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Pacific Nations and Territories - Reilly Ridgell; Keith L. Camacho
Call Number: DU17 .R53 2006 (Reference Collection-1st floor)

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The Pacific Islands: an encyclopedia - Brij V. Lal; Kate Fortune
Call Number: DU17 .P3 2000 (Reference Collection-1st Floor)

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A History of the Pacific Islands - Steven Roger Fischer
Call Number: DU28.3 .F57 2013 (Hawaiʻi & Pacific Collection-1st floor)

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The A to Z of the Discovery and Exploration of the Pacific Islands - Max Quanchi; John Robson
Call Number: DU19 .Q36 2009 (Hawaiʻi & Pacific Collection-1st floor)
Includes a table with the name & date of the 1st European visitor to most Pacific Islands

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Tides of History: : the Pacific Islands in the twentieth century
Call Number: DU28.3 T53 1994 (Hawaiʻi & Pacific Collection-1st floor)

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Countries and Their Cultures - Melvin Ember (Editor); Carol R. Ember (Editor)
Call Number: GN307 .C68 2001 v.1-4 (Reference Collection)

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Pacific Worlds: a history of seas, peoples, and cultures - Matt K. Matsuda
Call Number: DU28.3 .M34 2012 (Hawaiʻi & Pacific Collection)

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Historical Dictionary of Polynesia - Robert D. Craig
Call Number: DU510 .C73 2011 (Reference Collection)

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Historical Dictionary of Guam and Micronesia
Call Number: DU500 W84 1994 (Reference Collection-1st floor)

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The Pacific Islands: environment and society - Moshe Rapaport
Call Number: GF851 .P33 2013 (Hawaiʻi & Pacific Collection-1st floor)


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Current Events - News from the Pacific

Pacific Islands Report
Th latest Pacific-related news from a wide variety of sources. 

News Sources (links from the Pacific Collection at UHM)


Find Journal Articles

Use EBSCO Research Databases to find journals, magazines & newspapers.
EBSCO Research Databases
Need help finding journal articles?
Hawaiʻi Pacific Journal Index
An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawaiʻi & the Pacific. How to request articles from other libraries.

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The Contemporary Pacific
Available online, full-text. "Coverage of contemporary developments in the entire Pacific Islands region, including Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia." Current & past issues are also available in print at KCC Library.

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Journal of Pacific History
Print and also available online via EBSCO. "The study of mankind in the Pacific Islands (including Hawaii and New Guinea)...concerned generally with political, economic, religious and cultural factors affecting human presence there. "

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Journal of the Polynesian Society
Available online, full-text. "The scholarly study of past and present New Zealand Māori and other Pacific Island peoples and cultures."

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Micronesian Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Available online, full-text. "Dedicated to the study of human thought, behavior, and culture in Micronesia."

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Te Kaharoa: the e-journal on Indigenous Pacific Issues
Available online, full-text. "...e-journal focusing on indigenous Pacific issues."

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