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A Honolulu-Based Color Consultant Helped Locals Navigate Color Choices in the 1980s

The history of Hawai‘i from our files.
2020.09.17 10:00 AM

’50s-Style High-Waist Swimwear is a Beach Staple Once Again

The history of Hawai‘i from our files.
2020.09.10 07:00 AM

These Chinatown Spots Served as Offbeat Backdrops for a Fashion Story in 1965

The history of Hawai‘i from our files.
2020.09.03 12:00 PM

Why Did a Honolulu Architecture Firm Work on the Design for a South Pole Research Station?

“Well, we do eat a lot of shave ice!”
2020.08.27 07:00 AM

The History of Hawai‘i From Our Files

The Islands celebrate 100 years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1950.
2020.08.20 07:00 AM

Lecturer Fanny W. Krause Travels North America to Teach People About the Hawaiian Islands

In 2015, Japanese people made up a large percentage of Hawai‘i’s population, despite 1907’s informal agreement between the two countries to stop allowing immigration to the U.S. (including Hawai‘i).
2020.08.13 01:31 PM

“Honolulu Never Forgets Memorial Day”

A parade, speeches, and performances by the Kamehameha Glee Club and the Kamehameha Girls’ Glee Club were featured at ceremonies held across town in 1915.
2020.07.30 07:00 AM

The Success of Maui-Born Sumo Wrestler Jesse Kuhaulua

Kuhaulua set records for longevity and made his mark as the first non-Japanese wrestler to reach the sumo rank of sekiwake.
2020.07.23 01:21 PM

Our Interview With Louis Kealoha 9 Years Before He and Katherine Kealoha Are Found Guilty

In 2010, prosecutors find that the pair had been abusing their power nearly from the get-go.
2020.07.16 12:00 PM

Dan Akaka Became the First Native Hawaiian Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1990

Ahead of the July candidate filing deadline, Dan Boylan reflects on the pivotal U.S. Senate race between Democrat Dan Akaka and Republican Pat Saiki, following the death of Spark Matsunaga.
2020.07.09 07:00 AM

The 50th Star on the U.S. Flag Debuts on July 4, 1960

And new stamps went on sale at the post office in Honolulu that same day.
2020.07.02 09:00 AM

40-Foot Lava Fountains Sent Kapoho Families Fleeing to a Shelter at Pāhoa School

Lacking English, he manages a graphic appeal in sign language. “The food is good. The bed is warm. The shelter is nearer home.”
2020.06.11 07:00 AM