Never Forget!

The Kingdom Of Hawai'i Never Forget! Never Forget The Illegal Overthrow Of The Hawai’i Kingdom. On Jan 17, 1893, a group of America-backed businessmen whom self proclaimed a provisional government, strengthened with bayonet-armed U.S. Marines staged a coup...

Hae Hawai’i Short Film

Hae Hawai'i Short Film Flag Of The Hawaiian Kingdom A young Hawaiian man steals the Hawaiian flag in hopes of raising it when the kingdom is restored. Director – Ty SangaProducers – Ty Sanga, Caleb Lucero, Vince Keala LuceroWriters – Ty Sanga &...

Hawai’i Firecrackers

Hawai'i Firecracker Traditions Happy New Year - Hau'oli Makahiki Hou Little Grass Shack WTF?!?! (What The Fact) Hawai’i New Year firework traditions comes from the introduction of the firecracker by Chinese immigrants.The predecessor of the firecracker was a...

Poke From Hawai’i

Poke From Hawai'i Traditional Blends Poke means to slice, section, cut crosswise into pieces;   Traditional:Poke is a native Hawaiian cuisine; seasoned, diced raw fish, octopus, and/or shellfish. Traditional poke served sliced, cubed, or smashed is seasoned and...

‘Ono Kaukau: Spam Musubi

‘Ono Kaukau: Spam Musubi Spam Musubi Derived from Japanese onigiri omusubi or rice balls, Spam Musubi has become one of the most popular foods throughout Hawai’i and now even on the mainland. The savory block of rice & Spam wrapped in nori was created...

Hawaiian Independence

Lā Kū‘oko‘a Hawaiian Independence Day November 28 is Lā Kūʻokoʻa – The Hawaiian Independence Day On November 28, 1843 Great Britain issued a formal joint declaration with France guaranteeing Hawaiian independence. The United States pursued an independent policy with...

Hilo Sampan Bus

Hilo Sampan Bus Uniquely Hilo A Hilo taxi driver by the name of Fukumatsu Kusumoto felt taxi fares were too expensive and wanted to provide lower, cost-effect means of public transportation for Big Island residents and visitors, mainly Hilo wharf and it’s...

Ke’elikōlani Middle School

Ke’elikōlani School Princess Ruth Princess Ruth Ke’elikōlani Middle School On September 17, 2021, Central Middle School (Honolulu) was renamed back to its original moniker, Princess Ruth Ke’elikōlani Middle School in honor of Princess Ke’elikōlani. The effort to...

Makapu’u Legends

Two Legends Of Makapu’u There is a mo’olelo, or legend, of how the famous bodyboarding & bodysurfing place called Makapu’u beach got its name. An ancient legend of a goddess from Tahiti whose name was Makapu’u. She was an ugly goddess with big bubbly eyes,...