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Thursday, February 3, 2022
Evening Tour of ʻIolani Palace: A Walk Through the Past
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:43 AM :: 3156 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

... the first evening tour of the ʻIolani Palace held in over a year ....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
First Anniversary of COVID Vaccine in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 1842 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

... 2,439,075 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Hawai‘i. DOH estimates 73.2% of the state’s population has received either two doses ....

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Third Saint from Kalaupapa? Bishops Advance cause of Brother Joseph Dutton
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 2394 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

... Father Damien, who had just been diagnosed with leprosy, needed an assistant to help him carry on his work after he was gone. Dutton threw himself into the work ....

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Sunday, November 21, 2021
Harbors Division Accepts Preservationist Bid to Return Falls of Clyde to Scotland
By News Release @ 5:50 PM :: 2128 Views :: Hawaii History

... After years rotting in Hawaii, a 19th century Clyde-built ship is finally coming home ....

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Alaska: The Jones Act's original victim
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:43 PM :: 2157 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... New report details how Jones Act targeted Alaska from the start ....

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Saturday, October 9, 2021
HSTA Demands Schools Teach so-called 'Critical Race Theory'
By News Release @ 5:29 AM :: 5762 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor

"Manufactured attacks on critical race theory aim to dismantle ongoing efforts to provide an equitable education for all keiki" -- HSTA

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Thursday, September 2, 2021
Liliʻuokalani Took Decisive Action to Stop the Spread of Smallpox
By Selected News Articles @ 11:08 PM :: 2591 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

... the science behind creating vaccines is not new. It has been around for more than 200 years ....

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Saturday, August 28, 2021
1854: Hawaiian Kingdom Legislature Orders Mandatory Vaccines for Everybody
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 3901 Views :: Hawaii History, Health Care, COVID-19

... Would the Hawaiian Kingdom Compel Everyone to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine? The Answer is “YES” ....

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
​Preservation Group Submits Bid to Save Falls of Clyde
By News Release @ 11:46 PM :: 1916 Views :: Hawaii History

... we have now submitted our bid in the RFP process, set up recently by DOT Harbours Dept of Honolulu, for the removal of the Falls of Clyde ....

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Monday, May 31, 2021
Let’s talk about the Jones Act — all eight of them
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:45 AM :: 2725 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... there are at least eight separate federal Jones Acts ....

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Friday, May 21, 2021
Harbor Division Seeks Falls of Clyde Removal--Then Cancels Bid
By News Release @ 11:23 PM :: 3231 Views :: Hawaii History

... DOT says solicitation for removal of the historic Falls of Clyde canceled, to be reissued in July ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
The U.S. Owes Hawaiians Millions of Dollars Worth of Land. Hawaii Congressional Delegation Helped Make Sure the Debt Wasn’t Paid.
By Selected News Articles @ 5:37 PM :: 5209 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... At least six other current and former members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation have supported such legislation one or more times ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
How the Deals Approved by Congress Bypassed Thousands of Hawaiians Waiting for Homes
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 PM :: 3765 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... They were authorized via special legislation approved by Congress, including members of Hawaii’s own delegation ....

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Sunday, April 25, 2021
Mehau in Majuro – How the US Meth Epidemic Began
By Andrew Walden @ 10:02 PM :: 11715 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Drugs

... “We’re not proud of it.  But crystal methamphetamine is our gift to the nation. It started here.” -- Judge and Former US Attorney Ed Kubo ....

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Sunday, March 14, 2021
HR148: HSTA Demands McKinley HS Rename
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 3817 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

... HR148 to change McKinley High School’s name back to Honolulu High School will be heard by the House Committee on Education on Thursday, March 18, at 2 p.m. ....

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
15 Years After Ka Loko: Another Hawaii Dam Floods--Houses, Roads Wiped Out
By Video @ 4:22 AM :: 4642 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Hawaii History

... Almost 15 years to the day since deadly Ka Loko flood March 14, 2006 ....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Governor David Ige Proclaims Christian Heritage Week in Hawai‘i
By News Release @ 9:33 PM :: 3078 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

... Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia was born around 1792 in Ka‘u on Hawai‘i Island ....

