Resource Links

Amy K. Stillman’s Hawaiian Chants and Songs: An Index of Published Sources and Audio Recordings
Indexes and lists of Hawaiian chants and songs in published and recorded sources. Compiled by Amy Kuʻuleialoha Stillman.

AVA Konohiki
A collection of Land/Map documents from 1840’s-1850’s. This website includes the Buke Mahele, Land Commission Awards Index and Search, Foreign Testimonies, and Native Testimonies.

Bishop Museum’s Online Collections

Chronicling America
English language establishment press newspapers from 1836-1922 published in Hawaiʻi and in the United States.

Hawaiian Historical Society Photograph Collection
Provides access to photographs held at the Hawaiian Historical Society. If the photo you want has not been digitized, you will need to visit the Society to access it.

Citation index to nearly 140 journals published in or about Hawaii and the Pacific. The HPJI covers all subject areas, and includes both peer-reviewed academic journals and “popular press” publications, most of which are not indexed anywhere else. Coverage dates back to the 1890s; all titles indexed are held in the print collections of Hamilton Library’s Hawaiian and Pacific Collections.

Hawai’i State Archives Photograph Collection
Collection containing a small cross-section of images held by Hawaii State Archives.

Hawaiʻi State Land Survey Division
Provides access to historic maps across all islands including fisheries.

Huapala
Hawaiian Music and Hula Archives

Kapiolani Community College’s Asia-Pacific Digital Library
Website containing information on the following: Ethnobotany of the Ahupua’a, Hawai’i Weather Patterns, the Hawai’i Nisei Story, Roads of Oku: Travels in Japan, the Taiwan Cross-Strait Directory, and Traditions of O’ahu.

Ke Keʻena Noiʻi A Unuhi ʻŌlelo | Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation
The Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation (IHLRT) is a collaborative research unit established to provide access and research capacity to the extensive archive of Hawaiian language materials.  IHLRT allows all fields of scholarship in the University, for government agencies, nonprofit institutions, business entitites and the community to study the Hawaiian language materials of the 19th and early 20th centuries. While facilitating research, this new entity will provide professional training and innovative learning experiences to a new generation of translation leaders and scholars in all fields related to Hawaiʻi, its people and its history.

Kīpuka
A geographical information system (GIS) of native Hawaiian land, culture and history.

LibGuides about Hawaii
Resources, organized by subject.

Papakilo Database
Database created by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Currently includes Hawaiian Genealogy Indexes, Hawaiian Place Names Collection, Historic Sites Database, Mahele ‘Aina Indexes, Maps and Newspapers. You will need to create an account, separate from your UH account, to search the Papakilo Database.

Ulukau: The Hawaiian Electronic Library
Contains many books in their entirety as well as curriculum materials, photographs and mele.
Hawaiian Dictionaries
Newspaper Archive

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa Library