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The Dance of IdentitiesKorean Adoptees and Their Journey toward Empowerment

The Dance of Identities: Korean Adoptees and Their Journey toward Empowerment

John D. Palmer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833718
eISBN:
9780824870423
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833718.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Korean adoptees have a difficult time relating to any of the racial identity models because they are people of color who often grew up in white homes and communities. When Korean adoptees attempt to ... More

Dancing from the HeartMovement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Kalissa Alexeyeff

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is the first study of gender, globalization, and expressive culture in the Cook Islands. It demonstrates how dance in particular plays a key role in articulating the overlapping local, regional, ... More

Dark WritingGeography, Performance, Design

Dark Writing: Geography, Performance, Design

Paul Carter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832469
eISBN:
9780824868949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832469.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

We do not see empty figures and outlines; we do not move in straight lines. Everywhere we are surrounded by dapple. But nowhere in the language of cartography and design do these ordinary experiences ... More

Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in KoreaAncient to Contemporary Times

Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea: Ancient to Contemporary Times

Charlotte Horlyck and Michael J. Pettid (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839680
eISBN:
9780824868567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839680.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Death and the activities and beliefs surrounding it can teach us much about the ideals and cultures of the living. While biologically death is an end to physical life, this break is not quite so ... More

Destiny's LandfallA History of Guam, Revised Edition

Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Robert F. Rogers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 ... More

Developing a Dream DestinationTourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

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

James Mak

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is an interpretive history of tourism and tourism policy development in Hawaii from the 1960s to the twenty-first century. Part 1 looks at the many changes in tourism since statehood (1959) and ... More

Disturbing HistoryResistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Disturbing History: Resistance in Early Colonial Fiji

Robert Nicole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832919
eISBN:
9780824870478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832919.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book focuses on Fiji’s people and their agency in responding to and engaging the multifarious forms of authority and power that were manifest in the colony from 1874 to 1914. By concentrating on ... More

Divided LensesScreen Memories of War in East Asia

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Michael Berry and Chiho Sawada (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first ever attempt to explore how the tumultuous years from 1931 through 1953 in East Asia have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema. ... More

Domination and ResistanceThe United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Domination and Resistance: The United States and the Marshall Islands during the Cold War

Martha Smith-Norris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847623
eISBN:
9780824869014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847623.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book is about domination and resistance in the Pacific during the Cold War. In the race against the Soviet Union for nuclear supremacy, the United States tested a vast array of nuclear bombs and ... More

Drawing on TraditionManga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Drawing on Tradition: Manga, Anime, and Religion in Contemporary Japan

Jolyon Baraka Thomas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835897
eISBN:
9780824871499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835897.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Manga and anime (illustrated serial novels and animated films) are highly influential Japanese entertainment media that boast tremendous domestic consumption as well as worldwide distribution and an ... More

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