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Hawaiian and Pacific Resources on the Web


| Books | Culture & Language | Education |Environment| Genealogy |
| Government & Law |Health | History |
| Libraries | Newspapers |Pacific Islands |Recreation| Statistics | Weather |


Books & Journals Online

All About Hawai`i
Thomas G. Thrum
University of Michigan Electronic Resource:
http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/F/?func=direct&doc_number=000598560&local_base=MIU01_PUB

ANU E Press (Australian National University) - free, downloadable books
http://epress.anu.edu.au/titles/index.html

Early New Zealand Books

http://www.enzb.auckland.ac.nz/

- Full text (and searchable) access to "significant books published about New Zealand in the nineteenth century"

Eruptions of Hawaiian Volcanoes: Past, Present, and Future by Robert I. Tilling, Christina Heliker, and Thomas L. Wright
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/hawaii/

Hawai`i Digital Library
http://hawaiidigitallibrary.org/hdl_haw.php

Hawai`i’s Story by Hawai`i’s Queen by Liliuokalani 1898
http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/liliuokalani/hawaii/hawaii.html

The House of Pride and Other Tales of Hawai`i by Jack London
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/lookup?num=2416

Internet Sacred Text Archive - Hawaii & Pacific

http://www.sacred-texts.com/pac/index.htm

-Contains full text of out-of-print or classic religion/mythology texts. 

Some Hawai`i books available:

Journal of the Polynesian Society (NZ) - University of Auckland
http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/

-Digitized, full text articles from vol.1 1892 to vol. 62 1953

Myths & Legends of Our New Possessions & Protectorate by C. M. Skinner (1910)

GoogleBooks

New Zealand Electronic Text Centre

http://nzetc.org/

- "Free online archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials"

Te Ara - Encyclopedia of New Zealand
http://www.teara.govt.nz/

Ulukau: Electronic Library

 

Business: For Hawai`i Business links, go to the Business Research Tools page

 

Culture & Language

Bishop Museum Mele Index

http://bishopmuseumarc.lib.hawaii.edu/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&page=First

-Index of mele and chants archived at the Bishop Museum

English-Maori Word Translator (Nga Aho Whakamaori-a-tuhi)
http://translator.kedri.info/

Hawai`i Museums Association - List of Hawai`i Museums

http://www.hawaiimuseums.org/

Hawaiian Chants & Songs in Published and Recorded Sources - Searchable Index

http://www2.hawaii.edu/~speccoll/chants/chantsong.html

- Indexes and lists compiled and provided by Dr. Amy K. Stillman

Huapala Hawaiian Music and Hula Archives
http://www.huapala.org/

Ka'iwakiloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center (Kamehameha Schools)
http://www.kaiwakiloumoku.ksbe.edu/

-Articles, newspaper links to a variety of Hawaiian issues

Kualono - Hawaiian Fonts
http://www.olelo.hawaii.edu/eng/resources/

Pidgin English Dictionary
http://www.e-hawaii.com/fun/pidgin/default.asp

Polynesian Voyaging Society
http://pvs.kcc.hawaii.edu/

  • 2007 Voyages to Micronesia and Japan (PVS)
  • Hokule`a - Voyages to Micronesia and Japan (Honolulu Advertiser)

UH Manoa Hawaiian Collection
Bibliographies for genealogies, chants, place names, Mahele
http://www2.hawaii.edu/~speccoll/hawaiibib.html

Ulukau Hawaiian Dictionary (click top link for English Text)
http://wehewehe.olelo.hawaii.edu/cgi-bin/hdict

 

Education

Hawai`i Association of Charter Schools
http://www.k12.hi.us/~bwoerner/hacs/

Hawai`i Association of Independent Schools
http://www.hais.org/

Hawai`i Department of Education / Hawai`i’s Public Schools
http://doe.k12.hi.us/

Hawai`i Public School Websites
http://nssb.k12.hi.us/cgi-bin/clinks/main.cgi

Hawai`i Schools Online
http://www.hawaii.gov/hidocs/hpscho.html

Ka Papahana Kaiapuni Hawai`i - Hawaiian Language Immersion Schools (DOE)

http://www.k12.hi.us/~kaiapuni/HLIP/kalonavigate.htm

Western Curriculum Coordination Center UH Manoa – College of Education
http://www.hawaii.edu/wccc/

World Wide Web Virtual Library : Indigenous Studies
http://www.cwis.org/wwwvl/indig-vl.html

 

Environment

Hawai`i Biological Survey Databases (HBS) - Bishop Museum
http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/hbsdb.html

-Ongoing natural history inventory of all native and non-native flora and fauna within the Hawaiian archipelago

Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk Project (Invasive Species)
http://www.hear.org/

Hawaiian Ethnobotany Online Database - Bishop Museum

http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/dbs/databases.html

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/volcanowatch/

Hawai`i’s Endangered and Threatened Species - Bishop Museum
http://hbs.bishopmuseum.org/endangered/

Macaulay Library Archive of Animal Sounds & Video (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

http://macaulaylibrary.org/index.do

-Achive of animal audio and video files.  Some Hawai`i species (i.e. elepaio, i`iwi, Hawaiian monk seal) are within the archive.  Search by Latin taxonomy (scientific name) for accurate results.

Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/nwhi/index.shtml

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Pacific Islands
http://pacificislands.fws.gov/default.htm

Hawai`i Center for Volcanology
http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/

National Park Service - Hawai`i Volcanoes
http://www.nps.gov/havo/

Pacific Islands Water Science Center - USGS
http://hi.water.usgs.gov/

-Water resources and data (ground, stream, rain, flooding, etc.) for Hawai`i, American Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau

 

Genealogy

Bishop Museum Archives

http://www.bishopmuseum.org/research/cultstud/libarch/

Hawai`i Genealogy
http://genealogy.about.com/cs/hawaii/index.htm?terms=hawaii+genealogy

Hawai`i State Archives - Digital Collections

http://archives1.dags.hawaii.gov/gsdl/cgi-bin/library

- includes Mahele and some Government Office Holders, Passenger Manifests, Tax Ledgers, Vital Statistics & World War I Records

Ulukau - Genealogical Indexes
http://ulukau.org/gsdl2.7/cgi-bin/algene

- includes some Marriage, Divorce, Death (Probate), Wills and Naturalization, Denization and Passport Records

 

see also UH Manoa Hawaiian Collection link under Culture & Language

 

Government & Law

City and County of Honolulu
http://www.co.honolulu.hi.us/

Hawai`i Department of Agriculture

Hawai`i Department of the Attorney General - Reports

http://hawaii.gov/ag/cpja/main/rs/

Hawai`i Government Directory of State, County, and Federal Officials (pdf)
http://www.hawaii.gov/lrb/capitoli/dirguide/

Hawai`i State Holidays
http://www.miraclesalad.com/webtools/holidays.php

Federal Recognition for Native Hawaiians
http://www.nativehawaiians.com/

Hawai`i Documents Center
http://www.hawaii.gov/hidocs/docs/

Hawai`i Legislative Reference Bureau
http://www.hawaii.gov/lrb/

Hawai`i Revised Statutes
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/site1/docs/docs.asp#hrs

Hawai`i State Data Book
see Statistics - State of Hawai`i Data Books

Hawai`i State Government
http://hawaii.gov/

Hawai`i State Judiciary Helpful Information and Resources http://www.courts.state.hi.us/page_server/SelfHelp/19354B6D1243DCECEA6B1654DE.html

Legal Aid Society of Hawai`i
http://www.lawhelp.org/HI/index.cfm/

Office of Hawaiian Affairs
http://www.oha.org/

State and County Employment Opportunities
http://pahoehoe.ehawaii.gov/portal/employment/index.html

 

Health

Hawai`i State Commission on the Status of Women
http://hawaii.gov/dhs/women/HSCSW/

Native Hawaiian Health Database - index only; materials available at UH Manoa or Hawai`i Medical Library
http://jabsom.hawaii.edu/nhhd/search.asp

University of Hawai`i Center on the Family
http://uhfamily.hawaii.edu/index.asp

For Health Statistics see Statistics, below.

 

History & Timelines

Annexation of Hawai`i: A Collection of Documents (UH Manoa)
http://libweb.hawaii.edu/digicoll/annexation/annexation.html

Extraordinary Women of Hawai`i
http://www.hawaii.gov/hidocs/women.html#alii

Hawai`i Agriculture
http://www.hawaiiag.org/history.htm

Hawai`i History Timeline
http://www.hawaiihistory.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=ig.page&CategoryID=259

Hawai`i Immigration Timeline
http://www.hawaiischoolreports.com/culture/immigration.htm

Hawai`i Labor History (Center for Labor Education & Research Labor Timeline)
http://homepages.uhwo.hawaii.edu/~clear/Timeline.html

Library of Congress Map Collections 1500-2004
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/gmdPlaces09.html

Lili`uokalani
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/hawaii/timeline.html

Pearl Harbor Timeline
http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/pearlharbor/history/pearlharbor_timeline.html

World History Archives
http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/24/index-a.html

 

Newspapers

Hawaiian Language Newspaper Index (Bishop Museum)
http://www2.bishopmuseum.org/nhcap/hlni/query.asp

Hawaiian Language Newspapers (UH)
http://libweb.hawaii.edu/digicoll/newspapers.htm

