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Friday, June 26, 2015
You Can Never Know What Plantation Days Meant From Google
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:34 PM :: 6428 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, GMOs

When you have everything you need and never really had to earn it, it’s hard to fully appreciate it....

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Friday, June 12, 2015
Sea Level Rise? Nonsense, Oahu is Rising From the Sea for Next 1.5M Years
By Selected News Articles @ 10:23 AM :: 11278 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

...Newsflash: The Land is Moving too....

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Religious Heritage of the Hawaiian Kingdom
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:18 PM :: 5554 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Host Keli'i Akina speaks with Pastor Robb Finberg about the intention/design of the Aloha Heritage Center of Hawaii....

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Best state in America: Hawaii, for making the ultimate sacrifice
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 5602 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Hawaii’s per capita death toll during the four conflicts combined is greater than that of any of its peers....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The day when America moved toward becoming a global power
By Selected News Articles @ 2:26 PM :: 3704 Views :: Hawaii History

On April 21, 1898, Spain broke off diplomatic relations with the United States in a long-simmering dispute over Cuba....

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Governor Ige to Sign Bill Designating the Hawaiian Hoary Bat As State Land Mammal
By Sen. Sam Slom @ 5:26 AM :: 5240 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

...the ōpe‘ape‘a, or Hawaiian hoary bat, flew through the Senate, glided through the House of Representatives, and will land on Governor Ige's desk in the attic of the Capitol Building....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Rise Up People: Redefining What It Means
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:45 PM :: 6810 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, Higher Education, GMOs

When I hear the slogans used by protests calling to “rise up,” I have a different concept in my mind....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
History of Native Hawaiian Missionaries to Pacific Islands
By Selected News Articles @ 4:28 AM :: 6791 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...The Marquesas Islands...The Hawaiians Send a Mission to Them....

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Proposed racetrack would obliterate WWII battlefield
By Selected News Articles @ 4:12 AM :: 7957 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Ethics, Hawaii History, Military

...HB1329 has been assigned to EDT and WAM, though a hearing has not yet been scheduled....

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Sunday, February 8, 2015
Digitized Archive of 19th Century Hawaii Missionaries Goes Online
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 4519 Views :: Hawaii History

The Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives announced today that the latest addition of Maui and Kauai missionary materials to its Digital Collection....

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Saturday, February 7, 2015
Creating "Paradise of the Pacific": How Tourism Began in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 4:59 AM :: 5580 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act, Tourism

...the early years of one of the most successful tourist destinations in the world, Hawaii, from about 1870 to 1940....

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Hawaii 'Deep Ecology' Activist Joins White Supremacists
By Selected News Articles @ 5:37 PM :: 7442 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

...he eventually became the Sea Shepherd regional director in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Kelii Akina Interviews Danny Kaleikini, Ambassador of Aloha
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:35 PM :: 3827 Views :: Hawaii History

...Danny Kaleikini speaks in this Martin Luther King Day interview as an ambassador for racial harmony....

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
2nd Annual Saint Marianne Cope Charity Walk
By News Release @ 2:38 AM :: 7595 Views :: Development, Hawaii History, OHA, Religion

Saturday, January 31, 2015 @ Kewalo Basin Park- check in 6:30 am- start @ 7:00 am....

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Monday, January 5, 2015
The "Big Eyes" Have It: Hawaii Courts Again In The Hollywood Spotlight
By Robert Thomas @ 2:07 PM :: 5624 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary

Anyone who was around in the 1960s and 1970s remembers those paintings and prints of sad children with oversize eyes. They were ubiquitous....

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Sunday, December 7, 2014
Pearl Harbor, Civil Rights, and Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 12:30 AM :: 16803 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Today, after two decades of "political correctness", nursing grievances has become a primary theme of the popular culture.  But in the 1940s, the opposite choice was made by thousands of young Japanese Americans in Hawaii.  They stood up, volunteered to join in the war effort and proved the doubters wrong.

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Friday, November 14, 2014
Courageous Hawaii Won Local Control of Public Lands With Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 2:49 PM :: 6793 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, Land Use

In Hawaii v. Office of Hawaiian Affairs, the Supreme Court unanimously declared....

