resources work in progress:
Tom Lea battlefield painting depicts what came to be known on Peleliu as the "thousand
yard stare." After weeks of prolonged and intense fighting against a tenacious
and well dug-in enemy on Bloody Nose Ridge, the bone weary Marines took on the
WWII Pacific War new area studies are available here on-line in htm version.
activities include stabilizing / reconstructing the seawall at Kaloko Pond and
the two heiau at Puukohala Heiau.
Studies of Areas for Possible Additions to NPS - htm files
of many Mochong Latte villages, Rota.
Structures Inventory, Kalaupapa - htm files
ethnographic report, in final draft as a CESU Technical Report can be viewed
as pdf file listed below:
resource crew at Kaloko Pond is accurately restoring the old seawall, carefully
replacing the original stones.
Jocelyn, Terry Hunt, Leslie Lang and Timothy McCormick. 2006. Ethnographic
Assessment and Overview, National Park of American Samoa. Tech. Report #152,
Coop. National Park Resources Study Unit, Dept. of Botany, Univ. of Hawai`i ,
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1977 Kalaupapa Building Inventory by Laura E. Soulliere and Henry G. Law is a
complete inventory with descriptions and photographs of all structures on the
Kalaupapa Peninsula shortly before the area was established as a National Historical
Park. Images in the files here were scanned from Soulliere and Laws original negatives,
and are the only complete set of photographs of the historic structures of all
the original historic structures.
View the Inventory
in htm format.
the early 1980s, as part of the first park Resource Management Plan, Henry Law
and Bryan Harry developed a priority list of buildings for emergency stabilization,
reflecting both the inadequate funds at hand and the extent of building stabilization
required to save them from termites, mildew, and rot.
Building Priority component of the Resource
Management Plan in htm.
a quarter century reflection
on the priority list and stabilization results in htm.
galleries of building images arranged by
of Hawaii -
National Park Service
part of the National Park Service systemwide archeological program the Pacific
Area has drafted An Archeological Survey Plan for the Pacific Islands Cluster,
Pacific West Region, National Park Service