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Hundreds Turn Out To Back Hawaiian Occupiers Of Famed Coco Palms Site Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat

Hundreds Turn Out To Back Hawaiian Occupiers Of Famed Coco Palms Site

The 19th century home of Kauai’s last queen was later the resort where “Blue Hawaii” was filmed. Now a new resort is planned.

Palace And Capitol: Hawaiian Event Bridges Two Worlds Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Palace And Capitol: Hawaiian Event Bridges Two Worlds

On the same day the ruling government reconvened its Legislature, thousands noted the anniversary of the former government's overthrow.
Missile Scare Motivates Activists Who Fear Military’s Presence Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Missile Scare Motivates Activists Who Fear Military’s Presence

The false alarm occurred four days before the 125th anniversary of the Hawaiian Kingdom's overthrow.
University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities Cory Lum/Civil Beat

University of Hawaii Receives $23 Million To Fight Health Disparities

The federal grant will allow UH to target diabetes, obesity, hypertension and cancer in Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Filipino populations.

Charter School Debuts An Online Hawaiian-English Dictionary Suevon Lee/Civil Beat

Charter School Debuts An Online Hawaiian-English Dictionary

Students at the immersion school say the product could prepare them for a vocabulary test. But it’s also designed for the wider community.

How A Massachusetts Library Became ‘A Hotbed of Hawaiiana’ Courtesy of American Antiquarian Society

How A Massachusetts Library Became ‘A Hotbed of Hawaiiana’

If you were researching the islands’ history, it’s not likely you’d think of heading to Worcester, but maybe you should.

Why Hawaii Trends Toward Large And Extended Families Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Hawaii Trends Toward Large And Extended Families

Cultural and economic factors keep extended relatives under the same roof in Hawaii, which leads the nation in prevalence of multigenerational homes.

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain Justyn Ay Chong/Polynesian Voyaging Society / ʻŌiwi TV

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain

Hana native Nakua Konohia-Lind, 24, the youngest captain of the storied voyaging vessel, manned the helm as it sailed in to East Maui.

OHA Sues State, UH Over ‘Longstanding Mismanagement’ Of Mauna Kea ©Sin Ok -stock.adobe.com

OHA Sues State, UH Over ‘Longstanding Mismanagement’ Of Mauna Kea

Updated: The legal action follows a ruling allowing the Thirty Meter Telescope project to go forward on a mountain considered deeply sacred by many Native Hawaiians. 

Reader Rep: Big Questions About Hawaiian ‘Princess’ Coverage

Reader Rep: Big Questions About Hawaiian ‘Princess’ Coverage

Is the media telling you the real story of Abigail Kawananakoa or a fawning fairy tale?

Educators: Pidgin Belongs In Hawaii Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Educators: Pidgin Belongs In Hawaii Schools

The language that emerged from Hawaii’s blending of cultures “is something we have to embrace,” says a high school principal.

The Last Hawaiian Princess? Photo by Joe Pacheco, Bishop Museum

The Last Hawaiian Princess?

At 91, Abigail Kawananakoa has been a significant benefactor of Native Hawaiian culture and causes throughout a life of privilege and drama. But controversy still haunts her.