Mary Kawena Pukui papers
The Mary Kawena Pukui papers consist of copies made of Pukui's study and knowledge of Hawaiian culture. As a Hawaiian scholar, dancer, composer, and educator, Pukui held a tremendous knowledge of Hawaiian culture which is highlighted through her many published works from the mid to late 20 th century. This collection contains copied material gathered by Pukui's son-in-law, George Bacon, and includes texts either written or translated by Pukui on Hawaiian history, culture, stories, legends, and songs.
Andrew John Berger Papers
This accession consists of papers documenting the professional career of Andrew John Berger, an ornithologist. Materials include general correspondence; letters regarding his work on The Hawaiian Goose book; files pertaining to his work on the Kirtland's warbler; and a gallery proof of Hawaiian Birdlife. Correspondents include George Miksch Sutton and …
Caroline Haskins Gurrey portraits of Hawaiians
Portraits of young Hawaiian men and women exhibited at the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition and made by photographer Caroline Haskins Gurrey.
McIntire Family Hawaiian Entertainers Collection
Mayo, Jean Alice, 1897-?
Photographs and ephemera collected by the McIntire Family of Hawaiian musicians documenting their careers throughout the United States, and those of other performers.
Photographs of Hawaiian people and activities
Photographs depicting people and activities in Hawaii. They include images of the preparation of poi, the disbanding of the royal household guard, the Royal Hawaiian band at the Iolani Palace, a feast beside a grass house, and a portrait of five Hawaiian women. J. J. Williams and J. A. Gonsalves …
The History of the Royal Hawaiian Band Collection
A thesis documenting the history of the Royal Hawaiian Band from 1836-1980. The history of the band parallels Hawaii's own history and the development of music education. Research sources include books, newspaper articles, periodicals, diaries, government documents, and interviews. Appendices include sample musical programs, musical repertoire, membership rosters, tours, and sound …
Hawaiian and Tahitian Dance film collection
1 roll motion picture film, approx. 800 feet, of Pat Wiggin Bacon, Pele Pukui and Mary Kawena Pukui dancing hula, made by George Bacon in 1943. 6 rolls motion picture film on Tahitian dance by Dr. Douglas Campbell in 1937. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect …
This accession consists of video recordings of programs and other events that were produced by the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution's 150th Anniversary celebration. The recordings document Hawaiians and Indians from North, South and Central America. Materials include videotapes and a recording log …
Richard Fiske film of Hawaiian volcanic rifts
Edited film demonstrating the creation of the Hawaiian Rifts (volcano study). Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and …