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dc.contributor.advisor Finney, Ben en_US
dc.contributor.author Nogelmeier, Marvin Puakea en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-04-16T04:54:52Z en_US
dc.date.available 2008-04-16T04:54:52Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2003-12 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Nogelmeier, Marvin Puakea (2003) Mai Pa'a I Ka Leo: Historical voice in Hawaiian primary materials, looking forward and listening back. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Hawai'i, United States -- Hawaii. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/1252 en_US
dc.description.abstract This dissertation explores a unique body of historical writings published in the native-language newspapers of the Hawaiian kingdom during the 19th century and examines the incorporation of these materials into contemporary knowledge. Scholars of the 20th century have translated a fraction of the historical material, reorganized its contents and published those portions as reference texts on Hawaiian history, culture and ethnography. These English presentations, along with other translated texts have become an English-language canon of Hawaiian reference material that is widely used today. The canon of translated texts is problematic in that it alters the works of the original authors, recasting important auto-representational writings by Hawaiians of the 19th century into a modern Western framework. General reliance upon these translated texts has fostered a level of authority for the canon texts similar to that of primary source material. Such authority and reliance have in many ways eclipsed the Hawaiian authors' original works and have obscured the larger corpus of published writings from the period. General acceptance of the sufficiency of the translated works, a dearth of access tools and few fluent readers of Hawaiian has resulted in much of the archive of historical material remaining unutilized and largely inaccessible to date. However, the impetus of Hawaiian language renewal efforts and more recent Hawaiian scholarship has brought new attention to this body of writings, and such awareness is generating new efforts to rearticulate this neglected resource into the production of knowledge, now and in the future. en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa en_US
dc.relation Theses for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (University of Hawaii at Manoa). Anthropology; no. 4405 en_US
dc.rights All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner. en_US
dc.rights.uri https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/592 en_US
dc.subject Mai Pa'a I Ka Leo en_US
dc.subject Historical voice en_US
dc.subject Hawaiian en_US
dc.subject Primary materials en_US
dc.subject Cultural anthropology en_US
dc.subject Language en_US
dc.subject History en_US
dc.title Mai Pa'a I Ka Leo: Historical voice in Hawaiian primary materials, looking forward and listening back en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US
dc.contributor.department Anthropology en_US
dc.date.graduated 2003-12 en_US
local.identifier.callnumber AC1 .H3 no. 4405 en_US
local.thesis.degreelevel PhD en_US

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