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Nā Wahi Inoa: Place Names

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Place Names of Hawaii - Pukui
Call Number: DU622 .P79 1976 (Hawaiian Collection)
Reference copies also available (Request from Circulation Desk)
OR Search via Hawaiian Dictionaries Tip: Under CUSTOMIZE SEARCH, select PLACE NAMES OF HAWAII

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Hawai'i Place Names: shores, beaches, and surf sites - Clark
Call Number: DU622 .C546 2002 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Hawaiian Surfing - Clark
Call Number: GV839.65.H3 C53 2011 (Hawaiian Collection)
Includes historical information on surf spots.



Kīpuka Database 
GIS mapping with historic data. (Use with Firefox browser)

1927 Maunalua Map (USGS)

1938 Map (from UH Mānoa, Hamilton Library; posted online here)

Maunalua Place Names from 1921 Bishop Estates Map

AVA Konohiki




Nā Moʻolelo me nā Kaʻao: History & Legends

 Kuamoʻokāne (Koko Head) Source: Hawaiʻi State Archives Digital Collections

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Native Planters of Old Hawaii - Handy, Pukui
Call Number: GN424 .H3 (Hawaiian Collection)
See pt. 5: Descriptions of areas of habitation on each island.
KCC Library

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Sites of Oʻahu - Sterling, Summers
Call Number: DU628.O3 S8 1993 (Hawaiian Collection)
Detailed index
KCC Library



Kuapā Fishpond (various photos/illus.,

Kuapā Pond, (various photos from Hawaiʻi State Archives, etc. uploaded by Peter Young)

Hanauma Bay (historic, date unknown)

Koko Crater Cable Car, 1954 (National Archives)

Maunalua (with places names)

Ke Kula Wela La o Pahua: The Cultural and Historical Significance of Pahua Heiau, Maunalua, Oʻahu (Office of Hawaiian Affairs, 2014)
See pg. 41-50 for historical photographs


Kai Yama - Documents


Change & Community Impact


Find Newspaper & Journal Articles

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The Hawaiian Journal of History
An annual scholarly journal devoted to original articles on the history of Hawai‘i, Polynesia, and the Pacific area. Available in full-text online.

Hawaiʻi Pacific Journal Index
An index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawaiʻi & the Pacific


Newspaper, Journal, Magazine Articles & Reports

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