Forum on Hawai‘i’s Military and Warrior Past

The Forum on Hawai‘i’s Military and Warrior Past (FHM&WP or “Forum”) is an organizational alliance and network formed by sponsor organizations and interested individuals who seek to perpetuate the cultural and historical legacy of Hawai‘i’s military personnel and organizations from the Islands’ warrior roots to the present-day.

 

Hawaiian Warrior, Kaina Makua, Arna Johnson Photography
Classical Era

 

The Forum facilitates the sharing of knowledge and information relating to Hawai‘i’s military and warrior past among individuals, educators, and participating organizations by way of a conference and online network that provides a venue for all to gather, discuss, and present on matters of relevant historical and cultural significance.

 

Royal Guard, HIANG Staff photo 101116-F-8767S-004
Monarchy and Republic Era
HIARNG, photo by Sgt T Mellein, 117 Mob PA Det (HI)
Modern Era

The Forum embraces the three eras of Hawai‘i’s military and warrior past:

  • Classical (pre-1810)
  • Monarchy and Republic (1810-1900)
  • Modern (Territory and State)

 

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participation

NGH Sharp Shooter Medal

discussion groups

 

Contribute to an online discussion group focused on your area of interest

Hawaiian Warrior after Webber, Pen and Ink by Ruth Dukas

Workshops and presentations

 

Attend a topic-specific workshop (online or on site) led by a subject matter expert

Standing Orders of the King's Guard, Hawai'i State Archives

library & archives

 

Help us develop a searchable library and archives for Hawaiian military history

 

'Iao Valley, Luca Bravo photography

periodic conference

 

Participate in an upcoming military history conference as a presenter or volunteer

 

abandonned shore defense gun, Kvnga photography

site tours & demos

 

Take part in a “VIP” tour of a historical site or watch an invitation only demonstration

Hawaiian flag, Tristan Ramberg photography

financial support

 

Consider making a tax deductible charitable donation to further our educational outreach

 

there are many ways to participate in the forum

whether you are interested in hawaiian warriors of old, monarchy era military history, or contemporary military history, the forum’s got you covered!

 

Basic membership is free and open to all ages. Joining our network is as easy as reaching out.

 

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Oahuan Warriors at the Battle of Nu'uanu 1795, Pastel by Bert Farache

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Online Presentation

Wed., January 13, 2021
(to be confirmed)

OUR SUBMERGED MILITARY HERITAGE – HAWAI’I’S MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY

Guest Presenter TBA

Non-members Welcome

The Forum on Hawai’i’s Military and Warrior Past operates under the fiscal sponsorship of Ikaika Mau Loa Alumni Association, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization

FHM&WP, 1050 Bishop St, PO Box 281, Honolulu, HI  92813