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Hawai'i & Pacific Resources: Home

A guide to some library and web resources about Hawai'i and the Pacific.

Course & Topic Specific Guides

The following guides were developed for specific classes or topics. 

General Reference Resources

These are some books about Hawaii and the Pacific that are available in our library's Hawaiʻi - Pacific collection.

About this guide...

This guide can help you find print and electronic resources about Hawai'i and the Pacific region.

The resources included in this guide are in our library print collections or available to Leeward CC students and faculty in electronic format.

Some of the resources included here are open resources available to everyone.

Click on the tabs above (or on the links below) to view this guide's pages featuring resources about:

    •    History

    •    Genealogy

    •    Geography

    •    Land & Ocean Life

    •    Language, Mythology & more

    •    Music, Hula & more

    •    Contemporary Issues in Hawaiʻi




Digital Libraries & Digital Collections

Newspapers, news & current issues resources

Library Hours

Contact Information

Our Reference Desk is on the upper level of the Leeward CC library

Phone: 455-0379

Please contact us if you need help.

Guide created by: Soledad Lencinas



The following electronic books are available to Leeward CC users. You can find more e-books about Hawaii and the Pacific in our electronic collections by searching in Primo, a research discovery tool that lets you search for materials from most of the collections available to Leeward Community College Library users.

Restoring paradise: rethinking and rebuilding nature in Hawaiʻi (by Robert J. Cabin) University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2013.

No nā mamo: traditional and contemporary Hawaiian beliefs and practices (Malcolm Nāea Chun) University of Hawaii Press, [2011].
The value of Hawai'i: knowing the past, shaping the future (edited by Craig Howes & Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio) Published for the Biographical Research Center by the University of Hawai'i Press, c2010.
American aloha: cultural tourism and the negotiation of tradition (Heather A. Diamond)  University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2008.