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.
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]
A 1946 French language publication recently scanned and added to eVols. One of Paul Mus’ scarcer publications on the politics of Vietnam and its’ relationship with France. Paul Mus (1902 – 1969) was a French author and scholar. His studies focused on Vietnam and other Southeast Asian cultures.
Did you know you can view eVols usage information? You can see data on number of downloads and page views, the “top 10 collections” and the top 10 cities and countries that are accessing material in the repository.
An index to this remarkable publication, edited by Dr. Klaus Mehnert a professor of Russian History at the University of Hawaii from 1937 to 1941, was prepared by Eric Bott as a seminar project for University of Hawaii Professor John J. Stephan. The XXth Century offers a glimpse into wartime China. Full-text searchable PDFs of all the articles are available from the library eVols Russia / Northeast Asia digital collection [http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/31941]
There’s an eclectic and fascinating mix of research materials in the 38 communities in eVols. Most communities include two or more collections or subcollections. There is something for everyone. (http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/community-list)
Come and browse our offering:
- 100th Infantry Battalion
- Archives & Manuscripts
- Asia Collection
- Association for Chinese Music Research (ACMR)
- Business Humanities Social Sciences
- Federal Government Documents
- Hawai’i Academy of Science
- Hawaiian Collection
- Hawaiian Historical Society
- Hawaiian Waters – A Special GWLA-Sponsored Project
- Hawaii Gamelan Society
- Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
- Hawai’i Medical Journal
- Hawaii War Records Depository
- Honolulu Museum of Art
- Hulikoʻa Kaiāulu – Scholar Series
- Israeli Journal of Aquaculture – Bamidgeh
- Ka Leo Hawaiʻi Radio Program, 1991-2000
- Korean Studies
- Map Collection
- Merrie Monarch Festival
- Newspapers – Community and Alternative
- Newspapers published in English in Hawaii, 1862-1923
- Newspapers published in Filipino languages in Hawaii (also Filipino Newspapers in English in Hawaii)
- Newspapers published in Portuguese in Hawaii, 1885 to 1927
- Online Dictionaries
- Opihi – Our Project In Hawaii’s Intertidal
- Pacific Collection
- Russia / Northeast Asia
- Science & Technology Collection
- Social-ecological Resiliency to Climate Change in Small Islands
- Spatial Data Repository
- Special Research Collections
- University of Hawaii Catalogs
- University of Hawaii Press
- William S. Richardson School of Law Archives
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]