HIST 151: Hawai‘i News & Newspapers
We live in a special place...
...so special research considerations and strategies are required.
Source: Road to Hana, via Wikimedia Commons
Local Newspaper / News Sites
Local news is where local issues are discussed.
- Be sure to keep in mind bias in news sources. Because of bias, try to read from a variety of sources and use the new evaluation criteria from the library's News research guide.
- Be sure to read newspaper articles carefully. Oftentimes, the reporter will include people, organizations or companies that are proponents or opponents to a particular issue or debate. These names may be useful in your continued research.
- You may have to use Google to search for these local sources (i.e. Maui Now or Maui Times).
- If you need a Maui News article that is locked behind a pay wall, ask a librarian.
Local News Search Engine
Use this Google search widget to find articles from the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Maui News, Maui Now and Lahaina News.
Use the following databases to search for Hawaiian newspapers available online.
Papakilo Database - Search Newspapers
This is a digital collection of historic Hawaiian Newspapers. This collection contains 11,934 issues comprising 58,612 pages and 379,918 articles.
This is a collection of historic Hawaiian-language newspapers published between 1834 and 1948. The newspaper images can be retrieved by word search, title, or date.