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November 17, 2020

‘Ono for ‘ike Hawai‘i? Be on the lookout for Kūkahekahe – Cultural Conversations

Coming soon to Ka Ipu o Lono is an engaging new column – Kūkahekahe – featuring personal experiences and insights from faculty and staff about compelling cultural happenings. See story »

July 28, 2017

Lā Ho‘iho‘i Ea celebrates the return of sovereignty to the Hawaiian Kingdom

Did you know that the Hawaiian Kingdom had its own national holidays that were celebrated with as much zeal and pride as the Fourth of July is by Americans? See story »

May 11, 2017

Celebrate the spirit of lei day with a kanikapila sing-along on May 15

Bring your voices and instruments for an enjoyable evening of music-making at Nā Mele Lei: A Kanikapila Sing-Along on May 15 at Ka‘iwakīloumoku. Donʻt forget to wear a lei! See story »

November 28, 2016

Before Thanksgiving, there was Hawaiian Independence Day

November 28 celebrates Lā Kūʻokoʻa or Hawaiian Independence Day, after the kingdom was formally recognized by Britain and France. See story »

April 24, 2014

Celebrating the life of the “Merrie Monarch”

Merrie Monarch. The mere whisper of this name may lead the listener down a vast corridor of thoughts, images and emotions. Some of us will be making the trek to Hilo to enjoy this week’s festivities while most of us will be watching comfortably from our homes. See story »

November 12, 2013

A season of giving and growing

The second of a four-part series on the Makahiki season, here's a look into the importance placed on gift-giving and the offering of taxes. See story »

November 4, 2013


First of a four-part series on the Makahiki season, here is an introduction into what the Makahiki meant to Hawaiians, and how it relates to present-day life in Hawai‘i. See story »

July 19, 2013

Keoni Kelekolio helps advance ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi

“To help create a critical mass of Hawaiian language users in the 21st century” is a key educational objective of Hawaiian Language Advancement, an emerging KS division led by newly appointed director Keoni Kelekolio. See story »

September 7, 2012

Online cultural vibrancy courses – our special gift to Pauahi

In commemoration of the 125th anniversary of KS, our Hawaiian Culture Development Division created a ho‘okupu (special gift) for Pauahi that we can all participate in. See story »

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