The Office Of Hawaiian Affairs will actually be putting Hawaiians and others on the street creating more homelessness in Hawai`i.
In 2010, their plans to spend millions of beneficiary dollars to build new headquarters in Kakaako include the demolition of a former warehouse now used to shelter the homeless near Point Panic on O`ahu.…Continue
I just published my second book at blurb.com. It's about my grandmother's father's side of the family. Called "Mahaulu:To Grow Peace". I'm planning on making more books on different sides of my family and then combine them all in a "deluxe" version. The books are made to order so their kind of pricey.…
Here's a "glimpse" of some historical maps of Kohala, Big Island, Hawaii. As you view these maps, just think about how many more areas are on our islands and we are all not aware of this. Think also of areas that are not listed and are kept secret by our na kupuna until their passing it on to another generation. To stop an area of development you must be listed on all the county and state permit filing list to be made aware of what is being done in your backyard to limit outsiders from… Continue
Noelani Arista has been awarded a Mellon Dissertation Fellowship (and please forgive me if I don't have the exact name of this award). This means that she can take leave from her assistant professor teaching duties, return to Boston for the coming academic year, reunite with her family and finish her dissertation.
Sydney Iaukea was awarded a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship.
"As you may recall, he was quoted in Sunday’s newspaper as saying:
“I’m not a developer, I’m just a regular guy in a very unfortunate, uncomfortable situation,” he said. “I’ve done everything I can to make this sensitive and respectful, and I don’t know what else can be changed.”
It seems that over the past eight years, Brescia and/or his wife,… Continue
Today I went to the first day of the International Auto/Biography Association conference: Life Writing & Translations. One of the first people I saw and had the pleasure of talking to this morning was Jon Osorio. He asked how I was doing and I told him about packing up my life into boxes and getting ready for one more move. To which he replied, does that mean that you'll be gone for one year? I said, yes, but I'll be back in Sept. and Nov. for retreats in Hilo. Oh, he replied, but you'll be… Continue
I'm thrilled and anxious to receive my CD from Smithsonian Folkways...I've long wanted to get this and decided a few days ago to just jump in and purchase this already...I'm sure those who speak 'olelo hawaii with more fluency or study 'oli would appreciate this more - but my appreciation is with a different kind of ear - literally to listen to and hear the voice of my kuku kane - my great-great grandfather Kala Waiwaiole (b. 1860 - 1926).