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September 28, 2021

‘Aha Moananuiākea partnership with Micronesia featured on Kaʻiwakīloumoku website

The new section educates our Kamehameha Schools ‘ohana and the broader Hawaiian community about the people, history, and culture of Micronesia. See story »


September 21, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Kaʻiwakīloumoku’s Anniversary – Lā Piha Makahiki He 9!

Get a glimpse of the opening ceremony of the Kaʻiwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center, which “hooks” together communities and networks throughout Hawaiʻi, the greater Pacific and beyond. See story »


September 14, 2021

E heʻenalu kākou – Let’s go surf!

In this Kūkahekahe, cultural consultant <strong>Manu Boyd KSK’80</strong> shares a bit of surfing history through mele. Once considered the exclusive privilege and pastime of aliʻi, expert athletes today compete in surfing on the world stage. See story »


September 7, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Ulana ʻie – The art of weaving

Cultural Specialist <strong>Kumulāʻau Sing KSK’89</strong> shares information about ulana ʻie – the art of weaving – as well as the cultural significance of feathered war gods. See story »


August 24, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Duke Kahanamoku – Olympian and ‘Ambassador of Aloha’

This weekʻs Kūkahekahe column celebrates the birth and life of renown Hawaiian waterman Duke Kahanamoku! See story »


August 17, 2021

Kūkahekahe: An easy recipe for ‘ono vaifala

If you are looking for an easy and delicious drink for summer, look no further. In this Kūkahekahe we share a recipe for an ʻono drink made by our ʻohana in Samoa: vaifala! See story »


August 3, 2021

Kūkahekahe: Sail to the Kūpuna Islands, Papahānaumokuākea

In this Kūkahekahe article, Lucy Kanoelehua Lee KSK_19 reflects on “the perfect sail” — the Polynesian Voyaging Society training journey to sacred Papahānaumokuākea in June 2021. See story »


July 27, 2021

Pauahiʻs treasured memories of Lā Ho‘iho‘iEa, Restoration Day

To celebrate and honor Lā Ho‘iho‘iEa, Restoration Day, we rejoice in the words and remembrances of our beloved Ke Ali'i Pauahi of that momentous day, and share mea makamae (treasures) from archival sources. See story »























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