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Because hula is life.
Say Happy Birthday to a prince who could pass laws and throw punches.
Twenty years after the bombing stopped, Kaho‘olawe sets a path for the future
He turned down a job with the NFL’s San Diego Chargers to head up a UH team.
It’s the largest movement since Native Hawaiians rallied to fight the military bombing of Kaho‘olawe in the 1970s.
For years, about 50,000 TV fans waited every week to hear Ken Alford say, “Howdy Buckaroos.”
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs hopes to bolster ancient cultural traditions with a soon-to-be-released directory of artists, instructors and experts. Meet four of those practitioners who are fighting to keep their ancient arts alive.
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Before it housed the Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, the island off the Windward Side was slated to be a playground for the nation’s researchers and wealthy.
Choose from a hundred free, ethically sourced guided tours thanks to Native Stories. The app’s gone global and adds Japanese-language programming this fall. (And did we mention that we love it?)
Since the Polynesian Cultural Center opened in 1963, some 38 million people have visited. But early on, many considered the concept outlandish, as HONOLULU Magazine reminded them a few years later.
With tensions running high and a weeks-long standoff now stretching into its third month, no one seems to be able to predict what will happen next on Maunakea. Will the state or the protectors back down? Or will the Thirty Meter Telescope bow out? We take a look at where things stand and how we got here.
A look back at Honolulu from 1948 to 2003. Stories taken from the archives of the Paradise of the Pacific and HONOLULU Magazine.