hawaiian digital resources

Download Hawaiian digital resources

If you can't read please download the document

Upload: dramler

Post on 31-Aug-2014




1 download




  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Ulukau There are two digital libraries on Ulukau. Ulukau itself was the rst established, and it contains many materials that were written in Hawaiian, with the translation included if one is available. The second of the digital libraries is the Hawaii Digital Library (HDL). It contains materials about Hawaii that were written in English. Resources include the full run of The Legacy: Journal of Hawaiian Language Sources; Dictionaries; an archaeologist's database of place names with its location, lexicology, and features; other books on Place Names; a photographer's collection of the land struggles, 1966 - ; numerous books including the bible, juvenile, and biographies, in addition to classics, i.e., Ruling Chiefs of Hawai`i by Kamakau. lelo Hawaii Ka Haka Ula O Keelikolani Hale Kuamoo Designed to service Hawaiian speaking communities. Provides choice of Hawaiian or English version for those interested in learning Hawaiian or more about Hawai`i's indigenous language. Ka Wai Ewalu Lessons: This podcast series is intended to assist students of Hawaiian Language who are using the N Kai Ewalu textbook. It was produced by Ka Haka Ula O Keeliklani College of Hawaiian Language and features the voice of Kainani Kahaunaele. Hawaiian-English Dictionaries Aha Pnana Leo The Aha Pnana Leo, best known for their Language Nest Preschools, is the leading entity in Hawaii and the United States for indigenous language revitalization. In the past twenty years, the Aha Pnana Leo has moved the Hawaiian language from a population with less than forty children speakers to one with over 2,000 children speakers. Ke Kula O Nwahokalanipuu Ke Kula O Nwahokalanipuu is designed for families, teachers and staff who have chosen to speak Hawaiian as the rst and main language of the home, and also those who are in the process of establishing Hawaiian as the dominant language of the home.
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Ka Npepa:Newspapers Bishop Museum Newspaper Index This partial index was created by Mary Kawena Pukui during her employment at Bernice P. Bishop Museum, from the 1930s through the 1950s. From the bound copies of the newspapers in the Bishop Museum Library she selected and translated articles which she thought would be useful for researchers. Hawaiian Language Newspapers from the University of Hawaiis Digital Archives Ulukau:Inoa Npepa Background and historical signicance of KA NPEPA KUOKOA Hawai`i State Library The Hawai`i and Pacic Section provides in-depth reference and readers' advisory services to a worldwide audience using a wide variety of resources: books, pamphlets, government documents, periodicals, maps, microforms, and electronic databases. Hawaii State Archives Digital Collections Mahele Book (Hawaii State Archives) The mhele, or division of lands between Kamehameha III, the chiefs, and the konohiki was a single transaction that commenced on Jan. 28, 1848 and ended on Mar. 7, 1848. It is recorded in the Buke Kakau Paa no ka mahele aina i Hooholoia i waena o Kamehameha III a me Na Lii a me na Konohiki ana, commonly referred to as the Mhele Book. Digital Collection-UH Hawaii War Records (UH Manoa) The Hawai`i War Records Depository (HWRD) holds approximately 1,000 photos from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and 330 photos from the Honolulu Advertiser, representing primary material from the two English-language Honolulu newspapers.
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Hawaiian Historical Society The Hawaiian Historical Society, founded in 1892, is dedicated to preserving historical materials relating to Hawai`i and the Pacic region and publishing scholarly research. Provides information about the organization, its collection, and publications. Also provides research contact information and additional links. Hui Malama I Na Kpuna `O Hawai`i Nei Native Hawaiian organization dedicated to the proper treatment of ancestral Native Hawaiians. Provides information regarding traditional interment and re-interment; explains Federal, State, and County laws and status of current cases; and provides cultural background information 'Iolani Palace This site contains a brief history of the Palace and the monarchs that lived there with links to recent news articles and other related sites. Polynesian Voyaging Society PVS, founded in 1973 to research the means by which Polynesian seafarers discovered and settled nearly every inhabitable island in the Pacic before European explorers found the ocean in the 16th century. This site provides info about the history and traditions of canoe voyaging. Annexation-UH Manoa These documents are being scanned and will be offered in image and / or PDF format for viewing and printing. Bishop Museum - Online Data includes links to their library and archives and information about Ethnology, Biology, Archeology, ETC. Blount Reports The pertinent portion of the Report made to the 1894 US House by Blount titled Affairs in Hawai`i which is the basic source document for the Hawai`i Sovereignty movement. It assesses conditions in Hawai`i after the Hawaiian Republic was forcibly taken over by the Committee of Safety.
