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Hawai'i Pacific Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ISA-MS-006

Scope and Contents

The collection contains primary source materials related to Hawai'i and the Pacific including: news clippings, documents, maps, posters, Hawaiian language dictionaries, a photograph of Waikiki from the 1890s and Hawaiiana. It also includes the 2nd edition (1785) atlas to Captain Cook's Voyages that illustrate his third voyage and the scene of his death.


  • Creation: 1785 - 1951

Language of Materials

Hawaiian and English

Conditions Governing Access

The Archivist reserves the right to restrict use of materials which are exceptionally fragile. Duplicates such as photocopies, typescripts, or digital surrogates may be supplied in place of original materials.


The ’Iolani School Archives contains materials, information, videos, images, etc., that may be considered sensitive or offensive according to today's standards. These items are indicative of societal attitudes at particular points in time. Such materials are retained and preserved in an effort to adequately represent the historical record.

Biographical / Historical

Provenance information varies greatly. The material was donated by various alumni and faculty. For some items, no provenance information is known. Accruals are not expected as like material falls outside the scope of our collection policy.


2.06 Linear Feet (1- half document box; 1- document box; 1- oversize flat box) : 8 items in 3 boxes.

48.2 Linear Feet : Location: Tsuzuki Group Library (Upper Library)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by faculty and alumni.


July 2020

Hawai'i Pacific Collection
A guide to the collection in the 'Iolani School Archives.
Under Revision
Valancy Rasmussen
June 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Edition statement
Revised July 2020

Revision Statements

  • 2019: Original inventory and description completed using Microsoft Excel. Manually transcribed into 'Iolani School's instance of ArchivesSpace in 2019.
  • 2020: Revision by Librarian Carrie Miwa, and Archivist Georgina Tom.

Repository Details

Part of the 'Iolani School Archives Repository

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