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Using the past to paint the future

Tucked away in the heart of Kāne‘ohe lies Pū‘ōhala Elementary School, a unique learning community where ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i and English programs thrive together. Recently the elementary school had a vibrant makeover as the students worked with Native Hawaiian Artist Hailey Kailiehu and their community...

Outfitted for the Ocean: Two vessels reconnect traditional pathways to Mokumanamana

Photo: Voyaging Canoe Makali‘i
A hui of Native Hawaiians left Kewalo earlier this summer, for a two-week cultural research voyage into Papahānaumokuākea, supported in part by OHA. Thirteen members of the Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation (EKF) departed aboard the Searcher, a research and education vessel. Among the expedition were esteemed...

A mo‘okūauhau of resilience

Ka Wai Ola
noun re·sil·ience | ri-'zil-yən(t)s an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change Aloha mai kākou, What does resilience look like? From Maunakea to Mokumanamana, we see it throughout the archipelago. We see it in how our community has continued to hold the...