Even if you aren’t a kalo connoisseur, you can easily recognize ʻelepaio, a beautifully speckled taro variety known for its mottled green and white lau (leaves), slightly brown hā (leaf stalk), cream-colored kalo (corm), and tasty light gray poi.
Protecting the Pacific Remote Islands: Developing Solutions by Blending Culture, Community and Science
The Pacific Remote Islands (PRI) serve as the nexus of cross-cultural voyaging pathways for the entire Pacific.
Almost 15 years ago, Kamehameha Schools sent a kāhea (call) to the community to solicit support for restoring the Loko Ea fishpond site, a wahi kūpuna (historically significant cultural site) nestled on the North Shore of Oʻahu in the town of Haleʻiwa.
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) conducted a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10 to mark the start of construction at Kaʻuluokahaʻi Increment II-C in East Kapolei.
In the early hours of June 19, Hōkūleʻa and her crew departed Statter Harbor in Juneau, Alaska, officially beginning her Moananuiākea Voyage, a four-year circumnavigation of the Pacific.
As chair of the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations (SCHHA), I was honored to join Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) Director Kali Watson and Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) CEO David Bissell in May at a blessing of the KIUC Anahola Service Center.
I share the concerns expressed by the governors of American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands about the expansion of fishery closures through the designation of the Pacific Remote Islands area as a national marine sanctuary.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) will host a consultation session of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of State seeking input from the Native Hawaiian community on the development of regulations to implement the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act (STOP Act).
OHA is dedicated to making sure that our beneficiaries understand the potentially enormous power of their ballot and how using it can help ensure that we have a government that works for everyone, and not just for special interests.
More than a decade after declaring its intent, the community of Kīpahulu, Maui, is on the cusp of becoming Hawaiʻi’s next Community Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA).
In classrooms, there are many ways to measure what students are learning.
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