Short Reads: The Hawaiian Journal of History Author Series
The Hawaiian Historical Society and Windward Community College Library partner for an in-person event series titled, “Short Reads: The Hawaiian Journal of History Author Series.” This event will feature authors published in The Hawaiian Journal of History and give them a platform to discuss their article and research with the community. This monthly program will run from February 2023 to April 2023 and is free and open to the public.
Our Thursday, April 20, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM presentation is by Ralph T. Kam on his article, “Remembering the Royal Residences of Kapālama” (vol. 47, 2013), which discusses the the forgotten royal residences of Princess Ruth Ke‘elikōlani, Queen Lili‘uokalani, and Prince Albert Kūnuiākea. Kam will also talk about the expansion of this article into his recent books, Lost Palaces of Hawai‘i: Royal Residences of the Kingdom Period (2022) and his current research project, Lost Honolulu: Demolished Buildings of the Golden Age of Hawaiian Architecture.
Ralph T. Kam holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, specializing in Asian Pacific American studies and media studies, and a M.A. in Public Relations from the University of Southern California. He has also earned a Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Hawai‘i. He is author of Lost Palaces of Hawai‘i: Royal Residences of the Kingdom Period (McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2022), Death Rites and Hawaiian Royalty: Funerary Practices in the Kamehameha and Kalākaua Dynasties, 1819-1953, (McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2017) and co-author of Partners in Change: A Biographical Encyclopedia of American Protestant Missionaries in Hawai‘i and their Hawaiian and Tahitian Colleagues, 1820-1900 (2018). He has contributed ten articles to the Hawaiian Journal of History.
Don’t delay, read the article today!
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Borrow from Hawai’i Public Libraries: https://go.hawaii.edu/HLk
Purchase from HHS: HHSoffice@hawaiianhistory.org
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We recommend parking at Hale Aʻo parking lot and walking up the yellow brick road to Laʻakea Library.