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American Aloha: Cultural Tourism and the Negotiation of Tradition

Heather A. Diamond

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831714
eISBN:
9780824869342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831714.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

At the 1989 Smithsonian Folklife Festival (SFF), throngs of visitors gathered on the National Mall to celebrate Hawaiʻi's multicultural heritage through its traditional arts. The “edu-tainment” ... More


From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book discusses both the historical and contemporary experiences of Hawaiʻ's Japanese Americans and interprets these experiences from racial and ethnic perspectives. The transition from race to ... More


Building Filipino Hawai'i

Roderick N. Labrador

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing on ten years of interviews and ethnographic and archival research, this book delves into the ways Filipinos in Hawaiʻi have balanced their pursuit of upward mobility and mainstream acceptance ... More


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


Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

JoAnna Poblete

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1900s, workers from new U.S. colonies in the Philippines and Puerto Rico held unusual legal status. Denied citizenship, they nonetheless had the right to move freely in and out of U.S. ... More


Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Jennifer Chirico and Gregory S. Farley (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hawaiʻi is a rare and special place, in which beauty and isolation combine to form a vision of paradise. That isolation, though, comes at a price: resources in modern-day Hawaiʻi are strained and ... More


Reflection: Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott

Puakea Nogelmeier

in I Ulu I Ke Kumu: The Hawaiinuiakea Monograph

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780984566600
eISBN:
9780824870324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780984566600.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents the reflections of Isabella Kauakea Yau Yung Aiona Abbott on her academic career. Isabella Abbott completed her doctorate in botany at the University of California at Berkeley ... More


Creating the Nisei Market: Race and Citizenship in Hawaii's Japanese American Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In 1922 the U.S. Supreme Court declared Japanese immigrants ineligible for American citizenship because they were not “white,” dismissing the plaintiff's appeal to skin tone. Unable to claim ... More


Regulating Paradise: Land Use Controls in Hawai'i

David L. Callies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834753
eISBN:
9780824870751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834753.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Land use in Hawaiʻi remains the most regulated of all the fifty states. According to many sources, the process of going from raw land to the completion of a project may well average ten years given ... More


Ma'i Lepera: Disease and Displacement in Nineteenth-Century Hawaii

Kerri A. Inglis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834845
eISBN:
9780824871383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834845.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book attempts to recover Hawaiian voices at a significant moment in Hawaiʻi's history. It takes an unprecedented look at the Hansen's disease outbreak (1865–1900) almost exclusively from the ... More


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