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Puerto Ricans in Hawaii


This bibliography of material relating to Puerto Ricans in Hawaii is the eighth in a series of bibliographies on the various ethnic groups that constitute the people of Hawaii. These titles are available in the Hawaii and Pacific Section of the Hawaii State Library, 478 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

Bibliography
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Ad19
Adams, Romanzo C. Interracial marriage in Hawaii. New York: Macmillan, 1937. (Discusses marriage statistics, racial and social status, and the attitude of Portuguese towards Puerto Ricans).
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312
Ad19
Adams, Romanzo C. The peoples of Hawaii. Honolulu: Institute of Pacific Relations, 1933. (Puerto Ricans classified as a separate ethnic group).
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325.2729
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Aloha, Puerto Rico. Editing, Carmen L. Vega, Milagros Hernandez. Bilingual ed. S.I.: Avanzada Cultural, 1987. Text in English and Spanish. (A group of Puerto Ricans from Hawaii visit Puerto Rico and receive an emotional welcome from the Puerto Ricans there).
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378.08
H31R
no.19
Beaglehole, Ernest. Some modern Hawaiians. Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1937. (University of Hawaii Research Publication no.19). (Reports mental health by ethnic groups).
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331
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Beechert, Edward D. Working in Hawaii: a labor history. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1985. (see Index under "Puerto Ricans").
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Carr, Elizabeth. Da kine talk; from pidgin to standard English in Hawaii. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1972. (Some references to Puerto Ricans).
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Carr, Norma. Puerto Rican: one identity from a multi-ethnic heritage. Honolulu: Office of Instructional Services, General Education Branch, Dept. of Education, 1980. (Special exhibit commemorating the 80th anniversary of Puerto Rican immigration to Hawaii).
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Corum, Ann Kondo. Ethnic foods of Hawai'i. Honolulu: Bess Press, 1983. (Puerto Rican food and food customs, p.76-87).
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Du Puy, William Atherton. Hawaii and its race problem. New York: AMS Press, 1979. Reprint of 1932 ed. (Mentions Puerto Ricans, p.92, 113).
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Franck, Harry Alverson. Roaming in Hawaii. New York: Stokes, 1937. (Hawaii's racial maelstrom: Puerto Ricans, p.272-4).
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Fuchs, Lawrence. Hawaii Pono: a social history. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961. (Puerto Ricans complain of ill treatment on plantations, p.208).
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Gulick, Sidney Lewis. Mixing the races in Hawaii: a study of the coming neo-Hawaiian American race. Honolulu: Hawaiian Board Book Rooms, 1937.
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Hawaii (Ter.) Board of Immigration. First-third report of the Board of Immigration to the governor of the Territory of Hawaii 1905/07-1909/10. Honolulu: Bulletin Pub. Co., 1907-11. (Includes statistics on Puerto Ricans).
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614.09
H31
Hawaii. Board of Health. Report. (Scattered references on Puerto Ricans starting 1902- ).
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079.969
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Hawaii. Dept. of Education. Office of Library Services. Index to the Honolulu Advertiser and Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1929-1967; and Annual supplements 1968- (Puerto Ricans in the Hawaiian Islands).
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311
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Hawaii. Dept. of Planning and Economic Development. The State of Hawaii Data book. 1967-Honolulu, 1967- Annual. (Statistics on ethnic groups).
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353.9
H31
Hawaii. Governor. Report of the Governor of the Territory of Hawaii to the Secretary of the Interior. 1900-1959. (Scattered references on Puerto Ricans).
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309.19691
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Hawaii. Governor. Hawaii Office of Economic Opportunity. Hawaii community profile. Honolulu, 1970. (Puerto Ricans included in ethnic breakdown).
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309.19694
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Hawaii. Governor. Hawaii Office of Economic Opportunity. Kauai community profile. Honolulu, 1970. (Puerto Ricans included in ethnic breakdown).
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309.1969
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Hawaii. University. Ethnic Resource Center for the Pacific. A legacy of diversity; contributions of the Hawaiians, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Puerto Ricans, Koreans, Filipinos and Samoans in Hawaii. Honolulu: The Center, 1975.
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The Hawaii Island Newspaper Index, an index to news of the island of Hawaii as reported in The Hawaii Tribune-Herald, The Honolulu Advertiser, The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1984, 1989- Hilo, Hawaii: Edwin H. Mookini Library, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 1989-.
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309.19691
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Hawaii Island United Fund. Overview of the social characteristics and services of the County of Hawaii. Honolulu: Hawaii Island United Fund, 1969.
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Hawaiian Annual. Retrospect for 1901: plantation labor. 1902. P.164. (Mentions arrival of first batch of Puerto Ricans aboard the "Rio de Janeiro").
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331.11
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Honolulu (Hawaii) Office of Social Resources. Kalihi-Palama manpower profile: labor force and industries. Honolulu, 1972. (Puerto Ricans included in the ethnic breakdown).
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331.11
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Honolulu (Hawaii) Office of Social Resources. Waianae-Nanakuli manpower profile: labor force and industries. Honolulu, 1972. (Puerto Ricans included in the ethnic breakdown).
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Lee, Dorothy D. Ethnic structures in Hawaii, a report based on the Hawaii Health Surveillance Program Survey, 1969-1971. Honolulu: Research and Statistics Office, Hawaii Dept. of Health, 1976. (Population report no.6).
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Lind, Andrew William. Hawaii: the last of the magic isles. London, New York: Oxford University Press, 1969. (See index under "Puerto Ricans in Hawaii").
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Lind, Andrew William. Hawaii's people, 4th ed. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, 1980. (See index under "Puerto Ricans").
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no.7
Livesay, Thayne Miller. A study of public education in Hawaii, with special reference to the pupil population. Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 1932. (University of Hawaii Research Publication, no.7). (Puerto Ricans, p.27-8, etc.).
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Maui News (indexes). The index to the Maui News, 1900-1932/compiled and edited by Gail Bartholomew with the assistance of Judy Lindstrom. Wailuku, Maui: Maui Historical Society, c1985. (see "Puerto Ricans").
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Nordyke, Eleanor C. The peopling of Hawai'i. 2nd ed. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, c1989.
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Population characteristics of Hawaii, 1972-1973, 1976-1977, 1980, 1982. Honolulu: Research and Statistics Office, Hawaii Dept. of Health, 1974-84. (Population report no. 2,5,9,11,13,15).
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Porteus, Stanley David. Temperament and race, by S.D., Porteus and Marjorie E. Babcock. Boston: Badger, 1926. (see Index under "Porto Rican").
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Reinecke, John E. Reigned necessity: Hawaii's attempt to obtain Chinese contract labor, 1921-23. San Francisco: Chinese Materials Center, 1979. (See Index under "porto Ricans" and "Labor and immigration-Porto Ricans").
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312.5
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Schmitt, Robert C. Demographic correlates of interracial marriage in Hawaii. Honolulu: Dept of Planning and Economic Development, 1964. (Ethnic breakdown on mixed marriages).
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Schmitt, Robert C. Demographic statistics of Hawaii: 1776-1965. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1968.
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Schmitt, Robert C. Historical statistics of Hawaii. Honolulu: University Press of Hawaii, c1977. (Puerto Ricans, p.25, 27).
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309.1969
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A shared beginning: an Asian and Pacific perspective of social conditions in Hawaii. Honolulu: Hawaii Association of Asian and Pacific Peoples, 1974. (Proceedings of the HAAPP Statewide Mental Health Conference which points out ethnic disparity).
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Social Process in Hawaii.

