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2014 Hawaiʻi-Pacific Displays: August/September - Pacific Voyaging

Information about the Hawaiʻi-Pacific displays in the UHWO Library.

Find Books and E-books


Image from Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation.

With the Hōkūleʻa and Hikianalia recently departing on a worldwide voyage named Mālama Honua, there has been a surge in interest for canoes and voyaging. Check out what kind of resources the UHWO Library can offer!

Use the suggested subject headings below to find books and e-books through Voyager or OneSearch:

If you find a book in OneSearch or Voyager that the UHWO Library does not have, you can request it through the Intra-system Loan program. Keep in mind that it may take up to 7-10 days for the item to arrive at our library.

Books from the display

Websites

If you'd like to get updates on the Mālama Honua voyage, follow the Hōkūleʻa Crew and ʻŌiwi TV on Facebook and Instagram (@hokuleawwv @oiwitv).

Here are a few websites that offer more information about voyaging, including wayfinding.

Find Articles

While each database has its own way of searching, you can try search terms like "Voyaging and Polynesia" or "Hokulea". If you need assistance with using our databases, please see the librarian at the Reference Desk or contact us via email or phone. These databases are restricted for use by UHWO students and faculty.

Suggested Databases:

Other Media @ the UWHO Library

Our DVD collection is located upstairs on the ʻEwa side of the library. Please see the Circulation or Reference Desk if you need assistance in finding an item.