Held on August 18, 2016 in Hamilton Library. DHGetDown was a one-day conference highlighting local digital humanities work and resources and featuring an interactive digital mapping workshop. This event was co-hosted by the UHM Library and the Digital Arts and Humanities Initiative in the College of Arts & Humanities. Check out the video, slides, and handouts on ScholarSpace: https://scholarspace.manoa.
Hawaii Series offers bibliographies for these ethnic groups in Hawaii: Native Hawaiians, Japanese, Filipinos, Chinese, and Koreans.
Dore Minatodani, UH Manoa Library’s Hawaiian Collections Senior Archivist, enabled the Hawaii Series’ digitization. Click here to read the rest of the article.
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.
From 1970, HSPA has documented history, data, and information relating to Hawaii’s sugar industry in its Hawaiian Sugar Manuals … Click here for the rest of the article.
Cleaning and Preparing Limu
A new addition to the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) Publication Series, this report from 1907 examines the economic value of seaweeds in Hawaii, as well as their food value. Turns out that seaweed has been delicious (and economically viable) for decades! Read more about it on ScholarSpace: https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/42229
Check out the latest Kukui Leaf Newsletter on ScholarSpace. It covers news of the summer, including details on the groundbreaking of the Hawaiian Rare Plant Program’s new Micropropagation Facility. In addition, find out times and dates for upcoming classes, as well as when the next Lyon Arboretum’s Plant Sale will be held. https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/42261.
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
Read about all things Pineapple in the Newsletter of the Pineapple Working Group of the International Society for Horticultural Science in Scholarspace https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41067
Read about Library School news and events 2004-2009 in Scholarspace at http://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41068
Like maps? Us too! Click on over to eVols and see the beginning of a burgeoning online map collection. We suggest starting here, on Oahu, in 1902. Be sure to zoom in to see some spectacular detail. https://evols.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10524/49268
Curious about raising swine in Hawaii, the sweet potato’s importance in the islands, or commercial guava processing here in 1957? Check out the recent addition of historical publications added to the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) Publication Series. These Bulletins cover a myriad of fascinating topics, with some great insights into agricultural practices in Hawaii in decades past. https://scholarspace.