Resources

Eia mai kekahi mau kumuwaiwai ma ka pūnaewele i mea e hoʻonui ai i kou ʻike i kēlā me kēia mea Hawaiʻi.
Here are some online resources that you can access to enrich your perspective on Hawaiian history, language, and culture.

Wehewehe.org– The Online Hawaiian Dictionary
Trying to figure out the meaning of a certain Hawaiian word? Don’t own a copy of the Hawaiian dictionary? Wehewehe.org is the answer for your translation needs. This website is presented in a Hawaiian/English interface and allows you to search for both English and Hawaiian words.

Nupepa.org– The Historical Hawaiian Language Newspaper Database
Nupepa.org is a digital repository of Historical Hawaiian language newspapers printed in the early-19th century to mid-20th century. What makes these newspapers significant is that they represent one of the largest collections of historically indigenous writings in the world. Feel free to peruse through the articles. You may find something about your own ancestors.

Papakilo Database: Office of Hawaiian Affairs
The Papakilo Database includes more than just historical newspapers. It is a “database of databases” and allows users to search through a range of historical documents.

Kipukadatabase.com: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Ulukau.org– The Hawaiian Electronic Library
Ulukau.org is a free-online library for anyone interested in Hawaiian language, culture and history.  The link provided above directly takes users to the book collection, which includes publications in both the Hawaiian and English languages.  The site also offers other search options, including links to wehewehe.org, nupepa.org, Hawaiian place names, Genealogical research, and the Hawaiian bible.

The following two links are regarding online higher education and scholarships in Hawaiʻi: 

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/hawaii/

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/hawaii/#scholarships