The twilight of the Hawaiian gods came suddenly

The ancient Hawaiian religious system was abolished almost overnight, in late 1819, by order of the king of the islands. It's a dramatic story.
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William J. Hamblin is Professor of History at Brigham Young University,
 specializing in the ancient and medieval Near East. His first novel The Book of Malchus, (co-
authored with Neil Newell) was published in 2010.