Today’s ‘Timeline Tuesday’ takes us through the 1960s – first homes in Hawai‘i Kai, Land Use Commission formed, visitors to Hawai‘I hit 1-million and Hawai‘i Five-O debuts. We look at what was happening in Hawai‘i during this time period and what else was happening around the rest of the world.
Her Majesty Lydia Liliu Loloku Walania Wewehi KamakaehaaKapaakea, Our beloved Queen Liliʻuokalani Ua hānau ‘ia ma ka lā ‘elua o Kepakemapa, makahiki ‘umikumamāwalukanakolukumamāwalu Poni ‘ia Ka Mō‘ī Wahine O Hawai‘i ma ka lā iwakāluakumamāiwa o Ianuari, makahiki ‘umikumamāwalukanaiwakumamākahi Ua moe kau a ho‘oilo ma ka lā ‘umikumamākahi o Nowemapa, makahiki ‘umikumamāiwa‘umikumamāhiku Ola mau ka Mō‘ī […]
Theodore C Heuck, a German, arrived in the Islands on the British brigantine “Cheerful” January 20, 1850, after a long voyage from Australia. Heuch was the first professional architect in Honolulu. Shortly after arrival, he ran an ad in the local paper directed “To Builders” and offered “his services to the people of Honolulu and […]
Prior to contact (1778,) Royal Centers served as the rulers’ residence and governing location. Aliʻi moved between several residences throughout the year; each served as his Royal Center and place of governance. Typically such Royal Centers contained the ruler’s residence, residences of high chiefs, a major heiau (which became increasing larger in size in the […]
Hawaiʻi’s capitol – the “Square Building” on Beretania, although it’s actually 360-feet x 270-feet – is full of symbolism. In the words of Governor John A Burns, “The open sea, the open sky, the open doorway, open arms and open hearts – these are the symbols of our Hawaiian heritage … there are no […]