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Charles Reed Bishop, a builder of Hawaii in the field of education as well as business during the 19th century, and who arrived in the Hawaiian Islands 100 years ago this week, on October 12, 1846, will be remembered at centennial services at the Kamehameha Schools Friday and Saturday. Continue reading →
FORMAL OPENING OF GIRLS’ SCHOOL AND THE MUSEUM ANNEX.
Exercises In Bishop Hall—Addresses By Col. W. F. Allen, Mrs. Haalelea, Miss Pope.
This is Kamehameha School Founder’s Day. It is the anniversary of the birth of that noble woman, Bernice Pauahi Bishop. This Hawaiian calendar feature was marked by the formal opening of the Kamehameha School for Girls and the Chas. R. Bishop Museum Annex.
The exercises began at 2 o’clock this afternoon. With the literary program, the sports and viewing the new school and the Annex, to say nothing of the manual training department, there were visitors on the grounds till after 3 o’clock. Continue reading →
This past Wednesday was a grand day indeed on the campus of the Kamehameha Schools, as usual. In the early morning the students went together upon large buses, as banners waved and the instruments of their band sounded, along with flowers and greenery, they maneuvered the roads headed to the Royal mausoleum in the uplands of Maunaala. Continue reading →
Speaking of flags, if you did not get to attend the presentation, “Welo Ana e Ka Hae Hawaii – Songs of Aloha Aina,” at Kamehameha Schools earlier this year, on the history of the Hawaiian flag and songs that reflect a deep love and devotion for Hawaii. Check out a video recording here:
William Panui was adopted by his grandparents and grew up on land the family owned at remote Keei Beach on the South Kona coast.
His grandfather—Lui Kauanoe Panui—only spoke Hawaiian and taught him the old ways of fishing. “The old techniques depended on what was available,” he said. “Now you can just go to the store and buy everything you need.” Continue reading →