PALI Language Texts

The PALI Language Text series was sponsored by the University of Hawai‘i’s Pacific and Asian Linguistics Institute (PALI), which was incorporated into the Social Science and Linguistics Institute (SSLI) and later renamed the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI).


The Bookworm, by Yung Teng Chia-yee (1975, out of print)
Chinese Romanization Self-Study Guide, by Dennis K. Yee (1975, out of print)
The Heartless Husband, by Yung Teng Chia-yee (1975, out of print)
The Poet Li Po, by Yung Teng China-yee (1975, out of print)
The Student Lovers, by Kristina Lindell (1975)


Spoken Fijian, by Albert J. Schutz and Rusiate T. Komaitai (1971, out of print)


Marshallese Reference Grammar, by Byron W. Bender, Alfred Capelle, and Louise Pagotto (2016)
Chamorro-English Dictionary,
by Donald M. Topping, Pedro M. Ogo, and Bernadita C. Dungca (1975)
Chamorro Reference Grammar, by Donald M. Topping (1973)
Spoken Chamorro: Revised Edition, by Donald M. Topping (1980)
Kusaiean Reference Grammar, by Kee-dong Lee (1975, out of print)
Spoken Marshallese: An Intensive Language Course with Grammatical Notes and Glossary, by Byron W. Bender (1969)
Stories from the Marshall Islands: Bwebwenato Jan Aelon Kein, by Jack A. Tobin (2001)
Marshallese-English Dictionary, by Takaji Abo, Byron W. Bender, Alfred Capelle, and Tony DeBrum (1976)
Mokilese-English Dictionary, by Sheldon P. Harrison and Salich Y. Albert (1977, out of print)
Mokilese Reference Grammar, by Sheldon P. Harrison (1976, out of print)
New Palauan-English Dictionary, by Lewis S. Josephs (1991)
Palauan Reference Grammar, by Lewis S. Josephs (1975, out of print)
Ponapean-English Dictionary, by Kenneth L. Rehg and Damian G. Sohl (1979)
Ponapean Reference Grammar, by Kenneth L. Rehg and Damian G. Sohl (1981)
Woleaian Reference Grammar, by Ho-min Sohn (1975, out of print)
Woleaian-English Dictionary, by Ho-min Sohn and Anthony F. Tawerilmang (1976, out of print)
Yapese Reference Grammar, by John Thayer Jensen (1977, out of print)


Cebuano Grammar Notes, by Maria V. R. Bunye and Elsa P. Yap (1971, out of print)
Ilocano Dictionary and Grammar: Ilocano-English, English-Ilocano, by Carl Ralph Galvez Rubino (2000)
Ilokano Dictionary, by Ernesto Constantino (1971, out of print)
Tagalog Dictionary, by Teresita Ramos (1971)
Tagalog Structures, by Teresita Ramos (1971)


Nukuoro Lexicon, by Vern Carroll and Tobias Soulik (1973, out of print)
Kapingamarangi Lexicon, by Michael D. Lieber and Kalio H. Dikepa (1974, out of print)
Intensive Course in Tongan, by Eric B. Shumway (1971, out of print)

Southeast Asia

North Borneo Sourcebook: Vocabularies and Functors, by Jason William Lobel (2016)
Sentence Patterns of Indonesian, by Soenjono Dardjowidjojo (1978, out of print)
Vietnamese Pronunciation, by Nguyen Dang Liem (1970, out of print)