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Newspaper Articles

“$70,686.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 2 Sept. 1876.

“Americanized Hawaiians.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 21 Feb. 1874.

“First Hawaiian Cavalry.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 24 Apr. 1862.

“First Hawaiian Cavalry.” Polynesian 25 Dec. 1852: 130.

“General Order No. 1.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 28 Feb. 1874.

“Hawaiian god posted at Army site.” Honolulu Advertiser 1 Mar. 1999.

“His Majesty’s Birth-Day.” Polynesian 20 Mar. 1852: 178.

“Honolulu Rifles.” Polynesian 1 Aug. 1857: 101.

“Insurrection on Hawai‘i!” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 24 Oct. 1868.

“Memorial for Crew of the Aztec.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 23 Apr. 1917.

“Military.” Polynesian 9 Jan. 1847: 138.

“National Defense: A Description of the New Rifled Cannon.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 22 Apr. 1885.

“No Ke Kaua Ma  Kauai (Concerning the War on Kaua‘i).” Holograph. 26 May 1824. Bishop Museum Archives. MS. Doc. 207.

“Official Notifications: To General John O. Dominis...” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 20 Sept. 1873.

“Organized...new Cavalry Company.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 19 Dec. 1861.

“Proclamation!” Polynesian 14 Sept. 1861.

“Public  Holiday .” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 18 Mar. 1885.

“Return of the Troops from Kona!” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 31 Oct. 1868.

“Selling Liquor to Natives.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 21 Nov. 1868.

“The Gazette and the Military.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 21 Mar. 1874.

“The Gazette of Wednesday last...” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 20 Sept. 1873.

“The Honolulu Rifles.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 21 Feb. 1874.

“The Military appropriation was kept down...” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 4 Jul. 1868.

“The Mutiny at the Barracks.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 13 Sept. 1873.

“The Old Fort.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 15 Jan. 1857.

“The Recent Presentation of Colors.” Polynesian 8 Aug. 1857: 109.

“The Revolutionary Tendencies of the American  Mission to the  Hawaiian Islands.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 4 Jul. 1868.

“The Rifles paraded yesterday...” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 29 Nov. 1873.

“The Rifles.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 13 Sept. 1873.

“The uniform for the new rifle company...” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 19 Mar. 1857.

“To the Editor of the Polynesian.” Polynesian 5 Sept. 1857: 137.

“Uniform of the Honolulu Rifles.” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 12 Mar. 1885.

“We call our readers’ attention to the Royal Proclamation...” Polynesian 14 Sept. 1861.

“Who is to Blame? The late Kona ‘affair...’” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 21 Nov. 1868.

Damon, Ethel M. “Punahou Volunteers of 1863.” Friend Apr. 1941.

Selected Books, Papers and Publications

“Ka Oihana Lua a Hawai‘i Lahui (The Hawaiian Art of Lua Fighting).” Typescript. Ka Nupepa Kuokoa 19 Jul. 1923. Bishop Museum Archives. MS Grp Acc. 1992.364.003.

Alexander, W. D. “An Account of the Uncompleted Treaty of Annexation Between the  United States of America and the   Hawaiian  Kingdom, Negotiated in 1854.” Selected correspondence of His Excellency R. C. Wyllie, Secretary of War. Hawaiian Journal of History (1897): 50.

Alexander, W. D. “Overthrow of the Ancient Tabu System in the Hawaiian Islands.” Hawaiian Journal of History 1916: 42-44.

Andrade, Ernest Jr. Unconquerable Rebel: Robert W. Wilcox and Hawaiian Politics 1880-1903. Niwot: University of Colorado Press, 1984.

Baker, Robert H. “The Third Warning Voice!” Pacific Commercial Advertiser 17 Sept. 1890.

Baker, Robert Hoapili. “Report of The Major  Commanding the King’s Guard and Volunteer Forces to the Honorable John O. Dominis, K.G.C., Commander-in-Chief.” Hawaiian Gazette 30 Apr. 1884. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Barratt, Glynn. The Russian View of Honolulu 1809-26. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1988.

Beaglehole, J.C., ed. The Journals of Captain James Cook. Vol 3.  Hakluyt Society, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 1973.

Beckwith, Martha. Hawaiian Mythology.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1976.

Bishop Museum. Ka Buke Mo‘olelo o Honorable Robert William Wilikoki.  Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1999.

