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Hawaiʻi - Pacific Reference Books
Mamaka Kaiao by
Call Number: PL6446 .M36 2003
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
ʻŌlelo Noʻeau by
Call Number: PN6519.H4 O56 1983
Publication Date: 2004-01-01
Place Names of Hawaii by
Call Number: DU622 .P79 1976
Publication Date: 1974-01-01
Digital version also available on Ulukau: http://ulukau.org/elib/cgi-bin/library?c=pepn&l=en
Resources Available Online
Hawaiian Language Dictionaries
Searches through Hawaiian Language Dictionary (Pukui & Elbert, 1976), Māmaka Kaiao, Andrews Dictionary, Parker Dictionary, Place Names of Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi Place Names.
Ulukau: The Electronic Hawaiian Library. Provides full-text materials on a range of topics, including Genealogy, History, Mythology, Politics, Mele.
Papakilo Database (OHA)
OHA's "Database of Databases" has materials from Bishop Museum, Ulukau, Hawaiʻi State Archives, Historic Sites, ʻUluʻulu, and more.
Newspapers and Journals
ProQuest US West Newsstream
Full-text articles from 270 news sources from Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. Includes the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, and Hawaii Business.
Note: This database replaces ProQuest News & Newspapers.
Ka Wai Ola (OHA)
Monthly journal from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Both current and back issues (from 2011) are available to view online.
Covers contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia. Features articles that examine social, economic, political, ecological, and cultural topics. Date ranges from 2003 to present, with a 12-month delay for full-text.
Hūlili: Multidisciplinary Research on Hawaiian Well-Being
Hūlili is a multidisciplinary forum for current research that examines the nature, needs, and strengths of Hawaiians, their families, and their communities. Through collaboration and critique, Hūlili fosters new connections and shared insights to mobilize greater Hawaiian well-being.
Hawaiian Journal of History
Made available on eVols, The Hawaiian Journal of History, first published in 1967, is an annual scholarly journal devoted to original articles on the history of Hawai‘i, Polynesia, and the Pacific area.
Honolulu Civil Beat
The only news outlet in Hawaii dedicated to public affairs reporting. Our mission is to engage and educate the community on important public issues through in-depth reporting, explanatory and investigative journalism, analysis and commentary.
Hawaii Public Radio
Hawaiʻi Public Radio’s signals extend across the eight main Hawaiian islands with 15 stations. We now provide statewide coverage over two discrete programming streams:
Hawaiʻi-Pacific Resources Librarian