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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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ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi Class

We are so excited to announce a free ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi class taught by Kumu Jen Miles. This class will occur on Wednesdays starting January 12, 2022 from 6:30 -7:30pm on Zoom. No prior knowledge is needed. This is a safe space, please come with an open mind, willingness to learn and participate. Register below. 

Coloring Pages

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

 

If you would like a hardcopy of the coloring book please email us at info@haleulana.org

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