Proclamations

Native Hawaiians, botanists, conservationists, and government agencies continue to work together to conserve and contribute to the sustainability of Hawai’i’s unique environment.  

Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.

In times of crisis, people in Hawaiʻi come together to care for one another. This humanitarian spirit is part of the foundation of our community and is exemplified by American Red Cross volunteers and donors.

Alice Augusta Ball was the first African American and first woman to receive a master’s degree in chemistry at the College of Hawaiʻi (later University of Hawaiʻi). Alice Augusta Ball showed her commitment to public service by teaching compositional English to young women at the Hawai’i YWCA in the fall of 1914 and spring of ...
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The Honolulu Chinatown Kekaulike Archway will be a significant reminder of how the original Chinese immigrants came to Hawaiʻi to work in the local agricultural industry without much but the clothes on their back and the promise of a better life. Over time, they worked hard, earned college degrees and went on to occupy prominent ...
Read More HONOLULU CHINATOWN ARCHWAY DAY (February 22, 2022)

The Hawai’i Council of Engineering Societies (HCES) was founded in 1965 as an umbrella organization for the engineering societies in Hawai’i with sixteen member organizations.

The contribution to cultural vibrancy draws continental and international artists and visitors, supporting the local economy on O‘ahu and eventually throughout the whole of Hawai‘i.

The Chamber of Commerce Hawaiʻi (COCH) is a statewide, non-profit organization with more than 2,000 companies representing more than 200,000 employees, serving for 171 years as the “Voice of Business” in Hawaiʻi to protect employers from increasing business costs, support progress of new industries and sectors, attract new businesses, promote competition and increase employment opportunities ...
Read More CHAMBER WEEK 2022 (JANUARY 18-21, 2022)

The mu‘umu‘u, which means “cut of,” in Hawaiian is considered a shorter, more informal version of the holoku , a seamed dressed that often had a high collar and train and was patterned after the Mother Hubbard dresses worn by the missionaries to Hawaii in the 1820s. became adopted became adopted for every day wear.