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Kanaka 'Oiwi Methodologies: Moolelo and Metaphor

Katrina-Ann R. Kapa'anaokalaokeola Nakoa Oliveira and Erin Kahunawaika'ala Wright (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855857
eISBN:
9780824868376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855857.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

For many new indigenous scholars, the start of academic research can be an experience rife with conflict in many dimensions. Though there are a multitude of approaches to research and inquiry, many ... More


Ka Wai Ola: The Life-Sustaining Water of Kanaka Knowledge

Katrina-Ann R. Kapā‘anaokalāokeola Nākoa Oliveira

in Kanaka 'Oiwi Methodologies: Moolelo and Metaphor

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855857
eISBN:
9780824868376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855857.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In this chapter, the author explains how Kanaka scholars, by writing ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi and by writing in English using frameworks aligned with customary traditions, are creating new arenas where ... 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


I Ulu I Ka 'Aina: Land

Jonathan Osorio (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839772
eISBN:
9780824870959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839772.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book tackles the subject of the Kanaka (Hawaiian) connection to the ʻāina (land) through articles, poetry, art, and photography. There is no mistaking the affirmation that Kanaka are inseparable ... More


Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Kathleen L. Kawelu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The sociopolitical climate of Hawaii has changed substantially in recent decades, and archaeologists working to decipher the islands' past are increasingly faced with a complexity of issues involving ... More


La Billardière: Observations of a French Naturalist

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

in Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Jacques Julien de La Billardière was a naturalist with the d'Entrecasteaux expedition. At every opportunity he set off on expeditions along the shore and over the mountains that separated the coast ... More


Day 223: Sinking Bodies

Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio

in I Ulu I Ka 'Aina: Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839772
eISBN:
9780824870959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839772.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents a piece by Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio about how we are destroying our planet.


Na Kānaka Maoli: The Indigenous People of Hawai‘i

Cynthia Kanoelani Kenui

in Diversity in Human Interactions: The Tapestry of America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143904
eISBN:
9780199848171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143904.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The definition of “Native Hawaiian” is considered a politically correct, racial definition used by America to describe the indigenous people of Hawai'i. This definition was originally created to ... More


Ka Li‘u o ka Pa‘akai (Well Seasoned with Salt): Recognizing Literary Devices, Rhetorical Strategies, and Aesthetics in Kanaka Maoli Literature

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines certain hallmarks of Hawaiian literature by focusing on mo‘okū‘auhau (genealogy) as a key traditional meiwi that was adapted from oral traditions to ka palapala (literature). ... More


“Eh! Where you from?”: Questions of Place, Race, and Identity in Contemporary Hawai‘i

John P. Rosa

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Race and ethnicity are important analytical categories in Hawai‘i, but the issue of place can at times be more important to an individual in declaring his or her social/cultural identity. Outside ... More


Entering Moloka‘i Hawaiian Style

Mary Tuti Baker

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0032
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the struggles between subsistence and cash economies on Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i. It highlights how the Kānaka ‘Ōiwi spiritual values of aloha (love as reciprocity), kuleana ... More


Native Hawaiians: Kānaka Maoli: Pacific Smoke Inhalation Case Study Number 3

Mac Marshall

in Drinking Smoke: The Tobacco Syndemic in Oceania

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836856
eISBN:
9780824871123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836856.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the negative health effects of smoking on “Native Hawaiians,” also called Kānaka Maoli. Among Hawaii's different ethnic groups, Native Hawaiians ranked highest for a variety ... More


Stealing the Piko: (Re)placing Kānaka Maoli at Disney’s Aulani Resort

Brandy Nālani McDougall and Georganne Nordstrom

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how Disney’s Aulani Resort, located on O‘ahu’s ‘Ewa coast, has been able to create stories that indigenize and facilitate its corporate colonial presence in Hawai‘i. It ... More


All Things Depending: Renewing Interdependence in Oceania

Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo‘ole Osorio

in Huihui: Navigating Art and Literature in the Pacific

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838959
eISBN:
9780824869496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838959.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter presents Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo‘ole Osorio’s Distinguished Lecture, delivered in February 2011 during the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania’s annual meeting held in ... More


“This Land Is Your Land, This Land Was My Land”: Kanaka Maoli versus Settler Representations of ‘Āina in Contemporary Literature of Hawai‘i

Ku‘ualoha Ho‘omanawanui

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter focuses on the differences between the representations of ‘āina (land) in the contemporary literature of Hawai‘i, popularly referred to as “local literature.” It argues that there is a ... More


Introduction: Changing the Trajectory of Hawaiian Archaeology

Kathleen L. Kawelu

in Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book is an ethnographic account of Hawaiian archaeological practices, focused on the impact of archaeology on Kanaka ... More


Tensions in Hawaiian Archaeology

Kathleen L. Kawelu

in Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses seven cases that primarily represent negative interactions between archaeologists and Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians), the flash points from which subsequent interactions have ... More


Seeking Knowledge

Kathleen L. Kawelu

in Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Historic and cultural preservation in Hawaii involves a web of relationships beyond archaeologists and the descendants of the people studied. Archaeologists and Kanaka Maoli are only two of the ... More


Stories and Storytellers

Kathleen L. Kawelu

in Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter continues the discussion of interviews of Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians) and archaeologists began in Chapter 3. It begins by describing the use of narrative analysis to understand how ... More


In Their Own Voices

Kathleen L. Kawelu

in Kuleana and Commitment: Working toward a Collaborative Hawaiian Archaeology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846800
eISBN:
9780824868154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846800.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the two broad narratives that surfaced during the interviews discussed in Chapters 3 and 4, representing the perspectives of eleven Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians), twelve ... More


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