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A Letter to You in COVID-19

By Lyz Soto on April 3, 2020

Aloha mai kākou, Never has that greeting resonated so resoundingly. We give you salutations in love and community. We greet you as part of our beautiful net of compassion, gratitude, and grace. We extend our thanks to all those who are placing themselves at risk to help others in this time of crisis. We send …

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Aloha to our National Humanities Conference Guests

By Aiko Yamashiro on March 7, 2020

Aloha e nā malihini, Aloha to you, our guests, to strangers and newcomers. We are awaiting your visit with excitement. Mahalo to the Federation and National Humanities Alliance team for all their care and hard work in bringing us together. Mahalo to our co-hosts from Guåhan, Amerika Sāmoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands for their …

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Lei Lāʻī: Opening Remarks for the 2019 National Humanities Conference

By Aiko Yamashiro on March 7, 2020

November 7, 2019 I want to make you a lei. A lei is a story, about a place and a person. Each flower and material has a meaning. A personal meaning, a historical meaning. Who taught you and why. Who you make it for and why. The intention of that time and energy. The gratitude. …

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Visitor Guide for the National Humanities Conference

By Lyz Soto on March 6, 2020

Ever wonder what a travel guide to Hawaiʻi would look like if it were written by a group of humanities disciples? This is what HIHumanities provided for our guests from across the United States last November for the National Humanities Conference. E Komo Mai (welcome) National Humanities Conference Guests, We hope everyone will have a …

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What is the humanities in Hawaiʻi?

By Lyz Soto on December 17, 2019

In Hawaiʻi, we are held by so many cultures. Much of our scaffolding is decidedly American, yet Kānaka Maoli, the people first and foremost shaped by the lands of these islands, are the culture that critically defines what it means to be native to this archipelago. We are also heavily influenced by Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, …

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Oct 21
Hawaiʻi History Day: Teacher and Student Workshop Hawaiʻi History Day Categories Tips and Tricks–Tips to Create a Powerful Documentary

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Oct 22
Hawaiʻi History Day: Teacher and Student Workshop Hawaiʻi History Day Categories Tips and Tricks–Tips to Craft a Magnificent Exhibit

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Oct 23
Mālama Our History–King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center, ʻUluʻulu: The Henry Kuʻualoha Giugni Moving Archive of Hawaiʻi

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Oct 23
Hawaiʻi History Day: Teacher and Student Workshop Hawaiʻi History Day Categories Tips and Tricks–Tips to Produce an Effective and Dramatic Performance

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Oct 23
Try Think: Lotteries and Leaders – How We Choose Those Who Lead Us

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Nov 6
Mālama Our History–Kona Historical Society, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, University of Hawai’i Congressional Papers

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Nov 7
Hawaiʻi History Day: Teacher Workshop Women and the American Story

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Nov 13
Hawaiʻi History Day: Weekly Q&A Sessions for Hawai’i History Day Students, Teachers, and Families

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Nov 20
Hawaiʻi History Day: Weekly Q&A Sessions for Hawai’i History Day Students, Teachers, and Families

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