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Selected Publications

Here you will find a few of my publications. Please see my cv for a more complete listing of academic publications, technical reports, and presentations. Many of the technical reports not available here can be found at the T.S. Dye Report Library.

The publications available on this page are protected under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License. Under this license you are free to use my work with the proper attribution. You may not use my work for commercial purposes and may not alter my publications. These conditions can be waived if you obtain permission from the copyright holder, Windy K. McElroy.

 

 

Ahu a 'Umi, Big Island

McElroy 2010  Incorporating Student Training in the Cultural Resource Management Industry: An Example from Ahu a 'Umi, Hawai'i Island (1.96 MB)

Presented at the 23rd Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Kapa'a, Kaua'i. October 16, 2010.

 

Wailau, Moloka'i

McElroy 2012 "Approaches to Dating Wetland Agricultural Features: An Example from Wailau Valley, Moloka'i Island, Hawai'i." In Irrigated Taro (Collucasia esculenta) in the Indo-Pacific. Edited by M. Spriggs, D. Addison, and P. Mathews. Senri Ethnological Studies.

 

McElroy and Eminger 2011 Anatomy of an Unfinished Lo'i System: The Ku'ele West Complex in Wailau Valley, Moloka'i. Hawaiian Archaeology 12:47-64.

 

McElroy 2010 Merging Archaeology with the Local Community: The Moloka'i Archaeological Training Program and Wailau Research Project, Moloka'i, Hawai'i (6.43 MB)

Presented at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa Department of Anthropology Colloquium Series 11 March 2010.

 

McElroy 2009       Approaches to Dating Wetland Agricultural Features: An Example from Wailau Valley, Moloka'i Island, Hawai'i (2.20 MB)

Presented at the 19th Annual Congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association in Hanoi, Vietnam, 5 December 2009.

 

McElroy 2008     The Development of Wetland Agriculture in a Windward Hawaiian Valley: Evaluating Factors of Risk, Effort, and Production Output in Wailau, Moloka'i (4.57 MB).

 

Presented at the 73rd annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Vancouver, BC, Canada, 27 March 2008.

 

 

McElroy 2007         The Development of Lo'i Agriculture: Risk, Effort, and Production Output in Wailau Valley, Moloka'i (4.17 MB).

 

Presented at the 20th  Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Keauhou, Hawai'i, 21 October 2007.

 

McElroy 2007         The Development of Irrigated Agriculture in Wailau Valley, Moloka'i Island, Hawai'i. Ph.D. Dissertation (21 MB).

 

Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa. 

 

McElroy 2007       Wailau Archaeological Research Project 2005-2006 Results, Wailau and Halawa Ahupua‘a, Ko‘olau District, Moloka‘i.  (14.8 MB)

 

Technical report prepared for the Moloka‘i Rural Development Project, Society for Moloka‘i Archaeology, State of Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, Linda Dunn, Chris Scott, and Weldon and Viola Wichman. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i.

Graves and McElroy 2006    NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant. (2.12 MB)

Wailau proposal funded by the National Science Foundation.

McElroy 2006       Wetland Agriculture in a Remote Valley: Preliminary Results of the Wailau Archaeological Research Project, Wailau, Moloka‘i. (4.95 MB)

Presented at the 19th  Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Kahului, Maui, 8 October 2006.

McElroy 2004       Archaeological Inventory Survey of TMK:(2)-5-9-005:007 & 081, Wailau Valley, Halawa Ahupua‘a, Ko‘olau District, Moloka‘i Island. (714 KB)

 

 Technical report prepared for Linda Dunn. Honolulu: T.S. Dye & Colleagues, Archaeologists, Inc.

 

Education

McElroy 2012     Getting to the Top: Lessons Learned from the Himalayas and Mt. Kilimanjaro. (8.8 MB)

 

Presented at Windward Community College as part of the Women's History Month lecture series. 15 March, 2012.

 

Calugay and McElroy 2006       Teaching Applied Archaeology in the Community: The Moloka‘i Archaeological Training Program. (1.27 MB)

Presented at the 19th Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Kahului, Maui, 8 October, 2006.

 

McElroy, Eminger, and Donham 2005            University of Hawai‘i Moloka‘i Archaeological Training Project 2004-2005 Results Kamalo, Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i. (4.95 MB)

Technical Report Prepared for Kamehameha Schools Bishop Estate and the Moloka‘i Rural Development Project. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i.

 

Nu'alolo Kai, Kaua'i

 

 

 Mills, P., S. Lundblad, J. Field, A. Carpenter, W. McElroy, and P. Rossi. 2010     Geochemical Sourcing of Basalt Artifacts from Kaua‘i, Hawaiian Islands. Journal of Archaeological Science 37:3385-3393. [contact millsp@hawaii.edu for PDF]

 

 

McElroy 2005       Making the Most of Museum Collections: Analyses of Kaua‘i Poi Pounders and Artifacts from Nu‘alolo Kai. (3.43 MB)

 

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kaua‘i Historical Society in Lihu‘e, Hawai‘i, 19 May, 2005.

