Fleming Honolua Ranch Journals 1905-1911

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.

Zenichi Kawazoe Newspaper Scrapbooks

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.

90 years of Honolulu Museum of Art archives are now available online

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/

Finding aid for Thomas G. Thrum collection

eVols logoNow 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which includes biographical information on Thrum; handwritten and typescript drafts of his books and articles and unpublished research materials; drafts of an unpublished work (title: Ancient Hawaiian mythology).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)

Harbors in Hawaii

The USS Arizona warship dying in smoke during the attack of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. This attack by Japan provoked the United States into joining World War II.

USS Arizona warship in smoke during Japan’s attack of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.

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…