The University of Hawai‘i Press is proud to publish a new, open-access resource for Hawaiian scholars, Palapala: a journal for Hawaiian language and literature. It is the first peer-reviewed Hawaiian language journal to be published exclusively online.
The entirety of Palapala volume 1, issue 1, which includes contemporary research in both Hawaiian and English, is available for free through UH library’s ScholarSpace:
No Palapala / About Palapala
- Editors’ introduction (Keola Donaghy, ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui, Kapali Lyon, ‘Ōiwi Parker Jones, Hiapokeikikāne K. Perreira)
Nā ‘Atikala Noi‘i Hou / New Research
- Reading between the Lines: A Closer Look at the First Hawaiian Primer (1822) by Albert J. Schütz
- No ke Kākā‘ōlelo ma ka Mo‘olelo Hawai‘i Kahiko a i ka MH 1860 by Hiapokeikikāne Kichie Perreira
- He Ahu Mo‘olelo: E Ho‘okahua i ka Paepae Mo‘olelo Palapala Hawai‘i / A Cairn of Stories: Establishing a Foundation of Hawaiian Literature by ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui
- Nā Pō o ka Malama: The “Nights” of the Hawaiian Month by Charles M. Langlas
- No ka Baibala Hemolele: The Making of the Hawaiian Bible by Jeffrey “Kapali” Lyon
Nā ‘Atikala Loiloi Puke / Book Reviews
- Language Contact in the Early Colonial Pacific: Maritime Polynesian Pidgin before Pidgin English, by Emanuel J. Drechsel. Reviewed by ‘Ōiwi Parker Jones
- Hawaiian Music and Musicians (Ka Mele Hawai‘i a me ka Po‘e Mele): An Encyclopedic History, Second Edition, edited by George S. Kanahele, revised and updated by John Berger. Reviewed by Joseph Keola Donaghy
Palapala receives support from UH Press and the following departments: College of Arts and Humanities, UH Mānoa; Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, UH Mānoa; College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, UH Mānoa; and Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani, College of Hawaiian Language, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.