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Hawaiian Dictionaries search box

At you can check on spellings and meanings of Hawaiian words and place names, or find Hawaiian equivalents for English words.

When searching in Hoʻolaupaʻi, remember to remove diacritical marks from words.


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Online Individual Titles (Licensed for UHM Use Only)

Proquest provides access to backfiles and up to the day before current, as shown below:

Pro tip: To search within all three papers at once:

  1. Log in with your UH username. 
  2. Go to this page
  3. Enter this in the first search box: Exact("Honolulu Advertiser" OR "Honolulu Star - Bulletin" OR "Honolulu Star - Advertiser")
  4. Select Publication Title from the drop-down menu to the right of the first search box.
  5. Enter your search terms in the second search box and run your search.