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Hawaiis Museums Hawaiian Journal of History Oli and Mele Music The Bishop Museum online catalog for Chants and songs. Select to search only the mele index. Hawaii Sheet Music-UH Huapala Website listing of Hawaiian Music and Hula Archives information. Kamaka Ukulele This site has historical information relating to the introduction of the ukulele to Hawai`i and one of the earliest ukulele producing companies in Hawai`i, Kamaka Ukulele. UH Manoa, Hawaiian Collection, Special Collections Indexes and lists of Hawaiian chants and songs found in published and recorded sources prepared by Amy Ku`uleialoha Stillman. Dissertations About Chant and Mele-UH Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Writers and Historians;Then and Now Samuel Kamakau David Malo John Papa Ii Kepelino Martha Beckwith Mary Kawena Pukui Abraham Fornander Moses Nakuina Emma Nakuina Moses Manu Esther Mookini Lilikala Kameelehiwa Noenoe Silva Jon Osorio Puakea Nogelmeier
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources A Study of Place Pacic Worlds Na Inoa ina: Place Names of Hawaii:Ulukau Mlama i ka ina Environmental Protection Environment Hawaii Journal-Discusses environmental news, issues, developments, natural resources and more in the Hawaiian islands. Need to subscribe to get full articles:worthwhile! Hawaii Conservation Alliance The Hawaii Conservation Alliance is dedicated to promoting effective, long-term management of Hawaii's native ecosystems through collaborative research, training and outreach among land managers, scientists, educators and the general public. Hawaii Nature Center The Hawai`i Nature Center is dedicated to fostering awareness, appreciation and understanding of Hawai`i's natural environment, and encouraging wise stewardship of precious Island ecosystems for residents and visitors Papahnaumokukea Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.The Papahnaumokukea Marine National Monument is the single largest conservation area under the U.S. ag, and one of the largest marine conservation areas in the world. It encompasses 139,797 square miles of the Pacic Ocean (105,564 square nautical miles) - an area larger than all the country's national parks combined Natural Areas Reserve System, State of Hawaii The System presently consists of 19 reserves on 5 islands, more than 109,000 acres Save Our Surf The Save Our Surf (SOS) digital collection consists of unpublished material from the SOS organization - an environmental, social, political, and cultural movement that contributed to the contemporary Hawaiian Sovereignty movement.
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Kaho`olawe Island Reserve This site is a launching point for nding information about Kaho`olawe Island. The island is to be managed as a cultural reserve for eventual transfer to a sovereign Hawaiian nation. Hawaii ecosysytems at risk project (HEAR) Protect Kahoolawe Ohana Geology USGS Geological Mappresented on eight full-color map sheets, one for The State's geology is of the State each of the major islands. These map sheets, the illustrative meat of the publication, can be downloaded in pdf format, ready to print. Map scale is 1:100,000 for most of the islands, so that each map is about 27 inches by 36 inches. The Island of Hawaii, largest of the islands, is depicted at a smaller scale, 1:250,000, so that it, too, can be shown on 36-inch-wide paper. Hawaii Volcano Observatory Online weekly newsletter for the general public written since 1994 by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Provides current information about Hawaiian volcanoes and related topics, including eruption updates and earthquake epicenter maps, as well as access to past online issues. Ecology and Biology Hawai`i is to foster Network The mission of on coral reefs by Reef Network Coral Reef education and research the Hawai'i Coral facilitating communication among the environmental, scientic, governmental, and public communities and to enhance the conservation of coral reefs through stewardship Nature Conservancy of Hawai`I The Nature Conservancy of Hawai`i (NCH) is the only non-prot organization devoted solely to the protection of Hawai`i's native forest and wildlife. Linked to the national organization, this page provides information about the local organization, opportunities for involvement, Hawaii preserves and hike information, extinctions, and biodiversity.
