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Pacific Historical Review (2021) 90 (1): 28–56.
Published: 08 January 2021
...Christen T. Sasaki This article covers the controversy that followed the March 16, 1893 escape of prisoner Yosaku Imada to the Japanese warship, the Naniwa , which was docked in Honolulu. Imada’s act of seeking refuge onboard the ship occurred at a time when the provisional government of Hawai‘i...
Pacific Historical Review (2020) 89 (4): 500–527.
Published: 29 September 2020
... Hawaiians actively resisted the racist and pro-territorial propaganda by publishing their own newspapers and by directly competing against haole in and around the surf. © 2020 by the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association 2020 surfing Hawai‘i tourism Hawaii Promotion Committee...
Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (3): 407–442.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Kelli Y. Nakamura During World War II, authorities arrested and incarcerated Japanese on the island of Hawai‘i due to racist fears. Many scholars skim over the details of the incarceration of residents of Hawai‘i island and other islands as part of the larger narrative of O‘ahu incarceration, where...
Pacific Historical Review (2017) 86 (1): 153–170.
Published: 01 February 2017
...George J. Sánchez This essay was the author’s presidential address at the annual meeting of the Pacific Coast Branch, American Historical Association, in Waikoloa Beach, Hawai’i, on August 6, 2016. The address compares three multiracial communities—in Boyle Heights, California; Cape Town, South...
Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (3): 277–306.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Elyssa Ford In parades across Hawai‘i, women participate in an event called pa‘u riding. Eight princesses, a queen, and numerous attendants ride horseback, wearing flowing pa‘u skirts and looking like beauty queens. These women view themselves as representatives of Hawaiian history, but this...
Pacific Historical Review (2015) 84 (2): 129–162.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Lawrence H. Kessler When American Congregationalist missionaries arrived in Hawai‘i in 1820, many initially opposed sugarcane planting for its worldliness and for the negative effects they perceived it as having on the Hawaiians they sought to convert. Foremost among missionaries’ complaints...
Pacific Historical Review (2014) 83 (2): 333–349.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Yujin Yaguchi This article investigates the relationship between Asian American and modern Japanese history by analyzing the image of Japanese Americans in postwar Japan. Based on a book of photographs featuring Japanese immigrants in Hawai‘i published in 1956, it analyzes how their image was...
Pacific Historical Review (2013) 82 (2): 248–278.
Published: 01 May 2013
... well as continental U.S. labor and sugar interests. From January through April 1911, officials in Washington, D.C., and the Philippines worked hard to stem fears about the health of Filipinos and maintain both the flow of these workers to Hawai‘i and the U.S.-Philippine political-legal relationship...