Wikipedia:WikiProject Hawaii

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Welcome to WikiProject Hawaii!


Aloha! Welcome to WikiProject Hawaiʻi. We are a board of editors committed to the proper exposition of information about the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi and Hawaiiana throughout Wikipedia. Our primary goal is to research and write articles that provide the most accurate and detailed information about Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiian Islands, its history and its society, its people and its places, its culture and its spirit. This mission is accomplished in our writing without regard for our personal biases, professing an obedience to neutrality in language, ideas and thoughts while respecting the diversity of opinions on each article subject. Our end is to educate all visitors to this academic and encyclopedic forum.

Through the creation of WikiProject Hawaiʻi, we aspire to improve all articles already written related to Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiian Islands. WikiProject Hawaiʻi is a means of focusing our collective efforts. Also, past disputes over the use of the Hawaiian language and its alphabet in Wikipedia articles inspire us to unite in the diversity of our backgrounds and ideas, to come together to develop and codify a standardized manual of style for use in these articles and all future articles. Such a standardized guideline is necessary for proper comprehension and enhancement of the flow of unity of information provided from all subjects in the family of Hawaiʻi-related articles.

If you are interested in participating in this ambitious and important work, we encourage you to join our board of editors and consider this your principal resource center for Hawaiʻi-related articles. To participate in WikiProject Hawaiʻi, please list your user information below. After you have done that, browse through the subpages and to-do lists provided and choose a project you can take upon yourself. You may also want to start a project of your own. Further inquiries about WikiProject Hawaiʻi should be added to the discussion page.

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The maʻo hau hele (Hawaiian hibiscus), Hawaii's state flower

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E komo mai. Welcome to the Hawaii WikiProject.

Project Information
Portal: Hawaii Portal
Shortcut: WP:Hawaii
Banner: {{WikiProject Hawaii}}
Userbox: {{User WikiProject Hawaii}}
Departments: Assessment
Manual of Style
Outreach department
Newsletter: Hawaii Project Newsletter
Requested articles: Article requests
Image resources and request info: Image resources and requests
Open Tasks: Deletion sorting
Cleanup listing for WikiProject Hawaii at Labs
Core articles: Top Importance Articles
New articles: New articles
Watchlist: Recent changes
Article alerts

Active participants[edit]

To join WikiProject Hawaii, edit this section and insert the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest into the following list of participants in alphabetical order. Participants should also place participant identification on their user page. Administrators have a Admin mop.PNG by their username.


  1. A R King (talk · contribs) Basque Country
  2. AerinZero (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  3. alicekim53 (talk · contribs) Oahu, Hawaii
  4. Aoi (talk · contribs) Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi
  5. Arjuna909 (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  6. Awotter (talk · contribs) Salem, Oregon
  7. BobSchacht (talk · contribs) Flagstaff, AZ
  8. Coojah (talk · contribs) Waipahu, Hawaii
  9. Cote d'Azur (talk · contribs) Côte d'Azur, France
  10. ctoshw (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  11. Dalisays (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii By Way of Seattle, Washington
  12. Doprendek (talk · contribs) Oahu, Hawaii
  13. dragonfly213 (talk · contribs) Librarian and avid fan of Hawaiian music, hula, culture Los Angeles, California
  14. eden60 (talk · contribs) Auckland, New Zealand
  15. esb (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  16. Gardneca (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  17. GeekInParadise (talk · contribs) Maui, Hawaii
  18. geraldcarmack (talk · contribs) hobbyist , A.A., Student R.N. ;) Hilo, Hawaii
  19. Gilgamesh (talk · contribs) Utah
  20. Gmosaki (talk · contribs) Ann Arbor, Michigan
  21. Habatchii (talk · contribs) Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  22. Haimounten (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  23. HawaiiCalls (talk · contribs) Art historian and curator specializing in Hawaiian art Kamuela, Hawaii
  24. Hirohisat (talk · contribs) Hilo, Hawaii
  25. IslandGyrl (talk · contribs) Frankfurt, Germany
  26. J JMesserly (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  27. Jasonagastrich (talk · contribs) Kahului, Maui
  28. Jaysonnutt (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  29. Joel Bradshaw (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  30. jonny-mt (talk · contribs) Tokyo, JapanAdmin mop.PNG
  31. Kahaleal (talk · contribs)
  32. Kahunaviking (talk · contribs)
  33. Kaihoku (talk · contribs) Oahu, Hawaii and Los Angeles
  34. Kalathalan (talk · contribs) Waipiʻo, Hawaiʻi
  35. KarlM (talk · contribs) Hilo, Hawaiʻi
  36. KAVEBEAR (talk · contribs) Astoria, Oregon
  37. KeithH (talk · contribs) Kailua, Hawaiʻi
  38. Kiwikiu (talk · contribs) Maui, Hawaii Natural History, primarily
  39. lfstevens (talk · contribs) Maui, Hawaii
  40. Lfstevens (talk · contribs) Maui
  41. Ling.Nut (talk · contribs) Kentucky
  42. Maile66 (talk · contribs)
  43. Makana Chai (talk · contribs) (talk) 19:07, 16 April 2008 (UTC) Kailua, Hawai'i
  44. Mark Miller (talk · contribs) Elk Grove, California
  45. Markkawika (talk · contribs) ʻEwa Beach, Hawaiʻi
  46. Mcampany (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  47. MPerel (talk · contribs) Earth
  48. MrX (talk · contribs)
  49. Nemean09 (talk · contribs) Los Angeles, California
  50. Neutrality (talk · contribs) West Palm Beach, FloridaAdmin mop.PNG
  51. Newportm (talk · contribs) Newport Beach, California
  52. Opukahaia808 (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  53. Osevilla (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  54. Peaceray (talk · contribs) Seattle, Washington (formerly Kailua, Hawaiʻi; still patrolling Hawaiʻi articles via my watchlist)
  55. philiptdotcom (talk · contribs) Carrboro, North Carolina (formerly a resident of Haleakala National Park and Kihei, Hawaii)
  56. Pietro13 (talk · contribs)
  57. Plee223 (talk · contribs) aka Paul Lee, Honolulu, Hawaii
  58. Randydeluxe (talk · contribs) Hawaii Kai, Hawaii
  59. Resident Mario (talk · contribs) Call me a "Hawaii volcanism" expert ;) (New York City, New York)
  60. rick_lay95 (talk · contribs) Louisville, Kentucky
  61. RobBertholf (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii
  62. SeanMD80 (talk · contribs) Long Valley, NJ
  63. Shannon.wianecki (talk · contribs) Maui, Hawaii and San Francisco, California
  64. Smoth 007 (talk · contribs) Christchurch, New Zealand
  65. The Obento Musubi (talk · contribs) – from the United States of America
  66. Travis.Thurston (talk · contribs) Kailua and Mānoa
  67. Trulystand700 (talk · contribs) New York City, New York
  68. URwhatUthink (talk · contribs) St. Augustine, Florida
  69. Viriditas (talk · contribs) Kihei, Hawaiʻi
  70. W_Nowicki (talk · contribs) Capitola, California
  71. WTGDMan1986 (talk · contribs) Wilmington, North Carolina
  72. Wolfpack903 (talk · contribs) Los Angeles, California, Princeville, Kauai
  73. DENAMAX (talk · contribs) Maxim Stoyalov
  74. Risto Kealiihōlani (talk · contribs) Brockton, Massachusetts / Wilton, Maine
  75. Yoshi Canopus (talk · contribs) Kailua Kona, HI - Also in Japanese WikiProject: Hawaii
  76. Pavaraga (talk · contribs) Honolulu, Hawaii

