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February 2017

No Billboards in Paradise : The History of the Outdoor Circle

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Līhuʻe Public Library, 4344 Hardy St
Līhuʻe, HI 96766 United States
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The Outdoor Circle

No Billboards in Paradise : The History of the Outdoor Circle by Maureen Murphy, President, of the Kauaʻi Outdoor Circle

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March 2017

The Work of Tambi Larsen

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Līhuʻe Public Library, 4344 Hardy St
Līhuʻe, HI 96766 United States
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Tambi Larsen with commentary by Bob Schleck, director of Grove Farm Homestead Museum and Kaua'i Historical Society publications committee.  Selected originals on display.  Free and open to the public.

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North Shore Records at the Kaua’i Historical Society

March 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Princeville Public Library, 4343 Emmalani Drive
Princeville, HI 96722 United States
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Princeville Ranch House from Government Road, 1907

Kaua`i Historical Society’s Executive Director Helen Wong Smith will discuss the photos, maps, and other historical records relating to the North Shore curated for over a century at KHS. Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 15 days in advance to request a sign language interpreter or if special accommodations are needed.  

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April 2017

The Phenomenal Rise to Literacy in Hawai’i in the Early 19th Century – John Kalei Laimana Jr

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kauai Community College, 3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766 United States
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In collaboration with the Kauai Historical Society (KHS) and Kaua`i Community College (KCC), OHA Kaua`i invites you to join them for John Kalei Laimana Jr.’s presentation on ‘The Phenomenal Rise to Literacy in Hawai`i in the Early Nineteenth Century’. This high rate of literacy unique and unparalleled in the recorded history of the world has remained in relative obscurity.  Laimana’s thesis research of published and unpublished records and oral history interviews provides insight into the phenomenal achievement by Hawaiians reflected…

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June 2017
Free - $12

Learn Traditional Kuʻi ʻai (poi pounding) with the Kauaʻi Historical Society

June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED DUE TO LACK OF RESERVATIONS. In this workshop, participants will tour the Kauaʻi Community College loʻi and learn how to use a pōhaku kuʻi ʻai, or poi pounder, in the style of Hawaiian kūpuna. Taught by Waimea native Joshua Fukino who apprenticed with Jerry Konanui, a cultural practitioner who specializes in Hawaiian kalo varieties. Josh has taught people, keiki to kūpuna, how to practice kuʻi ʻai, or traditional kalo pounding with board and stone.

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