,” an excerpt from “Ballads” (1895) by Robert Louis Stevenson

An excerpt from “Our Little Hawaiian Cousin” (1902) by Mary Hazelton Wade

“Love-Life in a Lanai” from “South-Sea Idyls” (1873) by Charles Warren Stoddard

“Aloha Oe (Farewell to Thee)” by Queen Liliukalani

The Reader

TRT: 42:07

The musical accompaniment for the show is provided through the kind generosity of Incompetech.com and Archive.org.