Hawaiiana

Hawaiiana is a popular term of academia used in reference to history and various aspects of the culture of Hawai'i, currently a region and state of the United States. The term is used especially in reflection of the periods of antiquity and the Kingdom of Hawai'i era. Hawaiiana has become increasingly popular among students of history and sociology throughout the world. The principal repository of Hawaiiana is the Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu on the island of O'ahu. The institution is also called the Hawai'i State Museum of Natural and Cultural History and often shares artifacts and information with other institutions globally for the sake of research and study.

The term "Hawaiiana" was coined in 1948 by Hawaiian entertainer and cultural expert, Nona Beamer.

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Scouting In Hawaii - Scouting in Hawaii Today - Aloha Council - Hawaiiana Award
... Hawaiiana Award Medal and badge Awarded for Hawaiian culture The Hawaiiana Award is offered by the Aloha Council and is dedicated to the perpetuation of the skills crafts and legends of old Hawaii ... The requirements for Hawaiiana include the composition of a 750 word essay on the pre-European history of the Hawaiian people the collection of at least five representative leaves or flowers of native fauna from four ... The Hawaiiana award itself is in the form of a base metal medal with polished highlights suspended from a red and gold ribbon, featuring a poi pounding stone with a flaming torch in front ...
Culture Of Hawaii - Additional Information
... Hawaiiana is a popular term of academia used in reference to history and various aspects of the culture of Hawai'i, currently a region and state of the United States ... Hawaiiana has become increasingly popular among students of history and sociology throughout the world ... The principal repository of Hawaiiana is the Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum in Honolulu on the island of O'ahu ...