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources `Ahahui Mlama I ka Lkahi A non-prot organization created by Native Hawaiians who recognize that Hawaii's unique native plants, animals, and ecosystems represent a vital cultural resource in danger of extinction. Provides information about current projects including education, advocacy, eldwork, and research. Ethnobotany Hawaiian Ethnobotany Database Search for some 145 plants commonly used in traditional Hawaiian culture by either its Hawaiian or scientic name. Information includes: medicinal and other uses, dye color, description, habitat, famous locations, associated mele, `olelo noeau, kino lau, mo`olelo. References Hawaiian Native Plants :UH Native Plants used as Medicine in Hawaii Beatrice Krauss. This pamphlet is a sampling of some of the native plants which Hawaiians used as medicine. Some have grown here from ancient times, and others have been brought here by more recent immigrants. An explanation is given of what sicknesses the plants were used to treat, and how they were prepared. Ethnobotany of the Ahupua`a This Kapi`olani Community College/Asia-Pacic Digital Library site discusses ancient Hawaiian land division consisting of "mokopuni" (larger islands), "moku" (districts) and "ahupua'a." Flora of the Ahupua`a describes the plant species introduced by the rst Polynesian settlers and explains how they used their plants and skills to manage their "`aina".
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Water: Ka Wai USGS Pacic Islands WATER SCIENCE CENTER Hawaii Board of Water Supply The Board of Water Supply (BWS) manages O'ahu's municipal water resources and distribution system. Hawaiis Water Diversion-Sugar Water:Carol Wilcox Watershed Atlas: This atlas represents massive data sets quickly available to decision- makers, research scientists, and others seeking information about Hawaiian streams. Properly used, they can help those charged with Public Trust responsibilities of balancing human demands for water and protecting Hawai'is natural heritage, with special reference to the fact that Hawai'is State Constitution requires that the native organisms occupying these streams must be sustained for the enjoyment and use of future human populations. Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources The mission of the Division of Aquatic Resources is to manage, conserve and restore the state's unique aquatic resources and ecosystems for present and future generations. Farmers Bookshelf College of Tropical Agriculture University of Hawaii at Manoa Information on Tropical Crop Production in Hawaii Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences Hawaii Organic Farmers Association HOFA IS AN ACCREDITED THIRD PARTY CERTIFICATION AGENCY BY THE USDA'S NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Government, Law and Legislation State of Hawai`i and Counties Ofcial Site for the State of Hawaii Legislative Reference Bureau The Legislative Reference Bureau assists the Hawai`i State Legislature by providing impartial research, consultation, and document drafting services, maintaining a research library, statutes revision and publication, operating a computerized legislative information system, and providing resources to enhance public participation in the legislative process. Bill Status and Documents 2009 Regular Session Bill and Resolution Status, Text, and Committee Reports City and County of Honolulu http://www.honolulu.gov/main/government/ County of Hawaii http://www.hawaii-county.com/ OHA Ofce of Hawaiian Affairs This OHA site informs its Hawaiian beneciaries and other interested parties about Hawaiian issues and activities and OHA programs. Includes Ka Wai Ola o OHA, the ofcial monthly newspaper of OHA and links to other Hawaiian-related sites. Alu Like ALU LIKE, Inc. is a nonprot organization for Native Hawaiians. We have assisted Native Hawaiians in their efforts to achieve social and economic self-sufciency for over 30 years. Incorporated in 1975 as a private, non-prot service organization, ALU LIKE, Inc. remains committed to the vision and mission of our founders. Kau Inoa , Place Your Name Native Hawaiian Data Book OHA site for 1998, 2002, and 2006 Data Books Statistics cover population, housing, land, education, human services, health, crime, income, and is accompanied by appendix, denitions, and statistical sources.
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Department of Health Vital Statistics Vital Statistics The Department of Health routinely gathers information about births, deaths. marriages, and divorces that take place in the state. This information is available to the public upon request and is published annually by the Department and other agencies. Some of this information is posted here. Nation of Hawaii These sites contain information regarding the restoration of the independence of Hawai`i and cultural perspectives from her people. Also contains news articles, images, music, related links, and contact info. Hawaiian Independence Blog Stephen Laudig Editor, Hawaiian Journal of Law & Politics 1914 University Avenue #103 Honolulu, HI 96822 fax: 866-220-2178 [email protected] Good Links! Hawaiian Kingdom Government Dr. David Keanu Sai Chairman of the Council of Regency Acting Minister of the Interior Acting Council of Regency P.O. Box 2194 Honolulu, H.I. 96805-2194 Email: [email protected] Hawaii - Independent and Sovereign
  • Hawaiian Digital Resources Hawaiian Publishers and Booksellers Bess Press Bamboo Ridge Press Bishop Museum Press Booklines Kamehameha Publications Mutual Publishing Native Books University of Hawai'i Press Watermark Publishing Honolulu Book Stores Hawai'i Book Publishers Association