Honolulu Advertiser
http://www.honoluluadvertiser.com/

Honolulu Star-Bulletin
http://starbulletin.com/

Honolulu Weekly
http://www.honoluluweekly.com/

Maori Language Niupepa Collection
http://www.nzdl.org/cgi-bin/niupepalibrary?e=p-0niupepa--00-0-0-014-Document-text---0-1l--1-mi-50---20-about---001-001-0utfZz-8-0&a=p&p=about&l=en

MidWeek
http://www.midweek.com/

Pacific Business News
http://pacific.bizjournals.com/pacific/search.html

Pacific Islands Report
http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/

 

Pacific Islands

Archives: Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands (UH Manoa index of microfilm documents)
http://trustterrpacific.lib.hawaii.edu/

Moving Images of the Pacific Islands database (Film & Video guide)
http://www.hawaii.edu/oceanic/film/graphics.html

Te Puna Web Directory : a directory to New Zealand & Pacific Island websites
http://webdirectory.natlib.govt.nz/index.htm

US Department of State (Bureau of East Asian & Pacific Affairs)
http://www.state.gov/p/eap/ci/

- Nations and Island Groups:

American Samoa
http://americansamoa.gov/

Cook Islands
http://www.cook-islands.gov.ck/

Federated States of Micronesia
http://www.fsmgov.org/index.html

Compact of Free Association (U.S.): http://www.fsmlaw.org/compact/index.htm

2005 Statistical Yearbook -- see Statistics

Fiji
http://www.fiji.gov.fj/

Guam
http://ns.gov.gu/

Marshall Islands, Republic of
http://www.rmigovernment.org/index.jsp

Compact of Free Association (U.S.): http://www.rmiembassyus.org/RMI-US%20Compact.htm

New Caledonia (en francaise)
http://www.gouv.nc/

New Zealand
http://www.govt.nz/

Niue
http://www.gov.nu/

Northern Mariana Islands, Commonwealth of the
http://www.cnmi.net/government.php

Palau, Republic of
http://www.palaugov.net/

Papua New Guinea
http://www.pngonline.gov.pg/

Solomon Islands (Dept. of Commerce, Industries and Employment)
http://www.commerce.gov.sb/index.htm

Tonga, Kingdom of
http://www.pmo.gov.to/

Tuvalu Islands
http://www.tuvaluislands.com/

Vanuatu
http://www.vanuatu.gov.vu/

Western Samoa
http://www.govt.ws/

 

Recreation

Hawaiian Lifeguard Association
http://www.aloha.com/~lifeguards/index.html

- For ocean safety and information about specific beaches

Na Ala Hele - Hawaii Trail and Access System
http://www.hawaiitrails.org/

State Parks
http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/

 

Statistics

-Business, Economics & Labor

Dept of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
Statistics and Economic Information (Site Contents)
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/main/contents

Dept of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
Visitor Statistics
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/visitor-stats/

Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Research and Statistics
http://hawaii.gov/labor/rs/

-Including employment, minimum wage, Career Kokua and Kumu A`o

-Census:

Hawai`i Census 1990
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/economic/census/census90

Hawai`i Census 2000
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/economic/census/Folder.2005-10-13.2927/

US Census Bureau Census 2000 Data for the State of Hawai`i
http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/hi.html

US Census Bureau Census 2000 Data Fact Sheet for Race, Ethnic, or Ancestry Group
http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFFactsCharIteration?_submenuId=factsheet_2&_sse=on

US Census Bureau Census 2000 QuickFacts - Hawai`i
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/15000.html

-Data Books:

Kids Count 2007 Data Book Online Hawai`i
http://www.aecf.org/kidscount/sld/databook.jsp

Native Hawaiian Data Books

State of Hawai`i Data Books (2000-2006)
http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/economic/databook

-Health:

Dept. of Health: Health Statistics
http://www.hawaii.gov/health/statistics/

-Includes Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Hawai`i Health Surveys, Alcohol & Drug Use Surveys, Health Trends in Hawai`i

Dept. of Health: Vital Statistics
http://www.hawaii.gov/health/statistics/vital-statistics/index.html

Statistical Sources for Health (UH Health Services Library - John A. Burns School of Medicine)
http://www.hawaii.edu/hslib/subjguides/stats.html

-Pacific Islands:

Federated States of Micronesia Statistical Yearbook 2005 (pdf)
http://www.spc.int/prism/country/fm/stats/Publications/Yearbook/2005/2005%20FSM%20Yearbook.pdf

Pacificweb.org : Pacific Islands (US Dept. of the Interior Insular Affairs)
http://pacificweb.org/

-Statistical data on economy, gross national products, population, etc.

 

Weather

Hawai`i Weather
http://weather.hawaii.edu/

National Weather Service Forecast Office Honolulu
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/

Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Center/Joint Typhoon Warning Center
http://metocph.nmci.navy.mil/

 

Last Updated: May 21, 2009