Mānoa Heritage Center teaches how sustainable practices from the past can be applied today.
A sketch of Maui that began on a French ship in 1819 is back in the islands because of a collector, an Australian book dealer, and a secret donor
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDEE This award recognizes a member of our community who has demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to Hawaii’s nonprofit sector. This year, we are proud to honor both Bob Agres and Mary Cooke with this award. MARY COOKE is the co-founder of Manoa Heritage Center, a nonprofit organization which offers visitors unique insights […]
Mānoa Heritage Center founder Sam Cooke had a passion for collecting rare books related to the period of Western exploration of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific. His first purchase was a copy of Cook’s Third Voyage that he bought as a Freshman at Cornell. But this is a story about a French voyage: Jacques Arago was […]
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On 11/13, SEEQS middle school students visited Mānoa Heritage Center and interviewed co-founder and kūpuna Mary Cooke (along with her friend and fellow kūpuna Helen Nakano). These students were considering the essential question Ho‘omana‘o: How can we learn from the past to prepare for our ever changing future?