Kawalu Journal of Local Culture maintains the standards of peer review while increasing the efficiency of the process. Every manuscript submitted to Kawalu Journal of Local Culture is independently reviewed by at least one reviewer in the form of "blind review". Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon reviwer reports/recommendation. In certain cases, the editor may submit an article for review to another, third reviewer before making a decision, if necessary.

All research articles published in Kawalu Journal of Local Culture undergo full peer review, key characteristics of which are listed below:

  1. All research articles are reviewed by experts.
  2. All publication decisions are made by the journals’ Editors-in-Chief on the basis of the reviews provided
  3. Managing Editors and Editorial Assistants provide the administrative support that allows Kawalu Journal of Local Culture to maintain the integrity of peer review while delivering rapid turnaround and maximum efficiency to authors, reviewers and editors alike.
  4. Kawalu Journal of Local Culture additionally benefit through the manuscript referral process from the high quality peer review conducted by established journals.

Kawalu Journal of Local Culture will decide promptly whether to accept, reject, or request revisions of referred papers based on the reviews and editorial insight of the supporting journals. In addition, Editors will have the option of seeking additional reviews when needed. Authors will be advised when Editors decide further review is needed.