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which includes biographical information on Thrum; handwritten and typescript drafts of his books and articles and unpublished research materials; drafts of an unpublished work (title: Ancient Hawaiian mythology).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…
Marianas Variety is a daily newspaper published in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Issues from 1972 through 1999 have been digitized and placed online with permission of the publisher, which retains copyright. View them here: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/48717
Recently scanned Japanese classical text, also known as “Records of the authentic flame in our (Zen) tradition” – a collection of traditional biographies of Zen teachers. Available in the Library’s eVols digital repository http://hdl.handle.net/10524/52357
Powered by a nearby waterfall and pumping out smoke through a chimney, a brick sugar mill in Kōloa, Kauai, started to produce sugar in 1835. The Old Sugar Mill of Kōloa would not only operate as Hawaii’s first successful commercial sugar plantation, but also mark the start of Hawaii’s sugar industry.
Leeper identified 167 coccinellid species as having been introduced to the Hawaiian Islands. Forty-six (46) species are considered established for which this paper provides a key. Read all about it in eVols: http://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/49028