Mānoa Heritage Center

October 19, 2018 • Workshops & Programs

Papermaking Program

  11/16/2018 Learn to create unique sheets of (Western-style) paper with moulds and deckles and a variety of fibers pulped in a Hollander beater. The history of papermaking and its contemporary uses as an art-making material will be discussed. Be prepared to get wet, have fun, and make sheets of art paper that can be […]

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.

August 17, 2017 • Press Release

NEH Grant

Manoa Heritage Center (MHC) is honored to be one of 29 grant recipients nationwide awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Creating Humanities Communities grant program. The $90,000 NEH challenge award makes it possible for MHC to connect educators with Native Hawaiian cultural resources – creating a strong link between leading organizations and […]