Community-Initiated Oral History Projects

The Center for Oral History hopes to empower communities to document their own histories through training and consultation and offers this ScholarSpace page as a platform to make their oral histories publicly accessible. This collection was initiated to host Hawaiʻi Stories of Change: Kōkua Hawaiʻi Oral History Project, and we invite other communities to contact us about collecting and hosting their community oral histories with us on ScholarSpace.

Hawaii Stories of Change — Kokua Hawaii Oral History Project

When several poor minority communities in Hawaii faced evictions in the 1970s, groups of volunteer organizers and their associates were willing to stand between the tenants … Read more

Oʻahu North Shore Field School

The North Shore Field School started in 2012 as an Indigenous, community-based archaeological methods training program working at Kupopolo Heiau and ‘Uko‘a in the Waialua moku … Read more