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Tag: Ho'okahua


February 1, 2021

Perpetuating the Hawaiian language: KS staffer speaks ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i on ‘Family Feud’

We usher in Hawaiian Language Month by saying hulō (hurray) to KS Enrichment Program Manager Ashley Makahilahila who proudly introduced her ‘ohana to the world in ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i on the game show “Family Feud.” See story »


December 22, 2020

Paraoa parai – Māori fried bread

A friend of Ho‘okahua – Auntie Gina Harding of Aurere, Aotearoa – shares her recipe for paraoa parai – Māori fried bread – a family favorite. Palaoa palai (Māori fried bread in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi) could be a great addition to your dinner table! See story »


December 1, 2020

Pacific Piko— Umbilical connections: KS tribal heritage in Aotearoa, Ngāti Ruawāhia

KS cultural staffers share memories of a pilgrimage to Aotearoa for the ceremonial opening of the Sir Hek Busby Kupe Waka Centre in Aotearoa, a sister center to the Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center at KS Kapālama. See story »


November 24, 2020

Kūkahekahe: He pilina wehena ʻole – An inseverable relationship – KS and Ngāti Ruawāhia

KS educators and leaders share fond memories about journeys to Waitangi, Aotearoa (New Zealand) on the 35-year anniversary of Hōkūleʻa’s first landing in the “land of the long white cloud.” See story »


April 30, 2017

Lei Day is inspired by a song for Hiʻiakaikapoliopele

May Day is Lei Day in Hawai‘i nei! Learn about the history of this special day and get the latest on Nā Mele Lei – A Kanikapila Sing-Along slated for May 15. See story »


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