Hokulea

14 Jan Hokulea says Aloha to St Helena

After 16 days at sea sailing from Cape Town on a round-the-world trip to Brazil, traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe the Hokulea reached St Helena on Friday 8 January. The double-hulled Hokulea left its base at Honolulu, Hawaii, last year, and its crew members are sailing without...

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Ladder Hill c1860

07 Jan The History of Ladder Hill

Our thanks go to Barbara B George, who has shared the following fascinating history of a St Helena landmark from her booklet “Ladder Hill, The Inclined Plane and the Ladder”: The initial ladder to the fort at the top of the hill where the troops were...

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Christmas carol singing on St Helena

24 Dec Christmas on St Helena

Christmas is a wonderful time of year on St Helena.  Hundreds of Saints return from Ascension, the Falkland Islands and the UK to enjoy a summer Christmas at home on their small island. The month of December is jammed with carol singers, good food and school...

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Arts & Crafts Centre

26 Nov ESH funding helps businesses flourish

This week we’re sharing some more success stories from some of our home grown businesses, which are flourishing thanks to grant funding and support from Enterprise St Helena (ESH). Natalie Lawrence’s Bliss Hair Salon is enjoying new premises in Jamestown. The Salon originally opened its doors...

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