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The Value of Hawaii: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future

Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past National Park Service

Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past

Establishment of the monument at the site of Hawaii’s largest and longest-used World War II internment camp ensures that its story is shared with future generations.

Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism

Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism

Our media is being disrupted by global shifts. There are closures and loss, but also innovation.
Who Remembers the Hawaiian Renaissance? Via Flickr

Who Remembers the Hawaiian Renaissance?

Leading academics say it's time to formally document contemporary Hawaiian history.
VIDEO – Knowing Hawaii’s Past, Shaping Its Future

VIDEO – Knowing Hawaii’s Past, Shaping Its Future

Watch a debate among authors from "The Price of Paradise" and "The Value of Hawaii."

Hawaii Faces Many Issues Requiring Public Discussion

Twenty years after 'Price of Paradise' books, editor says education, gambling, rail and fiscal policies need debate.

Hawaiians Are the New Visionaries

Hawaii has become less concerned about social justice, UH Prof says.
A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Energy and Water

A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Energy and Water

Our speakers discuss whether or not it's not easy (or economical) being "green" in Hawaii.
A Night on ‘the Value of Hawaii’ – Education and Prison Systems

A Night on ‘the Value of Hawaii’ – Education and Prison Systems

We ask whether it's better to spend money growing the kinds of citizens we want now, or spend money incarcerating many of them later.
A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Learning the Meaning of Pono

A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Learning the Meaning of Pono

Pono is a Hawaiian word whose meaning leaves a lasting impression on someone learning about it for the first time.
The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

Where's the rain? Hawaii’s climate is changing in ways consistent with the influence of global warming.
The Value of Hawaii: Energy by Henry Curtis

The Value of Hawaii: Energy by Henry Curtis

With the political will, Hawaii can become the world’s laboratory for energy innovation.
The Value of Hawaii: Prisons by Meda Chesney-Lind and Kat Brady

The Value of Hawaii: Prisons by Meda Chesney-Lind and Kat Brady

Lock ‘em up, Danno: Hawaii’s imprisonment boom and how it hurts our education system.
The Value of Hawaii: Water by D. Kapuaala Sproat

The Value of Hawaii: Water by D. Kapuaala Sproat

If we leave the protection of our water resources to future generations, it may be too late. It is water that empowers and water that provides life!

Next Beatup is Thursday Night

Meet the authors of essays on Reinventing Hawaii and Law & Courts from new book, "The Value of Hawaii."
The Value of Hawaii: University of Hawaii by Neal Milner

The Value of Hawaii: University of Hawaii by Neal Milner

What we need to do to deal with the University of Hawaii’s permanent financial crisis.

February 2015

Tuesday, February 24

Honouliuli National Monument: Important Window to Dark Past

August 2013

Wednesday, August 7

Surviving the Storm: Checking in on Hawaii’s World of Journalism

October 2011

Friday, October 7

Who Remembers the Hawaiian Renaissance?

February 2011

Monday, February 28

VIDEO – Knowing Hawaii’s Past, Shaping Its Future

Wednesday, February 23

Hawaii Faces Many Issues Requiring Public Discussion

Monday, February 21

Hawaiians Are the New Visionaries

October 2010

Thursday, October 28

A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Energy and Water

Monday, October 18

A Night on ‘the Value of Hawaii’ – Education and Prison Systems

September 2010

Thursday, September 30

A Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’ – Learning the Meaning of Pono

Sunday, September 26

The Value of Hawaii: Climate Change by Chip Fletcher

The Value of Hawaii: Energy by Henry Curtis

The Value of Hawaii: Prisons by Meda Chesney-Lind and Kat Brady

The Value of Hawaii: Water by D. Kapuaala Sproat

Thursday, September 23

Next Beatup is Thursday Night

Sunday, September 12

The Value of Hawaii: University of Hawaii by Neal Milner

The Value of Hawaii: Public Education by Mari Matsuda

The Value of Hawaii: Law and the Courts by Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie

Wednesday, September 8

A Second Night on ‘The Value of Hawaii’

August 2010

Sunday, August 29

The Value of Hawaii: The Military by Kathy E. Ferguson and Phyllis Turnbull

The Value of Hawaii: Reinventing Hawaii by Tom Coffman

Tuesday, August 24

Next Beatup Sept. 2 – Value of Hawaii Part 2

Friday, August 13

The Value of Hawaii: Tourism by Ramsay Remigius Mahealani Taum

Sunday, August 8

The Value of Hawaii: Agriculture by Charles Reppun

Saturday, August 7

The Value of Hawaii: The Economy by Sumner La Croix

July 2010

Friday, July 30

Week 13: Civil Beat Launches Election ‘Fact Check’

Thursday, July 29

Meet ‘Value of Hawaii’ Editors at Civil Beat

Saturday, July 24

The Value of Hawaii: Government by Chad Blair

Coming Full Circle

Week 12: Life at Civil Beat Gets Even More Interesting

Thursday, July 22

Explore “The Value of Hawaii” in Civil Beat Series

Monday, July 19

Discussion: The Value of Hawaii

Sunday, July 18

The Value of Hawaii: Hawaiian Issues by Jon Osorio

The Value of Hawaii: Essays About Our Past, Future