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Waikīkī: a history of forgetting & remembering - Andrea Feeser
Call Number: DU629.W44 F44 2006 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Waikīkī: Nine Walks Through Time - Veneeta Acson
Call Number: DU629.H7 A25 2003 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Waikīkī: images of America - Kai White; Jim Kraus
Call Number: DU629.H7 W47 2007 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Waikīkī, 1900-1985 : oral histories
Call Number: DU629.W44 W3 1988 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Waikiki, 100 B. C. to 1900 A. D.: an untold story - George S. Kanahele
Call Number: DU629.H7 K358 1995 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Waikiki, in the wake of dreams - Paul Berry & Edgy Lee
Call Number: DU629.H7 B47 2000 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Restoring Hawaiianess to Waikiki - George S. Kanahele
Call Number: HT393.H32 W2534 1994 (Hawaiian Reference Collection-Request at Circulation Desk)

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Waikiki Beachboy - Grady Timmons
Call Number: DU629.W44 T56 1989 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Waikiki Yesteryear - Glen Grant
Call Number: DU629.H7 G67 1996 (Hawaiian Reference Collection-Request at Circulation Desk)

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Waikiki - Allan Seiden
Call Number: DU629.W44 S4 2001 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Kapiʻolani Park: a history - Robert Weyeneth
Call Number: DU629.K2785 W494 2002 (Hawaiian Collection)

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The View from Diamond Head - Don Hibbard; David Franzen
Call Number: HD268.H66 H53 1986 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Diamond Head: Hawaiʻi's Icon - Allan Seiden
Call Number: DU629.D53 S44 2002 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Secrets of Diamond Head - Denby Fawcett
Call Number: DU629.D53 F39 2014 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Honolulu Then and Now - Sheila Sarhangi
Call Number: DU629.H7 S27 2007 (Hawaiian Collection)

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The saga of the Sandwich Islands - Edward B. Scott
Call Number: DU623 S37 (Hawaiian Collection)

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Hawaiian Surfing: traditions from the past - John R. K. Clark
Call Number: GV839.65.H3 C53 2011 (Hawaiian Collection)
See p.409 for Waikīkī Place Names Related to Surfing.

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Hawai'i Place Names - John R. K. Clark
Call Number: DU622 .C546 2002 (Hawaiian Collection-1st Floor)

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Place Names of Hawaii - Mary Kawena Pukui; Samuel H. Elbert; Esther T. Mookini
Call Number: DU622 .P79 1974 (Hawaiian Reference-Located behind circulation desk)
ISBN: 9780824802080
OR Search via Hawaiian Dictionaries Tip: Under CUSTOMIZE SEARCH, select PLACE NAMES OF HAWAII

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Ancient Sites of Oahu - Van James
Call Number: DU624 J36 2010 (Hawaiian Collection)

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The Story of Waikiki and the "Reclamation" Project
Call Number: DU629.W44 N34 1979a (Hawaiian Collection)


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Waikīkī: in the wake of dreams
Call Number: KDVD 248 ((AV/Media Collection)
DVD. The first comprehensive chronicle of Waikiki’s 500-year history brought to life with historical photographs and moving footage, Hollywood clips, and rare oral histories told by the people who made Waikiki, Waikiki.


Oral Histories

Interview with Sadao Hikida
"A longtime Moana Hotel worker writes about his father's carpentry and caretaking jobs at Ainahau and other Waikiki estates; mother's home laundry; Waikiki streams and flooding; Chinese farms; Kuhio and Moana piers and other Waikiki landmarks; Ala Wai Canal dredging; Waikiki School; Moana Hotel and its employees; 1946 tidal wave, and Kapiolani Park."

Waikiki, 1910-1985: Oral Histories
A collection of over 50 interview transcriptions 


Journal & Magazine Articles

Use EBSCO Research Databases to find journals, magazines & newspapers.
EBSCO Research Databases
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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 Hawaiian Journal of History
An annual scholarly journal devoted to original articles on the history of Hawai‘i, Polynesia, and the Pacific area. Available online, full-text. Current & past issues are also available in print at KCC Library.

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Thrum's Hawaiian Annual
"A handbook of valuable and statistical information relating to the Hawaiian Islands." Includes articles on a variety of Hawaiʻi-related topics. 1875-1936

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Paradise of the Pacific
Vol. 6-15 available online, full-text (1893-1902). This magazine, commissioned by King Kalākaua in 1888, promoted local business and tourism.

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Hana Hou! The Magazine of Hawaiian Airlines
Select articles available online. 2002-current

The intellectual works and unique collections of the UHM academic community. Publications from the Center for Pacific Island Studies are available here.

A UHM online repository of digitized materials.



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Honolulu Newspapers
Full-text articles via ProQuest:
Honolulu Star-Advertiser: 2010-current
Honolulu Advertiser: 11/02-06/2010
Honolulu Star-Bulletin: 3/96-06/2010

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Honolulu Civil Beat
Online newspaper. 2010-current

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Chronicling America: Historic Newspapers
Digitized English-language newspapers published in Hawaiʻi from 1836-1922

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Hoʻolaupaʻi:Hawaiian Nūpepa (Newspaper) Collection
An online collection of historic Hawaiian-language newspapers published from 1834-1948.


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Historic Waikīkī
Timeline, stories, and photos of Waikīkī by DownWind Productions, a collaborative of artists, writers, teachers and activists who examine the impact of colonialism, capitalism, and tourism in Hawai'i.

First Hotels at Waikiki
by Helen Chapin

History of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium


Historic Maps

AVAKonohiki: land and map research
Digitized historic maps, includes several from the Waikīkī area 

Waikīkī Fisheries map (1909)

Honolulu Dakin Fire Insurance Map (1906)

Selected Articles

"Canoes at Diamond Head," by Edward Bailey, 1890.

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