Mānoa Heritage Center

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 […]

February 1, 2017 • In The News

Inside Kualiʻi

Hana Hou Hawaiian Airlines In-Flight Magazine February – March 2017 Issue Read Full Article

December 29, 2016 • Video

Showing the Collection at the Manoa Heritage Center and at the Manoa Gallery

Tune in for a sneak peek of a unique new book, “Paintings, Prints, and Drawings of Hawaii from the Sam and Mary Cooke Collection”, a kama’aina perspective of 18th and 19th century Hawaiian history through art. Learn about the best private collection in the Islands and an update on the new Manoa Gallery. ThinkTech Hawaii […]

June 30, 2015 • Uncategorized

Beneath the Eaves

For Sam and Mary Cooke, preserving the heiau and home on their Mānoa property is a legacy worth leaving. Kikaha Island Air In-Flight Magazine July – September 2015 Issue View Article

May 1, 2015 • Video

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox: Sam Cooke

A member of one of Hawaii’s most prominent kamaaina families, Sam Cooke shares his passion for the restoration of Hawaii’s cultural and historical treasures. A descendant of early missionaries who established a business empire with Castle and Cooke, Sam, along with his wife Mary, established the Manoa Heritage Center to promote the stewardship of ancient […]

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