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Kahoolawe

(Encyclopedia) Kahoolawe kähō´ōlä´vā, –wā, kähō´lä´– [key], uninhabited island, 45 sq mi (117 sq km), central Hawaii; separated from Maui island to the NE by Alalakeiki Channel. The low isla...

Kalanianole, Honah Kuhio

(Encyclopedia) Kalanianole, Honah Kuhio hō´nä ko͝ohē´ō kälän˝ēänō´lā [key], 1871–1922, delegate to U.S. Congress from the Territory of Hawaii. He was educated in Hawaii, the United States, a...

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

(Encyclopedia) Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, 582,578 sq mi (1,508,870 sq km), in the Pacific Ocean surrounding the NW Hawaiian Islands, c.270 mi (435 km) NW of Oahu; est. 2006 as Northwestern ...

Kahanamoku, Duke

(Encyclopedia) Kahanamoku, Duke, 1890–1968, American swimmer and surfer, b. Honolulu. A native Hawaiian, he was an excellent swimmer, surfer, and canoeist, and by 1911 he was setting Amateur Athletic Union ...

Patricia Ford

Patricia Ford is a former Playboy lingerie model who became a popular electronic pinup in the early Internet age. A native Hawaiian, she specializes in surf-and-sun poses. She had bi…

Asian Pacific Americans by the Numbers

From the U.S. Census Bureau Source: U.S. Census Bureau Related Links Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Origins of APA Heritage Month Famous Firsts by Asian Americans Asian…

Lili’uokalani

Name at birth: Lydia Paki Kamaka'eha Lili'uokalaniQueen Lili'uokalani was the queen of the Hawaiian Islands from 1891 until 1893, when she was deposed by those who sought annexation to…

Daniel Kahikina Akaka Biography

Daniel Kahikina Akaka U.S. SenatorBirthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii Akaka attended the University of Hawaii, receiving a B.A. in 1952, a certificate in secondary education in 1953,…

Liliuokalani Biography

LiliuokalaniHawaiian queenBorn: 1838 Queen Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii. She took the throne in 1891 following the death of her brother, …