 

Graves and McElroy 2004       Advancing Archaeological Classification of Fish Hooks from Hawai‘i: A Case Study from Nu‘alolo Kai, Kaua‘i. (369 KB)

Presented at the 17th Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Kona, Hawai‘i, 14 November, 2004.

 

Graves and McElroy 2004       Protocol for the Classification of Fish Hook Head Shanks (466 KB)

 

 

Handout distributed during the 2004 presentation - a step-by-step guide for classifying fish hook head shanks.

McElroy 2000    Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship For Minorities Proposal (29 KB)

Proposal funded by the Ford Foundation for MA research on artifact classification.

See also:

Calugay and McElroy 

2005       “An Analysis of Coral, Basalt, and Sea Urchin Spine Abrading Tools from Nu‘alolo Kai, Kaua‘i.” In Na Mea Kahiko O Kaua‘i: Archaeological Studies in Kaua‘i, edited by Mike Carson and Michael Graves, pp. 212-235. Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Special Publication 2. Honolulu: Society for Hawaiian Archaeology.

 

Graves, Field, and McElroy

2005       “An Overview of Site 50-30-01-196, Nu‘alolo Kai, Kaua‘i: Features, Excavations, Stratigraphy, and Chronology of Historic and Prehistoric Occupations.” In Na Mea Kahiko O Kaua‘i: Archaeological Studies in Kaua‘i, edited by Mike Carson and Michael Graves, pp. 149-187. Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Special Publication 2. Honolulu: Society for Hawaiian Archaeology.

 

Graves, Field, McElroy, and Boyle

2005       Archaeological Investigations of the Artifacts and Cultural Materials from Nu‘alolo Kai (Site 50-30-01-196), Kaua‘i. Presented at the 18th Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Lihu‘e, Hawai‘i, 9 October, 2005.

 

Graves and McElroy

2005       “Hawaiian Fishhook Classification, Identification, and Analysis, Nu‘alolo Kai (Site 50-30-01-196), Kaua‘i.” In Na Mea Kahiko O Kaua‘i: Archaeological Studies in Kaua‘i, edited by Mike Carson and Michael Graves, pp. 188-211. Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Special Publication 2. Honolulu: Society for Hawaiian Archaeology.

 

Poi Pounders

 

McElroy 2005       Making the Most of Museum Collections: Analyses of Kaua‘i Poi Pounders and Artifacts from Nu‘alolo Kai. (3.43 MB)

 

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kaua‘i Historical Society in Lihu‘e, Hawai‘i, 19 May, 2005.

 

McElroy 2004            Variability in Poi Pounders of Kaua‘i Island, Hawai‘i. (0.99 MB)

Poster presented at the 69th Annual Society for American Archaeology Conference in Montreal, Canada. 1 April 2004. Click on the link above to download the poster reformatted to fit on letter size paper. The photo at the bottom of this page shows the full-size poster.

 

McElroy 2003             Variability in Poi Pounders from Kaua‘i Island, Hawai‘i. (3.58 MB)

M.A. Thesis, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

 

McElroy 2002             Variability in Poi Pounders from Kaua‘i Island, Hawai‘i.  (939 KB)

Presented at the 15th Annual Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference in Lihu‘e, Hawai‘i, 12 October, 2002.

 

See also:

 

McElroy

2004      Poi Pounders of Kaua‘i Island, Hawai‘i: Variability Through Time and Space. Hawaiian Archaeology 9: 25-49.

2003       Rethinking the Traditional Classification of Hawaiian Poi Pounders. Rapa Nui Journal. 17(2): 85-93.

 

Selected Technical Reports

McElroy and Hitt 2016 Archaeological Monitoring Report for Hale Makana, Nanakuli (12.4 MB)

McElroy 2016 Archaeological Monitoring Plan, Malaekahana (6.3 MB)

McElroy 2016 Archaeological Assessment in Malaekahana (10.7 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2016 Archaeological Assessment for the UH Law School (5.5 MB)

Duhaylonsod and McElroy 2016 Cultural Impact Assessment for New Hope, Kunia (6.7 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2016 Archaeological Assessment for New Hope, Kunia (9.1 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2015 Archaeological Monitoring Plan for Kanakaloloa Cemetery (7.8 MB)

McElroy and Eminger 2015 Archaeological Monitoring Plan for the Mo'omomi Preserve (13.6 MB)

Duhaylonsod and McElroy 2015 Cultural Impact Assessment for the Outrigger Reef on the Beach Hotel Revisioning (13 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2015 Addendum Archaeological Inventory Survey for the Proposed Kailapa Community Center (11.9 MB)

McElroy, Brandt, and Hitt 2015 Ethno-Historical Study of the Kalahuipua'a Fishponds (7.5 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2015 Archaeological Inventory Survey Report for the Kanakaloloa Cemetery (9.3 MB)

McElroy, Hitt, and Duhaylonsod 2015 Archaeological Assessment of the St. Rita's Church Grounds (6.3 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2015 Archaeological Inventory Survey for the Waimea Nui Project (4.5 MB)