-Adams, Romanzo C.
"Census notes on the Negroes in Hawaii prior to the war." v.9-10, 1946. p.26-7. (Classification of some Puerto Ricans as Negroes)

-Brooks, Lee M.
"Hawaii's Puerto Ricans." v.12, 1948. p.46-57.

-Lai, Kum Pui
"Fifty aged Puerto Ricans." v.2, 1936. P.24-7.

-O'Brien, Robert W.
"Hawaii's Puerto Ricans: stereotype and reality." v.23, 1959. p.61-4.

-Silva, Milton N., and Blase C. Souza
"The Puerto Ricans." v.29, 1982. p.83-8.

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Souza, Blase Camacho. Boricua Hawaiiana, Puerto Ricans of Hawaii, reflections of the past and mirror of the future; a catalog. Prepared for the Puerto Rican Heritage Society of Hawaii. Honolulu; B.C. Souza, 1982. (Catalog of an exhibition at AMFAC Plaza and other sites).
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Souza, Blase Camacho and Alfred P. Souza. De Borinquen a Hawaii, nuestra historia-From Puerto Rico to Hawaii. Honolulu: Puerto Rican Heritage Society of Hawaii, 1985. (List of emigrants/ancestors giving birthplace, arrival date and descendants, p.42-104).
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U.S. Dept. of Labor. Report of the Commissioner of Labor on Hawaii. 1902. p.25-33. (Discusses arrival of Puerto Ricans, their hardships and adjustments to plantation life).
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309.1969
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University of Hawaii at Manoa. Ethnic Studies Oral History Project. Waialua & Haleiwa: the people tell their story. Honolulu: The Project, 1977. (v.2, Koreans, Puerto Ricans).
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309.19693
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University of Hawaii at Manoa. Ethnic Studies Oral History Project. Kalihi; place of transition. Honolulu: The Project, 1984.



STATISTICS ON PUERTO RICANS IN HAWAII
December 23, 1900: First batch of Puerto Ricans came to Honolulu aboard the Rio de Janeiro. (Hawaiian Annual, 1902. p.164)
 
PUERTO RICAN POPULATION
1910 4,890
1920 5,602
1930 6,671
1940 8,296
1950 9,551
1964-1967 4,740
1970 4,110
(Schmitt, Robert C. Historical statistics of Hawaii p.25, 27)
1980 6,649
(State of Hawaii Data Book, 1982. Table 15)
1987 3,311
(State of Hawaii Data Book, 1990. Table 23)
 
Part Puerto Ricans
1980 14,997
(State of Hawaii Data Book, 1990, Table 25)
 
 
Compiled by Proserfina A. Strona, 1975.
Revised by the Staff of the Hawaii and Pacific Section, 1991.

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