OneSearch – includes “Hawaii” or a Hawaii-specific term as a keyword. OneSearch includes many articles, books, and other resources.
UH Manoa Library Hawaiian Special Collection — retrospective and current materials pertaining to Hawai‘i.
Ulukau — contains full-text books in Hawaiian and English and a Hawaii-English dictionary.
Hathi Trust — large collection of digital works, including books, articles, and images, on all subjects. Include “Hawaii” or a Hawaii-specific term as a keyword.
Newspapers on O‘ahu and Statewide
Honolulu Star Advertiser — Hawai‘i’s largest circulation newspaper that in June 2010 combined the two largest daily newspapers in Hawai‘i. The earlier newspapers, the Honolulu Advertiser and the Honolulu Star Bulletin, must be accessed separately.
Honolulu Civil Beat— devoted to politics and local news. The first couple of articles are free, but a subscription is required for full access.
Pacific Business News — news site focusing on business in Hawai‘i.
Chronicling America (Library of Congress) – includes newspapers from Hawai‘i.
Honolulu Weekly (Archives) — now defunct weekly O‘ahu newspaper focused on arts, entertainment, and politics. Contains issues from 1991 – 2013.
Hawaii Star — independent online news service established in 1994.
The Pacific Islands Report — news affecting Pacific communities living in Hawai‘i. Use the “Archives” search to look for material from 1997 to present.
Newspapers focused on Neighbor Islands
Hawaii Tribune-Herald— the daily newspaper for Hawai‘i Island.
West Hawaii Today —news from Kona, Hawai‘i Island
The Garden Isle News — the daily newspaper for Kauai.
Molokai Dispatch — the daily newspaper for Molokai.
Lahaina News — news from Lahaina, Maui.
Maui News — the daily newspaper for Maui.
Bob Krauss Research Index — citations to articles from English-language newspapers from Hawai‘i. Not comprehensive, but extensive and covers well back into the 1800s.
Hawaii Newspaper Index — index to the Honolulu Advertiser, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, and Honolulu Star-Advertiser from 1989 to the present.
Hawai‘i Pacific Journal Index — includes nearly 140 journals published in or about Hawai‘i and the Pacific. Coverage dates back to the 1890s.
Hawaiian Legends Index — subject access including include places, human characteristics, animals, geographical features to 77 publications of Hawaiian legends in English.
Films and Images
‘Ulu‘ulu — moving image archive of Hawai‘i.
Library of Congress — collections with film.
Hawai‘i Public Radio (HPR)— includes archives of audio articles.
Hawaii State Public Library — books, magazines, and other resources.
State of Hawai‘i Databook — statistics on the social, economic, and political organization of our state.
DBEDT — Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism.
DLNR — Hawaii State Department of Land and Natural Resources.
NOAA — Federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
To search for government resources, try adding “site:gov” to your Google search.
University of Hawai‘i
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) — focuses on plants and environment.
UH Institutional Research Office (IRO) — institutional data on the University of Hawai‘i
ScholarSpace — provides digital content created by the University of Hawai‘i community.
Research Guides from Hamilton Library
Many others are listed in the Research Guides under “Hawaii”
General Databases that include Hawai‘i
American History & Life — covers the history and culture of the U.S. including some articles on Hawai‘i.
Hathi Trust — large collection of digital works, including books, articles, and images.
Web of Science — focuses on natural sciences.