Waikīkī Beach was eroding. As early as 1901, both the government surveyor and Lili‘uokalani had residences at Waikīkī Beach with … [Continue Reading...]
“Sugarcane was introduced to Ko‘olaupoko in 1865, when the Kingdom’s minister of finance and foreign affairs, Charles Coffin Harris, … [Continue Reading...]
Ke, ku la ia, ku la. Pilia, ku lalani, ku la. O pouli la, poeleele la. Opu kalakala, lau ia, e ku' la. He Akua nui, he Akua mana, He … [Continue Reading...]
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These posts are part of a personal learning experience; I have been searching to learn more about the place I and my family were born, raised, and live (and love) – then, share what I have learned.
Because of my Planning work across the Islands, as well as previously serving as Director of the State Department of Land and Natural Resources, State Historic Preservation Officer and Deputy Managing Director for Hawaiʻi County, I have had the opportunity to see some places and deal with some issues that many others have not had, nor will have, the same opportunity.
So, I am sharing some insights, events and places with others. These informal historic summaries are presented for personal, non-commercial and/or educational purposes. I hope you enjoy them. Thanks, Peter.