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- Other Works
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- Curriculum Resources
2nd History Conference
Sponsored by the Hawaiian Historical Society,
Hawai'i Loa Campus of Hawai'i Pacific University.
October 19, 1996.
Chieko Tachihata, Ph.D.
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
- Native Hawaiian Rights Handbook . Edited by Melody
Kapilialoha MacKenzie. Honolulu : Native Hawaiian Legal
Corporation; Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Distributed by
University of Hawai'i Press, 1991. xi, 320 p.
See Part One : Articles by Melody MacKenzie &emdash;
Native Hawaiian Lands and Sovereignty, Historical
Background, pp. 3&endash;25; The Ceded Lands Trust, pp.
- Native Hawaiians Study Commission (U.S.). Report on
the Culture, Needs and Concerns of Native Hawaiians
Pursuant to Public Law 96-565, Title III. Washington,
D.C. : The Commission, 1983. 2 vols.
See Vol. 1, Pt. 2 : Federal, State, and Local
Relationships&emdash;Land Law and Relationships, pp.
Vol. 2 has special title : Claims of conscience : a
dissenting study of the culture, needs and concerns of
- University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Dept. of Geography.
Atlas of Hawaii. [3rd ed.] Honolulu : University
of Hawai'i Press. Forthcoming.
The currently available 2nd ed. of 1983 consists of
descriptive texts and a variety of maps on the natural,
cultural, and social environments of the islands.
- Barrere, Dorothy B. The King's Mahele : the Awardees
and Their Lands. Hawaii : D.B. Barrere, 1994. v, 566
Material extracted from various public records and
translated from Hawaiian.
Alphabetical arrangement of names of awardees and
translated text of the Mahele Book.
Limited distribution of this work.
- Chinen, Jon Hitsuzo. The Great Mahele : Hawaii's Land
Division of 1848. Honolulu : The University Press of
Hawaii, 1958, 1974. vii, 34 p.
- Hobbs, Jean Fortune. Hawaii, a Pageant of the Soil.
Foreword by Felix M. Keesing. Stanford University, CA :
Stanford University Press; London : H. Milford; Oxford
University Press, 1935. xvii, 185 p.
A "study of land tenure in Hawaii" &emdash; Foreword.
- Kame'eleihiwa, Lilikala. Native Land and Foreign
Desires : How Shall We Live in Harmony? = Ko Hawai'i
'Aina a me na Koi Pu'umake a ka Po'e Haole : Pehea La e
Pono Ai? Honolulu : Bishop Museum Press, 1992. vxii, 424
"A history of land tenure change in Hawai'i from
traditional times until the 1848 Mahele, including an
analysis of Hawaiian Ali'i Nui and American
- Kelly, Marion A. Changes in Land Tenure in Hawaii,
1778&endash;1850. Honolulu, 1956. ii, 158 p. Thesis
(Master of Arts) &emdash; University of Hawai'i,
III. Other Works
- Alameida, Roy Kakulu. "Waialua : Voices from the
Past," Hawaiian Journal of History 28 : 21&endash;34,
- Cooper, George and Gavan Daws. Land and Power in
Hawaii : the Democratic Years. Honolulu.: University of
Hawai'i Press, 1985. x, 518 p. Paperback ed., 1990.
- Handy, E. S. Craighill, and Elizabeth Green Handy;
with the collaboration of Mary Kawena Pukui. Native
Planters in Old Hawaii : their Life, Lore, and
Environment. Honolulu : Bishop Museum Press, 1972
[i.e. 1991]. xviii, 676 p.
Bernice P. Bishop Museum bulletin no. 233.
Reprint, with index to subjects and chants.
- Hutchins, Wells Aleck. The Hawaiian System of Water
Rights. Honolulu, 1946. xvi, 278 p.
- Kamakau, Samual Manaiakalani. The Works of the People
of Old : Na Hana a ka Po'e Kahiko. Translated from the
newspaper Ke Au okoa by Mary Kawena Pukui; arranged and
edited by Dorothy B. Barrere. [Honolulu] : Bishop
Museum Press, 1976. viii, 170 p.
Bernice P. Bishop Museum special publication no. 61
- Kirch, Patrick Vinton. Feathered Gods and Fishhooks :
an Introduction to Hawaiian Archaeology and Prehistory.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, 1985. x, 349
- __________, and Marshall Sahlins. Anahulu : the
Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii. Chicago
: University of Chicago Press, 1992. 2 vols.
