Socialist realism art and utopian images of life in the Soviet Union covering from the end of World War II until Gorbachev’s perestroika/glasnost era and into the late 1980s. Topics include: political propaganda, anti-alcohol campaigns, world peace and friendship, and space propaganda. http://digicoll.manoa.hawaii.edu/russianposters/
A well-known cartoonist in Hawaii, Jon Murakami draws people of various ethnicities and animals with a local flair and incorporates pidgin (Hawaiian Creole English). His works have appeared in comic books, his comic strip in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, local children’s books, t-shirts, and greeting cards.
Jon started drawing for publication when he attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa during the early 1990s. When he wasn’t studying or working as a UH Manoa Library student assistant, Jon drew for the campus newspaper Ka Leo O Hawaii and Ke Kukini, UH Manoa’s library’s newsletter. Ke Kukini ran his illustrations and comic strip, “Library Use Only,” and even predicted his future fame: Click Here to Read the Article...
Held on August 18, 2016 in Hamilton Library. DHGetDown was a one-day conference highlighting local digital humanities work and resources and featuring an interactive digital mapping workshop. This event was co-hosted by the UHM Library and the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative in the College of Arts & Humanities. Check out the video, slides, and handouts on ScholarSpace: https://scholarspace.manoa.
Powered by a nearby waterfall and pumping out smoke through a chimney, a brick sugar mill in Kōloa, Kauai, started to produce sugar in 1835. The Old Sugar Mill of Kōloa would not only operate as Hawaii’s first successful commercial sugar plantation, but also mark the start of Hawaii’s sugar industry.
Check out the latest Kukui Leaf Newsletter on ScholarSpace. It covers news of the summer, including details on the groundbreaking of the Hawaiian Rare Plant Program’s new Micropropagation Facility. In addition, find out times and dates for upcoming classes, as well as when the next Lyon Arboretum’s Plant Sale will be held. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/42261.
Leeper identified 167 coccinellid species as having been introduced to the Hawaiian Islands. Forty-six (46) species are considered established for which this paper provides a key. Read all about it in eVols: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/49028
Read about all things Pineapple in the Newsletter of the Pineapple Working Group of the International Society for Horticultural Science in Scholarspace https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41067
Read about Library School news and events 2004-2009 in Scholarspace at http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41068