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Monday, February 15, 2021
Bumpy Kanahele's lawyer tops an Associated Press list of worldwide COVID conspiracy quacks and cranks
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 4994 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19
... Hawaiian Sovereignty 'Expert' a Superspreader of COVID Conspiracy Theories ....
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Friday, February 12, 2021
It was 20 years ago today …
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:37 PM :: 2319 Views :: Hawaii History

... it’s the start to a very important year. ...

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Saturday, January 16, 2021
Grassroot Institute 10 most-viewed stories of 2020
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:16 PM :: 2475 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

... 2020 STARTED OUT like any other year, but ....

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Saturday, December 26, 2020
DoJ: Hawaii's Lum Crime Family Trades American Hostages in Trump's White House
By Andrew Walden @ 8:54 PM :: 14910 Views :: National News, Ethics, Hawaii History, Obama

...Hawaii’s Lum Crime Family is back in the news—allegedly channeling a Malaysian billionaire’s money to buy Chinese communist influence in Donald Trump’s White House via a top Trump fundraiser--convicted fraudster Elliott Broidy....

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
The Government Promised to Return Ancestral Hawaiian Land, Then Never Finished the Job
By Selected News Articles @ 4:14 PM :: 3015 Views :: DHHL, Hawaii History

... The state still owes another 1,300 acres to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands ....

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Monday, December 7, 2020
​U.S. Territories, Not States, Bear The Scars Of World War II
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 3667 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...As we mark 75 years since the cessation of hostilities in the Pacific Theater of the Second World War....

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Saturday, December 5, 2020
Remembering Dick Rowland
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:57 PM :: 2308 Views :: Hawaii History

... How many individuals can boast of leaving a legacy for liberty? ....

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Sunday, November 29, 2020
Dick Rowland, founder and chairman emeritus of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, dies at age 90
By News Release @ 2:27 AM :: 2788 Views :: Hawaii History

...The former Army officer and insurance executive was 71 when he set out to educate Hawaii residents about the benefits of freedom....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Remember when U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye led the charge for Jones Act reform?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:36 PM :: 3266 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... “If you are going to get the cost of living down … you are going to have to get the Jones Act amended.”  -- Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel, speaking to the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, Sept. 12, 1967 ....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
1960: Hawaii Sends Two Slates to Electoral College
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 21928 Views :: Hawaii History

... How Vice President Richard Nixon handled Hawaii's disputed electoral votes in 1960 ....

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Monday, October 12, 2020
Trans-Generational Corruption: Another Charged in Hawaii Lum Scandal
By Court House News @ 6:01 PM :: 3873 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Republican Party

...Federal authorities charged former top fundraiser for the Republican National Committee Elliott Broidy with conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent over his alleged involvement in a secretive effort to lobby the Trump administration....

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Friday, July 31, 2020
AOC: Father Damien is 'White Supremacist Culture'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 14082 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Religion

...“This is what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks like!” Ocasio-Cortez said....

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 11829 Views :: Hawaii History

When Hawaii became the 50th U.S. State in 1959, the historic occasion was marked by ceremonies within the sanctuary walls of the Kawaiaha‘o Church .... 

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Saturday, April 11, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic vs. 1918 flu pandemic in Hawaiʻi
By Selected News Articles @ 9:18 PM :: 3093 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

...the 1918 flu, also called the Spanish Flu, had a significant impact on Hawaiʻi, claiming more than 2,300 lives while actually peaking in 1920....

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Saturday, April 4, 2020
Lawsuit Alleges Another Pedophile Ring at Kamehameha
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 AM :: 13633 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

...A new set of child molestation allegations is the subject of a lawsuit against Kamehameha Schools filed April 3, 2020, in Hawaii’s First Circuit Court....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Biggest Fruit Ever Grown in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 23378 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Henry Opukahai'a was an orphan raised by his uncle to be a pagan priest....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Royal Origins Of "Police Power" Hawaii-Style: The King v. Tong Lee (1880)
By Robert Thomas @ 10:50 AM :: 3999 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use, Small Business

...the first Hawaii case which uses the term "police power"....

