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Hawaiian Archaeology

Volume 16 (2022)

The editors of Hawaiian Archaeology are seeking submissions for Volume 16 (2022). Hawaiian Archaeology is published annually by the Society for Hawaiian Archaeology and welcomes all contributions of relevance to stakeholders in the archaeology of Hawaiʻi and the broader Pacific. To guarantee consideration for publication in Volume 16, submissions must be received by July 31, 2021.

Submission Instructions:

Anyone is welcome to submit to Hawaiian Archaeology, regardless of membership to the Society for Hawaiian Archaeology.

To submit to Hawaiian Archaeology, send your manuscript as a word document to the current Editorial Board members, Jillian A. Swift (jillian.swift@bishopmuseum.org) and William R. Belcher (wbelcher2@unl.edu). We do not require initial submissions to follow specific formatting guidelines. However, all authors must format manuscripts to Hawaiian Archaeology standards, which generally follow The Chicago Manual of Style for scientific and technical publications, prior to publication. Low-resolution images, and images embedded in manuscripts, are acceptable for initial submission. Upon acceptance authors are required to supply separate image files (PDF, AI, TIFF, or high-quality JPEG) with a minimum resolution of 300 DPI.

Article Formats:

Research Articles

150 word abstract

10,000 word maximum

Research articles are longform, peer-reviewed submissions that report novel research of broad theoretical or methodological interest to stakeholders in the archaeology of Hawaiʻi and the broader Pacific. Manuscripts from archaeology as well as related fields (e.g., history, anthropology, ethnic studies, heritage management, biology) are welcome.

Research Reports

100 word abstract

3,000 word maximum

Research reports are brief peer-reviewed summaries of specific studies, data, or conclusions. Reports are intended to showcase final results; updates on ongoing projects should be submitted for consideration to the Society for Hawaiian Archaeology newsletter.


3,500 word maximum

Editorials are short submissions which explore a method, issue, or idea from a particular viewpoint. Authors can elect whether they wish to have editorials peer reviewed. Peer review of editorials will be noted in the publication.

Book Reviews

Book reviews are solicited by the editors through invitation. To inquire about book reviews, please email William R. Belcher (wbelcher2@unl.edu)

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