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Kancohe Sept 11, 1940 These mountains are grand. They are the most beautiful mountains I have ever seen. Within this distinct one finds the most delicate display and the most dramatic. [[strike through]] one [[/strike through]] find the whole range of freedom laid against the sky and beside the sea. Sept. 16 Monday Before the Paligaps the forest of tall trees was set before an incredibly white void of fog. The fine white rain blew over the plain and the hills. Down the Pali round it was a white world. I was told mist in a heavy rain was then no waterfall no to be seen Hawaii is not only that which other lands have not. Hawaii and all other lands are the great spirit of place. This spirit is the same over the world. It is struggle, it is force, it is submission of force to force it is creating and destroying it is height and the low land the ocean and the wind. [[image]] Hawaii [[image]] another land (Calif.) [[image]] Hawaii compared with Cal. areas a + b are not all Hawaii's nor are c +d all Ca. is abcd are tourist conceptions of the spirit of the land. The time artist seeks the fundamental, not the difference
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