Mānoa Heritage Center

October 3, 2018 • Mission in Action

Reunited After 199 Years

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 […]

September 21, 2018 • Mission in Action

Give Aloha at Foodland

Give Aloha throughout September and Foodland will match a portion of your donation! Mahalo to all our supporters for helping us encourage the understanding of Hawai’i’s natural and cultural heritage. Please submit your receipts to receive a MHC credit recognition.

November 13, 2017 • Mission in Action

SEEQS Middle School Students Visit MHC

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?

November 4, 2017 • Mission in Action

 Senator Brian Schatz Tours MHC

 Senator Brian Schatz toured MHC on the morning of 11/4/2017. He asked lots of questions, found the experience “grounding,” and offered to help in any way. In the photo is Keʻala Wong sharing her knowledge with the Senator.

November 1, 2017 • Mission in Action

Billy Fields Visits MHC

Billy Fields popped in on 11/1/2017 with Mahi La Pierre to check on Kūkaōʻō and the “menehune” wall. He’s kindly agreed to repair a portion of the wall that is bulging out.