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Hell Bent--One Man's Crusade to Crush the Hawaiian Mob
By News Release @ 11:07 PM :: 7373 Views :: Hawaii History, Law Enforcement
1980—the year Charles Marsland was elected Honolulu's top prosecutor....
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Sunday, November 2, 2014
OHA Trustee Rowena Akana: Hawaiian Nation Not for Asians or Haole
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 8052 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA, Politicians

She disputes Keli'i Akina's call for racial inclusiveness....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
VIDEO: Ige Voted to Approve Furlough Fridays
By Video @ 8:48 PM :: 8234 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor, Politicians

...Furlough Fridays, as they ACTUALLY happened, including David Ige's role....

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Sunday, October 26, 2014
Ige's Pihana: Which Came First the Crony or the Capitalist?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:27 PM :: 8684 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Tax Credits

...it almost worked, until Goldman Sachs taught them all the meaning of "preferred stock"....

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Massive Debris Pile Reveals Risk of Huge Tsunamis in Hawaii
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 4829 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii History

The county hopes to have the new tsunami evacuation maps distributed to residents by the end of the year....

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Conflict of Interest: Ige Was Both Legislator and Lobbyist While Serving on Committee Overseeing His Employer
By Selected News Articles @ 5:48 AM :: 9351 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Politicians

"Senator Ige's conflict is inescapable and unacceptable." -- Star-Bulletin

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Saturday, September 13, 2014
The New Post-Inouye/Abercrombie Era in Hawaii Politics
By News Release @ 3:58 PM :: 5832 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians

...Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm, Downtown Laniakea YWCA....

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Research Institute for Hawaii USA Hit With $843K Fine
By News Release @ 10:39 PM :: 7410 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Republican Party, Religion

... holding the Research Institute for Hawaii USA (RIH), and its CEO Christopher Damon Haig, liable for religious and sexual harassment ....

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
It was 55 years ago today we added the 50th state
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 3770 Views :: Hawaii History

...President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation naming Hawaii as the 50th state on August 21, 1959....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Hawaii’s path to a constitutional republic
By Rachelle Chang @ 10:22 PM :: 3905 Views :: Hawaii History

...Statehood was an exciting time for many people in Hawaii....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Hawaii and the USA: A Union Worth Celebrating
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:38 PM :: 3611 Views :: Hawaii History

...Grassroot Institute President Keli'i Akina gives strong message of unity on Hawaii Statehood Day....

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
It was 116 years ago today: The U.S. becomes a global power
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 3969 Views :: Hawaii History

On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines....

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Friday, August 8, 2014
Iniki: Years later Kauai Population, Workforce Still Suffered
By UHERO @ 1:11 AM :: 5296 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics

...Kauai’s economy only returned to pre-Iniki levels 7-8 years after the storm....

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Sunday, August 3, 2014
NPS: Draft Ewa Plains Battlefield Nomination And Photo Archive Available
By John Bond @ 4:17 PM :: 5130 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Former MCAS Ewa Field is an especially unique battlefield that has been officially recognized....

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Monday, July 14, 2014
Indian Tribe? Hawaii Political Leaders Haven’t Learned a Thing Since 1999
By Andrew Walden @ 12:46 AM :: 5716 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History
What is left to cronies of the Akaka Tribe as their defeat and humiliation are revealed for all to see?
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Friday, July 11, 2014
1935: Hawaii Imposes GE Tax
By Selected News Articles @ 6:28 PM :: 4771 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

By the end of the 1930s, 22 states had implemented a sales tax....

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Monday, July 7, 2014
July 7, 1898: Hawaii Republic Annexed by USA
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 13371 Views :: Hawaii History

Hawaii became a U.S. Territory JULY 7, 1898, as President McKinley signed the Treaty of Annexation.

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Saturday, July 5, 2014
1874: Liliuokalani Cheers as Marines Occupy Queen’s Palace
By Selected News Articles @ 9:01 PM :: 4375 Views :: Hawaii History

"No dependence could be placed on the police nor on the Hawaiian Guards; these had proved unfaithful to their duties to preserve order, and had in some cases joined the partisans of Queen Emma...."

