SEASON 2

If you are someone who loves Hawaiʻi's history and culture, you want to be familiar with one of the greatest public resources available....the Hawaiʻi State Archives.  From learning of Hawaiʻi's history to researching your genealogy, Hawaiʻi State Archives is a place to know about.

Episode 201: Creation of Hawaiʻi

​​Aloha Authentic is a show celebrating Hawaiian culture.  Through conversations with local artisans, cultural practitioners, kūpuna and community members, we all learn more about Hawaiʻi, our native culture and unique lifestyle.

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Premiere Dates & Times:

Wed (5/30) at 9:30pm on KHON2

Fri (6/2) at 9pm on Hawaiʻi CW

Sun (6/4) at 8pm on KHII

Episode 202: Hawaiʻi State Archives

Hawaiʻi is a very special place with a rich history.  But before we focus on the many aspects that make Hawaiian culture unique, we wanted to start the new season from the beginning.  How was the Hawaiian Islands formed?


From a geologically perspective, itʻs about volcanoes.  But in a Hawaiian perspective, volcanoes are associated with the deity "Pele."  In this episode, we speak with Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and Kumu Hula Nālani Kanakaʻole of Hālau o Kekuhi to learn about how Hawaiʻi was created and who Pele is.