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Northwestern Hawaiian Islands[edit]

General reference[edit]

  • Evenhuis, Neal L. (ed.); Eldredge, Lucius G. (ed.) (2004). Natural History of Nihoa and Necker Islands. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Cultural and Environmental Studies; No. 1. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press. ISBN 1-58178-029-X. 
  • Rauzon, Mark J. (2001). Isles of Refuge: Wildlife and History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 0-8248-2330-3. 
    • Note: Rauzon's bibliography includes more than 180 references. This is a valuable resource for surveying the literature.

Natural history[edit]

  • Kay, E. Alison, ed. (1994), "The Unique Terrestrial Biota of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands", A Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands, Selected Readings II (2nd ed.), Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, ISBN 0-8248-1659-5 


Nihoa and Necker Islands
  • Emory, Kenneth P. (2002) [1928]. Archaeology of Nihoa and Necker Islands. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Anthropology; No. 11 (orig. pub. as No. 53). Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press. ISBN 1566475651. 


  •, the website of the voyage that the Hokule'a took a few years back, is a good place to start.
  • ...and this is their archive of videos that contain a lot of good info and perspective.
  • The official FWS website on Midway Atoll contains a wealth of info on Midway Atoll.
  • website on the National Monument is the source about the National Mounument.
  • As for news about the NWHI, you can go to this site.
  • Go here, scroll down to "NWHI" and pick "Starr, F., K. Martz, and L. Loope. 2001. Botanical Inventory of Kure Atoll. Report prepared for State Department of Land and Natural Resources, Honolulu, Hawai'i" for basically all of your Kure Atoll needs.
  • Invasive Species in the NWHI: go to the page directly above, but click on Martz, K., F. Starr, and L. Loope. 2001. Status of Non-native Plants in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands."
  • Jane Resture does for histories of islands what airplanes did for travel. What you want is a little lower than halfway down the page.
  • Not really a gem of info, but the Multi-Agency website is the joint site of the NOAA and the USFWS on the NWHI.
  • For Nihoa, you can go to this page to look inside Isles of Refuge: Wildlife and History of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (see general reference section). The book goes on to other islands, but the pages that they let you look at are only about Nihoa.

Polynesian navigation[edit]



  • Unity in diversity : Hawaii's Buddhist communities. Kaneohe, Hawaii: Hawaii Association of International Buddhists. 1997. ISBN 0965553701. 
  • History of the Soto sect in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: Hawaii Soto Mission Bishop's Office. 2002. 
  • 100th anniversary : a grateful celebration of Nembutsu, April 22-29, 1990, Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin, 1889-1989. Hilo, Hawaii: Honpa Hongwanji Hilo Betsuin. 1990. 
  • Hunter, Louise H. (1971). Buddhism in Hawaii; its impact on a yankee community. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 0870223550. 
  • Tajima, Paul Junichiro (1938). Japanese Buddhism in Hawaii: Its Background, Origin, and Adaptation to Local Conditions. University of Hawaii. 
  • Usui, Leslie R. (2005). The early history of Tibetan Buddhism in Hawaiʻi, 1972-1976. Honolulu, HI. 
  • Yamamoto, George Y. (1976). Origin of Buddhism in Hawaii: Brief Chronological Table of Japanese in Hawaii. Honolulu, HI: Aikido Renshinkan (YBA of Honolulu). 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints[edit]