The Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities (HCH), in collaboration with the University of Hawai‘i Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program, Presidential Center Initiative, and Graduate University for Advanced Studies [SOKENDAI], presented “The Politics of Representation: Reflections on Controversial Issues in Museums and Related Places in Japan and Hawai‘i,” a two-day symposium held on November 1 and 2, 2013, at the Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The keynote address took place at Atherton Hālau, Bishop Museum, on November 1, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m.
September 25, 2013
Colleen Spring, a teacher at Laʻie Elementary School in La‘ie, Hawai ‘i, has been named the 2013 Hawai‘i History Teacher of the Year. The award is co-sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY® and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation on behalf of its Preserve America program, and administered locally by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities.
The Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities (HCH) received a $10,000 grant from the Samuel N. and Mary Castle Foundation to support the HCH-conducted educational program—Motheread/Fatheread® Hawaiʻi.
Four Hawai‘i public school students were honored for their outstanding work at this year’s National History Day (NHD) competition held June 9-13, 2013, at the University of Maryland at College Park.
April 10, 2013
Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities (HCH) and Royal Hawaiian Band present Mele Lāhui Performed by the Royal Hawaiian Band, a concert of songs about Hawaiian nationalism, on Friday, April 26, 2013 from noon to 1 PM.
April 8, 2013
The Hawai‘i History Day State Fair, a competition which annually involves a number of students and teachers throughout the state, will be held on Saturday, April 20, at Windward Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities will again host the state competition in Honolulu, the theme of which is Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events.
March 15, 2013
Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities in partnership with the Institute for Teacher Education at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Education has joined with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History to energize and invigorate history teaching through the “Let’s Do History Tour.”
January 28, 2013
Out Loud in the Library at Windward Community College presents We Go Jam Reading, Music and Book Signing on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., celebrating the newly released book with contributing authors Puakea Nogelmeier, Jerry Santos, Calvin Hoe, Thelma Chang, Aiko Yamashiro, and editor Susan Yim.
January 11, 2013
The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities (HCH) recently awarded seven grants totaling $25,000 for development and production of public humanities projects throughout the state.
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