Creator(s): Mark McCoy
File Name: Hawaiian_Royal_Centers_Holua.csv
Description: General locations where royal centers and sled tracks (holua) have been reported in the Hawaiian Islands. To mask the locations of archaeological and cultural sites points are derived from placenames in the general area of features from the Geographic Place Names for the State of Hawaii from the USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
Layer Type: Point
Data Source: http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/download_data.htm
Publication: McCoy, M.D. 2018. Celebration as a Source of Power in Archaic States: Archaeological and historical evidence for the Makahiki festival in the Hawaiian Islands. World Archaeology.Volume 50, Issue 1.
SITE_TYPE: Indicates if location is assocaited with a royal center or a holua (sled track). Only 19 out of 35 holua represented in this dataset.
FEATURE_NA Feature Name
FEATURE_CL Feature Class (https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:8)
COUNTY_NAM County Name
PRIMARY_LA Latitude Coordinates of feature (DMS)
PRIM_LONG Longitude Coordinates of feature (DMS)
PRIM_LAT_D Latitude Coordinates of feature (Decimal Degrees)
PRIM_LONG1 Longitude Coordinates of feature (Decimal Degrees)
MAP_NAME USGS 1:24,000 quad map on which feature is shown
Easting_Z4N UTM location of feature, NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_4N
Northing_Z4N UTM location of feature, NAD_1983_UTM_Zone_4N
Date created: 23 January 2018
Contact (McCoy, M.D.): Mark D. McCoy, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University,
P.O. Box 750336, Dallas, TX 75275-0336; office: 214.768.2940.
Contact (oringal placename GIS): Hawaii Statewide GIS Program, Office of Planning, State of Hawaii,
PO Box 2359, Honolulu, Hi. 96804; (808) 587-2846.
Cite this Record
Hawaiian_Royal_Centers_Holua. Mark McCoy. 2018 ( tDAR id: 440573) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8PK0JX5
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Spatial Reference System & Projection: NAD 83
Currentness & Update Notes: McCoy, M.D. (2018). Celebration as a Source of Power in Archaic States: Archaeological and historical evidence for the Makahiki festival in the Hawaiian Islands. World Archaeology (Special Issue: The Archaeology of Celebrations). Volume 50, Issue 1.
Data Set Structure
Table Information: Hawaiian_Royal_Centers_Holua
|Column Name||Data Type||Type||Category||Coding Sheet||Ontology|
|Name||Size||Creation Date||Date Uploaded||Access|
|Hawaiian_Royal_Centers_Holua.csv||4.72kb||Jan 23, 2018||Jan 23, 2018 12:04:57 PM||Public|
Hawaiian Royal Centers and Holua
Translated version Hawaiian_Royal_Centers_Holua_translated.xlsx (7.48kb) Data column(s) in this dataset have been associated with coding sheet(s) and translated: