Proof of a book illustration for a Hawaiian "Night Before Christmas" children's book. The flip side of this page proof is a page labeled in pidgin English "Da Nite Befo Kalikimaka." In Santa's bag (as King Kmehameha), there is a bag of dried squid and crackseed. These are common and popular dried snack items associated with Hawaii.
Japanese American, Hawaii, Chicago, illustration, children's books