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Friday, March 20, 2020
A century of Australia/New Zealand shipping to Hawaii ends
By Michael Hansen @ 2:32 AM :: 3417 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

...to and from Australia and New Zealand, freight costs have increased substantially....

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Saturday, March 7, 2020
200-year anniversary of the arrival of the American Protestant Missionaries in Hawaiʻi
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 3520 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...programs at Kailua Pier from 8am to 10:30am, as well as free programs at Mokuaikaua Church and Huliheʻe Palace from 11am to 4pm, April 4, 2020....

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Thursday, December 26, 2019
Mauna Kea Protest Shows Need for a Return to Elected County Sheriffs
By Andrew Walden @ 1:10 PM :: 7140 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA, Police

...Hawaii lost its elected county sheriffs as a result of the Massie case....

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Monday, November 25, 2019
Public Invited to a Washington Place Christmas
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 2998 Views :: Hawaii History

...Gov. David Ige and first lady Dawn Amano-Ige, together with the Washington Place Foundation, are inviting the public to a special Christmas Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 20....

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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hawaiian Mission Houses Commemorates 200th Anniversary Connecting New England to Hawai'i
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 4270 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

..."The Hawai'i, New England Connection," a 30-day tour of History Theatre, panel discussions, and cultural events....

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Sunday, September 1, 2019
Thirty Years of State Tax, Part 1
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 4005 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

...the taxes that have changed the most dramatically in the past 30 years....

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Saturday, August 3, 2019
1880: King Kalakaua Calls for Observatory to be Built in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 8642 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, Higher Education, OHA

...In 1884 the five-inch refractor was installed in a dome constructed above Pauahi Hall.... 

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Monday, July 29, 2019
Native Claims: How Alaska Found a Settlement
By Selected News Articles @ 9:16 PM :: 5999 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Here is the story of what Alaskans did, (and Hawaii did not) as told by former Alaska Governor and US Interior Secretary Walter J. Hickel....

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Sunday, July 7, 2019
Do We Have a Legitimate Government?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 3504 Views :: Hawaii History

...It pains me to read stories of people who lost their homes after being told that they didn’t have to pay back their mortgages because the laws under which they were made were invalid in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Had a Very Strange Childhood
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 PM :: 8152 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Religion

...Mike announced that his wife and boys would not be able to eat most of what his mother had cooked, as they were now vegetarian. Also, everyone needed to stop calling the children by their birth names. Their new names were Bhakti, Jai, and Naryana....

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Saturday, May 25, 2019
​When Revival Swept Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 PM :: 5372 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...A decade after the first missionaries arrived, the gospel tore across the islands in the 1830s....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Falls of Clyde to be Restored at Closed British Shipyard?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 3631 Views :: Hawaii History

...Restoration of Scottish sailing boat offered as ‘lifeline’ to now-closed Appledore Shipyard....

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Sunday, February 24, 2019
False Missile Alert: CDC Analyses 38 Minutes of Tweets
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 6943 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Four themes emerged from the Twitter data during the early period: 1) information processing; 2) information sharing; 3) authentication; and 4) emotional reaction....

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Sunday, February 10, 2019
Another Saint for Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 4876 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...Joseph Dutton heard about Father Damien's work in Hawaii and joined him, helping the sick in the leper colony for 45 years....

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Monday, January 7, 2019
Remembering Senator Fred Rohlfing, Republican Reformer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:30 PM :: 5524 Views :: Hawaii History, Republican Party

"...if we fail to make our party representative of our diverse population, it will be...years before a two-party system comes back to Hawai'i...."

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 8599 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Politicians, Republican Party

...I asked him to use his influence to reverse the policy initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowing Kaho'olawe to be used for bombing practice....

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