What is a Hawaiian?
Did you know that the word Hawaiian is an English word that described a citizen of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i prior to 1887, when American interests forced the Bayonet Constitution on the King? The Hawaiian Kingdom was one of the first nations in the world to have universal racial suffrage…
Welcome! E komo mai!
Aloha kākou. Welcome all. As a Trustee of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, I have created this site as a celebration of the native Hawaiian people, our culture, traditions, politics, economics, and relevance to contemporary Hawaiʻi. This is a place to have fun, too, with food, music, hula and useful information about Hawaiʻi, Hawaiians, and these most beautiful islands. We hope you will join us often and subscribe to our updates.