The Contemporary Pacific (TCP)
The Contemporary Pacific: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a publication venue for interdisciplinary work in Pacific studies with the aim of providing informed discussion of contemporary issues in the Pacific Islands region. It features refereed articles that examine social, economic, political, ecological, cultural, and literary topics. This award-winning journal also includes political reviews, book and media reviews, resource reviews, and a dialogue section that allows flexible publication of diverse genres of writing, including interviews and short essays. Issues also highlight the work of Pacific Islander artists. The Contemporary Pacific has its own editorial board as well as an international board of correspondents who advise on editorial matters and generally further the aims of the journal. Copublished by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies of the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and the University of Hawai‘i Press (UHP), the journal follows the UHP Journals Department ethical guidelines.
Pacific Islands Monograph Series (PIMS)
The Pacific Islands Monograph Series, launched in 1983, publishes scholarly works in the humanities and social sciences. The PIMS Editorial Board encourages submissions that address issues of concern beyond a single discipline. It is especially committed to promoting works by emerging and indigenous scholars. The series produces, on average, one book a year. Thirty titles have appeared so far.
Teaching Oceania is a series of digital textbooks that focus on current and historic issues in the Pacific Region. Each volume is created with the collaboration of scholars from around the Pacific region to address the need for appropriate literature for undergraduate Pacific Islands Studies students.
Research aids and resources
Available resources include:
- The Pacific Collection at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hamilton Library
- Plants and the Environments of the Marshall Islands
- Maps of the Pacific region
- Resources for teaching K-12th grade
- Resources for health professionals