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As we celebrate the 175th anniversary of the birth of Ke Ali‘i Pauahi on December 19, 1831, let us not forget who we are as Hawaiians and our place in the world today. We, as beneficiaries of Pauahi, will face adversity by those who challenge the estate the Princess had left to support the education of children of Hawaiian and part-Hawaiian ancestry as stated in her last will and testament. But we must always remember that:
“Time will come when you feel you are being pushed into the background.
Never allow this to happen – stand always on your own foundation.
But you will have to make that foundation. There will come time when
to make this stand will be difficult, especially to you of Hawaiian birth;
But conquer you can – if you will.”
Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Pākī Bishop
Hawaiian Christmas tree ornaments made in the Islands from seeds, shells, feathers, lauhala, bamboo and kapa help to bring Hawai`i to many of us who celebrate holidays here in the Pacific Northwest. Photo by NWHIT
Mele Kalikimaka to all from
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The first Moku O Keawe International Festival was held in November at the Hilton Waikoloa Resort on the Kohala Coast of Hawai`i island.
Having restored peace and order Lonoikamakahiki made a tour around Hawai‘i island dedicating several heiau as an acknowledgement to the gods for his victories in battle.
I’m sitting here looking out the window watching the snow/rain mix fall from the grey sky and I realize two things: first, the holiday season has begun and second, if it weren’t so cold I would go roll up that car window.
Think Camp Fire USA …….makes you think of Camp Fire Mint Candy sales?
A list of the nine most endangered historic sites in Hawai`i was released in November by the Historic Hawai`i Foundation and the State Historic Preservation Division.
Ron Ho was born in 1936 in Honolulu and is a graduate of Roosevelt High School . He began painting and at the age of 19, moved to Washington to study art at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma.
This is the third release by the recently-turned-18 musician from Hilo, and with each album, she moves ahead by great leaps – improvements in performance, technique, selection and composition.
As we’re approaching the end of 2006, I’ve noticed a trend. Many of us from Hawai`i up here on the continent are getting more and more serious about returning to those Islands we love so much.
Known as Kabocha pumpkin in Southeast Asia, New Zealand and Australia, this gourd of Japanese ancestry is called the Kabocha squash in North America.
The warm, late sunlit, summer days have yielded to the cool, crisp autumn weather. This seasonal change also signals the time for my annual visit to Pullman , Washington home of the Washington State University (WSU) campus.
One of the many “small keed time” flashbacks Molokai has to offer is the weekly, free, “old style,” backyard Hawaiian music performed by kupuna.
The air was warm. The mood was just right. The glow of the UH football team at the beginning of the season was as bright as a Waikiki Friday night. But the only thing missing was the hype.
The Northwest Strongman contest, featuring tremendous feats of strength performed by athletes from across the USA was held on the campus of Oregon State University during Dad’s Weekend held in the Fall.
The Northwest Keiki `Ukulele Ensemble
On one fine Saturday in November, I was able to enter a world that not many have a chance to see!
Just in time for the holidays are the 2006 Ka Palapala Po`okela book awards
Find out about upcoming events in our events calendar!
Old Hawai`i: Pictures from the Past
When contract laborers were brought to Hawai`i to work on the sugar plantations, they lived in camps according to their ethnic group. This is a Japanese camp, taken around the end of the 1800s. The photo is from the collection of Evelyn Farleigh, whose father
Nolan Clodfelter was in Hawai`i around 1917.
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