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The World Plague Epidemic of the 1890s

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The bubonic plague pandemic of the 1890s originated in south-central China and spread through the rest of Asia and around the world along accelerated trade routes. Using the new science of ... More


The Government's Plague Fighters

James C. Mohr

in Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces and offers background on the principal medical figures involved in this drama: Nathaniel B. Emerson, Francis R. Day, and Clifford B. Wood, the three American-trained ... More


Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Michael Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Returning Home with Glory highlights the importance of return and home in the history of the connections established and maintained between villagers in the Pearl River Delta and various Pacific ... More


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

Glenn Wharton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834951
eISBN:
9780824871260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834951.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The statue of Kamehameha I in downtown Honolulu is one of the state's most popular landmarks. Many people, however, are unaware that the statue is a replica; not the original. In 1996, the author (a ... More


Guitar Culture In The Hawaiian Kingdom

John W. Troutman

in Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627922
eISBN:
9781469627946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627922.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter considers the introduction and history of the Spanish guitar within the political and cultural contexts of the Hawaiian Kingdom during the mid- to late-eighteenth century. It ... More


Black Is Red All Over Again: President Obama’s Father Figure Frank Marshall Davis

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fourth chapter returns to the topic of Frank Marshall Davis’s alleged influence on President Obama, detailing the attention given to Davis’s appearance in the memoir Dreams from My Father. ... More


Anglo-Saxonizing Machines

Michael Williams

in Returning Home with Glory: Chinese Villagers around the Pacific, 1849 to 1949

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390533
eISBN:
9789888455102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390533.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that an assumption of the “refractory” nature of the huaqiao in the white-settler nations of the Pacific continues to be a strong element in the literature based on nation-state ... More


From Honolulu to Havana

Nancy Yunhwa Rao

in Chinatown Opera Theater in North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040566
eISBN:
9780252099007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040566.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Opera

Though the Cantonese opera network spanned the Americas, its manifestation in any particular place varied according to local conditions. This chapter considers three Chinese theaters (in Honolulu, ... More


Taking Honolulu by Storm

Sandra E. Bonura

in Light in the Queen's Garden: Ida May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866440
eISBN:
9780824876890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Throughout her tenure at Kamehameha Schools, Pope continued her graduate work at the University of Chicago. Pope spent three separate semesters learning the latest educational methods from the most ... More


Linking Criminal Theory and Social Practice: A Response to Natapoff

Meda Chesney-Lind

in The New Criminal Justice Thinking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479831548
eISBN:
9781479801800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831548.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this chapter, Meda Chesney-Lind responds to Alexandra Natapoff’s essay. Chesney-Lind notes that the pyramid model resonates with longstanding concerns in criminology, particularly the attempt to ... More


Re-Visioning Family: Māhūwahine and Male-to-Female Transgender in Contemporary Hawai‘i

Linda L. Ikeda

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a particular network of transgender individuals in contemporary Honolulu, Hawai'i, as well as their construction of family and other communities of belonging. Drawing on ... More


Aloha ‘Āina (Hawai‘i, 1979–1984)

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/9780824853457.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter depicts the author's life in Honolulu after spending nearly half of the last five years on remote islands in the South Seas gathering data and collections. This period marks a number of ... More


Two Colonizations and Three Migrations: Grilling Galbi

Sonia Ryang

in Eating Korean in America: Gastronomic Ethnography of Authenticity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839352
eISBN:
9780824868222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839352.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Based on two fieldwork data collection in Hawaii, divided into Kona and Honolulu, the author follows the footsteps of Korean barbecued beef or galbi. In the process, the author makes a long detour to ... More


Japanese Fishermen Enter Hawaiian Waters: The Formative Years of Commercial Fishing in Hawai‘i and the Rise of the Japanese, from 1899 to the Early 1920s

Manako Ogawa

in Sea of Opportunity: The Japanese Pioneers of the Fishing Industry in Hawaii

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839611
eISBN:
9780824869595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839611.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter looks at the initial contact of Japanese fishermen with Native Hawaiians and the development of Japanese fishing industries in Hawai‘i. The Japanese rise in the industries triggered ... More


Competing Visions of Nisei Consumer Culture

Shiho Imai

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines competing visions of Nisei consumer culture in 1930s Honolulu. In particular, it considers how different groups within the community, from the ethnic press to Nisei sociologists ... More


The Two Faces of Ethnic Business

Shiho Imai

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

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833329
eISBN:
9780824870232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833329.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the dual role often played by small Japanese business owners in Honolulu's Japanese American community, with particular emphasis on the separate strategies they employed to ... More


Looking to the Future

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/9780824834951.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This concluding chapter presents Glenn Wharton's reflection on the conservation project for the Kamehameha sculpture. As Wharton and her conservation members sudsed the sculpture and worked their ... More


The Neighbor Islands

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the growth of tourism in the Neighbor Islands. Long considered peripheral to more attractive tourist destinations such as Honolulu, Hawaii’s Neighbor Islands have had the ... More


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