Kahuku

Photo: Bob Linsdell, Kamehameha Highway Hawai’i – The community of Kahuku is located northwest from Laie and east from Kuilima and Kawela Bay along Kamehameha Highway (Route 83). In the Hawaiian language, ka huku means “the projection”, presumably a reference to Kahuku Point nearby, the northernmost point of land on the island of Oahu. Elsewhere on …

Little Grass Shack

Poster Among our favorite radio programs: Little Grass Shack, a Saturday staple on KUNV, Broadcasting from Greenspun Hall, UNLV. (Las Vegas). 2020 Schedule: Sundays, 12-4pm. Share the aloha and listen. Key LinksLGSVegas.comCalendarOn-air personalitiesFacebook Listen live on LGSVegas.com and kunv.org – @KUNVradio ‏ Questions What’s the history of this program? Are programs available on demand? Are …

Hawaiian

Languages This page is dedicated to our favorite words and phrases in Hawaiian. Suggestions are welcome. February is #HawaiianLanguageMonth or #MahinaOleloHawaii Word of the Day Hoʻohaʻahaʻa = Humility YouTube Embedded Tweets Vocabulary Planeta.com

Hawai’i Links

Hawai’i Flag Links related to Hawai’i presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Covid-19: Hawaii pushes forward with tourism despite safety concernsHawaii tentatively reopening to tourists October 15 – CNNSafe Travels form will be mandatory for all travelers on Sept. 1Paradise lost: How Hawaii went from Covid-19 star to cautionary taleThe Hawaii Tourism Authority is now …

Hawai’i

Photo: Eric Tessmer, Hanauma Bay 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. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/hL2hHvGetbuxHKWi9 NotesIt is the only U.S. state located outside North America and the only island …

Ninth Island

Buzzwords New feature. Suggestions welcome Recommended Listening Welcome to Hawaii’s ‘Ninth Island’ – Plate lunch. Lomi lomi. Ukulele. North Shore. If those words sound familiar, you might have Hawaiian in your blood. Las Vegas has one of the largest local populations outside Hawaii itself – that’s why it’s nicknamed the “Ninth Island.” We celebrate with …

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Lingo Cards Spotlight on Papahānaumokuākea National Monument Google Maps goo.gl/maps/ZVoQ9JWGyhtLDWQy6 How to pronounce Papahānaumokuākea? Have a listen: Papa-hanau-moku-akea. More online Papahanaumokuakea.gov, its @HawaiiReef. Here’s the media release from the US White House: The monument was originally created in 2006 by President George W. Bush and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010.  Since that time, …

Honolulu Civil Beat

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Honolulu Civil Beat – civilbeat.com – is a news organization dedicated to cultivating an informed body of citizens, all striving to make Hawaii a better place to live. Civil Beat removed its paywall in June 2016 and transitioned to 501(c)3 nonprofit status. It is a member of the Institute for …

Kīlauea Volcano

Photo: Ken Lund 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. However, research over the …