Governor Proclamation Hawai`i Archaeology Week

Its Official! Governor David Ige has proclaimed the week of September 26 to October 2, 2021 as Hawai`i Archaeology Week. Thereby recognizing the importance of our State’s cultural heritage and archaeology.

Check back at the following link in September 2021 to see the proclamation: David Y. Ige | Proclamations (

Archaeology week is part of a program to increase public awareness of archaeology that various nations around the world. SHA will be coming out soon with a list of activities and field trips during this week. But also, check out the Youth Poster Contest: 2021 Archaeology Week & Poster Contest – Society for Hawaiian Archaeology

We encourage everyone to ask your local government to recognize the last week of September as Hawaiʻi Archaeology Week as part of a statewide effort to encourage respect, appreciation and a better understanding of Hawaiʻi’s diverse cultural heritage.

Archaeology Week Culminates in the Annual Conference on October 2 & 3. Consider presenting a paper and submitting an abstract. We are also accepting nominations for different awards this year. To Submit an abstract or nomination for an award send an email to

For more information about Archaeology Week and the 2021 SHA Conference go here: 2021 Annual Conference – Society for Hawaiian Archaeology

Here is the full announcement from the Governor’s office:


Author: Angus

Communications Secretary and Webmaster of Society for Hawaiian Archaeology