July 28, 2017
Did you know that the Hawaiian Kingdom had its own national holidays that were celebrated with as much zeal and pride as the Fourth of July is by Americans?
May 11, 2017
Bring your voices and instruments for an enjoyable evening of music-making at Nā Mele Lei: A Kanikapila Sing-Along on May 15 at Ka‘iwakīloumoku. Donʻt forget to wear a lei!
November 28, 2016
November 28 celebrates Lā Kūʻokoʻa or Hawaiian Independence Day, after the kingdom was formally recognized by Britain and France.
April 24, 2014
Merrie Monarch. The mere whisper of this name may lead the listener down a vast corridor of thoughts, images and emotions. Some of us will be making the trek to Hilo to enjoy this week’s festivities while most of us will be watching comfortably from our homes.
November 12, 2013
The second of a four-part series on the Makahiki season, here's a look into the importance placed on gift-giving and the offering of taxes.
November 04, 2013
First of a four-part series on the Makahiki season, here is an introduction into what the Makahiki meant to Hawaiians, and how it relates to present-day life in Hawai‘i.
July 19, 2013
“To help create a critical mass of Hawaiian language users in the 21st century” is a key educational objective of Hawaiian Language Advancement, an emerging KS division led by newly appointed director Keoni Kelekolio.
September 07, 2012
In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of KS, our Hawaiian Culture Development Division created a ho‘okupu (special gift) for Pauahi that we can all participate in.