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The Value of Hawaii: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future

Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past National Park Service

Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past

Establishment of the monument at the site of Hawaii's largest and longest-used World War II internment camp ensures that its story is shared with future generations.
Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism Flickr.com/NS Newsflash

Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism

Our media is being disrupted by global shifts. There are closures and loss, but also innovation.
Who Remembers the Hawaiian Renaissance? Via Flickr

Who Remembers the Hawaiian Renaissance?

Leading academics say it's time to formally document contemporary Hawaiian history.
VIDEO – Knowing Hawaii’s Past, Shaping Its Future

VIDEO – Knowing Hawaii’s Past, Shaping Its Future

Watch a debate among authors from "The Price of Paradise" and "The Value of Hawaii."

Hawaii Faces Many Issues Requiring Public Discussion

Twenty years after 'Price of Paradise' books, editor says education, gambling, rail and fiscal policies need debate.

Hawaiians Are the New Visionaries

Hawaii has become less concerned about social justice, UH Prof says.
A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Energy and Water

A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Energy and Water

Our speakers discuss whether or not it's not easy (or economical) being "green" in Hawaii.
A Night on ‘the Value of Hawaii’ – Education and Prison Systems

A Night on ‘the Value of Hawaii’ – Education and Prison Systems

We ask whether it's better to spend money growing the kinds of citizens we want now, or spend money incarcerating many of them later.
A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Learning the Meaning of Pono

A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Learning the Meaning of Pono

Pono is a Hawaiian word whose meaning leaves a lasting impression on someone learning about it for the first time.
The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

Where's the rain? Hawaii’s climate is changing in ways consistent with the influence of global warming.
The Value of Hawaii: Energy by Henry Curtis

The Value of Hawaii: Energy by Henry Curtis

With the political will, Hawaii can become the world’s laboratory for energy innovation.
The Value of Hawaii: Prisons by Meda Chesney-Lind and Kat Brady

The Value of Hawaii: Prisons by Meda Chesney-Lind and Kat Brady

Lock ‘em up, Danno: Hawaii’s imprisonment boom and how it hurts our education system.
The Value of Hawaii: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future