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Sunday, June 29, 2014
Liliuokalani 1895: “Monarchy is Forever Ended, Republic of Hawaii is only lawful Government”
By Andrew Walden @ 9:37 PM :: 7570 Views :: Hawaii History

"I, Liliuokalani Dominis, do solemnly swear in the presence of Almighty God that I will support the Constitution, Laws and Government of the Republic of Hawaii...."

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014
1901: Territory of Hawaii Adopts First Income Tax in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 6981 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...Now every state has an income tax except for Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. Alaska is notable in that it is the only state to repeal an existing income tax....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
Video: Proud Hawaiians, Loyal Americans
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:34 PM :: 6916 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews a young man and young woman who share what it means to them to be both Native Hawaiian and a proud American....

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Hawaiians Are Not A Tribe
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:37 PM :: 6460 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA
In 2000, the Supreme Court ruled in the landmark Rice v. Cayetano case that Native Hawaiian is an ethnicity (like, for example, Portuguese or Hispanic) and not a tribal or political category....
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Friday, May 30, 2014
Today in 1984: SCOTUS Upholds Hawaii Land Redistribution Eminent Domain Plan
By Robert Thomas @ 5:52 PM :: 5624 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use

It was on this day in 1984 that the U.S. Supreme Court issued its 8-0 decision in Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff....

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Intermediate Court of Appeals: No Landlocked Real Estate in Hawaii
By Robert Thomas @ 2:36 PM :: 7729 Views :: Hawaii History, Judiciary, Land Use

In Malulani Group, Ltd. v. Kaupo Ranch, Ltd., No. 30509 (May 5, 2014), the issue was whether the owner of a landlocked parcel could assert an easement....

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Friday, May 9, 2014
Parks Service Announces Hearings on Honouliuli Gulch Internment Site
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 3625 Views :: Hawaii History

This draft study report is available for public review for 60 days, with comments due to us by July 15, 2014....

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Sunday, April 20, 2014
Historic Preservation: Public Denounces Amended Drafts of SB2633 and HB1678
By News Release @ 1:46 AM :: 4858 Views :: Development, Hawaii History

...SB2633 SD1 HD1 and HB1678 HD1 SD1 attempt to amend the definition of “historic property” by exempting residential properties....

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Prince Kuhio: The bridge from Kingdom to State
By Andrew Walden @ 1:01 PM :: 34211 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, Hawaii History, OHA

The life of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole tells the story of how Hawaiians came to be Hawaiian-Americans.

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Monday, March 17, 2014
March 17, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
By Video @ 4:10 AM :: 3957 Views :: Hawaii History

Video March 17, 1959: Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill....

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Real Stories Behind "The Descendants"
By Robert Thomas @ 9:08 PM :: 7613 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use
"Deconstructing The Descendants: How George Clooney Ennobled Old Hawaiian Trust and Made the Rule Against Perpetuities Sexy"
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Thursday, February 20, 2014
See it Live: Famed Nimitz' WWII 'Diary' to be Unveiled Online Monday
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 4956 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

The Naval War College Library in Newport, R.I. will publicly unveil online the 4,000-page "Gray Book" collection of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz communications that started in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack and ran right up until the closing days of the war....

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Saturday, February 1, 2014
Living History Day: USS Missouri Celebrates Double Anniversary
By News Release @ 9:57 PM :: 5604 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

On January 29, 1999, exactly 55 years after its launch, the Battleship Missouri Memorial opened in Pearl Harbor ....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
89 Year Old Ewa Aviation Site, Battlefield and Top Secret Cold War Mission Control
By John Bond @ 11:31 PM :: 10561 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

One of Hawaii's least known very historic sites is the former Ewa Gate (Gate Two) of former NAS Barbers Point. It has a history going back to 1925....

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Saturday, December 7, 2013
Sunday Morning: Ewa Battlefield Commemoration
By John Bond @ 11:17 AM :: 5289 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

Ewa battlefield area involved not only destruction of planes at Ewa Field but also overhead air battles between Japanese planes, Army P-40's and Navy SBD's....

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