Edith Kanaka’ole

Aunty Edith Kanakaʻole The Late Edith Kanaka’ole, native Hawaiian dancer, chanter, teacher, and kumu hula will be featured on U.S. quarters along with five other women, as part of the 2023 American Women Quarters project from the U.S. Mint....

Hawai’i Island Tsunami

Hawai'i Island Tsunami Devastating Tidal Waves Big Island Hawai’i Tsunami’s (tidal waves) in Hawai’i don’t happen very often, but living on an island, in a coastal town you’re aware of tsunami threats. Three major tsunami’s have...

LGS Radio 3-27-22

On Air 3-27-22 LGS Vegas Hawaiian Radio Show Little Grass Shack Radio Show Segments Hawaiian Word of the Day – Ka Hua ‘Ōlelo O Ka Lā: Kūhiō – Definition: Known primarily as “Kūhiō” or by his childhood nickname “Prince Cupid,” he remains the only...

Kōloa, Kaua’i

Kōloa, Kaua’i Destination To Paradise: An old plantation town filled with history, Kōloa is located on the southern coast of the island of The Garden Isle of Kaua’i. Old Koloa Town has retained much of its small town charm with old-fashioned storefronts...

Prince Kūhiō

Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaole Ke Ali'i Maka'āinana The Hawaiian People’s Prince Prince Kūhiō, heir to the throne of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi, prince of the House of Kalākaua until the overthrow in 1893. Born March 26, 1871 in Kukui‘ula, Kōloa, Kauaʻi to father...

LGS Radio 3-20-22

On Air 3-20-22 LGS Vegas Hawaiian Radio Show Little Grass Shack Radio Show Segments Hawaiian Word of the Day – Ka Hua ‘Ōlelo O Ka Lā: mo’olelo – Definition: moʻo.lelo – Story, tale, myth, history, tradition, literature, journal, article...

Princess Ke‘elikōlani

Princess Ruth Ke‘elikōlani Hawaiian Kingdom Princess Ruth Luka Keanolani Kauanahoahoa Keʻelikōlani Hawaiian Princess Ruth Ke‘elikōlani was a formal member of the House of Kamehameha, the founding dynasty of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Governor of Hawai’i Island and...

LGS Radio 3-13-22

On Air 3-13-21 LGS Vegas Hawaiian Radio Show Little Grass Shack Radio Show Segments Hawaiian Word of the Day – Ka Hua ‘Ōlelo O Ka Lā: kī hōʻalu: slack key (guitar); loosen the [tuning] key; a style of playing guitar [Hawaiian]; Topic From The Tropic: Kī...

Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key

Kī Hōʻalu; Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Uniquely Hawaiian Style Playing Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Kī hōʻalu, Hawaiian slack key is a fingerstyle genre of playing the guitar by picking or plucking instead of strumming. It originated in Hawai’i after Mexican cowboys...