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Asian Settler Colonialism – From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii - Hawaii Scholarship Online
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Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Candace Fujikane and Jonathan Y. Okamura


This is a groundbreaking collection that examines the roles of Asians as settlers in Hawai‘i. The book reexamines the past and present roles that Asians have played in the U.S. colony of Hawai‘i. It identifies settler colonialism as the basis of Hawaiian critiques of U.S. colonialism, arguing that Asians have also played the role of settlers within the colonial framework. Contributors from various fields and disciplines investigate aspects of Asian settler colonialism to illustrate its diverse operations and impact on Native Hawaiians. Essays range from analyses of Japanese, Korean, and Filipi ... More

Keywords: Asians, settlers, Hawai‘i, settler colonialism, Native Hawaiians, Japanese settlement, Korean settlement, Filipino settlement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780824830151
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Candace Fujikane, editor
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Jonathan Y. Okamura, editor

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