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Chronicling America: Historic Newspapers from Hawaiʻi and the U.S.: Project Overview

Chronicling America: Historic Newspapers from Hawaii and the U.S.

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Topics in Chronicling America

Topics pages highlight selected subjects covered by Chronicling American content. A few of interest for Hawaiʻi and the Pacific include the following. See more via the "Topics" tab above.

Other Hawaiʻi Newspapers Online

Other Hawaiʻi Newspapers Online

The largest collection of Hawaiʻi newspapers online is the collection of Hawaiian language newspapers available through the Hoʻolaupaʻi Hawaiian Nūpepa Collection. This project is separate from Chronicling America and features Hawaiian language newspapers published between 1834 and 1948.

More information on online Hawaiʻi newspapers and Hawaiʻi newspapers in general is available in the Newspapers in Hawaiʻi guide.

Chronicling America Images

Displays selected images from advertisements in Hawaiʻi newspapers, in Chronicling America.

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Project Overview

Chronicling America is a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) / Library of Congress (LOC) project to digitize and provide free online access to historical English-language newspapers from across the United States.

Just under 4 million historic newspaper pages have already been made available, with new content added quarterly. Coverage of Hawaiʻi figures and events can be found in Hawaiʻii newspapers as well as in newspapers from around the country. Chronicling America currently contains 557 newspaper titles from 30 states and the District of Columbia, spanning 1836 through 1922.

The National Digital Newspaper Program in Hawaiʻi

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hamilton Library has been participating in National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) since 2008. It has digitized and made available online 15 of Hawaiʻi's newspapers, with new content added quarterly.