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Hawaiʻi and Pacific eBooks: Browse eBook Titles

This guide was created to help improve access to the library's Hawaiʻi and Pacific eBook Collections. Created to help students and staff easily find eBooks related to Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.

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Across Species and Cultures: Whales, Humans, and Pacific Worlds Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism The Ancient Hawaiian State: Origins of a eSociety Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaiʻi
Ask the Brindled Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawaiʻi Birthing in the Pacific: Beyond Tradition and Modernity? Breaking the Shell: Voyaging from Nuclear Refugees to People of the Sea in the Marshall Islands
Building Filipino Hawaiʻi Cargo, Cult, and Culture Critique Colonizing Hawaiʻi: The Cultural Power of Law Community Music in Oceania: Many Voices, One Horizon
Conservation of Pacific Sea Turtles Cultures of Commemoration: The Politics of War, Memory, and History in the Mariana Islands A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples
Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawaiʻi Ethnicity and Inequality in Hawaiʻi Everything Ancient was Once New: Indigenous Persistence From Hawaiʻi to Kahiki
Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of John Papa ʻĪʻī Famine in the Remaking: Food System Change and Mass Starvation in Hawaii, Madagascar, and Cambodia Finding Meaning: Kaona and Contemporary Hawaiian Literature Food and Power in Hawaiʻi: Visions of Food Democracy
Food Culture in the Pacific Islands Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders God is Samoan: Dialogues Between Culture and Theology in the Pacific Hāʻena: Through the Eyes of the Ancestors
Hawaiʻi is My Haven: Race and Indigeneity in the Black Pacific The Hawaiʻi Legal System Hawaiʻi Place Names: Shores, Beaches, and Surf Sites Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism and the Politics of Sovereignty and Indigeneity
Hawaiian Language: Past, Present, Future Hawaiian Legends of Dreams Hawaiian Legends of Ghosts and Ghost-Gods Hawaiian Legends of the Guardian Spirits
Hawaiian Legends of Old Honolulu Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes Hawaiian National Bibliography, Volume 1: 1780-1830 Hawaiian National Bibliography, Volume 2: 1831-1850
Hawaiian Natural History, Ecology, and Evolution Hawaiian Surfing: Traditions From the Past Hawaiʻi's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands Hawaiʻi's White Tern: Manu-o-Kū, an Urban Seabird
The Healers Heiau, ʻĀina, Lani: The Hawaiian Temple System in Ancient Kahikinui and Kaupō, Maui Hoʻi Hou Ka Mauli Ola: Pathways to Native Hawaiian Health How "Natives" Think: About Captain Cook, for Example
Huihui: Navigating Art & Literature in the Pacific I Respectfully Dissent: A Biography of Edward H. Nakamura I Ulu I Ka ʻĀina: Land I Ulu I Ke Kumu: The Hawaiʻinuiākea Monograph
ʻIke Ulana Lau Hala: The Vitality and Vibrancy of Lau Hala Weaving Traditions in Hawaiʻi Indigenous Educational Models for Contemporary Practice: In Our Mother's Voice (vol. 1) Indigenous Educational Models for Contemporary Practice: In Our Mother's Voice (vol. 2) Indigenous Literatures From Micronesia
Island at the End of the World: The Turbulent History of Easter Island Island of Shattered Dreams Island Wisdom: Hawaiian Traditions and Practices for a Meaningful Life Islands in a Far Sea: The Fate of Nature in Hawaii (Revised Edition)
Ka Poʻe Moʻo Akua: Hawaiian Reptilian Water Deities Kalaupapa: A Collective Memory Kalaupapa Place Names, Waikolu to Nihoa Kanaka Hawaiʻi Cartography: Hula, Navigation, and Oratory  
Kanaka ʻŌiwi Methodologies: Mo'olelo and Metaphor Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music Kō: An Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane Cultivars    
Language Contact in the Early Colonial Pacific: Maritime Polynesian Pidgin Before Pidgin English Listen But Don't Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the Transpacific Living on the Shores of Hawaiʻi: Natural Hazards, the Environment, and Our Communities Living Teacher Education in Hawaiʻi: Critical Perspectives
Local Story: The Massie-Kahahawai Case and the Culture of History Loyal to the Land: The Legendary Parker Ranch, 750-1950, Aloha ʻĀina Paka Made in Hawaii: Stories Making Waves: Traveling Musics in Hawaiʻi, Asia, and the Pacific
Maori Music Mapping Abundance for a Planetary Future: Kanaka Maoli and Critical Settler Cartographies in Hawaiʻi Marking Indigeneity: The Tongan Art of Sociospatial Relations Marshallese Reference Grammar
Mauri Ola Melal: A Novel of the Pacific Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II Nā Kuaʻāina: Living Hawaiian Culture
Nā Wāhine Koa: Hawaiian Women for Sovereignty and Demilitarization Native Men Remade: Gender and Nation in Contemporary Hawaiʻi The New Port Moresby: Gender, Space, and Belonging in Urban Papua New Guinea No Nā Mamo: Traditional and Contemporary Hawaiian Beliefs and Practices  
North Shore Place Names: Kahuku to Kaena Pacific Futures: Past and Present The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaiʻi Pana Oʻahu: Sacred Stones, Sacred Land
Paradoxes of Hawaiian Sovereignty: Land, Sex, and the Colonial Politics of State Nationalism The Past Before Us: Moʻokūʻauhau as Methodology Pele, Volcano Goddess of Hawaiʻi: A History Picture Bride Stories
Plague Doctors: How Hawaiʻi Battled the Pandemic Plants, People, and Culture: The Science of Ethnobotany The Polynesian Family System in Kaʻu, Hawaiʻi Possessing Polynesians: The Science of Settler Colonial Whiteness in Hawaiʻi and Oceania
The Power of the Steel-Tipped Pen: Reconstructing Native Hawaiian Intellectual History Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Rethinking the Native Hawaiian Past Securing Paradise: Tourism and Militarism in Hawaiʻi and the Philippines
Shore Fishes of Hawaiʻi Sound Communities in the Asia Pacific: Music, Media, and Technology Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaiʻi This is Paradise: Stories
Tide and Current: Fishponds of Hawaiʻi Tomorrow's Memories: A Diary, 1924-1928 Tradition-Based Natural Resource Management: Practice and Application in the Hawaiian Islands The ʻUkulele: A History
Unsustainable Empire: Alternative Histories of Hawaiʻi Statehood The Value of Hawaiʻi: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future The Value of Hawaiʻi 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions Waves of Resistance: Surfing and History in Twentieth-Century Hawaiʻi

We are the Ocean: Selected Works

Whetu Moana: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English Who Owns the Crown Lands of Hawaiʻi? A World in a Shell: Snail Stories for a Time of Extinctions