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University of Hawai’i at Mānoa dives into language, history & science via online newspaper archives

Image of two fishermen with outrigger canoes, Waikiki beach, Oahu Island, c. 1922. Source: Wikimedia. The Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation (Ke Keʻena Noiʻi A Unuhi ʻŌlelo) at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa has launched a new research program, working with the archives of Hawaiian-language newspapers. The program, entitled Ka Wā Ma [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:57:31-07:00June 30th, 2016|Culture Studies|

Celebrating the 52th anniversary of Madagascar’s Independence day

by Fanja, e2f Madagascar History: Madagascar was an independent kingdom before becoming a French colony in 1896. The country was under French rules during sixty-four years until 1906, when it became the Republic of Madagascar. Since then, Malagasy people celebrate their Independence Day every year on June 26. Celebrations: Every year, Malagasy people prepare the [...]

By |2012-06-26T15:18:55-07:00June 26th, 2012|Culture Studies|