Spring 20(1)


Moving Masculinities: Memories and Bodies Across Oceania
Margaret Jolly

Re-Membering Panalā‘au: Masculinities, Nation, and Empire in Hawai‘i and the Pacific
Ty P Kāwika Tengan

“The Martial Islands”: Making Marshallese Masculinities Between American and Japanese Militarism
Greg Dvorak

Hui Nalu, Beachboys, and the Surfing Boarder-lands of Hawai‘i
Isaiah Helekunihi Walker

The Death of Koro Paka: “Traditional” Māori Patriarchy
Brendan Hokowhitu

Globalizing Drag in the Cook Islands: Friction, Repulsion, and Abjection
Kalissa Alexeyeff

Contending Masculinities and the Limits of Tolerance: Sexual Minorities in Fiji
Nicole George

Political Reviews

Micronesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007
John R Haglelgam, Kelly G Marsh, Samuel F McPhetres, Donald R Shuster

Polynesia in Review: Issues and Events, 1 July 2006 to 30 June 2007
Frédéric Angleviel, Lorenz Gonschor, Jon Tikivanotau M Jonassen, Margaret Mutu, Bikenibeu Paeniu, Unasa L F Va‘a

Book and Media Reviews

Imagining the Other: The Representation of the Papua New Guinea Subject, by Regis Tove Stella
Reviewed by Eugene Ogan

Yali’s Question: Sugar, Culture, and History, by Frederick Errington and Deborah Gewertz
Reviewed by James Leach

British Documents on the End of Empire. Series B, Volume 10: Fiji, edited by Brij V Lal
Reviewed by Robert Norton

The Nose Flute Breathes Again, with Calvin Rore [compact disk]
Reviewed by Brian Diettrich

The Canoe is the People: Indigenous Navigation in the Pacific [cd-rom]
Reviewed by Joseph Genz

Traditional Medicine of the Marshall Islands: The Women, the Plants, the Treatments, by Irene J Taafaki, Maria Kabua Fowler, and Randolph R Thaman
Reviewed by Nancy J Pollock

Dobu: Ethics of Exchange on a Massim Island, Papua New Guinea, by Susanne Kuehling
Reviewed by Will Rollason

Redefining the Pacific? Regionalism Past, Present and Future, edited by Jenny Bryant-Tokalau and Ian Frazer
Reviewed by Nic Maclellan

Strangers in the South Seas: The Idea of the Pacific in Western Thought; An Anthology, edited by Richard Lansdown
Reviewed by Rainer F Buschmann

Island Affinities: Contemporary Art of Oceania [exhibition]
Reviewed by Adria L Imada

Coaxing the Spirits to Dance: Art and Society in the Papuan Gulf of New Guinea [exhibition]
Reviewed by Haidy Geismar

Power and Taboo: Sacred Objects from the Eastern Pacific. Pasifika Styles. Pacific Encounters: Art and Divinity in Polynesia. [exhibitions]
Reviewed by Rosanna Raymond

Featured Artist: Carl Pao

Kumu (2005), by Carl Pao

Carl Franklin Ka‘ailā‘au Pao was born in Honolulu and resides in his hometown of Kailua on the island of O‘ahu. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1994 from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and Master of Fine Arts in 1999 (with first-class honors) from Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland, Aotearoa. Pao teaches art at his alma mater, Kamehameha Schools. He was also a co-owner/operator of Lodestar Collective gallery. Pao has exhibited his sculptures, paintings, prints, graphic designs, and ceramics throughout Hawai‘i; in the continental United States in New York, California, Washington, Kansas, and Massachusetts; and in the Pacific in Aotearoa, Sāmoa, and New Caledonia. Pao’s artwork can be found in both public and private collections throughout Hawai‘i as well as internationally.


Fall 20(2)


Alternative Market Values? Interventions into Auctions in Aotearoa/New Zealand
Haidy Geismar

The Army Learns to Luau: Imperial Hospitality and Military Photography in Hawai‘i
Adria L Imada


The “Aloha Spirit” and the Cultural Politics of Sentiment as National Belonging
Keiko Ohnuma

Interdisciplinarity and Pacific Studies: Roots and Routes
Graeme Whimp

Political Reviews

The Region in Review: International Issues and Events, 2007
Karin von Strokirch

Melanesia in Review: Issues and Events, 2007
David Chappell, Jon Fraenkel, Anita Jowitt, Brian Lenga

Book and Media Reviews

A New Island [dvd]
Micronesians Abroad [dvd]
Reviewed by Jim Hess

Rock of Contention: Free French and Americans at War in New Caledonia, 1940–1945, by Kim Munholland
Nouvelle-Calédonie 1945–1968: La Confiance Trahie, by Jean Le Borgne, preface by Pierre Chaunu
Reviewed by David Chappell

The Power of Perspective: Social Ontology and Agency on Ambrym, Vanuatu, by Knut Mikjel Rio
Reviewed by Lamont Lindstrom

Wayward Women: Sexuality and Agency in a New Guinea Society, by Holly Wardlow
Reviewed by Laura Zimmer-Tamakoshi

Our Wealth Is Loving Each Other: Self and Society in Fiji, by Karen J Brison
Reviewed by Matthew Tomlinson

Grassroots, Ceux qui votent [dvd]
Reviewed by Carlos Mondragón

Half-Lives and Half-Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War, edited by Barbara Rose Johnston
Reviewed by Robert C Kiste

Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Islands Historiography, edited by Doug Munro and Brij V Lal
Reviewed by Keith L Camacho

The Loneliness of Islands: Collected Poems 1976–2000, by Satendra Nandan
Reviewed by Seri I Luangphinith

Varua Tupu: New Writing from French Polynesia, edited by Frank Stewart, Kareva Mateatea-Allain, and Alexander Dale Mawyer
Reviewed by Robert Sullivan

New Ireland: Art of the South Pacific [exhibition, and catalog edited by Michael Gunn and Philippe Peltier]
Reviewed by Deborah Waite

Paul Jacoulet’s Vision of Micronesia [exhibition, and catalog by Donald Rubinstein]
Reviewed by Judy Flores

The Great Ocean Voyages: Vaka Moana and Island Life Today [exhibition]
Reviewed by Manami Yasui

Guitar Style, Open Tunings, and Stringband Music in Papua New Guinea, by Denis Crowdy
Reviewed by Brian Diettrich

Featured Artist: Jewel Castro

Daughters in the Logan (2001), by Jewel Castro

Southern California–based artist Jewel Castro received her art training at San Diego State University (BA 1995) and the University of California, San Diego (MFA 1998), where her academic and artistic excellence were recognized in the award of a prestigious four-year San Diego Fellowship. She has presented her work in individual and group exhibitions in California, Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts, and curated two exhibitions, “Turning Tides: Gender in Oceania Art” (University of California, San Diego, 2006) and “Island Affinities: Contemporary Art of Oceania” (California State University, Northridge, 2007).