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  • Unukupukupu Halau Hula

    Unukupukupu is the traditional Halau Hula (Hula School) of Hawai`i Community College, Hilo, Hawai`i. Here ancient dances and songs, rooted in the sacred `Aiha`a Pele (Ritual Dance of Volcanic Phenomena) intermingle with the rigor of academic inquiry. To experience the particular fiery style of hula termed `Aiha`a Pele, one is trained to call up the fire within the body and to dance until sweat ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2012-06-26
  • Interview with Walter Nichols

    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Nichols, Walter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1989-10-10

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  • Interview with Kenneth Yates

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Yates, Kenneth
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1997-03-20

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  • Interview with Paul D. Harkins

    • Contributor: Gittinger, Ted - Harkins, Paul D. (Paul Donal)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1981-11-10

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  • William Speiden journals: Illustrations removed from volume 1 and 2

    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852-03-09

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  • Claude Charles Bloch papers, 1926-1945

    Naval officer. Correspondence, printed matter, and other material relating to Claude Charles Bloch's naval career before and during World War II, including his command at Pearl Harbor.

    • Contributor: Bloch, Claude Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1926
  • Robert R. Hitt papers, 1830-1906

    U.S. representative from Illinois. Personal, political, diplomatic, and business correspondence and other papers, including shorthand notes and material relating to Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln Douglas Debates, and Civil War courts-martial. Other topics include his congressional service and the annexation of Hawaii.

    • Contributor: Hitt, Robert R. (Robert Roberts) - Hitt, Robert R.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1830
  • William Speiden journals: Vol. 1, Mar. 9, 1852-July 2, 1854 (includes newspaper clippings from 1901 and 1946)

    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852-03-09

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  • Interview with Harlan Cleveland

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Cleveland, Harlan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2010-00-00

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  • Narrative of N. Byron Smith, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Narrative by Smith describing his experiences aboard the whaler Nile of Greenport, N.Y., under the command of Capt. Conklin, and his voyage (1851 September 1-1854 March 12) to the whaling grounds in the Sea of Okhotsk in the northwest Pacific via the Azores, Cape of Good Hope, Indian Ocean, and New Zealand. Smith documents the methods of capturing whales and extracting whale oil, shipboard ...

    • Contributor: Smith, N. Byron
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Claude Charles Bloch papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journal (1934) kept by Bloch as judge advocate general of the U.S. Navy, subject file, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to Bloch's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet (1938-1940) and commandant of the 14th Naval District, Pearl Harbor (1940-1942). Correspondents include Charles A. Edison, James Forrestal, Ernest L. Jahncke, Hiram Johnson, Frank Knox, William D. Leahy, Chester W. Nimitz, David ...

    • Contributor: Bloch, Claude Charles
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Frank Ross McCoy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notebooks, dispatch books, military files, subject files, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining chiefly to McCoy's military career and diplomatic assignments focusing on East Asia, Latin America, World War I, and World War II. Documents his role in the American administration of the Philippines with subject files relating to activities of the U.S. Bureau of Insular Affairs, 1916-1923; Philippine ...

    • Contributor: McCoy, Frank Ross - McCoy, Thomas Franklin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Interview with Gunther K. Rosinus

    • Contributor: Schmidt, G. Lewis - Rosinus, Gunther K.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1989-03-21

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  • Interview with John E. Kelley

    • Contributor: Kennedy, Charles Stuart - Kelley, John E.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1996-05-21

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  • Bladen Dulany papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, journals, orders, inventories, bills, receipts, and printed matter relating primarily to Dulany's tour of duty as commander of the U.S. Navy Pacific Squadron from 1852 to 1855. Subjects include the duel between Samuel W. Downing and Thomas Smith, lieutenant in the British Army at Gibraltar in 1820; dispute between Peru and Spain arising from Peru's territorial claims to the Chincha Islands; harassment of ...

    • Contributor: Dulany, Bladen
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932

    United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1857
  • William Speiden journals: Illustrations removed from volume 1

    • Contributor: Speiden, William, Jr.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1852-03-09

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  • William Rea Furlong papers, 1892-1985

    Author and United States Navy rear admiral. Correspondence, memoranda, ship diaries, lecture and research notes, drafts of speeches and writings, reports, rosters, biographical materials, photographs, and other papers relating mainly to Furlong's service in the United States Navy.

    • Contributor: Furlong, William Rea
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1892
  • Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public ...

    • Contributor: Mink, Patsy T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1883
  • Georg Von Békésy papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly writings and research papers, reports, notes, and other materials, along with correspondence, speeches, lectures, subject files, biographical material, financial records, printed matter, and other papers pertaining primarily to von Békésy's research and writing in the area of speech and hearing and in sensory sciences in general. Subjects include his 1961 Nobel Prize in medicine, work at the University of Hawaii, interest in archaeology ...

    • Contributor: Von Békésy, Georg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Interview with Roy Stacey

    • Contributor: W. Haven North - Stacey, Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-00-00

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  • Georg Von Békésy papers, 1928-1972

    Physicist, physiologist, and educator. Chiefly writings and research papers, reports, notes, and other materials, along with some correspondence, printed matter, financial papers, biographical material, subject files, and other papers pertaining primarily to von Békésy's research and writing in the area of speech and hearing and in sensory sciences.

    • Contributor: Von Békésy, Georg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1928
  • Gary Haleamau concert and interview collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Gary Haleamau and his band on August 20, 2008 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The performance includes Hawaiian visual interpretation of some of the songs using signs and hula dance. Gary Haleamau, who is Portuguese American, discusses ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008
  • Thomas F. Bayard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, financial records, legal papers, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers primarily relating to Bayard's career as U.S. senator from Delaware (1869-1885), U.S. secretary of state (1885-1889), and U.S. ambassador to Great Britain (1893-1897) during the Cleveland administrations. Pertains to real estate and financial matters, national politics, the Fitz-John Porter case, Samoan Islands, fisheries and sealing questions, the Venezuelan boundary ...

    • Contributor: Bayard, Thomas F. (Thomas Francis)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
  • Voices from the canefields folksongs from Japanese immigrant workers in Hawai'i

    Franklin Odo discussed his research for his book, Voices from the canefields: folksongs from Japanese immigrant workers in Hawai'i (Oxford University Press, 2013) as a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on September 20, 2013, sponsored by the American Folklife Center. He describes how Japanese workers on Hawai'i's plantations created their own songs, in form akin to their traditional tanka or ...

    • Contributor: Odo, Franklin - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2013