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Article Citings

“How One Company Turned ‘Darkness Into Day,'” Eric Pape, Civil Beat, July 5, 2016.

“A Look Back: Queen Liliuokalani School Is Turning 100,” Civil Beat, April 11, 2012.

“Energy and Power in Hawai`i (1850-93),” Henry Curtis, Disappeared News, June 13, 2011.

News Articles about HDNP

UH library welcomes new additions to Hawai‘i newspaper archive by Fadi Youkhana in Ka Leo, October 14, 2013

“Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project Archives Old Pacific Commercial Advertiser,”Maui Time, September 9, 2013

“A New Newspaper Archive for Hawaii: Go Back 100 Years Without Leaving Home,”Disappeared News, September 8, 2013.

“A Peek into the Past: UH Library digitizes 1856 Hawaii newspaper, forerunner of the Honolulu Advertiser,”The Garden Island, September 7, 2013.

Hawaii’s First Facebook:  “Local Brevities” in the 1884 Pacific Commercial Advertiser now archived online, Kaunānā: The Research Publication of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, September 5, 2013.

“Library Awarded Funds to Digitize Predecessors of Honolulu Star-Advertiser,”Hawaii Reporter, October 20, 2012.

“Historical Hawaii Newspapers at,”Hawaii Reporter, June 6, 2012.

“Program showcases publications from past: Maui News’ first issue available on Web; paper marks 112 years,”Maui News, February 17, 2012.

Text-Only Version in jpg (Page 1 & Page 2) and Text-Only Version in pdf

“Hamilton turns microfilm to digital,” Ka Leo O Hawaii, February 1, 2012  Text-Only Version in pdf and Page-Layout Version in jpg

“Digitizing 19th century Hawaiʻi newspapers,”Malamalama magazine, January 20, 2010.

“$140,000 grant will help library digitize newspapers,”Honolulu Advertiser, June 16, 2009.

“All the News That’s Fit to Save” (Library of Congress Site Visit), Adrienne Lafrance, Honolulu Weekly, May 6, 2009.

Blog Entries

 Using Chronicling America to conduct genealogy research of Queen Liliuokalani’s husband, John Owen Dominis, and his family:

Nupepa Hawaii website’s blog entries relating to the Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project Hawaii social media leader

Ryan Ozawa writes about the upload of three Hawaii newspapers on Chronicling America:“Hawaii Newspaper Archives Go Online”
That’s Old News:The Portuguese Praised in Hawaii


News Releases from Library of Congress

May 20, 2010 – Chronicling America celebrating 1 millionth page:

NEH Press Release about Hawaii’s additional funding:

Extra!  Extra!  More than 1.7 Million Newspaper Pages Now Online – streaming webcast

Days in History on Chronicling America

Read all about it! Get the news of yesteryear here!

Explore contemporary reports of the fight for women’s rights, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, baseball scores, earthquakes, and more!  It’s the news you want and the news you need from Chronicling America, the Library of Congress gateway to America’s historic newspapers published between 1880 and 1922.

Join Library of Congress staff for a sampling of century-old headlines and articles of significant events that echo in the headlines of today.

100 Years Ago: “Awaiting the Transit of Comet,” The Hawaiian Gazette, May 20,1910

In May 1910, feature stories on the passage of Halley’s Comet through the Earth’s skies abounded in the nation’s newspapers. The Hawaiian Gazette (Honolulu, HI) described the comet’s track, scientific findings to date, and likely outcomes of the comet’s passage. “The earth will merely be bathed in an extra flood of light,” reported the Gazette….Read more about it!

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