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Ethnic Studies 221 - Hawaiians -Spring 2024: Resources for Assignment #2: Native Hawaiian Cultural Custom & Practice Report

Accessing Materials

Search OneSearch for books, journal articles, and other items. If you find a book you want to access or check out, click the "Sign In" link and log in with your UH username and password. Click the "Request Specific Copy" and select the copy in the Hawaiian Collection that can be borrowed (avoid copy that says Reference or Library Use Only) or the Hamilton copy. Wait for an email message that the book is available to be picked up at the Hawaiian & Pacific Collections circulation counter. If there is only one copy of the item in the Hawaiian Collection, it cannot be borrowed but you can use the item in the reading room.

If you have any questions, please send a message to You'll receive an email response.

Ohana, Makahiki, Burial Practices, Farming and Fishing


Pele Beliefs

Pele Practices & Makahiki


Traditional Medicinal Healing Practices (Laau Lapaau)