Cindy Van Gilder Dept. of Anthropology & Sociology
She is a former employee of the State Historic Preservation Division of Hawai'i as the Director of the Hawaiian Homelands Archaeological Survey Project.
Her proposed dissertation title is “Families on the Land: Archaeology and Identity in Kahikinui, Maui.” It is anticipated that this project will be completed in 2003.
previous research focused on the history and development of North American
archaeology, particularly classification issues and interpretations of
the Hopewell phenomenon of the Midwestern United States.
In press Archaeology as cultural encounter: The legacy of Hopewell. In D.K. Charles and R. Jeske, eds., Method, Theory, and Practice in Contemporary Archaeology. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. (With D.K. Charles).
2001 Gender and household archaeology in Kahikinui, Maui. In C. Stevenson, et al., eds., Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Easter Island and the Pacific. Los Osos: Bearsville Press.
1999 Preliminary report on coastal survey of Kahikinui, Maui. Wailuku, HI:State Historic Preservation Division, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Department of Hawaiian Homelands. (With V. Nagahara and W.K. Hodgins).
1997 Household archaeology in Kipapa, Kahikinui. In P.V. Kirch, ed., Na Mea Kahiko o Kahikinui: Studies in the Archaeology of Kahikinui, Maui, Hawaiian Islands, pp. 45-60. Oceanic Archaeology Laboratory, Special Publication #1. Berkeley: Archaeological Research Facility. (With P.V. Kirch).
1996 Pre-contact and early historic cultural landscapes in Kahikinui District, Maui, Hawaiian Islands: A progress report. Hawaiian Archaeology 5: 38-52. (With P.V. Kirch).
1999 Engendering households in the Hawaiian past. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago.
1998 Interpreting household clusters in Kahikinui, Maui. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Seattle.
1997 Household archaeology in Kahikinui, Maui. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Hawaiian Archaeology, Kaua'i.
1996 Archaeology and cultural identity in Hawai'i (version II). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco.
1996 The myth of Hopewell. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis. (with D.K. Charles).
Lava landscapes: Land use and socio-political complexity in a late prehistoric
Hawaiian chiefdom. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society
for American Archaeology, St. Louis. (with P.V. Kirch).