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The Hawaiian Journal of History

ISSN: 0440-5145
E-ISSN: 2169-7639
Frequency: Annual

The Hawaiian Journal of History is an annual journal devoted to original articles on the history of Hawai‘i, Polynesia, and the Pacific area. Each issue includes articles on a variety of subjects; illustrations; book reviews; notes and queries; and a bibliography of recent Hawaiiana titles of historical interest. Individuals may receive the journal by joining the Hawaiian Historical Society.

Sponsor: Hawaiian Historical Society

  • The 125th Anniversary of the Hawaiian Historical Society
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    The Gospel Roots of "Hawai'i Aloha"
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Queen Lili'uokalani's Beloved Kawaiaha'o Seminary
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    A Royal Traveler: American Press Coverage of King Kalākaua's 1881 Trip Around the World
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Provocation and Angst: FDR, Japan, Pearl Harbor, and the Entry into War in the Pacific
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Bishop Mitsumyo Tottori: Patriotism Through Buddhism During World War II
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    William Mark Waddoups And His Kalaupapa Connection
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    An Animate Archive: New Voices Join the Chorus
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Bayonets in Paradise: Martial Law in Hawai'i during World War II by Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber (review)
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Nation Within: The History of the American Occupation of Hawai'i by Tom Coffman (review)
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Staking Claim: Settler Colonialism and Racialization in Hawai'i by Judy Rohrer (review)
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    The People's Race Inc.: Behind the Scenes at the Honolulu Marathon by Michael S. K. N. Tsai (review)
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

    Picture Bride Stories by Barbara F. Kawakami (review)
    Posted on Tuesday November 07, 2017

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  • The Hawaiian Journal of History Guidelines for Contributors are available on The Hawaiian Historical Society’s website.

  • Editors

    John Clark
    Author, University of Hawai‘i Press

    Linda K. Menton
    Professor of Education Emerita, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Associate Editors

    DeSoto Brown
    Historian, Bishop Museum Archives

    Thomas S. Dye,
    T.S. Dye & Colleagues, Archaeologists, Inc.

    Emily A. Hawkins
    Associate Professor of Hawaiian Language (retired), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Kerri A. Inglis
    Associate Professor of History, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo

    Carol MacLennan
    Professor of Anthropology, Michigan Technological University

    Michael E. Macmillan
    Publications Manager, Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Holly McEldowney
    Archaeologist, Division of State Parks, Hawai‘i State Department of Land and Natural Resources

    Nancy J. Morris
    Curator Emerita, Jean Charlot Collection, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    M. Puakea Nogelmeier
    Professor, Hawaiian Language, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Amy K. Stillman
    Professor of Music and American Culture, University of Michigan
    book review editor and bibliographer

    Jodie Mattos
    Librarian, Hawaiian Collection, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

    Assistant to the Editors

    Barbara E. Dunn
    Administrative Director and Librarian, Emerita Hawaiian Historical Society

  • Content from the journal is abstracted or indexed in:

    Academic Search Alumni Edition, 11/1/2003-
    Academic Search Complete, 11/1/2003-
    Academic Search Elite, 3/1/2003-
    Academic Search Premier, 11/1/2003-
    Academic Search Ultimate, 11/1/2003-
    Academic Search: Main Edition, 3/1/2003-
    Advanced Placement Source, 3/1/2003-
    America: History and Life, 11/1/1967-
    Current Abstracts, 3/1/2003-
    Historical Abstracts (Online), 11/1/1971-
    History Reference Center, 3/1/2003-
    MainFile, 3/1/2003-
    MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    OmniFile Full Text Mega (H.W. Wilson), 3/1/2003-
    OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson), 3/1/2003-
    Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies
    TOC Premier (Table of Contents), 3/1/2003-

    MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)
    US History in Context, 01/2015-

    (IBZ) International Bibliography of Periodical Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences

    (IBR) International Bibliography of Book Reviews of Scholarly Literature on the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Periodicals Index Online

    MLA International Bibliography (Modern Language Association)

    South Pacific Periodicals Index