Hawaiian Islands Research
Mr. Fitzgerald/Mrs. Hirayama/Ms. Tonaki-Coumas/Mr. Ruff
Note: The library is open on Tuesday & Thursday evenings for SMARTS
KEYWORDS TO USE: Hawaii, Hawaiian islands, (name of island)
SUGGESTED INFORMATION SOURCES BOOK SOURCES - Use the Leilehua High School OPAC - Book Catalog and type in the name of your island or attraction. NOTE: All Hawaiian-related books are located in the HAWAIIANA Section of the library. All Call numbers begin with "H".
Listed below are a few of the books we have on Hawaii.
H 919.69 B. Hawaii Handbook. CA:Moon Publications, 1989.
H 919.69 S. Seiden, Allan. Hawaii. HI:Island Heritage, 1985.
H 919.6921 B. Boom, Robert. The island of Maui. HI:Boom Enterprises, 1974.
H 919.693 Ess. The essential guide to Oahu. HI:Island Heritage, 1999.
H 919.6941 N. Nilsen, Robert. Kauai. CA:Avalon Publishing, 2001.
LIBRARY ELECTRONIC SOURCES
OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) - find our book collection here! (Note: book catalog can only be accessed at school)
EBSCO Online - Great place for current event articles
World Book Online- Start here to get basic information
Opposing Viewpoints - Find out the pro and cons of current issues
Biography Resource Center- Information about famous people, past and present, including personal facts, occupation, nationality, etc.
Encyclopedia Britannica - Another source to get basic information
Culturegrams- Information about the customs, festivals and geographical information about countries
Issues- current hot topics available here!
World at War- All the details of war, past and present
World History - Ancient and Medieval Times - Find all you need for your projects!
World History - Modern Era - Up to date information on historical events!
GENERAL INTERNET WEBSITES
Get the same great articles that you can get from Leilehua High
School's EBSCO on-line in the comfort of your home! See librarian for user name and password
Internet Public Library provides information on popular teen topics.
An encyclopedia which provides easy and simple information. Good place
to start if you just need the basics.
University of Hawaii Library system - find out what they have at any of the campus
Use your public library card to reserve and send the needed material to Wahiawa library!
SUBJECT SPECIFIC WEBSITES
Librarian's favorite search engine: http://www.google.com/
Hawaii State (all islands)
Hawaii Data Book: http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/economic/databook/
U.S. Census - Population statistics: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/15000.html
Ethinic statistics: http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/BasicFactsTable?_lang=en&_vt_name=DEC_2000_PL_U_GCTPL_ST2&_geo_id=04000US15
Hawaii Government website: http://www.hawaii.gov/
State Legislature: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/
List of some famous people from Hawaii: http://www.50states.com/bio/hawaii.htm
Offical visitor's site: http://www.visitmaui.com/
County website: http://www.co.maui.hi.us/
County website: http://www.kauaigov.org/
Big Island Hawai'i
County website: http://www.hawaii-county.com/
County website: http://www.co.honolulu.hi.us/
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATIONS - Look in your agenda, see Librarian for sample sheets or click on Bibliography Format