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Thursday, May 12, 2022
Interior Department Lumps Kamehameha and Lahaianaluna in with 'Indian Boarding Schools'
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 823 Views :: Akaka Bill, Education K-12, Hawaii History

"... 1819 to 1969, the federal Indian boarding school system consisted of 408 federal schools across 37 states or then territories, including 21 schools in Alaska and 7 schools in Hawaii ...." -- US DoI report

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Saturday, May 7, 2022
Mafia News: Kahele Admits he was Picked for State Senate by Malu Motta’s Best Friend
By Video @ 11:59 PM :: 9408 Views :: Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... Kahele was picked for the Senate by the best friend of a double murderer.  A bribery convict helped him "transition to the State Senate", a friend of Katherine Kealoha works for him, and Honolulu's unindicted mayor made way for his Gubernatorial campaign ....

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Friday, May 6, 2022
Did Hawaii Beat the Virus?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 AM :: 773 Views :: Hawaii History, Tourism, COVID-19

... At great cost, isolation from the world delayed the spread until vaccines and treatments were available ....

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Friday, April 15, 2022
Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
By Robert Thomas @ 12:00 AM :: 30254 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor, Religion

If you ask how "a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary" squares with the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, let us explain ....

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Friday, March 25, 2022
Prince Kuhio's Fight to Americanize Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 28611 Views :: DHHL, Agriculture, Hawaii History, Land Use

...the homestead associations he championed in his first decade of service were multi-ethnic groups seeking the fee-simple ownership of land promised in the Hawaii Organic Act....

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Saturday, March 19, 2022
The last time Congress created a new state
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 PM :: 9712 Views :: Hawaii History

...On March 19, 1959, Congress approved Hawaii for admission to the union as the 50th state....

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Thursday, February 3, 2022
Evening Tour of ʻIolani Palace: A Walk Through the Past
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:43 AM :: 762 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

... the first evening tour of the ʻIolani Palace held in over a year ....

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Monday, January 17, 2022
1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 36538 Views :: Hawaii History

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Saturday, December 25, 2021
How Christmas Came to Hawaii
By Hoku Paoa Stevenson @ 12:01 AM :: 34707 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

As presented by Hoku Paoa Stevenson at the Summer Palace....

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
First Anniversary of COVID Vaccine in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:12 AM :: 834 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

... 2,439,075 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Hawai‘i. DOH estimates 73.2% of the state’s population has received either two doses ....

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 29956 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Third Saint from Kalaupapa? Bishops Advance cause of Brother Joseph Dutton
By News Release @ 5:49 PM :: 1082 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

... Father Damien, who had just been diagnosed with leprosy, needed an assistant to help him carry on his work after he was gone. Dutton threw himself into the work ....

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Sunday, November 21, 2021
Harbors Division Accepts Preservationist Bid to Return Falls of Clyde to Scotland
By News Release @ 5:50 PM :: 1234 Views :: Hawaii History

... After years rotting in Hawaii, a 19th century Clyde-built ship is finally coming home ....

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Alaska: The Jones Act's original victim
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:43 PM :: 1034 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... New report details how Jones Act targeted Alaska from the start ....

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Saturday, October 9, 2021
HSTA Demands Schools Teach so-called 'Critical Race Theory'
By News Release @ 5:29 AM :: 4248 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor

"Manufactured attacks on critical race theory aim to dismantle ongoing efforts to provide an equitable education for all keiki" -- HSTA

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Thursday, September 2, 2021
Liliʻuokalani Took Decisive Action to Stop the Spread of Smallpox
By Selected News Articles @ 11:08 PM :: 1552 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

... the science behind creating vaccines is not new. It has been around for more than 200 years ....

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Saturday, August 28, 2021
1854: Hawaiian Kingdom Legislature Orders Mandatory Vaccines for Everybody
By Selected News Articles @ 2:08 AM :: 2629 Views :: Hawaii History, Health Care, COVID-19

... Would the Hawaiian Kingdom Compel Everyone to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine? The Answer is “YES” ....

