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Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Carol A. MacLennan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Although little remains of Hawaiʻi's plantation economy, the sugar industry's past dominance has created the Hawaiʻi we see today. Many of the most pressing and controversial issues—urban and resort ... More


Imagining Landscapes

Judith A. Bennett

in Natives and Exotics: World War II and Environment in the Southern Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832650
eISBN:
9780824871369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832650.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores wartime perceptions of the geography and environment of the Pacific islands. It notes that most Pacific islands were little-known to their wartime invaders. In films and ... More


Shifting Habitats and Dynamics of Space: Gender and the Sacred in Sia Raga Social Practice

John Patrick Taylor

in The Other Side: Ways of Being and Place in Vanuatu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833022
eISBN:
9780824869335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833022.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The upper plateau of the north Pentecost landscape is littered with physical evidence of abandoned hamlets and ceremonial sites—in the form of old house foundations or the aged mwele (cycad palms) ... More


Moloka‘i-Nui-a-Hina (Hālawa Valley, 1969–1970)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter chronicles a summer spent in Hālawa Valley on a research grant. Returning from Philadelphia to Honolulu, the author met his future comrades in the newly proposed Hālawa Valley Project ... More


The Gathering Place of Men (Mangaia, Cook Islands, 1989–1991)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter talks about the research conducted in Mangaia, southernmost of the Cook Islands, and the results thereof—particularly at the Tangata-tau rockshelter. Here, the chapter marks a turning ... More


NPS Roads on Hawai‘i: Lying Lightly on the Land

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the mid 1800s Hawai`i's government and private entrepreneurs began building roads to Kīlauea Volcano in order to facilitate tourism. In 1916 Congress established Hawaiʻi National Park, thereafter ... More


Haleakalā Highway: Bringing the World to Maui

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Haleakalā Highway within Haleakalā National Park was built with federal relief funding in 1935 to provide automobile access to Haleakalā Crater and “bring the world to Maui.” The debate that led to ... More


Epilogue: An Alternate Route through Hawai‘i’s History

Dawn E. Duensing

in Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Roads were a primary driver in the commercial elite’s quest for Western economic development and initiated substantial political change. Measuring how roads contributed to Hawai`i's commercial ... More


An Island Tour: 1930s

Carol A. MacLennan

in Sovereign Sugar: Industry and Environment in Hawaii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839499
eISBN:
9780824871536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839499.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents some land use reports from the 1930s, which shows the state of Hawaiʻi's environment after nearly a millennium of human occupation and agricultural use of the island landscape. ... More


Local Style

Glenn Wharton

in The Painted King: Art, Activism, and Authenticity in Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter describes the social landscape of the North Kohala residents. There are numerous Kamehameha descendants in the region, and people speak with intense pride about their connection to the ... More


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