HONOLULU—As part of our commitment to create opportunities for all citizens to gather, discuss and build community, we are pleased to announce the pilot series of Try Think, an innovative new discussion program for incarcerated individuals to reflect on current events and talk openly about their thoughts and feelings about the cultural, political and social issues that define our world today.
HONOLULU—A Mililani High School student-teacher team will visit Normandy, France, this summer with all expenses paid as part of the Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom® Albert H. Small Student and Teacher Institute.
HONOLULU—The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities recently awarded seven grants totaling $60,405 for development and production of public humanities projects throughout the state.
HONOLULU—The Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities (HCH) Board of Directors elected two new members at its December 10, 2016 meeting.
HONOLULU—The Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities has partnered with the National Archives and Records Administration along with the Federation of State Humanities Councils to provide a free pop-up exhibit observing the 225th anniversary of the Bill of Rights to 43 display sites in Hawai‘i.
HONOLULU—Scott Clarke, a social studies teacher at H.P. Baldwin High School, was officially recognized as the 2016 Hawaiʻi History Teacher of the Year, an award sponsored by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and facilitated locally by the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities (HCH), at the Schools of the Future Conference on October 21, 2016.
HONOLULU—This month the Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities is participating in Give Aloha, Foodland’s Annual Community Matching Gifts Program, which honors the popular, locally owned grocery retailer’s founder, Maurice J. “Sully” Sullivan, and continues his legacy of giving back to the community.
HONOLULU—The Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities (HCH) Board of Directors elected five new members at its July 23, 2016 meeting. The new members are Amy Boehning, Colleen C. Furukawa, Joy Holland, Joseph Rothstein and Grant Yoshikami.
HONOLULU—Writer Warren Slesinger of Beaufort, South Carolina, was selected as the winner of the 2016 Tony Quagliano International Poetry Award…
HONOLULU—Hawaiʻi History Day students continued the tradition of excellence for the 26th consecutive year by capturing top awards at the 2016 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest.
HONOLULU—Children’s Literature Hawai‘i will host its 18th Biennial Conference on Literature and Hawai‘i’s Children, “Imagining Worlds, Fictional & Real,” on June 9-11 with a variety of activities for all ages exploring the creativity and interpretation of literature for children.