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NEW CHANGING EXHIBIT AT NHERC HERITAGE CENTER TO OPEN MARCH 31, 2015

We are excited to announce the opening of the new exhibit in the NHERC Heritage Center's Changing Gallery: Na Paniolo o Hamakua. The exhibit will highlight and celebrate the cowboys and ranches of Hamakua. The opening will be on March 31, 2015 at 5:00 PM after which time the exhibit will be open to the public. Stay tuned for more details.

BOOK RELEASE

Filipinas! Voices from Daughters and Descendants of Hawaii’s Plantation Era is a riveting new book written by Dr. Patricia Brown. This work is getting critical acclaim as a ground-breaking documentation of the Filipina experience. 

Come join us on Sunday, March 22nd from 3:00 to 6:00 pm in the NHERC Conference Room to celebrate the release of the new book.    Dr. Brown, the editor of this book on oral histories of Filipina women’s voices, will talk about the development of the project.  Some of the contributors to the book will read their stories. The book will be available for purchase. 

Light refreshments will also be served. 

Filipinas

Filipina women and children in Paauilo in the 1950s, Photo courtesy of Romel Dela Cruz  

THE WISDOM PROJECT: A CALL FOR SPIRITUAL CONVERSION - BOOK SIGNING

The Wisdom Project is a group that meets regularly at NHERC and is facilitated by Bill Helbing.

Bill has recently published a book titled The Wisdom Project, A Call for Spiritual Conversation. The community is invited to attend a book signing reception where first edition copies of the book will be available. The reception will be held at NHERC on Saturday, March 21, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

The Wisdom Project group meets every Wednesday at 5:30 PM and discusses themes such as: Why wisdom? Why bother? What does it mean to be a human being? The main requirement is to bring an unprejudiced mind and open heart. If you have questions or want to participate, feel free to call Bill at 776-1007.