The library has a large collection of journals and periodicals published in Hawai‘i, including some in the Hawaiian language published in the nineteenth century. It also collects journals of historical societies of the West Coast and Pacific area, newsletters of historical societies and museums in Hawai‘i, and other periodicals that publish articles on Hawai‘i and the Pacific. These periodicals are included in the library catalog. Some journals have published indexes. A published index to twenty-five Hawai‘i serials covering the years 1902 to 1969 is the Index to Periodicals of Hawaii, Hawaii Library Association, 1976.