historical articles & topic guides

Historical newspapers offer data and information for historical research. As the rough draft of Hawaii’s history, newspapers shaped the politics and events in Hawaii

Subject & Topic Guides

Chronicling America’s Hawaii subject guidesAnnexation of Hawaii | From Territory to Statehood

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Library’s topic guides:

Businesses & Industries — WhalingSugar | Pineapple | Coffee | Labor Strikes | Tourism | Trans-Pacific Travel

EventsHula | SurfingLeprosy | Pearl Harbor | Mosquitoes in Hawaii | The 1895 Counter-Revolution in Hawaii | The Chinatown Fires | Trans-Pacific Cable | Statehood

Hawaiian RoyaltyKing Kamehameha IV | Queen Emma Rooke | King Kamehameha V: Lot Kamehameha

PlacesDiamond Head | Haleakala | Kawaiahao Church

Micronesia — Guam | Missionaries in Micronesia

Historical Feature Articles

Newspapers

Sections — Business | Children’s Page | Classified Ads | Genealogical Research | Lost and Found | Obituaries | Public Notices (Legal Ads) | Religion | Shipping News | Society | Theatrical Amusements | Women’s Section

Columns & Beats — Agriculture | American Legion | Automobile News | Books for the Bookish: Book Reviews | Food Conservation during World War I | Josher Bluffem | Military | Pineapple Recipes | Poetry | Political CartoonsSchool Notes | Boy & Girl Scouts | YMCA

Hawaiian SectionsLei Mokihana: The Garden Island’s Hawaiian-language Column | Pacific Commercial Advertiser

Hawaii Newspapers — Hawaii Newspaper Categories | Bloopers in Newspaper Layouts | Odds and Ends in Hawaii Newspapers

Hawaii Newspaper Wars — The Pacific Commercial Advertiser Against Hula | The Bystanders | Censorship through Black Magic: The Pacific Commercial Advertiser’s Brush with a Kahuna | Hawaii Holomua’s Fiery Insults | Hawaii Holomua & the 1895 Counter-Revolution

Stories

Animals — Animal Parts Wanted | Horseracing Ads | Illegal Pet Mongoose in San Francisco | Mongooses | Ostrich Farming

Death & GhostsBurying Loved Ones Ads | Honolulu’s Cemetery Shortage | The Punchbowl Ghost

Health – Ads — The 1895 Cholera Epidemic | Aloha Tooth Powder | Primo Beer’s Health Benefit Claims | Taroena

Japanese — Buddhism | Picture Brides | Schools | Shop Ads

Political Cartoons — Political Cartoons | Prince Kuhio’s Re-election  | Link McCandless |  For Prohibition |  The Evening Bulletin Against Prohibition

Political History –The Election Riot of 1874  | Bayonet Constitution | Hawaii Holomua & the 1895 Counter-Revolution of Hawaii | Native Hawaiians Against U.S. Annexation |The Outdoor Circle

Profile — Duke Kahanamoku

Tourism — Hotels in Waikiki

Firsts in Hawaii

GeneralHotels in Waikiki | Newspaper Comic Strips

Air Travel First Flight to Heaven (Balloon Flight & Death) | Emil Melville’s Balloon Ride | Airplane Flight

CarsAutomobiles | Buick | Ford | Locomobile

Sports — Baseball ReportingBasketball | Golf | Duke Kahanamoku (first Olympian from Hawaii and first Native Hawaiian Olympics Gold Medalist) | Skating Rink

TechnologyPhotography | Gas Lights | Sewage System | Electric Lights | Motorcycles | Movie Night

Arts

Sections — Books for the Bookish: Book Reviews |  Poetry | Short Stories about Hawaii

Food & Drinks

Homemaking & Recipes —  Food Conservation during World War I | Pineapple Recipes | Women’s Section

Native Hawaiian — ‘Awa (Kava): A Polynesian Drink | The 1911 Prohibition on Poi

Hawaii Ads — Primo Beer’s Health Benefit Claims | Dole’s Pineapple Juice | Pinectar JuiceTaroena

U.S. Mainland Ads —  Kona Coffee | Pineapples | Dole’s Pineapple Juice

Sports

HawaiianCanoe Racing | Duke Kahanamoku | Shark Hunting

Sports – WesternDuke Kahanamoku | First Golf GamesEarly Baseball Reporting | Early Basketball Games | Horseracing Ads

Religion & Artifacts

Native HawaiianDigging Up Bones of Native Hawaiian Warriors in a Heiau | Feline Karma | Hawaiian Artifacts | Traditional Hawaiian Medicine and Westernization | Violent Kahuna Therapy?

Non-HawaiianReligion Section | Buddhism | Christian Missionaries

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