Member userboxes[edit]

You may place either {{User WikiProject Hawaii}} or {{User WP Hawaii}} on your user page to display one of the following userboxes:

Either of these templates will add your user page to:

For other Hawaii user templates, please see:


There are several ways to encourage editors to contribute to the project:

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Aloha, WikiProject Hawaii! You are invited to join WikiProject Hawaii, a collaborative effort which aims to create, expand, and maintain Hawaii-related articles. If you'd like to join, please sign up here. All kōkua is appreciated! Mahalo!

To invite someone to our WikiProject, place {{subst:Hawaii invite}} on their talk page.

E komo mai, WikiProject Hawaii!
Welcome to the Hawaii WikiProject! We're a group of editors working to improve Wikipedia's coverage of Hawaii.

Here are some of our WikiProject's features:

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask another fellow member. All of us will be happy to help you. Aloha mai kākou!

To welcome someone to our WikiProject, place {{Hawaii welcome}} on their talk page. Further documentation is outlined on its talk page.


The assessment department estimates the quality of Wikipedia's Hawaii articles using WP:1.0 ratings, using parameters in the {{WikiProject Hawaii}} project banner to place articles in a set of categories which creates an automatically generated worklist for the project.

Utmarkt Guld.svg Featured articles

The Hawaiʻi-related articles listed below were chosen by election of Wikipedians to be featured articles on Wikipedia. Featured articles are deemed to be of excellent quality and are considered the best works produced by Wikipedians. To nominate another Hawaiʻi-related article to become a featured article, put it up for a vote at the featured articles candidate page.

Currently, we have 23 featured articles:

In addition to featured articles, we have 4 featured lists:

The following were once featured articles, but have since been demoted:

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The following articles are good articles, articles better than regular ones but not as well written as featured articles, related to Hawaiʻi and WikiProject Hawaiʻi. Currently severely outdated.

Updated DYK query.svg Did you know? In addition to our featured content, several Hawaiʻi-related articles have been presented on the main page of Wikipedia as a selected anniversary or Did you know? feature. These include:

Project tasks edit


  • Requests—Article and image requests.
  • Assessment—An overview of article assessment in the project.
  • New articles—Where to bring to light new articles.
  • Article alerts—notifications of going-ons in the project, as maintained by a bot. currently down


Project banner

Place this WikiProject notice {{WPHawaii}} at the top of a Hawaii-related talk page to direct editors to Wikiproject Hawaii. Please refer to the talk page for banner usage guidelines.

Infobox templates

For infoboxes related to WikiProject Hawaii, please visit Wikipedia:WikiProject Hawaii/Infoboxes.

Userbox templates
Code Result
{{Template:User Hawaii}}
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{{Template:User interest Hawaii|6}}
Flag of Hawaii.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Hawaiʻi.
{{Template:User interest Hawaii|8}}
Flag of Hawaii.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Hawaiʻi.
{{Template:User interest Hawaii|10}}
Flag of Hawaii.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Hawaiʻi.
{{Template:User interest Hawaii|12}}
Flag of Hawaii.svgThis user is interested in the U.S. State of Hawaiʻi.
{{Template:User WikiProject Hawaii}} Usage
{{Template:User WP Hawaii}} Usage
Stub templates

For information on which stubs to use on Hawaii-related articles, see the list of stubs at Category:Hawaii stubs.

Other WikiProjects

WikiProject Hawaii is one of the United States WikiProjects.

National United States

List of U.S. State-level WikiProjects and their sub-projects

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