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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 :: 287 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 :: 243 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 :: 718 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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Saturday, September 19, 2020
​U.S. Territories, Not States, Bear The Scars Of World War II
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 729 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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Friday, August 21, 2020
Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 45111 Views :: Hawaii History

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

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Friday, August 21, 2020
Polls Showed Solid Support in Run-up to Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 12:00 AM :: 2089 Views :: Hawaii History

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

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
It was 122 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 12896 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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Thursday, August 6, 2020
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 46710 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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Saturday, August 1, 2020
1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
By Selected News Articles @ 11:44 PM :: 9234 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

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

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Friday, July 31, 2020
AOC: Father Damien is 'White Supremacist Culture'
By Selected News Articles @ 11:11 PM :: 9842 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 :: 8498 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, July 4, 2020
The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:02 AM :: 11147 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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Saturday, July 4, 2020
The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
By Robert Thomas @ 12:01 AM :: 13460 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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Sunday, June 14, 2020
June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 39126 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor

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

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Thursday, June 11, 2020
Kamehameha: The Founding of the Hawaiian Kingdom
By Selected News Articles @ 7:02 PM :: 16470 Views :: Hawaii History

Today is Kamehameha Day in Hawaii....

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Saturday, May 30, 2020
Case, Gabbard Pursue First National Forest for Hawai’i
By News Release @ 8:16 PM :: 1077 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

...Their legislation follows their recent initiative to create Hawaii’s first National Heritage Area at Ka’ena Point....

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Saturday, April 11, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic vs. 1918 flu pandemic in Hawaiʻi
By Selected News Articles @ 9:18 PM :: 1234 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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Friday, April 10, 2020
Hawaii's Good Friday Holiday - What's Up With That?
By Robert Thomas @ 3:05 AM :: 22265 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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Saturday, April 4, 2020
Lawsuit Alleges Another Pedophile Ring at Kamehameha
By Andrew Walden @ 1:16 AM :: 8991 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History

...A new set of child molestation allegations is the subject of a lawsuit against Kamehameha Schools filed April 3, 2020, in Hawaii’s First Circuit Court....

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Biggest Fruit Ever Grown in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 10:22 PM :: 19822 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Henry Opukahai'a was an orphan raised by his uncle to be a pagan priest....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Royal Origins Of "Police Power" Hawaii-Style: The King v. Tong Lee (1880)
By Robert Thomas @ 10:50 AM :: 1256 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use, Small Business

...the first Hawaii case which uses the term "police power"....

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Thursday, March 26, 2020
Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 22129 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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Friday, March 20, 2020
A century of Australia/New Zealand shipping to Hawaii ends
By Michael Hansen @ 2:32 AM :: 1272 Views :: Hawaii History, Jones Act

...to and from Australia and New Zealand, freight costs have increased substantially....

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Thursday, March 19, 2020
The last time Congress created a new state
By Selected News Articles @ 12:20 AM :: 5004 Views :: Hawaii History

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

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Saturday, March 7, 2020
200-year anniversary of the arrival of the American Protestant Missionaries in Hawaiʻi
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 1004 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...programs at Kailua Pier from 8am to 10:30am, as well as free programs at Mokuaikaua Church and Huliheʻe Palace from 11am to 4pm, April 4, 2020....

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Monday, January 20, 2020
1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 12:40 AM :: 27952 Views :: Hawaii History

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Thursday, December 26, 2019
Mauna Kea Protest Shows Need for a Return to Elected County Sheriffs
By Andrew Walden @ 1:10 PM :: 3071 Views :: Hawaii County , Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA, Police

...Hawaii lost its elected county sheriffs as a result of the Massie case....

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Tuesday, December 24, 2019
How Christmas Came to Hawaii
By Hoku Paoa Stevenson @ 11:59 PM :: 27977 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

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

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 22850 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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Monday, November 25, 2019
Public Invited to a Washington Place Christmas
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 1119 Views :: Hawaii History

...Gov. David Ige and first lady Dawn Amano-Ige, together with the Washington Place Foundation, are inviting the public to a special Christmas Open House from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, December 20....

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Thursday, September 19, 2019
Hawaiian Mission Houses Commemorates 200th Anniversary Connecting New England to Hawai'i
By News Release @ 3:33 AM :: 1856 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

..."The Hawai'i, New England Connection," a 30-day tour of History Theatre, panel discussions, and cultural events....

