Hawaii Black History Tours

African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii (AADCCH) - Reservations - 808-597-1341
Email: aadcch@aadcch.org

Hawaii Black Tours


City Tour of Honolulu Black Historical Sites
Guided by Cultural Historian

  • Alice Ball Memorial -  First African American to graduate from     the University of Hawai'i at Manoa

  • Anthony D. Allen, Owned the first Waikiki  Resort in 1810       "Allen's Place."

  • Carlotta Stewart Lai, the first African American woman     educator, principal of a public school in the Hawaiian Islands.

  • Doris (Dorrie) Miller - The Naval Residential Housing named to memorialize his heroic efforts on       December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor.
  • Downtown area: photo opportunity - Iolani Palace, King                                                                                    Kamehameha stature and Queen Liliuokalani's home known as                                                                    Washington's Place)  and State Capitol Building

  • Groups of 10 to 15 Reservations 48 hours advance notice: Call 808-597-1341 for reservations

  • Office: Hawaii National Bank Bldg., 1311 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 203 - 10:am to 5:00pm M-F

  • Cost per person $125 (2 1/2 hrs Tour) includes pickup & return to hotel (For Group Tours call in     advance)

  • Individual Tour - 24 hours advance reservation (small groups of 2 or 3Tours: Departure time: 12:00 noon in Ala Moana Park (outside of Waikiki Yacht Club) at Atkinson & Ala Moana Blvd. Refreshments at the club for an additional fee. For groups this must be arranged a month in advance with reservations.

Anthony D. Allen, business man was of dozen of Black settlers that chose the Hawaiian Islands as their home.  He became one of Kamehameha the Great advisors.  He resided in the home of the royal priestess Hewahewa for a few months.  In exchange for his generous services to the Royal Family, she gave him six-acres of land in Waikiki in 1810.

Betsey Stockton, arrived in the Hawaiian Islands as the first woman of African descent in 1823.  She established the first public school system for the makaainana (common people) in Lahainaluna, Maui.

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