Preserving Kūkaniloko, A Most Sacred Hawaiian Place

The sacred birthing stones at Kukaniloko.

In central O’ahu are stones where the progeny of the highest chiefs were born. Celebrated in ancient chants, it is a most sacred place in the islands. Read More

Nānā I Ke Kumu: The Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation

"The path for the future is the path of the past."

Nothing is more important in rebuilding the nation than for us to accurately reconstruct our past based on the repository of historical Hawaiian language materials. Read More

“God is in the Flowers” – Marriage Equality & the Queen

Liliuokalani statue

In the wake of the political storm that raged over approval of same-gender marriage, hopefully this will give you pause for thought and perhaps turn a light on in your heart. Read More