Carneiro, Robert. “Chiefdom-level Warfare as Exemplified in  Fiji and the Cauca  Valley.” The Anthropology of War. Ed. Jonathan Haas.  New York:  Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Cartwright, Alexander Joy. Letter titled “Lines Written on Reading the Parody on the Hawaiian Cavalry Equipments.” 25 May 1855. Hawai‘i State Archives, Alexander Joy Cartwright Papers.

Cordy, Ross. Exalted Sits the Chief.  Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, 2000.

D’Arcy, Paul. Warfare and State-Building in Hawai‘i. Diss. University of Otago, 1992.

Dale, Paul, ed. Seventy North to Fifty South:  The Story of Captain Cook’s Last Voyage. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1969.

Davis, Richard Harding. “Real Soldiers of Fortune.” Prepared for Project Gutenberg. 1 Feb. 2003. <www.ibiblio.org/guenberg/exext02/resof10.txt>.

Daws, Gavan. Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1968.

Desha, Stephen L. Kamehameha and His Warrior Kekuhaupi‘o. Trans. Frances N. Frazier Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools Press, 2000.

Draeger, Donn F. “On Stone Hand Clubs: Classical Hawaiian Martial Culture.” A study prepared at the  East-West  Center for the Bernice P. Bishop Museum, 15 Jan.-15 July, 1997.

Dwight, Edwin W., ed. Memoirs of Henry Obookiah (Opukaha‘ia). 1867.  Rev. ed. Honolulu: Women’s Board of Missions for the Pacific  Islands, 1990.

Emory, Kenneth. “Warfare.” Ancient Hawaiian Civilization. A series of lectures delivered at The Kamehameha Schools.  Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools Press, 1933.

Ferguson, R. Brian. Warfare, Culture, and Environment.  New York: Academic Press, 1984.

Fitzsimmons, James Patrick. Warfare in Old Hawai‘i: The Transformation of a Polemological System. Diss. University of Hawai‘i, 1969.

Forander, Abraham. Forander Collection of Hawaiian Antiquities and Folk-Lore. 1916.  Millwood,  NY: Kraus, 1985.

Frazier, Frances N. “The ‘Battle of Kalalou,’ as Reported in Ka Nupepa Kuokoa.” The Hawaiian Journal of History 23 (1989):116.

Gast, Ross H. Don Francisco de Paula Marin. Ed. Agnes C. Conrad.  Honolulu:  Hawaiian Historical Society, 2002.

Greenwell, Jean. “Crisis in Kona.” Hawaiian Journal of History 21 (1987): 67-73.

Gulick, Chas. T. Letter to J. O. Dominis. 22 Oct. 1868. Hawai‘i State Archives, Series III.

Hawai‘i. Adjutant-General’s Report. Table A. “Amount of Expenses for Military Purposes.” 2 years ending 31 Mar. 1870. Hawai‘i State Archives, Army, Hawai‘i.

Hawai‘i. Expenses for Military Expedition to Kona, Hawai‘i in support of the Civil Authority of that District. 22 Oct. 1868. Hawai‘i State Archives, Series III.

Hawai‘i. “Ke paipai ia‘ku nei na mea a pua e pili ana i ka Oihana koa...” Orders Relating to Religious Worship in the Army. 1855. Hawai‘i State Archives. Religious Worship 0000.0910. Army and Navy Correspondence, 1855.

Hawai‘i. Privy Council Minutes. 16 May 1850, Vol. 3, 649. 12 Dec. 1849, Vol. 3: 411. 12 Dec. 1849, Vol 4: 336. 12 Dec. 1849, Vol 6: 495. Hawai‘i State Archives, Army, Hawai‘i.

Hawai‘i. Report of the Secretary of War and of the Navy to the Legislature of 1854: 5. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Hawai‘i. Report of the Secretary of War and of the Navy to the Legislature of 1856: 1-8. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Hawai‘i. Report of the Secretary of War and of the Navy to the Legislature of 1858: 12. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Hawai‘i. Report of the Secretary of War and of  the Navy to the Legislature of 1860: 3. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Hawai‘i. Special Order No. 5. 12 Aug. 1889. Hawai‘i State Archives, Foreign Office Papers, Misc. Local 1889 July-Dec.

Heuck, Theordor C. “My Barracks Become Historic Soil.” 10 September 1873. Trans. Mrs. Arthur Hormann. Hawai‘i Historical Review. Ed. Richard A. Greer.   Honolulu: Hawaiian Historical Society, 1969.

Hiroa, Te Rangi (Peter H. Buck). Arts and Crafts of Hawai‘i. Section 10: War and Weapons. 1957.  Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1964.

