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    Distinctive Women in Hawaiian History

    He Ho‘olaule‘a No Na Mo‘olelo o Na Wahine, “Distinctive Women in Hawaiian History” is an annual one-day conference showcasing the stories of women who greatly impacted the history and cultures of Hawai‘i and including a series of public programs, featuring dramatic readings of oral histories and …

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    Film for Thought: Bridging Cultures

    Film for Thought:  Bridging Cultures is a special section of the Hawai‘i International Film Festival (HIFF), featuring humanities forums, handouts and on-line dialogues of select films and documentaries that invite reflection on cultural diversity, religious and ethnic tolerance, mutual respect, and other humanities issues and topics.

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    Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival

    Hawai‘i Book & Music Festival is an annual two-day weekend festival celebrating books, reading, and music in Hawai‘i and featuring 150 performances, presentations, demonstrations, signings and other events by over 350 celebrated local, national, and international authors, poets, storytellers, playwrights, crafters, songwriters, composers, arrangers, and musicians. …

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    Hawai‘i StoryCorps Project

    StoryCorps, a program of Hawai‘i Public Radio (HPR), is a national oral history project–in partnership with the Library of Congress–created to build an archive of the stories of everyday people in America. Last year HPR hosted the first Hawai‘i visit and set up four recording …

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    Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award

    Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award, which the HCH facilitates through the Tony Quagliano International Poetry Fund of the Hawai’i Community Foundation, stresses the role of poetic expression in defining and describing the human search for meaning.  It comes with a $1,000 cash prize in Tony’s …

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