Hawaiʻi History Day

Current News and Events

Calendar Update for 2023 District Fairs

Dear Hawaiʻi History Day teachers and students, please see our updated calendar for the 2023 District Fairs. You can download our calendar here.

Please note the changes:

  • Windward and Hawai’i Island District Fairs have been moved up:
  • Windward District Fair has been moved to Feb 18, and Hawai’i Island has been moved to Feb. 25.
  • All District Fairs will take place before Spring Break
  • All Project Evaluations will be returned on March 12




New Workshops and Resources 

We are happy to announce new workshops and resources! In our website and documentary workshops, we have provides step-by-step walkthroughs on doing your website or documentary, tips, and resources for doing your website or documentary.

See our Student Resource page for new Website and Documentary resources!





We are also releasing our Toolkit for teachers! Click the button below to download. This toolkit contains resources in both English and ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi.

Click here to download our Teacher Toolkit

Visit our Teacher Resource page for more resources for teachers!







Click to access our Hawai’i History Day 2022–2023 Calendar. Please note that due to changing conditions, this calendar may also change. Thank you for your patience!

2022-2023 Hawaiʻi History Day Theme Resources

This year, the theme for History Day is “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” For more details on the theme for this year, see the 2022–2023 theme description.

2022-2023 ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi History Day Theme Resources

We are excited to release our theme resources for 2022–2023! See our Theme Narrative, translated into ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, and a sample graphic organizer tool you can use!

See more resources on our ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Resource page!

2023 Hawaiʻi–Specific Topics

Need topic ideas for your project? See this year’s list of project Hawai’i-specific project topics that connect to the theme Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. You are not required to do Hawai’i-specific topics, but it is great to explore the history in our backyard!

Click for to see our Hawai’i-specific topic list.

2022-2023 NHD Theme Introduction Video

Frontiers in History: A Teacher’s Introduction with Dr. Kathleen Duval

For more resources, visit our Hawaiʻi History Day resource pages!

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