Honolulu  Rifles. Charter, Constitution and By-Laws of the   Honolulu  Rifles.  Honolulu:  Commercial Advertiser, 1858: 3. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Horimoto, Gary. “Thirty-second Infantry Regiment.” Chronological History 1916. Bishop Museum Archives, MS Grp 232 Acc. 1982.566. Military History of Hawai‘i Papers: 15.

Ihara, Violet K. “Life in Ancient Hawai‘i: Warfare and Weapons.” State of   Hawai‘i, Dept. of Ed., lecture demonstration. 1974. Bishop Museum Archives. Memorandum 5.

Judd, Walter F. Hawai‘i Joins the World.  Honolulu: Mutual Publishing, 1999.

Judd,  Walter  F.  Palaces and Forts of the Hawaiian  Kingdom:  From Thatch to American Florentine.   Palo Alto:  Pacific Books, 1975.

Judiciary  History  Center. Trial of a Queen: 1895 Military Tribunal.  Honolulu:  Judiciary  History  Center, 1995.

Kamakau, S. M. Ruling Chiefs of Hawai‘i. Rev. ed.   Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools Press, 1992.

Kamakau, Samuel Manaiakalani. Tales and Traditions of the People of Old ( Na  Mo ‘olelo a ka  Po ‘e Kahiko). Trans. Mary Kawena Pukui. Ed. Dorothy B. Barrère.  Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1991.

Kane, Herb Kawainui. Ancient Hawai‘i. Captain Cook, Hawai‘i: Kawainui Press, 1997.

Kanehoa, J. Y. Letter to Keoni Ana. 28 Aug. 1848. Trans. E.H. Hart. Hawai‘i State Archives, Interior Dept. Misc. Aug. 1848.

Kanoa, P. Letter to Keoni Ana. 30 Aug. 1848. Trans. E.H. Hart. Hawai‘i State Archives, Interior Dept. Misc. Aug. 1848.

Keegan, John. A History of Warfare.  New York: Vintage Books, 1993.

Kenn, Charles W. “The Army and Navy of Kamehameha I.” MS. US Naval Institute,  Anapolis,  MD, Nov.1945. Hawaiian Historical Society.

Kikuchi, Kristina P. Lua: The Sacred Fighting System of Hawai‘i. M.A. Diss. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1995.

Kirch, Patrick Vinton. “Chieftanship and Competitive Involution.” Chiefdoms: Power, Economy, and Ideology. Ed. Timothy Earle.  New York:  Cambridge  University Press, 1991.

Kirch, Patrick Vinton. Feathered Gods and Fishhooks: An Introduction to Hawaiian Archaeology and Prehistory.   Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1985.

Kirch, Patrick Vinton. The Evolution of the Polynesian Chiefdoms.  Cambridge:  Cambridge  University Press, 1984.

Kolb, Michael J. and Dixon, Boyd. “Landscapes of War: Rules and Conventions of Conflict in Ancient Hawai‘i (And Elsewhere).”  American Antiquity 2002: 514-534.

Krämer, Augustin.  The   Samoa  Islands.  Vol. 2.  Trans. Theodore Verhaaren.  1903.  Honolulu:  University of Hawai‘i Press, 1995.

Krauss, Beatrice. Plants in Hawaiian Culture.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1993.

Kuykendall, Ralph S.  Hawaii  in the World War.  Honolulu:  The Historical Commission, 1928.

Kuykendall, Ralph S. The  Hawaiian  Kingdom  1778-1854. Vol. 1.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1968.

Kuykendall, Ralph S. The  Hawaiian  Kingdom  1854-1874. Vol. 2.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1953.

Kuykendall, Ralph S. The  Hawaiian  Kingdom  1874-1893. Vol. 3.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1967.

Kwiatkowski, P. F. The Hawaiian Tattoo. Kohala, Hawai‘i: Halona, 1996.

Landauer, Lyndall and Donald.  Pearl :  The History of the  United States Navy in  Pearl Harbor.  S Lake Tahoe:  Flying Cloud P, 1999.

Levathes, Louis E. “Hawai‘i’s Warrior King” National Geographic Nov. 1983.

Malo, David. Hawaiian Antiquities. Trans. Nathaniel B. Emerson. 1898.  Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1976.

McGregor-Alegado, Davianna. Hawaiian Resistance: 1887-1889. M.A. Diss. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i, 1979.

Mills, Peter Richard. Transformations of a Structure: The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of a Russian Fort in a Hawaiian Chiefdom. Diss. University of  California at  Berkeley, 1996.

