A ‘MONTAGE OF MINORITIES’: HAWAI‘I TOURISM AND THE COMMODIFICATION OF RACIAL TOLERANCE, 1959–1978*

@article{MillerDavenport2017AO,
  title={A ‘MONTAGE OF MINORITIES’: HAWAI‘I TOURISM AND THE COMMODIFICATION OF RACIAL TOLERANCE, 1959–1978*},
  author={Sarah Miller-Davenport},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={60},
  pages={817 - 842}
}
Abstract This article studies the Hawai‘i tourism industry's efforts to market Hawai‘i as a multi-cultural paradise where positive racial experiences could be bought and sold. With jet travel arriving in Hawai‘i the same year as statehood, the tourism industry, aided by the new state government, exploited Hawai‘i's newfound prominence, luring planeloads of American tourists who thronged its beaches, hotels, and cultural spectacles. Tourism helped turn racial tolerance into a saleable, if… 
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