Vol. 1. Historical Ethnography by Marshall Sahlins with
the assistance of Dorothy B. Barrere. Vol. 2. The
Archaeology of History by Patrick V. Kirch.
- Klieger, Paul Christiaan. Na Maka o Halawa Ahupua'a :
a History of Halawa Ahupua'a, O'ahu. Honolulu : Bishop
Museum, 1995. viii, 129 p.
- Moffat, Riley Moore and Gary L. Fitzpatrick.
Surveying the Mahele : Mapping the Hawaiian Land
Revolution. Honolulu : Editions Limited, 1995. 120 p.
Vol. 2 of Palapala'aina.
- Native Hawaiian and Local Cultural Assessment
Project. Phase I, Problems/Assets Identification. Luciano
Minerbi, Davianna McGregor, and Jon Matsuoka, editors;
for CAN-DO (Cultural Action Network for Developing
Options) and HERR (Hawaii Environmental Risk Ranking
Project). Honolulu : 1993. vii, 263 p.
- Pukui, Mary Kawena, Samuel H. Elbert, and Esther T.
Mookini. Place Names of Hawaii . Rev. and enl. ed.
Honolulu : University Press of Hawai'i, 1976, c1974. xvi,
This dictionary of place names includes an essay,
"Connotative Values of Place Names [in Hawaiian
literature] : Place Names in Sayings; Place Names in
Narratives; Place Names in Chants and Songs," pp.
- Sterling, Elspeth P., and Catherine C. Summer. Sites
of Oahu. Rev. ed. Honolulu : Bishop Museum Press, 1993,
1978. xii, 352 p.,  leaves of plates.
- United States Commission on Civil Rights. Hawai'i
Advisory Committee. A Broken Trust : the Hawaiian
Homelands Program : Seventy Years of Failure of the
Federal and State Governments to Protect the Civil Rights
of Native Hawaiians. Honolulu? : The Committee, 1991. 84
- Van Dyke, Jon, Kapua Sproat, and Rhode Kealoha
Spencer. The History and Legal Status of the Crown Lands
of Hawai'i. Forthcoming book.
- Landgraf, Anne Kapulani. Na Wahi Pana o Ko'olau Poko
= Legendary Places of Ko'olau Poko . Hawaiian translation
by Fred Kalani Meinecke. Honolulu : University of Hawai'i
Press, 1994. viii, 167 p.
A black and white photographic essay with text in English
- Kaho'olawe, na Leo o Kanaloa : Chants and Stories of
Kaho'olawe . Photographs by Wayne Levin ... [et
al.]. Honolulu : 'Ai Pohaku Press, 1995. xix, 116
A photographic essay of the island formerly used by the
U.S. Navy for target practice.
- Ahupua'a, Fishponds and Lo'i
[videorecording]. Honolulu : Na Maka o ka 'Aina,
1992. VHS (90 min.) : 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
Pt. 1. Ahupua'a &emdash; Pt. 2. Fishponds &emdash; Pt. 3.
Producer, Nalani Minton. Host, Marion Kelly.
"Discusses the uniqueness of the Hawaiian land use system
with its fishponds and taro gardens which has enabled
Hawaiians to live in harmony with nature."
- Papakolea [videorecording] : a Story of
Hawaiian Land. Produced, written & directed by Edgy
Lee; coproduced & cowritten by Saul Landau; executive
producer, Haskell Wexler. [S.l.] : Institute for
Cinema Studies, 1993. VHS (ca. 57 min.).
"Examines Papakolea, the only Hawaiian homestead located
in urban Honolulu, which was established under the
Hawaiian Homes Commission Act but residents still face
the threat of eviction."
- The Ahupua'a : Life in Early Hawai'i. 3rd ed.
Honolulu : Kamehameha Schools / Bernice Pauahi Bishop
Estate, 1994. ix, 59 p.
Plants, animals, and daily life in the land division
which sometimes included an entire valley down to the
- Mitchell, Donald D. Resource Units in Hawaiian
Culture. Nancy Middlesworth, book design and
illustrations. Rev. ed., 4th ed. Honolulu : Kamehameha
Schools Press, 1992. xiv, 302 p.
Chapter 17 : "The Land and the People," pp. 250-272.