Unable to make it to Hilo for the Merrie Monarch Festival this year? Fear not! We have this year’s program in eVols. Check out who competed, who judged, and who was honored during the 53rd Annual Festival, as well as the 2015 winners. https://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/49156
Learn about the Philippine Revolution (1896-1898) and the Philippine American War (1899-1902), when you check out the newly completed Philippine Revolutionary Papers. It includes letters, military orders and official government programs and invitations. Noted documents were authored by the first president of the Philippines Emilio Aguinaldo, as well as Lieutenant Colonel Joaquin Natividad Alejandrino, who fought under General Manuel Tinio in the Greater Ilocos region. https://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/33743.
Some new additions to ScholarSpace include final projects by master’s students in the Department of Learning Design and Technology. Many of these papers were also presented at the 2016 TCC Online Conference in April. Check them out here: https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/39995.
And another title from University of Hawaii Press has been digitized! Learn about Hawaii’s People in this updated fourth edition of a standard work on Hawaii. Find out the who, where, why and when and delve into how these islands became a melting pot of ethnic groups. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/39974
Check out another digitized title from University of Hawaii Press: News from Molokai. Read the letters between Peter Kaeo and Queen Emma, spanning from 1873 to 1876, including actual reproductions of the handwritten correspondence. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/39980
Take a look at this newly added University of Press title, The Victorian Visitors, an account of the Hawaiian Kingdom from 1861-1866, created from extracts from the journals, diaries, and letters of Sophia Cracroft, Lady Franklin, and Queen Emma of Hawaii. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/39981
Are we all really connected by six degrees of separation? Kevin Bacon may think so, but find out for yourself in this interesting paper on computing social distance among participants in a social network, when the social network is stored in a distributed fashion, with no central point of coordination. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/39968
Mutsun is a Costanoan language from the Central Coast of California, centering around the modern-day towns of San Juan Bautista, Hollister, and Gilroy. In 1930, Mrs. Ascension Solarsano, the last fluent speaker of the Mutsun language, passed away. However, because of her work with linguists, as well as other earlier native speakers, there survives a written corpus of Mutsun. Take a look at this dictionary, which is the result of studying and analyzing that documentation. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/24679
In the spring of 2014, the University of Hawaii (UH) Outreach College and the Information Technology Services began to promote the use, selection, and creation of Open Educational Resources (OER) across the UH System. The UH OER Team created and conducted a survey in the spring of 2015 to learn how and why instructional faculty and staff wanted to interact with OER. Here are the results. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/38738
Selected papers from the 19th annual college-wide conference for students in languages, linguistics, and literature at the College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Support for this conference was provided by the UH College of Language, Linguistics & Literature; the National Foreign Language Resource Center; and the Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/14578