It can be challenging to find information on local topics that are geographically specific, extremely current, and/or controversial. Below you will find information and links for finding a variety of information types (books, news, websites, and more) on local land and water issues.
The Aloha ʻĀina LibGuide contains useful information and links on the following important local issues:
Many of the sources found in the above links are freely available, but please contact a librarian if there is a resource you need help accessing. You may also contact Kawena Komeiji, UHWO Hawaii-Pacific Resource Librarian, at email@example.com.
Search for books and more using Primo, the library's one search tool:
Or go directly to Primo Search for more options.
Research tip: Consider finding a book that related to your topic from different angles. For example, if you were researching TMT, you could find a book about the significance of Mauna Kea, rather than searching to find a book about recent protests that may not have been written yet.
Research databases contain articles from magazines, scholarly/academic journals, and trade journals.
To find articles about the local land and water issues, start here:
For local newspaper articles, try using ProQuest News & Newspapers. Be sure to include Hawaii as one of your search terms.