Louis Choris (1795-1828) was a famous German-Russian painter and explorer. He was one of the first sketch artists for expedition research. He visited the Pacific and the west coast of North America in 1816 on board the Rurick, being attached in the capacity of artist to the Romanoff expedition under the command of Lieutenant Otto […]
The Kōloa District is the name of a modern political-judicial district encompassing the south shore of Kauaʻi. In ancient times, the Kōloa District was part of a larger district called Kona. The Kōloa Heritage Trail travels through four ahupuaʻa. From east to west, they are: Māhāʻulepu, Paʻa, Weliweli and Kōloa. Poʻipū is part of the […]
As of earlier this week, there are still spots open to attend this event. This is waaay cool. Actors are dressed in period costume, telling the life events of select individuals buried at O‘ahu Cemetery, at their respective grave sites. There was nothing ghoulish about it; rather, it was very effective storytelling. $60 per person […]
Join the Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives tomorrow, May 30, at 5:30 pm to celebrate the launching of “Engraved at Lahainaluna”! Lahainaluna Seminary (now Lahainaluna High School) was founded on September 5th 1831 by the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions “to instruct young men of piety and promising talents”. In December, […]
People who know me, know that I try to be early for everything. Time is valuable and I don’t want to waste someone else’s time. I’d rather be ½-hour early, rather than 3-minutes late. It isn’t wasted time for me; I use the down time to prepare, or simply relax.