Historical treasures abound in the eVols repository, including the Fleming journals: two handwritten journals prepared by Alexander and Baldwin, and later updated by D.T. Fleming, Manager of Honolua Ranch, for the purpose of identifying the owners of all land parcels in Ka’anapali Moku of Maui. Original copies of this material was deposited with the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum.
The eVols digital repository holds many treasures. One such is the Zenichi Kawazoe Newspaper Scrapbooks Collection on Japanese in Hawaiʻi, 1916-1970 They are part of the Kawazoe collection, a collection of printed records of Japanese in Hawaiʻi and materials about Japan that was donated to the UHM Hawaiian Collection by Zenichi Kawazoe’s daughter, Jean Kawazoe on January 31, 1989. The original 191 scrapbooks that have been digitized were added to Hawaiian Rare collection.
The South Pacific Bulletin and the Bulletin du Pacifique Sud were digitized and made accessible with the authorization and collaboration of the publisher, the Pacific Community (called the South Pacific Commission / Commission du Pacifique Sud at the time of publication). For more information about the Pacific Community, visit www.spc.int.
Recent addition to the Monographs from the Pacific Collection community in eVols. “Nan Madol is a group of over one hundred semi-artificial islands off the southeast corner of Ponape. On these islands are some of the most famous examples of aboriginal architecture in this part of the world.” [http://hdl.handle.net/10524/58309]
650 issues of the museum’s member publication, from 1928 to 2017, are online and searchable via UH’s eVols digital repository. Issues include research on collections, interviews with artists, and articles about exhibitions and programs—many written by museum and guest curators. The digitization project, a partnership between the HoMA Archives and the University of Hawai‘i, was supported in part by a grant from the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities. More: http://blog.honoluluacademy.org/90-years-of-homa-archives-are-now-available-online/
Now available online – the guide to the University of Hawaii at Manoa Library Hawaiian Collection Thomas G. Thrum materials which includes biographical information on Thrum; handwritten and typescript drafts of his books and articles and unpublished research materials; drafts of an unpublished work (title: Ancient Hawaiian mythology). Check it out in the library repository eVols (http://hdl.handle.net/10524/57085)
Now available in the library repository eVols (http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/57078)
Issues for 2017 and 2018 are available for free and open access!
Censored English translations of Kabuki play scripts, photos related to Kabuki censorship during the Occupation of Japan, interview tapes, field notes and documents are among the fascinating materials in this eVols collection: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/57059
There are over 500 Hawaii, Pacific and Asia historic maps online in the library open-access, digital institutional repository. Take a look here: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/18843
An attack at a local harbor not only put harbors in Hawaii on high alert, but also aggravated the largest war ever seen: World War II. After the Japanese decimated Pearl Harbor without warning on December 7, 1941, the United States declared war, and Hawaii was put under martial law.
As a U.S. naval base, Pearl Harbor was not owned by the Territory of Hawaii, but WWII affected the territory’s harbors nonetheless. The U.S. Navy and Army used the territory’s harbors as military outposts. … Click to read more…