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From King Cane to the Last Sugar MillAgricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Sugarcane arrived in Hawai‘i with the Polynesian settlers, and sugar grew into an important industry in the mid-1800s. By the early twentieth century Hawai‘i had become a world leader in sugarcane ... More

From Race to EthnicityInterpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

From Race to Ethnicity: Interpreting Japanese American Experiences in Hawaii

Jonathan Y. Okamura

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839505
eISBN:
9780824868444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839505.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book discusses both the historical and contemporary experiences of Hawaiʻ's Japanese Americans and interprets these experiences from racial and ethnic perspectives. The transition from race to ... More

Gendered BodiesToward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Gendered Bodies: Toward a Women's Visual Art in Contemporary China

Shuqin Cui

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840037
eISBN:
9780824868390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840037.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book introduces readers to women's visual art in contemporary China by examining how the visual process of gendering reshapes understandings of historiography, sexuality, pain, and space. When ... More

Glamour in the PacificCultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Glamour in the Pacific: Cultural Internationalism and Race Politics in the Women's Pan-Pacific

Fiona Paisley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833428
eISBN:
9780824870133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833428.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Since its inception in 1928, the Pan-Pacific Women's Association (PPWA) has witnessed and contributed to enormous changes in world and Pacific history. This women's network established a series of ... More

God Pictures in Korean ContextsThe Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings

God Pictures in Korean Contexts: The Ownership and Meaning of Shaman Paintings

Laurel Kendall, Jongsung Yang, and Yul Soo Yoon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847647
eISBN:
9780824868338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847647.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“What is a Korean shaman painting?” Or perhaps, “When is a Korean shaman painting?” What makes a shaman painting more than “just a painting”? Painted Gods describes the active lives that Korean ... More

Ha'enaThrough the Eyes of the Ancestors

Ha'ena: Through the Eyes of the Ancestors

Carlos Andrade

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831196
eISBN:
9780824868826
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831196.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hā'ena is a land steeped in antiquity yet vibrantly beautiful today as any fantasy of a tropical paradise. He 'aina momona, a rich and fertile land linked to the sea and the rising and setting sun, ... More

Haoles in Hawaii

Haoles in Hawaii

Judy Rohrer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834050
eISBN:
9780824870034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834050.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This book strives to make sense of haole (white person/whiteness in Hawaii) and “the politics of haole” in current debates about race in Hawaii. Recognizing it as a form of American whiteness ... More

Hawaii's Scenic RoadsPaving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Hawaii's Scenic Roads: Paving the Way for Tourism in the Islands

Dawn E. Duensing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839284
eISBN:
9780824868239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839284.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The evolution of Hawaiʻi’s road system from 1840 until 1941 demonstrates how roads were built to promote western economic development, primarily agriculture, and by the 1880s, tourism. Despite ... More

Hearing the FutureThe Music and Magic of the Sanguma Band

Hearing the Future: The Music and Magic of the Sanguma Band

Denis Crowdy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851569
eISBN:
9780824868307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851569.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

What can we learn about postcolonial history, culture, people, and processes of change in analyzing differences between how people imagined their nation might sound, and how it actually came to ... More

The Hermit's HutArchitecture and Asceticism in India

The Hermit's Hut: Architecture and Asceticism in India

Kazi K. Ashraf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835835
eISBN:
9780824870935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835835.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book offers an insight into the profound relationship between architecture and asceticism. Although architecture continually responds to ascetic compulsions, as in its frequent encounter with ... More

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