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Hawaiian Battles subject of 2018 Experts Lecture Series

Announcing the 31st Annual Free Lunchtime Lecture Series featuring "Experts at the Cathedral" Winter 2018, February 1-March 8 The tradition continues! This year's theme is “Hawaiian Battles” The free weekly lunchtime lectures will be held on Thursdays from February 1– March 8, from 12-1 p.m. at St. Andrew's Cathedral, Von Holt Room, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu This year's schedule: February 1: Jerry Walker, Community expert, scholar and practitioner, “Key Elements of the Battle of Nu‘uanu” February 8: Gordon Umi Kai, Pā Ku‘i a Lua, “Na Mea Kaua: Weapons and Battle Formations” February 15: Monika Frazier, Aloha Kuamo'o '‘Āina, “Wahi Pana as Ike Waihona: When the land holds memory” February 22: Professor William Chapman and Noelle Kahanu, University of Hawai‘i Graduate Certificate Program Historic Preservation,  “Preserving America’s Battlefields: Memorials or Interpretive sites?” March 1: Sam ‘Ohu Gon III, Nā Papa Kanaka o Puʻukoholā, “Lelekaʻanae: Commemorating the Battle of Nuʻuanu with Community for 20 years” March 8: Kim Birnie, Daughters of Hawai‘i, “A History of Remembrance: Commemorating the battle and healing the wounds of Nu‘uanu” The annual series is sponsored by the Historic Preservation Program, Department of American Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa; the Friends of ‘Iolani Palace; and Historic Hawai‘i Foundation.                     Stop by on your lunch hour and feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. Click here for a map of the venue location. PARKING: Metered parking is available near Iolani Palace. Parking is also available at the Alii Place Parking Garage located at 1099 Alakea Street near the Hotel Street intersection ($3 for 2 hours) and in the St. Andrew's public parking lot ($12 for 2 hours). Open to all.  Reservations [...]

2018-01-10T08:57:25+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Events - Home sidebar, Featured Homepage|