Mitchell, Donald D. Kilolani. Resource Units in Hawaiian Culture. Rev. Ed. Unit 18:  Warfare and Weapons.   Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools Press, 1992.

Morgan, William Michael. Strategic Factors in Hawaiian Annexation. Ph. D. Diss. Claremont:  Claremont  Graduate  School, 1980.

Murray-Oliver, Anthony. Captain Cook’s Hawai‘i As Seen by His Artists.  Wellington: Millwood, 1975.

Noyes, Martha. “The Secret Martial Art.” MidWeek 1 Dec. 1999.

Obeyesekere, Gananath. The Apotheosis of Captain Cook: European Mythmaking in the Pacific. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 192.

Osorio, Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo‘ole. Dismembering Lahui.  Honolulu: Univeristy of Hawai‘i P, 2002.

Paglinawan, Richard K. “Lua: The Hawaiian Art of Self-Defense.” 1981. Unpublished essay. Bishop Museum Archives. Hon. 1981. MS Doc. 296.

Paglinawan, Richard Kekumuikawaiokeola, et al. “Lua: The Hawaiian Martial Art.” Unpublished MS and collection prepared for the Native Hawaiian Culture and Arts Program (NHCAP). Bishop Museum Archives. NHCAP 1992.364.001-0003.

Plews, Edith Rice. “Poetry.” Ancient Hawaiian Civilization. A series of lectures delivered at The Kamehameha Schools.  Honolulu: Kamehameha Schools Press, 1933.

Pukui, Mary Kawena, and Elbert, Samuel H.  Hawaiian Dictionary.  Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 1986.

Pukui, Mary Kawena, et. al. Nana I Ke Kumu (Look to the Source). Vol. 1.  Honolulu: Hui Hanai [Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center], 1972.

Pukui, Mary Kawena, et. al. Nana I Ke Kumu (Look to the Source). Vol. 2.  Honolulu: Hui Hanai [Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center], 1979.

Sahlins, Marshall D. “Differentiation by Adaptation in Polynesian Societies.” Polynesia:   Readings  on a Culture Area. Ed. Alan Howard.  Scranton:  Chandler, 1971.

Schweizer, Niklaus R. Turning Tide: The Ebb and Flow of Hawaiian Nationality.  New York: Peter Lang, 2002.

Steenwyk, Jason Van. “Napoleon of the Pacific.” Military History Apr. 2000.

Sterling, Elspeth Petrie. “No Ka Oihana Lua (Concerning the Art of Lua).” Unpublished MS. Bishop Museum Archives. MS SC. Sterling   Box 1.3 .

Stokes, John F. G.  “Dune Sepulture, Battle Mortality and Kamehameha’s Alleged Defeat on Kaua‘i.” Hawaiian Historical Society Annual Report 43 (1936): 30-32. 

Summers, Catherin C. Material Culture: The J.S. Emerson Collection of Hawaiian Artifacts.  Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1999.

Taylor, Alan. The Maori Warrior. Laie, Hawai‘i: Brigham Young University Press, 1998.

Turney-High, Harry. Primitive War.  Columbia:  University of  South Carolina, 1971.

Twain, Mark. Letters from the  Sandwich  Islands Written for The  Sacramento  Union by Mark Twain. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1972.

Uhrowczik, Peter. The Burning of Monterey. Los Gatos: Cyrill Books, 2001.

United States. Foreign Relations of the United States 1894. Affairs in Hawai‘i. Fifty-third Congress, House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. 1. Third Session.   Washington: GPO, 1895: 1.  Feb. 24, 2003.  <www.kohala.net/blount/blountfiles/0to28.txt>.

United States. House of Representatives for the Third Session of the Fifty-third Congress, 1894-95. Affairs in Hawai‘i: Foreign Relations of the   United States  1894. Vol. 1. 1895.  Austin: BookLab, 1992.

United States. President’s Message Relating to the  Hawaiian Islands 18 Dec. 1893. Fifty-third Congress, House of Representatives. Ex. Doc. No. 47. 3rd Session. 1 Feb. 2003. <www.kohala.net/blount/blountfiles/441to4470.txt.>.

Vayda, Andrew Peter.  Maori Warfare. Wellington:  Polynesian Society, 1960.

War Office Summary. 1 Apr. 1857. Fiscal year 2 Apr. 1850 – 1 Apr. 1851. Hawai‘i State Archives, Army, Hawai‘i.

Warfield, Charles Lamoreaux.  History of the Hawaii  National Guard From Feudal Times to June 30, 1935.  Diss. University of Hawai‘i, 1935.