This book is an ambitious attempt to provide a unique perspective in the complex story of the ahupua‘a of Hā‘ena.
Place-Based Education Library
The Place-Based Education Library promotes faculty awareness about teaching within the context of Hawaiʻi. A maximum of two resources can be checked out a time for an initial period of four weeks with the possibility of renewal. You will need to show a valid University of Hawaiʻi ID in order to pick up the book you requested.
Captivating stories behind the hundreds of Hawai‘i place names associated with the ocean
History and trail guide as well as info on ancient Hawaiians who erected religious temples on the slopes of the crater known as Lē‘ahi.
Explores historical, political, and social issues about photography in Hawai‘i.
Documents the political lives of four wāhine koa (courageous women): Moanike‘ala Akaka, Maxine Kahaulelio, Terrilee Keko‘olani-Raymond, and Loretta Ritte
Chronicles the political struggles and grassroots initiatives collectively known as the Hawaiian sovereignty movement
Easy-to-use comprehensive guide filled with photographs, descriptions and keys to nearly all species of limu in Hawai’i
Explores the ways in which imperialism is embedded in disciplines of knowledge
Decades of interviews with Hawaiian elders, leaders, and fishermen and women, this book shares stories of enduring community efforts to perpetuate kuleana.
Over 3,000 Hawaiian proverbs and poetical sayings accumulated from the knowledge and stories of ancient Hawaiian oral tradition.
A Hawaiian-English dictionary of over 4000 place names and their cultural significance from throughout the Hawaiian Islands.
The story of Nainoa Thompson and the many others who were involved in the Hōkūle‘a’s journey to retrace ancient voyaging routes.
An illustrated collection of myths and legends about Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire.
A comprehensive collection of Hawaiian rain names and their associated oral tradition and literature, including hula, mele & mo‘olelo.
Compilation of pre-European archeological and historical sites and legends throughout O‘ahu
Provides a legal and intellectual framework for understanding both the past and future of Hawai‘i’s freshwater resources.
A critical preservation of Hawaiian Ethnography, describing the culture, traditions, government, history, cosmology and religion of pre-Christian Hawai‘i.
Examines the theoretical basis of indigenous higher education methodologies, offering practical guidance to those conducting their research using indigenous methodologies.
Brings together scientific and indigenous knowledge about plants through Native American and Western scientific lenses
25 Hawaiian mele (chants) from the tale of Pele and Hi‘iaka, with translations and interpretations in English.
Presents environmental education within the framework of place-based learning.
Provides a detailed overview of the traditional use and cultivation of plants for food, clothing, tools, shelter, religion, housewares, medication, transport and recreation.