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Hawai`i Pacific Journal Index (HPJI)

An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai`i and the Pacific. Searches may be done by journal title, article title, author, and date. Titles in the catalog are held at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa, Hamilton Library.

Some titles are held in Sullivan Family Library. This is NOT a full-text database.

To see a full list of journals indexed in the Hawai`i Pacific Journal Index, scroll to the bottom of the Search page (to access, see below) and click on the HPJI Titles link.



  • Select On the Next Page.
  • From the Databases & Indexes box select Hawaii Pacific Journal Index.
  • Click on Connect.


  • In the Search for: box, type in the title of the article or journal, author, series title, subject heading, etc.
  • Specify the type of search, i.e. title, author, subject heading, etc. in the Search By box on the right.
  • Refine Search:
    • Limit your results (narrow your search):
      • Quick Limit – limits search results to UH Manoa only, Last 5 years, Videorecording/DVDs or English.
  • Guided Search:
    • Use Boolean and, or, not to combine search terms.

Search Techniques


To search for



All words

Hawaiian AND chant
to find Hawaiian and chant in every record


Any of the words

tattoo OR moko
to find tattoo or moko (or both) in every record


One word but not another

Waimea NOT Oahu
to find Waimea but not Oahu

“ “

Exact phrase

“Parker Ranch”
to find Parker Ranch as an exact phrase


Variant endings of a word

to find samoa, samoan, samoans


Replace a single letter

to find neat, nest, next


To mark required terms



To indicate greater relevance


Search Results

Results can be marked in boxes on the left and then:

  • Printed – use the print button in the box at the bottom of the page.
  • Emailed – enter your email address in the box at the bottom of the page.
  • Save Results for Later – use the Save Record(s) button at the bottom of the page.


Online help is available at the top right of each page.
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