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Friday, August 20, 2021
Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 51738 Views :: Hawaii History

... Opponents of Statehood were landed aristocracy fearful of being ruled by their employees....

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Friday, August 20, 2021
Polls Showed Solid Support in Run-up to Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 AM :: 3975 Views :: Hawaii History

...Gallup first polled Americans on their support for Hawaii's statehood in 1940....

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Thursday, August 12, 2021
It was 123 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 16866 Views :: Hawaii History

On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines....

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Friday, August 6, 2021
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 53253 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

August 6 and 9 have been made into International Days of Anti-American historical revisionism.  So here is a look at reality as seen from first-hand sources instead of whining activists.

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
​Preservation Group Submits Bid to Save Falls of Clyde
By News Release @ 11:46 PM :: 1168 Views :: Hawaii History

... we have now submitted our bid in the RFP process, set up recently by DOT Harbours Dept of Honolulu, for the removal of the Falls of Clyde ....

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Sunday, August 1, 2021
1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 13511 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

At the Marquesas Islands, Herman Melville and his friend jumped ship....

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021
July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 3:20 AM :: 38721 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Labor

...When the USSR collapsed in 1991, long-secret archives of the Communist International were thrown open to western researchers for the first time.  Many previously unknown details of communist history have been revealed--including the 1935 Comintern orders directing Communists to begin work in Hawaii....

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Sunday, July 4, 2021
The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:02 AM :: 14475 Views :: Hawaii History

In 1840 the Kingdom of Hawaii adopted a constitution with strong parallels to the Constitution of the United States....

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Sunday, July 4, 2021
The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
By Robert Thomas @ 12:01 AM :: 17661 Views :: National News, Hawaii History

...the structure and style of the Declaration follows a form familiar to most modern lawyers: a complaint initiating a lawsuit....

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Monday, June 14, 2021
June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 48952 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor

Hawaii was the last place in the US to abolish indentured servitude....

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Friday, June 11, 2021
Kamehameha: The Founding of the Hawaiian Kingdom
By Selected News Articles @ 1:08 AM :: 21448 Views :: Hawaii History

Today is Kamehameha Day in Hawaii....

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Monday, May 31, 2021
Let’s talk about the Jones Act — all eight of them
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:45 AM :: 1724 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... there are at least eight separate federal Jones Acts ....

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Friday, May 21, 2021
Harbor Division Seeks Falls of Clyde Removal--Then Cancels Bid
By News Release @ 11:23 PM :: 2115 Views :: Hawaii History

... DOT says solicitation for removal of the historic Falls of Clyde canceled, to be reissued in July ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
The U.S. Owes Hawaiians Millions of Dollars Worth of Land. Hawaii Congressional Delegation Helped Make Sure the Debt Wasn’t Paid.
By Selected News Articles @ 5:37 PM :: 3773 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... At least six other current and former members of Hawaii’s congressional delegation have supported such legislation one or more times ....

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Friday, May 7, 2021
How the Deals Approved by Congress Bypassed Thousands of Hawaiians Waiting for Homes
By Selected News Articles @ 5:29 PM :: 2474 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History

... They were authorized via special legislation approved by Congress, including members of Hawaii’s own delegation ....

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Sunday, April 25, 2021
Mehau in Majuro – How the US Meth Epidemic Began
By Andrew Walden @ 10:02 PM :: 9134 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Drugs

... “We’re not proud of it.  But crystal methamphetamine is our gift to the nation. It started here.” -- Judge and Former US Attorney Ed Kubo ....

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Sunday, March 14, 2021
HR148: HSTA Demands McKinley HS Rename
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 2681 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

... HR148 to change McKinley High School’s name back to Honolulu High School will be heard by the House Committee on Education on Thursday, March 18, at 2 p.m. ....

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Tuesday, March 9, 2021
15 Years After Ka Loko: Another Hawaii Dam Floods--Houses, Roads Wiped Out
By Video @ 4:22 AM :: 3077 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Hawaii History

... Almost 15 years to the day since deadly Ka Loko flood March 14, 2006 ....

