Monthly Archives March 2010

The Natatorium: The place to be

Here’s a slideshow of some wonderful historic photos of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium, unearthed in the collections of the Hawai’i State Archives. Several of them show the Natatorium as it was meant to be: A living memorial to Hawai’i’s honored war dead, a lively, active fun place where families and athletes and all of us could enjoy the freedom preserved for us by our warriors’ sacrifices. For so many years, the Natatorium truly was the place to be. It can be again. It should be again. For so many reasons: Because of the debt of honor we owe to
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Categories: History and Images.

Natatorium dancers seek courageous followers!

Here’s something fun… with an important lesson. Check it out. Yeah, sure; it’s true. Sometimes, we here at feel like the Dancing Guy, the lone nut out there trying to tell people how important it is to pay attention to one of the Hawai’i’s great treasures, how important it is to keep faith with the men and women who died, how important it is to be true to our history and culture. And the lone nut needs a first follower. And a second. Because, after all, “Three is a crowd, and a crowd is news.” And a crowd can
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Categories: Events.

Upcoming Natatorium Presentations

On Monday, March 15, we will be at the State Capitol participating in Heritage Day from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Come down and check us out! On Wednesday, March 17, we will be addressing the Waikiki Rotary at their noon meeting. It’s never too early to mark your calendar for our annual Memorial Day Service on Sunday, May 30, at 10 a.m. Stay tuned for other opportunities to learn more about the Natatorium.
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Categories: Events and Memorial Day.