West Loch Disaster Remembrance - May 20, 2022 at 2pm
The Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum in collaboration with Hawaii Joint Military Forces invite the public to join us in remembering forgotten heroes who died seventy-eight years ago in the West Loch Disaster at Pearl Harbor, two years after December 7, 1941, bombing.
Special message from Governor of Hawai'i in Recognition of Designation Ceremony for Anthony D. Allen Wayside Signage - signed by David Y. Ige Governor, State of Hawai'i & Dawn Amano-Ige First Lady, State of Hawai'i
Senator Daniel Inouye influenced Hawai'i local Barack Obama
Artist Kamea Hadar
The piece is entitled 'Hapa' which literally means "part" or "partial" in Hawaiian and refers to people of mixed race. The piece has to do with the idea that Hawai'i is a melting pot of culture and mostly about racial equality. In the background is a speech that he gave in 2008 in Philadelphia titled where he spoke about his background and of racial equality.
"A More Perfect Union" https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88478467
Black History Month - Webinar - Recorded Live 2/27/2021
Featured live commentary with special guests & music on how Hawaii shaped legendary jazz artist John Coltrane