Hawai’i Links

Hawai’i Flag What would locals like others know about Hawai’i? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow a vacation to Hawaii can be relaxing for tourists — and harmful to its residentsLarry Ellison’s Lanai Isn’t for You—or the People Who Live There – BloombergThe fight to take back Hawaii – ABCHawaii Is Rethinking …

Hawai’i

Photo: Eric Tessmer, Hanauma Bay (Some rights reserved) Hawai’i is the southernmost state in the USA. The Hawaiian Archipelago hosts eight national parks, two renowned World Heritage Sites: Papahānaumokuākea, a Marine National Monument and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, and an expansive Biosphere Reserve. Also spelled: ‘Hawaii’ Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/hL2hHvGetbuxHKWi9 NotesIt is the only U.S. state located outside …

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Photo: Karen Bryan/Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology, Reef fish (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, a mixed World Heritage Site and the world’s largest fully protected marine protected area. Size: Larger than the Gulf of Mexico and just smaller than the State of Alaska. The site is co-managed by federal and state …

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park

Photo: NASA (Some rights reserved) Key Linksnps.gov/havoPlan your visitClosed [email protected]_NPS Maps Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Map (7.81MB jpg) Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Summit Area Map (2.20MB jpg) Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park Kahuku Unit (1.18MB jpg) National Parks on the Island of Hawai’i (780KB jpg) BackgroundKilauea Volcano on the island of Hawaii is one of Earth’s …

Kīlauea Volcano

Photo: Ken Lund, Signage (Some rights reserved) Kīlauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Island of Hawai‘i. Topographically Kīlauea appears as only a bulge on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa, and so for many years Kīlauea was thought to be a mere satellite of its giant neighbor, not a separate volcano. …

Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawai‘i

Artwork: University Upcoming book: Detours: A Decolonial Guide to Hawai‘i The Detours project explores the fantasy of Hawai’i as an exotic destination for consumption by tourists, perverting the genre of the guidebook to produce alternative narratives, tours, mappings and images of the islands, and concrete examples of moving from metaphors of decolonization to material practices …

Hawaiian

Languages (Some rights reserved) This page is dedicated to our favorite words and phrases in Hawaiian. Suggestions are welcome. February is #HawaiianLanguageMonth or #MahinaOleloHawaii Elsewhere‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i’ planning.hawaii.gov/gis/hbgn – PDF LingoHoʻohaʻahaʻa = HumilityPehea ʻoe = How are you?Maikaʻi nō = FineOhana = Family YouTube Embedded Tweets Vocabulary Planeta.com

Oumuamua

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Oumuamua = “a messenger from afar arriving first” and/or “scout from the distant past” (Hawaiian) Pronounced “oh moo ah moo ah” Videos HeadlinesThe once-sedate astronomy world is quarreling over whether ‘Oumuamua was an alien crafthttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/solar-system-s-first-interstellar-visitor-dazzles-scientistshttps://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/interstellar-space-rock/546371https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/11/interstellar-space-rock/546371If true Breakthroughhttps://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alien-probe-or-galactic-driftwood-seti-tunes-in-to-oumuamuahttp://breakthroughinitiatives.org/news/14https://qz.com/1158167/oumuamua-stephen-hawkings-search-for-extraterrestrial-life-on-an-asteroid-came-up-short Planeta.com

Ninth Island

Poster: 2021 Pacific Islander Festival and Ho’olaule’a (Some rights reserved) Ninth Island Hashtag: #NinthIsland HeadlinesHow This Mainland City Became Known as Hawaii’s ‘Ninth Island’ – Fodors Recommended ListeningWelcome to Hawaii’s ‘Ninth Island’ (2010) – Plate lunch. Lomi lomi. Ukulele. North Shore. If those words sound familiar, you might have Hawaiian in your blood. Las Vegas …

Kīpuka

Photo: Thomas Tunsch Kīpuka = area of land surrounded by one or more younger lava flows. Elsewhere on the Webhttp://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/kipuka.phphttp://lroc.sese.asu.edu/news/index.php?%2Farchives%2F787-Lunar-Kipuka.html Kipuka DatabaseOHA’s Kipuka Database is a geographical information system (GIS) that utilizes the latest mapping technologies to provide a window into native Hawaiian land, culture and history. Kipuka links historic data sets to geographic locations …