The Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
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I Ulu I Ka ʻĀina: Land, edited by Jonathan K Osorio, is the second publication in the Hawaiʻinuiākea series, and it tackles the subject of the Kanaka (Hawaiian) connection to the ʻāina (land) through articles, poetry, art, and photography. The collection acknowledges Kanaka’s intimate connection to the islands and the alienation of `āina from Kanaka that accelerated and intensified over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Contributors include Carlos Andrade, Kamana Beamer, April Drexel, Dana Nāone Hall, Neil Hannahs, Lia O’Neill Keawe, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Noʻeau Peralto, Kekailoa Perry, and Kaiwipuni Lipe with Lilikalā Kameʻeleihiwa.
2013, 128 pages; ISBN 978-0-8248-3977-2, paper, US$16.00.
Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders, edited by Niko Besnier and Kalissa Alexeyeff, explores transgender identities and other forms of gender and sexuality that transcend the normative and pose important questions about society, culture, politics, and history. The dynamics of non-normative gendering and sexuality in the Pacific Islands are addressed alongside different social configurations, cultural contexts, and historical trajectories that generate diverse ways of being transgender across the societies of the region and also acknowledge that these differences are overlaid with commonalities and predictabilities. Contributors include Deborah Elliston, Reevan Dolgoy, Penelope Schoeffel, Makiko Kuwahara, Serge Tcherkézoff, Linda L Ikeda, Geir Henning Presterudstuen, Greg Dvorak (CPIS MA 2004), Mary Good, Sarina Pearson, Teresia K Teaiwa, Nicole George, Christine Stewart, and Sue Farran.
Melanesia: Art and Encounter, edited by Lissant Bolton, Nicholas Thomas,
Elizabeth Bonshek, Julie Adams, and Ben Burt, explores the collection of Melanesian art held by the British Museum. The volume investigates histories of exploration and exchange, conversion to Christianity and cultural revival, and new information related to a variety of historic and modern art forms, and it highlights dialogue between curators, researchers, and people from Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, West Papua, and New Caledonia. Published in association with the British Museum Press
2013, 384 pages; ISBN 978-0-8248-3853-9, cloth, US$120.00.
Navigating the Spanish Lake: The Pacific in the Iberian World, 1521–1898, by Rainer F Buschmann, Edward R Slack Jr,and James B Tueller, examines Spain’s long presence in the Pacific Ocean in the context of its global empire and investigates the historiographical “Spanish Lake” as an artifact that unites the Pacific Rim (the Americas and Asia) and Basin (Oceania) with the IberianAtlantic. The authors incorporate unpublished archival materials on Guam and the Philippines and examine Castile’s cultural heritage in the Pacific through the lens of archipelagic Hispanization.
2014, 216 pages; ISBN 978-0-8248-3824-9, cloth, US$47.00.
The Value of Hawaiʻi 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions,edited by Akio Yamashiro and Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua, is a collection that continues the conversation ofThe Value of Hawai‘i: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future and aims to offer passionate and poignant visions for our shared futures in these islands. The volume asks: How can more of us protect and create waiwai (value) for coming generations? By exploring connections to those who have come before and those who will follow after, the contributors to this volume recenter Hawai‘i in the Pacific world. Contributors include Jeffrey Tangonan Acido, U‘ilani Arasato, Kamana Beamer, Makena Coffman, Donovan Kūhiō Colleps, Sean Connelly, Elise Leimomi Dela Cruz-Talbert, Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua, Consuelo Agarpao Gouveia, Tina Grandinetti, Hunter Heaivilin, Sania Fa‘amaile Betty P. Ickes, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner (CPIS MA 2014), Bonnie Kahape‘a-Tanner, Kainani Kahaunaele, Joseph Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula, Haley Kailiehu, Hi‘ilei Kawelo, Keone Kealoha, Emelihter Kihleng, James Koshiba, Derek Kurisu, Dawn Mahi, Brandy Nālani McDougall, Mailani Neal, Ryan Oishi, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Eri Oura, Faith Pascua, Mark Patterson, Prime/John Hina, No‘u Revilla, Hāwane Rios, Darlene Rodrigues, Cheryse Julitta Kauikeolani Sana, Dean Itsuji Saranillio, Lyz Soto, Innocenta Sound-Kikku, Cade Watanabe, Jill Yamasawa, Aiko Yamashiro, Matt N Yamashita, and Aubrey Morgan Yee.2014, 320 pages; ISBN 978-0-8248-3975-8, paper, US$19.00.
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