January 20, 2020
The Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum spent time in Kapiolani Park on Monday, January 20 educating the community on the museum’s history and mission. Mrs. Deloris Guttman, Museum Director said “We use Dr. King’s holiday as a platform to educate the community about 44th U.S. President Obama’s childhood and his legacy to empower young people (future generation) to prepare them for leadership roles. President Obama serves as a role model not only for Hawaii’s youth but the world”. The Obama Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is located in Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Judge Ret., Marie Milks term ends as Board Chair
On Tuesday, October 29, 2019 the Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum held its regularly scheduled board meeting to honor and show appreciation for two-term Board Chairperson Marie Milks. Judge Ret. Milks is moving on from her duties as Board Chair, but will remain on Board of Directors. The museum welcomes incoming Board Chair former State Senator Will Espero.
President Barack Obama is honored in Hawai’i by local residents
Obama Hawaiian Africana Museum hosted it’s 2nd Annual Obama Birthday walk on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Ala Moana Park. The annual walk is the museum’s way of recognizing Obama’s birthday and honoring the birthplace of the 44th U.S. President. The walk generated over $1,200.00 in donations. Funds raised will support the Obama Museum in-school Program: Hawaiian Africana Youth Enrichment Program (HAYEP) to empower K12 students to aspire to achieve the highest level of education beyond their greatest dream to prepare them for leadership roles in the 22 century. The museum’s archival collection is an important component for broadening this knowledge. AADCCH long-term objective is to acquire a facility in Honolulu to honor his birthplace for youth and visitors to come to engage with each other in the Spirit of Aloha!
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OBAMA”S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION GOAL: $100,000
The Drive begins 8/6/18 to 8/4/2019. Funds raised will support the Obama Museum in-school program:Hawaiian Africana Youth Enrichment Program (HAYEP) to empower K12 students to aspire to achieve the highest level of education beyond their greatest dream to prepare them for leadership roles in the 22 century. The photo above show a 3 year old Barack Obama riding his tricycle in Honolulu, a little local boy became the 44th U.S. President! The long-term object is to acquire a facility in Honolulu to honor his birthplace for youth and visitor to come to engage with each other in the Spirit of Aloha!
“Yes We CAN DO THIS!”
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