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Hawaiian Legends Index

Search here to help you locate myths and legends indexed in 77 books.   

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Print edition also available in the Hawaiian Reference section


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



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Erica Dias
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Kaimana Hila

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.


History of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium

Historic Maps

AVAKonohiki Waikiki historical map.

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.