Ke Kukini: UH Manoa Library’s Newsletter

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...

DHGetDown: A Digital Humanities Mini-Conference

logoHeld 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.

Hawaiian Sugar Manuals

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.

From 1970, HSPA has documented history, data, and information relating to Hawaii’s sugar industry in its Hawaiian Sugar ManualsClick here for the rest of the article.


Economic Seaweeds of Hawaii

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Cleaning and Preparing Limu

A new addition to the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) Publication Series, this report from 1907 examines the economic value of seaweeds in Hawaii, as well as their food value. Turns out that seaweed has been delicious (and economically viable) for decades! Read more about it on ScholarSpace:

Newest Kukui Leaf Newsletter Out

62295 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.