McElroy, Duhaylonsod, Garcia, and Ikeda 2015 Archaeological Assessment for Wahiawa Reservoirs (4.1 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2015 Archaeological Monitoring of Revegetation at Hakioawa, Kaho'olawe (5.1 MB)

McElroy and Eminger 2015 Archaeological Monitoring for Flood Control Levee Borings in Kaunakakai, Moloka'i (5.9 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2015 Archaeological Monitoring Plan for Safety Improvements to Kamehameha Highway, Waikāne, Hakipuʻu, Kualoa 1 and 2, and Ka'a'awa Ahupua'a, O'ahu (4.6 MB)

McElroy and Eminger 2015 Archaeological Inventory Survey for Flood Control Levees in Kaunakakai Ahupua'a, Moloka'i (9.3 MB)

Lima, Eminger, and McElroy 2014 Cultural Impact Assessment for a Proposed Fenceline within the Mo‘omomi Preserve, Kaluako'i Ahupua'a, Island of Moloka'i (22.5 MB)

Eminger and McElroy 2014 Archaeological Inventory Survey for a Proposed Fenceline within the Mo'omomi Preserve, Kaluako'i Ahupua'a, Island of Moloka'i (24.2 MB)

McElroy and Elison 2014 Archaeological Monitoring for Improvements to Kaunakakai Wharf, Island of Moloka'i (6.2 MB)

McElroy and Duhaylonsod 2014 Archaeological Inventory Survey of TMK: (1) 6-2-002:042 (Formerly [1] 6-2-002:004), Kawailoa Ahupua'a, Waialua District, Island of O'ahu, Hawai'i. (5.2 MB)

 

McElroy, Elison, and Duhaylonsod 2013 Cultural Impact Assessment for a Proposed Solar Farm in Kalaeloa, Island of O'ahu (6.1 MB)

 

McElroy, Elison, and Kapoi-Keli'i 2013  Archaeological Assessment for Improvements to Duke Maliu Regional Park, Kaunakakai, Island of Moloka'i. (5.9 MB)

 

McElroy and Elison 2013  Archaeological Inventory Survey for a Proposed Solar Farm in Kalaeloa, Island of O'ahu. (12.3 MB)

 

McElroy 2012 Archaeological Monitoring at Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station, Ka'ena Ahupua'a, Waialua District and Keawa'ula Ahupua'a, Wai'anae District, Island of O'ahu, Hawai'i. (2.6 MB)

 

McElroy 2012   Archaeological Inventory Survey at the Oahu Club, Maunalua Ahupua'a, Kona District, Island of O'ahu. (8.4 MB)

 

Eminger, Elison, and McElroy 2011 Cultural Impact Assessment for the Kamakou Preserve, Kawela and Makakupu'ia Ahupua'a, Island of Moloka'i (5.5 MB)

 

McElroy 2011   Archaeological Monitoring Plan for Construction of an A-Side Remote Block Change Antenna at Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station, Ka'ena Ahupua'a, Waialua District and Keawa'ula Ahupua'a, Wai'anae District, Island of O'ahu, Hawai'i. (3.6 MB) 

 

Elison and McElroy 2011 Cultural Impact Assessment for Kaka'ako, O'ahu (7.8 MB)

 

McElroy 2009     Archaeological Mapping Results, Pelekunu Valley, Ko'olau District, Island of Moloka'i. (920 KB)

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McElroy, Dye, and Jourdane 2006       Archaeological Monitoring and Investigations During Installation of Leach Fields at Bellows Air Force Station and Hickam Air Force Base, Waimânalo, Ko‘olaupoko, and Moanalua, Kona, O‘ahu. (27.2 MB)

  

McElroy 2005       Archaeological Monitoring Plan for the Waikiki Beach Walk Project, Waikiki Ahupua‘a, Kona District, Island of O‘ahu (TMK:2-6-002, 003, 004). (7.44 MB)

 

McElroy 2005     Archaeological Survey for the Proposed Contractor’s Storage and Vehicle Turnaround, Nu‘uanu, O‘ahu, TMK:2-2-054:001. (2.70 MB)

 

McElroy 2004       Archaeological Investigation of Kaliuwa‘a (Sacred Falls), Kaluanui Ahupua‘a, Ko‘olauloa, O‘ahu.  (12.7 MB)

 

McElroy 2004       Archaeological Inventory Survey of the Pavia’s Property, Ha‘ena, Kaua‘i. (2.06 MB)

 

McElroy 2004       Archaeological Assessment of the Salvador Property, TMK:3-9-013:016, Kama‘ole Ahupua‘a, Wailuku District, Island of Maui. (2.77 MB)

 

McElroy 2003       Archaeological Monitoring for the Installment of Communication Lines at Hickam Air Force Station, Hawai‘i. (4.21 MB)

  

Puette and McElroy 2003       Archaeological Monitoring Report for Soil and Groundwater Investigation at the Pier Dump Site, Marine Corps Training Area at Bellows (MCTAB), O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. (2.72 MB)

 

 

Poster presented at the 69th Annual SAA Conference in Montreal.