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Weaving Hawai'i's past, present and future 

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Welina Mai Kākou!

E lawe i ke aʻo a mālama, a e ʻoi mau ka naʻauao.

He who takes his teachings and applies them increases his knowledge.

Mission Statement

To study, conserve, and honor the creative endeavors of the peoples of Hawaiʻi and the Pacific while promoting education in the 

sciences and the evolution of the arts. Ulana: weaving the past, present and future.

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About
Ulana

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Situated in the heart of the Pacific, Ulana endeavors to make a humble contribution to the collective efforts of individuals, institutions, and communities to maintain and transfer traditional knowledge while celebrating the contemporary culture of the people of Oceania. Read more about Ulana here.

Exhibits

To prize greatly, value greatly, especially of something in danger of being lost

This exhibit will highlight four cherished plants, namely the ʻŌhiʻa Lehua, Hala, Kauila, and Ipu. These lāʻau are threatened by invasive species, which impact cultural practices, landscapes, and our ecosystems.

Celebrated, noted or legendary places of Hawai'i.

Highlights place names around Hawaiʻi island through the lens of a moʻolelo (story) titled Kamiki. 

Kona

Kona

Hāmākua

Hāmākua

Hilo

Hilo

Puna

Puna

Kaʻū

Kaʻū

Resources

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Kato Kakala:
An exploration of collaborative art making

We are proud to present two, in-person collective art workshops in August 2022 with Ruha Fifita! 

Kato Kakala is an Ivi project which draws on the wisdom and beauty of collective arts practices indigenous to the Pacific to create spaces focused on learning how to build environments of unity based on diversity and contribute to discourses related to strengthening social cohesion.

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East Hawai'i Island - Wednesday, August 10, 4:00pm

Hawaiian Paradise Park

West Hawai'i Island - Saturday, August 13, 10:00am

Nuuanu Ave, Kamuela

RSVP: Email info@haleulana.org OR

Call/Text (808) 987-4800

After you RSVP the address will be sent to you along with any other information you may need.

Coloring Pages

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Free download: four coloring pages correlating to ʻōlelo noʻeau about ʻōhiʻa.

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