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No Ka Lei Maile Ali‘i: He Aloha ‘Āina ‘Oia‘i‘o

By Tammy Haili‘ōpua Baker, Kaʻulakauikeaokea Krug, Kaipulaumakaniolono, and Lily Hiʻilani Kim-Dela Cruz Okimura on June 15, 2021

E ō e Hawai‘i nui Kuauli, ka moku o Keawe, E ō e Maui nui a Kama, nā hono a‘o Pi‘ilani, E ō e Kaho‘olawe, Kanaloa Moku, E ō e Lāna‘i o Ka‘ululā‘au, E ō e Moloka‘i nui a Hina, E ō e O‘ahu nui-a-Lua, Ka ‘ōnohi o nā kai ‘ewalu, E ō e Kamawaelualani, Kaua‘i …

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By Rae Kuruhara on October 20, 2020

[All of these gorgeous illustrations  are by the author, and reproduced with permission and gratitude.]   It seems uncanny that the latest graphic memoir by legendary cartoonist Adrian Tomine, The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cartoonist, hit shelves five months into a global pandemic, a time where many of us  know a thing or two about …

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HIFF @ Home Summer Fest

By Rae Kuruhara on August 7, 2020

From the Hawaiʻi International Film Festival: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and shelter-at-home policy, the HIFF Spring Showcase, which was supposed take place in April, was indefinitely postponed to a later date. After making adjustments to our program calendar and the implementation of new programs like HIFF@HOMEand HIFF Virtual Cinema, we are happy to announce that …

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Black August — Hawaiʻi Theatre for Youth presents “A Kids Play About Racism”

By Rae Kuruhara on August 1, 2020

From the Pōpolo Project: A groundbreaking online performance for families that explains what racism is, how to know it when you see and experience it, and ideas for what you can do about it. HTY is proud to bring this to bring this world premiere, online theatrical experience to children and families in our community …

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Art & Building Movement in the Hawaiian Kingdom

By Rae Kuruhara on July 16, 2020

From Native Hawaiian Student Services at UH Mānoa: What is Hawaiian Art? In the final episode of season 2, Kanaka scholar-activist and Kumu Joy Enomoto, a visual artist, and lecturer in Pacific Island Studies will engage this question by drawing from her own work, like the art piece above, and from generations of Kānaka artist …

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