A Century of History in Five Hawaiian Prison Newspapers
Hawaiian language and culture are emphasized throughout, ranging from before statehood and during martial law to modern day women's prisons.
Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Our best stories about the vast histories and cultures of Americans with ancestry in Asia and the Pacific.
Plant of the Month: Guava
Often classified as an invasive species, guava ignites a longstanding, transnational battle over foreign invaders and local customs.
Did White People Really Revive Surfing?
Contrary to the widespread idea that white missionaries stamped out the sport, evidence suggests that Native Hawai‘ians never stopped surfing.
How Public Schools “Americanized” Hawai’i
Colonial education administrators recruited teachers from the mainland, but soon realized another strategy was in order.
When Dole Sent Georgia O’Keeffe to Hawaii
In 1939, Dole Pineapple Company sent Georgia O’Keeffe to Hawaii for three months in order to produce works that could be used in their advertisements.
After the Lava Stops
When volcanos erupt, the type and location of the lava determines what habitat will develop after it stops flowing.
Pearl Harbor at 75
Seventy-five years ago on the morning of December 7th, 1941, the Japanese attacked the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaii Territory.
The Struggle for Hawaii
Hawaii has been a state for 57 years, but its history goes back much further.