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.

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