Tag: History


WEAVING VOICES: Pālama Settlement—Resilience and Recovery

By Lyz Soto on August 27, 2020

Wednesday, August 26th, 4:00 – 5:15 Click Here to Register “This opportunity changed lives for young people.” A place for kids to go. Meals and hot showers. Community services. From its beginnings, Pālama Settlement has been a critical place of healing and recovery, for many communities in transition. What are the kinds of things that …

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Try Think: Making Our Voices Count

By Lyz Soto on July 17, 2020

Friday, July 17th  3:00pm-4:15pm Register for this event via this Google form As adults, we are constantly asked to “use our voice” — fill out the census, cast our vote, participate in a protest, join the neighborhood board, or share our position on social media. Do we feel our voice matters? If not, how do we …

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Challenging Racism in the Pacific: Context, History, and Experience in Hawaii and Oceania

By Rae Kuruhara on July 9, 2020

From The King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center: Racism and bias are systemic issues in American society. We’ve seen demonstrations around the world following the death of George Floyd, one of many Americans unjustly killed or persecuted because of the color of their skin. Are the current unrest in America and global protests in support …

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Living History Today: Capturing the Covid-19 Experience

By Lyz Soto on May 22, 2020

Register for this event via this Google Form In our lifetime, there are few events that occur as a collective experience and make a significant impact on the way we function as a society from that point on.  We initially learn about such historical events in school, from resources like history books and documentaries.  But …

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Love Letters to Community: Necessary Gestures

By Joy Enomoto on May 16, 2020

This is a letter of aloha and kanikau for my kupuna kualua, Keohokalole and my kupuna kuakahi, Annie Keoho and all of my kūpuna whose lives were forever changed by the maʻi ho‘oka‘awale ‘ohana. Sometime before 1879, Keohokalole contracted Hansen’s disease and was sent to live in Kalaupapa with her kōkua, David Poʻai. I do …

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