Tag: Native Hawaiian Liaison Office

Legacy of lei: Celebrate the lei in the month of May

Legacy of lei: Celebrate the lei in the month of May

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hawaii officially designated the first day of May as Lei Day in 1929. Advertising writer Don Blanding is widely credited with hatching the idea for Lei Day after he wrote a newspaper article suggesting there should be a day set aside for the wearing and production of lei.

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Free Bishop Museum Day

Free Bishop Museum Day

| September 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The renovated Bishop Museum Pacific Hall will be showcased for free public visits, Saturday, Sept. 21.

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Native Hawaiian Liaison contract to end this month

Native Hawaiian Liaison contract to end this month

| September 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The garrison is exploring alternatives to offer Soldiers and their family members with opportunities to learn about the Native Hawaiian culture directly from local cultural practitioners.

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Aloha Festivals 2013: Annual September events highlight Hawaiian culture

Aloha Festivals 2013: Annual September events highlight Hawaiian culture

| September 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Created in 1946 as Aloha Week, what is known today as Aloha Festivals has historically been a celebration of Hawai’i’s music, dance and history that is intended to display these uniquely Hawaiian art forms to visitors.

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FMWR Briefs

FMWR Briefs

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Upcoming Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation events and programs of interest.

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Hula appreciation gains: Hula hālau take root across the world

Hula appreciation gains: Hula hālau take root across the world

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

People across the world have come to know and love hula, the traditional Hawaiian dance form, which, according to Kumu Hula Paulani Kauila, “is a form of storytelling, where the expression of a story is told through the dancer.”

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Iolani Palace’s rich history on display for military

Iolani Palace’s rich history on display for military

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Iolani Palace is one of more than 1,800 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense (DOD).

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Weekend celebrations honor King Kamehameha I

Weekend celebrations honor King Kamehameha I

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Events leading to Tuesday’s official Kamehameha Day state holiday are underway this weekend in Honolulu.

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‘Hawaiian Grammys’ are Saturday

‘Hawaiian Grammys’ are Saturday

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every year, the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Arts hosts a spectacular awards show honoring the best of Hawai‘i’s music; the show is known as the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards.

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

| May 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Upcoming local events and programs on interest to the community.

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