Tag Archives: Hawaiian History

Hawaiian Sovereignty Day Celebration


LĀ HO’IHO’I EA – Hawaiian Sovereignty Day Celebration

  On July 30th, 2016, Kahu Kalanikapuaenui Silva gathered with hundreds of Native Hawaiians who united in the “spirit of aloha” at Thomas Square to celebrate Hawaiiʻs Lā Ho`iho`i Ea” (Sovereignty Restoration Day).  This historic event which is held annually on the Island of O`ahu commemorates the memorable occasion of Britain’s recognition of the Hawaiian Islands as an independent nation on July 31, 1843 and the return of political sovereignty to Hawaii’s government and its people. As a guest presenter for the Kalihi-Pālama Hawaiian Civic Club, Kahu Silva enjoyed the opportunity to share his expertise as a Hawaiian author, cultural resource and kahuna practitioner. Throughout the day, he provided spiritual insights relating to his “Nā Ho`ailona Hānau” Hawaiian Birth Signs book and offered free Hawaiian astrology readings for those in attendance. Kahu concluded his cultural presentations with blessings and encouraging each of his fellow Hawaiians with the following inspirational message: E mau ke ea o ka `āina i ka pono. (Continue to perpetuate the life of the land in righteousness).

Visit the Kalihi Palama Hawaiian Civic Club website: Kalihipalama.org

Tribute to Hawaiiʻs Veteran Warriors

 Ka Lā Ho`opau Kaua – Armistice Day In the 50th State On the eleventh day of the eleventh month at the eleventh hour in 2014, Veterans Day ceremonies were held at the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial to honor the 101 selfless individuals who died and the 10,000 military service personnel from Hawai`i who proudly served… Continue Reading

Hawaiian Hero Honored

A Hawaiian Hero Honored Private J. R. Kealoha, a Native Hawaiian soldier is a true hero of Hawai`i for his bravery and willingness to sacrifice his life for a war that was not his own and for a country that he knew little about. It took a long 150 years for this noble son to… Continue Reading

A Tribute to Hawaii`s Queen Lili`uokalani on Her Birthday

Lydia Paki Kamakaeha Lili`uokalani (September 2, 1838-1917) September 2nd marks the birthday of Queen Lili`uokalani the last reigning monarch of the sovereign nation and Kingdom of Hawai`i. As Hawai`i celebrates her life, commemorates her reign, and recalls the many contributions of this beloved queen of the islands, it is befitting that we take this opportunity… Continue Reading

Your Hawaiian Birth Sign for September

Māhoe Hope (September) Hawaiian Birth Sign Māhoe Hope – (September) If today is your birthday, according to the Hawaiian lunar calendar, your birth month is Māhoe Hope, which translates in English as “the last twin.” It is the equivalent of the solar calendar month of September. General Description Māhoe Hope, the eleventh in the Hawaiian… Continue Reading

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