ʻIke Naʻauao Koʻolau Cultural Events 2020

‘Ike Naʻauao Koʻolau is a set of cultural events we will offer throughout 2020. These presentations, huakaʻi & workshops are to promote Hawaiian practices & traditions, encourage our Hawaiian families to learn, and to share aloha with all those who love our culture. A listing of all 12 events is below. For questions, please email koolaupokohcc@gmail.com.

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Moʻolelo & Mele of Kāneʻohe
with Mahealani Cypher, Gwen Kim, & Aiko Pratt
February 16, 2020
1pm-3pm
Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden – Visitor Center Classroom
Fee: Free. Donations welcomed.
40 seats available.
The online form for rsvps is now closed. Please email koolaupokohcc@gmail.com.

Lauhala Workshop
with Teresa Bright
March 15, 2020
1pm-3pm
Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden – Visitor Center Classroom
Requested donation: $10 per person (for supplies). Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration will open March 1 & close March 10th.

Laʻau Lapaʻau of our Ahupuaʻa
with Leinaʻala Bright & Sol Naluaʻi
April 19, 2020
2pm-4pm
Windward Community College, Hale Aʻo
Requested donation: $10 per person (for supplies). Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 50 participants.
Registration not available yet.

Legends of Koʻolau Boat Tour
with Mahealani Cypher
April 25, 2020
10am-12pm
Meet at Heʻeia Kea Boat Harbor by 9:30am. Boat provided by Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.
Fee: $25 per person, $10 Keiki (12 & under). Payment can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

Lei Day
with Rocky Kaluhiwa & Mary Turalde
May 2, 2020
Windward Mall
10am-12pm
Fee: Free & open to the public
A lei Day contest will also take place that day. If you would like to enter, please check-in your lei at the mall center court by 9:30am. One entry per person.

Legends of Koʻolau Boat Tour
with Mahealani Cypher
June 20, 2020
10am-12pm
Meet at Heʻeia Kea Boat Harbor by 9:30am. Boat provided by Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology.
Fee: $25 per person, $10 Keiki (12 & under). Payment can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

ʻOhe Hano Ihu Workshop (Hawaiian Nose Flute)
with Clifford Loo & Mahi Kaluhiwa
July 12, 2020
1pm-3pm
Hoʻomaluhia Botanical Garden – Visitor Center Classroom
Requested donation: $10 per person (for supplies). Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

Moʻolelo & Mele of Heʻeia
with Rocky Kaluhiwa, Kekoa Kaluhiwa, & Kanekoa Kukea-Schultz
August 15, 2020
Time: TBA
Kakoʻo ʻOiwi loʻi (Kamehameha Hwy. in Heʻeia wetlands)
Fee: Free & open to the public
RSVP not available yet.

Konane Board Workshop
with Francine Gora & Jill Akana
September 19, 2020
10am-12pm
Naonealaʻa Beach Park (formerly Kāneʻohe Beach Park)
Requested donation: $25 per person (for supplies). Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

The Hawaiian Art of Lomi
with Kamaka Jingao & hui
October 11, 2020
2pm-4pm
Windward Community College, Hale Aʻo
Requested donation: $20 per person. Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

Feathered Kahili Workshop
with Keone Vasconsellos & Charla Jones
November 29, 2020
2pm-4pm
Windward Community College, Hale Aʻo
Requested donation: $20 per person (for supplies). Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

Hawaiian Style Wreath-Making Workshop
with Rocky Kaluhiwa & Mary Turalde
December 6, 2020
10am-12pm
Windward Mall Center Court
Requested donation: $15 per person (for supplies). Donation can be made the day of the event.
Open to the public but limited to 40 participants.
Registration not available yet.

Mahalo to our financial sponsors: