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September 2017

Kaumuali‘i – Kaua‘i’s Last King: A talk-story presentation with West Kaua’i storyteller, Auntie Aletha Kaʻohi

September 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Regency at Puakea, 2130 Kaneka St
LIhue, HI 96766 United States
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The Office of Hawaiian Affairs – Kaua'i, in partnership with the Kaua'i Historical Society, is having a “talk-­story” presentation on the life of King Kaumuali'i with West Kaua'i storyteller, Auntie Aletha Kaohi of Friends of King Kaumuali'i whose mission includes creating awareness of his reign and role in Kaua'i/Hawai'i history.  Come hear and learn about Kaua'i’s last reigning monarch – King Kaumuali'i –his life and times and also of recent community efforts to memorialize his legacy … from raising a…

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October 2017

The Threads of Kaua’i’s History: A Kaua’i Historical Society Fundraiser

October 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Proudly wear clothing reflecting the cultures of Kaua'i.  Share it on our runway.  Music & hula with Keali'i Kaneali'i & Garrett Santos, Mark Rossi and Pua Rossi-Fukino.  Heavy pūpū.  Cash bar. Honored guests Phyllis Kunimura & Bob Schleck for their work restoring the Historic County Building.

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December 2017

Life Behind the Blackout Curtains

December 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Life Behind the Blackout Curtains with Carol Kouchi Yotsuda

THIS EVENT WILL BE VIDEOTAPED AND AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE AND YOUTUBE. Kaua`i Historical Society presents "Life Behind the Blackout Curtains" with Carol Kouchi Yotsuda at the newly dedicated Fine Arts Auditorium on the Campus of Kaua`i Community College. This event is co-sponsored by the Garden Island Arts Council and KCC History & Philosophy Club. When: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6:00pm Where: Fine Arts Auditorium, Kaua`i Community College Kaua`i Community College Campus Map For information on this event, please…

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January 2018

Annual Membership Meeting

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Island School, 3-1875 Kaumualii Highway
Lihue, HI 96766 United States
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Kaua`i Historical Society's Annual Membership Meeting featuring "The Minutes of History: A Century of Kaua`i Historical Society" by Historian Randy Wichman. When: January 27, 2018 at 1:00pm Where: Island School's Main Hall

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February 2018

Aletha Ka`ohi Shares Tales of the Menehune

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hanapēpē Hawaiian Congregational Church, 3815 Hanapepe Road
Hanapepe, HI 96716 United States
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An early 19th century census in Wainiha Valley (above) listed 65 who identified themselves as Menehune. Attributed as a race of small people who labored at night building fishponds, roads and heiau (temples). Kaua`i Living Treasure and Historian Aletha Ka`Ohi share the background of the "Mythical Menehune" for the Kaua`i Historical Society. Auntie Aletha is an engaging speaker who will leave you spellbound with her knowledge and stories. Suggested Donation $5 for Non-Members What: Auntie Aletha Ka`ohi Tales of the…

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