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HIST 284: History of Hawaii (Ickes): Home

About this Guide

This guide was created to support students in Betty Ickes HIST 284 class. The sources provided are available in the Leeward CC Library or online. Click the tabs for the following:

  • Course Materials - Instructor provided list of articles, books, videos, and more
  • Print Resources - Selected print books in Leeward CC Library, links to online versions are included
  • Online Resources - Links to resources like the Hawaii Pacific Journal Index, Ulukau, and more
  • Evaluating Sources - Learn how to identify credible websites and other sources of information
  • Citing Sources - Citation guides, links to citation websites

Search Hawaiian Dictionaries

Search all three sources at Ulukau Hawaiian Dictionaries

  • Hawai'i Place Names:  Shores, Beaches, and Surf Sites by John R.K. Clark
  • Hawaiian Dictionary by Pukui and Elbert
  • Place Names of Hawai'i by Pukui, Elbert, and Mookini

Hawai'i-Pacific Collection

The Hawaiian-Pacific collection contains books and magazines about Hawaiʻi and countries in the Pacific region.

Most items in this collection can be borrowed for 14 days. Some items do not circulate and are labeled reference.  You can find these materials in Kapunawai, the Hawaiʻi- Pacific Resource Room on the 2nd floor and in the Hawaiʻi- Pacific section on the 3rd floor.

Electronic access to more than 300 University of Hawaiʻi Press titles, formerly available through NetLibrary, are now available through EBSCOhost eBook Collection.

How to find books in the Leeward CC Library

The Primo searches for books, periodicals, and DVDs in Leeward Library's collections, as well as articles, e-books, and digital media for many of our research databases and online subscriptions.  You can also search across all of the University of Hawaii libraries.  Use Primo whenever you want to find books and more in our library. 

Get a quick overview to learn how to search Primo here.

Begin your search in Primo

How to (really!) Research Activity

Regular Library Hours
General Information: (808) 455‑0210
Reference Support: (808) 455‑0379
Kapunawai: (808) 455‑0681