Listen online to nearly 3,000 recordings in the Hawaiian music collection. In 2002, UHM Library acquired the Hawaiian music collection of Dirk Vogel, who had been collecting Hawaiian music since the 1920s and also received a bequest from the estate of James Grant Cathro who had collected recordings with special interest in steel guitar music, over the course of many years. A number of short artist biographies with linked songs is also available online in the collection.
New in Kaipuleohone, the UH audio/video ethnographic archive: Transcripts of Ka Leo Hawaiʻi radio program on KCCN, 1972-1988 in ELAN format and plain text. Interactive audio for the transcripts at http://ulukau.org/kaniaina. Kaniʻāina made possible in part by grants from the National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities.
Biographical directories of noteworthy men and women of Hawaii. 1954, 1966 and 1972. Permission to digitize and post was granted to the UHM Library by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser and Oahu Publications. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser also grants permission to the public to re-use any of the content in non-commercial publications or productions, with attribution.
Read chapters contributed by UH West Oahu faculty to the 2014 UH Press publication about the Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp, including: Psychic Wounds from the Past, Reviving the Lotus, Ka Ia Hamau Leo, From Priestesses and Disciples to Witches and Traitors. Available in the UH System repository http://dspace.lib.hawaii.edu/
The latest East-West Center Wire addresses interesting issues: “How will China’s authoritarian politics change the
internet?” “Can Google thrive without China?” and “Does government support give Chinese companies an unfair
advantage?” Read the article in Scholarspace: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/59210
Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society article detailing the life and achievements of Dr. Harris. The Scholarspace record includes a video presentation delivered April 2012 during the 1107th meeting of the Hawaiian Entomological Society
The Hoot student-run newspaper was first published in February 2012 by the University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu when it was located at its old Pearl City campus. It is produced and distributed by the University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu student body. Read all the issues in the University of Hawai’i Institutional Repository [http://dspace.lib.hawaii.edu/]
As the calendar year winds down it is Holiday Season. Learn more about how Hawaii has celebrated holidays in the Hawaiian Journal of History article by Robert C. Schmitt, retired statistician for the Hawai’i State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism. Available in the eVols repository. [http://hdl.handle.net/10524/338]
This site created and hosted by the UHM Library contains brief biographical records and related images for each of the personalities honored by having a building or architectural feature named after them on the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Created to contribute to the UH Centennial Celebration, some of the data is borrowed from Victor Kobayashi’s book BUILDING A RAINBOW, published by Hui O Students, UHM, in 1983.