The History Of This Sacred Hawaiian Valley Is Terribly Heartbreaking
The Hawaiian Islands are steeped in history, from the first Europeans visiting the islands in 1778 and the establishment of the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1795 to Hawaii’s admittance to the United States of America in 1959. Not all of that history, however, is remembered fondly, as is the case with the sacred Hawaiian valley with a heartbreaking history.
To learn more about the history of Makua Valley, as well as Malama Makua’s cultural access program, visit their website. For a more detailed history about the valley, the Army’s occupation, and the battle for the preservation of Makua in the future, you might want to read this article from IntercontinentalCry.
To read about the heartbreaking story of a forgotten Hawaiian Island, click here.
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With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.