Magic Island - Planet Hawaii site focusing on
the Kumulipo, the genealogy chant and epic poem about
creation and the order of life.
Settlement of Polynesia - Research into Polynesian
voyaging and migrations throughout the Pacific, by Dennis
in Hawaii - Captain Cook was probably the first
Englishman to reach the islands, and many others visited
or became residents of Hawai'i in subsequent years.
in Hawaii - Islander Magazine article
by Chris Cook. "Kelemania" and their
descendants have greatly influenced life in the islands,
first arriving with Cook in 1778.
Immigrants - A sea captain from Portugal, sailing
under the flag of Spain, may actually have been the
first European to find the Hawaiian Islands more than
200 years before Cook. This page traces the history
of Portuguese immigrants and their contributions.
in Hawaii - Article by Clarence Glick reprinted
from Paradise News. Good narrative of Chinese
immigration and contributions to the islands.
Immigration to Hawai'i - A look at plantation
life, immigrant workers and how cultural differences
were handled over time.
Immigration - An interesting contrast between
immigrants to Hawai'i and immigrants to America.
Home Page - History of Japanese-Americans, not
specific to Hawai'i.
Migration to Hawai'i - Traces the migration
of workers to the sugar plantations as part of a larger
site on Filipino migration to the U.S.
Chinatown - An excellent site brimming with
information on what to see and do in Chinatown, Chinese
customs and legends, and a good directory of Chinatown
Food Glossary - One result of our ethnic mix
is all the 'ono (delicious) foods of Hawai'i, defined
and sorted by origin.
- Explore the mysteries of Hawai'i with our favorite
historian and storyteller, Glen Grant. Info on
ghost and history tours, ghost radio and books.
American Historical Society (KAHS) - Nonprofit
organization dedicated to enriching the collective memory
of Korean Americans through collecting, maintaining,
and transmitting the heritage and achievements of Koreans
living in the United States and abroad. Community groups,
publications and excellent online resources. Not
specific to Hawai'i.
a long list of famous people with links to the islands,
on Hawaii's People - Take a look at Hawaii's
diversity, the threat to local style that 'globalization'
brings and other thoughts on our economy by UH Professor
Dr. Herb Barringer. From e-Hawaii.
of the Aloha Shirt - everything you might ever
want to know about clothing in the islands through time
from Aloha Fun Wear.