Weaving Hawai'i's past, present and future
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.
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.
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.
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.