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Sunday, September 1, 2019
Thirty Years of State Tax, Part 1
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2000 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

...the taxes that have changed the most dramatically in the past 30 years....

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Saturday, August 3, 2019
1880: King Kalakaua Calls for Observatory to be Built in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 5069 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, Higher Education, OHA

...In 1884 the five-inch refractor was installed in a dome constructed above Pauahi Hall.... 

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Monday, July 29, 2019
Native Claims: How Alaska Found a Settlement
By Selected News Articles @ 9:16 PM :: 2843 Views :: Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Here is the story of what Alaskans did, (and Hawaii did not) as told by former Alaska Governor and US Interior Secretary Walter J. Hickel....

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Sunday, July 7, 2019
Do We Have a Legitimate Government?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2032 Views :: Hawaii History

...It pains me to read stories of people who lost their homes after being told that they didn’t have to pay back their mortgages because the laws under which they were made were invalid in Hawaii....

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Sunday, July 7, 2019
July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:02 AM :: 31717 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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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Tulsi Gabbard Had a Very Strange Childhood
By Selected News Articles @ 1:51 PM :: 5133 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Hawaii History, Religion

...Mike announced that his wife and boys would not be able to eat most of what his mother had cooked, as they were now vegetarian. Also, everyone needed to stop calling the children by their birth names. Their new names were Bhakti, Jai, and Naryana....

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Saturday, May 25, 2019
​When Revival Swept Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 PM :: 2593 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...A decade after the first missionaries arrived, the gospel tore across the islands in the 1830s....

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Falls of Clyde to be Restored at Closed British Shipyard?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 2222 Views :: Hawaii History

...Restoration of Scottish sailing boat offered as ‘lifeline’ to now-closed Appledore Shipyard....

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Sunday, February 24, 2019
False Missile Alert: CDC Analyses 38 Minutes of Tweets
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 4251 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Four themes emerged from the Twitter data during the early period: 1) information processing; 2) information sharing; 3) authentication; and 4) emotional reaction....

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Sunday, February 10, 2019
Another Saint for Hawaii?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:12 PM :: 2716 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...Joseph Dutton heard about Father Damien's work in Hawaii and joined him, helping the sick in the leper colony for 45 years....

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Monday, January 7, 2019
Remembering Senator Fred Rohlfing, Republican Reformer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:30 PM :: 3187 Views :: Hawaii History, Republican Party

"...if we fail to make our party representative of our diverse population, it will be...years before a two-party system comes back to Hawai'i...."

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018
How George H W Bush Stopped the Bombing of Kahoolawe
By News Release @ 5:44 PM :: 5454 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Politicians, Republican Party

...I asked him to use his influence to reverse the policy initiated by Franklin Delano Roosevelt allowing Kaho'olawe to be used for bombing practice....

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Sunday, December 2, 2018
Fraud, Collusion, Embezzlement: Hawaii OPEB Debt
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 AM :: 5064 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Labor

...The majority’s interpretation embraces the view that the legislature has authorized payment for fraud, collusion, embezzlement, and bad faith dealings....

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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Full Bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible Published
By News Release @ 11:38 PM :: 3760 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...the first full bilingual Hawaiian-English Bible with modern diacritical markings....

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Sunday, November 11, 2018
Hawaii WWI Centennial - a Full Day of Events at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 3914 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...November 11, 2018 - Free to the Public Concerts, Films, Celebratory Service, Flyovers and Fireworks....

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Thursday, November 8, 2018
Teachers Union: Push Sovereignty Movement in Classrooms
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 3960 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor

...Sovereignty flows from the will of the people.  The people’s will is statehood.  But the teacher’s union is pushing the rhetoric of an internationally-known anti-Semite to change your child's mind....

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Saturday, October 27, 2018
​Ruggles’ Supposed Sovereignty “Expert” Has A Troubling Past
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 PM :: 7130 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Greenmail, Hawaii History, OHA

...Hero of Holocaust Deniers, Alfred De Zayas....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
Con-Con Opponents’ Nostalgia for Hawaii’s Golden Age of Democratic Reform
By J. H. Snider Ph.D. @ 8:49 PM :: 2767 Views :: Hawaii History

...if the last convention was so great, why won’t the next one also be great?....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
Do We Really Have a Spending Ceiling?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 2561 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

...another provision that was passed by the 1978 Constitutional Convention to assure our fiscal health—and what our lawmakers have done to marginalize it....

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