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Governor David Ige Proclaims Christian Heritage Week in Hawai‘i
By News Release @ 9:33 PM :: 1967 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

... Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia was born around 1792 in Ka‘u on Hawai‘i Island ....

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Monday, February 15, 2021
Bumpy Kanahele's lawyer tops an Associated Press list of worldwide COVID conspiracy quacks and cranks
By Selected News Articles @ 3:33 PM :: 4128 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19
... Hawaiian Sovereignty 'Expert' a Superspreader of COVID Conspiracy Theories ....
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Friday, February 12, 2021
It was 20 years ago today …
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:37 PM :: 1545 Views :: Hawaii History

... it’s the start to a very important year. ...

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Saturday, January 16, 2021
Grassroot Institute 10 most-viewed stories of 2020
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:16 PM :: 1613 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

... 2020 STARTED OUT like any other year, but ....

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Saturday, December 26, 2020
DoJ: Hawaii's Lum Crime Family Trades American Hostages in Trump's White House
By Andrew Walden @ 8:54 PM :: 9180 Views :: National News, Ethics, Hawaii History, Obama

...Hawaii’s Lum Crime Family is back in the news—allegedly channeling a Malaysian billionaire’s money to buy Chinese communist influence in Donald Trump’s White House via a top Trump fundraiser--convicted fraudster Elliott Broidy....

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Saturday, December 19, 2020
The Government Promised to Return Ancestral Hawaiian Land, Then Never Finished the Job
By Selected News Articles @ 4:14 PM :: 2084 Views :: DHHL, Hawaii History

... The state still owes another 1,300 acres to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands ....

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Monday, December 7, 2020
​U.S. Territories, Not States, Bear The Scars Of World War II
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 2707 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...As we mark 75 years since the cessation of hostilities in the Pacific Theater of the Second World War....

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Saturday, December 5, 2020
Remembering Dick Rowland
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:57 PM :: 1521 Views :: Hawaii History

... How many individuals can boast of leaving a legacy for liberty? ....

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Sunday, November 29, 2020
Dick Rowland, founder and chairman emeritus of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, dies at age 90
By News Release @ 2:27 AM :: 1918 Views :: Hawaii History

...The former Army officer and insurance executive was 71 when he set out to educate Hawaii residents about the benefits of freedom....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
Remember when U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye led the charge for Jones Act reform?
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:36 PM :: 2165 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

... “If you are going to get the cost of living down … you are going to have to get the Jones Act amended.”  -- Alaska Gov. Walter Hickel, speaking to the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce, Sept. 12, 1967 ....

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Monday, October 26, 2020
1960: Hawaii Sends Two Slates to Electoral College
By Selected News Articles @ 9:37 PM :: 10219 Views :: Hawaii History

... How Vice President Richard Nixon handled Hawaii's disputed electoral votes in 1960 ....

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Monday, October 12, 2020
Trans-Generational Corruption: Another Charged in Hawaii Lum Scandal
By Court House News @ 6:01 PM :: 2534 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Republican Party

...Federal authorities charged former top fundraiser for the Republican National Committee Elliott Broidy with conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent over his alleged involvement in a secretive effort to lobby the Trump administration....

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Friday, July 31, 2020
AOC: Father Damien is 'White Supremacist Culture'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 12551 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Religion

...“This is what patriarchy and white supremacist culture looks like!” Ocasio-Cortez said....

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 10697 Views :: Hawaii History

When Hawaii became the 50th U.S. State in 1959, the historic occasion was marked by ceremonies within the sanctuary walls of the Kawaiaha‘o Church .... 

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Saturday, April 11, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic vs. 1918 flu pandemic in Hawaiʻi
By Selected News Articles @ 9:18 PM :: 2434 Views :: Hawaii History, COVID-19

...the 1918 flu, also called the Spanish Flu, had a significant impact on Hawaiʻi, claiming more than 2,300 lives while actually peaking in 1920....

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