Lāna‘i: Reflecting on the Past; Bracing for the Future

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This Center for Oral History project focuses on interviews of longtime residents of the small Hawaiian island of Lāna‘i. The interviews with 20 present and former residents were conducted at the onset of a major transition in the island’s history–in 2012, software billionaire Larry Ellison purchased Lānaʻi.

Days of Grace uses Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project content

img book dog hardcover“Days of Grace” a new book about California artist Grace Hudson in Hawaii used clippings from the Hawaii Digital Newspapers.  The newspapers were selected and digitized here at Hamilton Library as part of the Chronicling America program sponsored by the NEH and Library of Congress.  We are so happy that others are using the newspapers as resources for their research!  You can check out Karen Holmes and Sherrie Smith-Ferri’s “Days of Grace” here at the Grace Hudson Museum Webpage.

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UH Yearbooks on ScholarSpace

sspaceiconThe University of Hawaii student yearbooks, “Ka Palapala,” are now available online.  UH published the yearbooks from 1916 to 1968, and the grayscale content include photos of seniors, student organizations, and sceneries from campus life. Content emblematic of their times include the former Home Economics department, beauty pageants, and ethnic clubs. … Read more

Explorations: a graduate student journal of Southeast Asian studies

Explorations 2014 Final draftThe Southeast Asian Studies Student Association in association with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies has published a new issue of Explorations, which presents disciplinary and interdisciplinary research on a broad range of issues relating principally to the region that today constitutes Southeast Asia. Check out the journal at: http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/34114.