The Chronicling America digital newspaper collection at the Library of Congress website has several newspapers that will interest those researching in Hawaii.
- Austin’s Hawaiian Weekly – covering 1899-1900
- The Daily Bulletin – covering 1882-1895
- The Daily Herald – covering 1886-1887
- Daily Honolulu Press – covering 1885-1886
- The Democrat – covering 1910
- The Evening Bulletin – covering 1895-1912
- Hawaiian holomua = Progress – covering 1893-1895
- Hilo Tribune – covering 1895-1917
- Honolulu Republican – covering 1900-1902
- Honolulu Times – covering 1902-1911
- The Independent – covering May 1895-June 1905
- The Independent – covering 1895-1905
- Saturday Press – covering 1880-1885
You can browse each newspaper by clicking on the link. To search newspapers go to Search Newspaper Pages. From here you can search all newspapers in the collection, narrow it down to a state, or narrow it down to a specific newspaper.
I did a search on the phrase “Kilauea Sugar Plantation”. I found this history of the Kilauea Sugar Plantation. Interestingly enough, it mentions one of my distant relatives, Joseph Iida. Joseph was the first husband of my Grandfather’s cousin, Louisa Pacheco (daughter of Antonion Pacheco and Alexandrinha Jose). Joseph was the assistant bookkeeper when this article was published 25 March 1909.
Hawaii holomua – covering 1891-1895
The Hawaiian Gazette – covering 1865-1918