It is this kuleana which drove advocates to push for the recognition of limu kala as the Hawaii state limu. We believe doing so will spread more awareness of limu as an important resource to be cultivated and protected. We urge Gov. Green to enact this bill into law to ensure this feature of our food systems and cultural practices is continually cared for.
Earlier this month, we celebrated the closing of the Year of the Limu in style. We invited all the members of the Limu Hui, the network partners and friends who […]
The Waimānalo Limu Hui partnered with KUA to host their biggest limu planting since before the pandemic. This event specifically was held to celebrate the Year of the Limu!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feburary 4, 2022 “As an indicator of healthy ecosystems, a food-source for many species, and a connector between Ma Uka, or the uplands, and Ma Kai, the […]
A MESSAGE FROM OUR DIRECTOR | Aloha friends, ‘ohana and supporters… We observe: Amidst instability it’s difficult to see the destination. However, communities have pointed in the direction we need to go. They pointed in the direction long before this pandemic and they will continue to point our way through it.
IN MEMORIAM | Earlier this summer, we said goodbye to Theodore “Teddy” Kawahinehelelani Blake, a steadfast community leader, advocate for cultural preservation, limu practitioner, and beloved kupuna within our network ʻohana, who passed away at his family home in Koloa, Kauaʻi on July 18, 2021.
A MESSAGE FROM OUR CO-DIRECTOR | Aloha friends, ‘ohana and supporters… I’ve been reflecting on the enduring cycles and rhythms that, despite our separateness, we continue to share in together. That we are pulled by the same moon, warmed by the same sun, receive the same changing of seasons, overseen by the same fundamental energetics–Lono, Kanaloa, Kū, Kāne… They persist. As do we.
(Hā‘ena, Halele‘a, Kaua‘i) ~ The Limu Hui was created in 2014 at the request of kūpuna (elders) who gather and care for native Hawaiian limu (seaweed) around the islands. Hosted by ‘Ewa […]
God bless Uncle Thomas (Tommy) Hashimoto our E Alu Pu and Limu Hui kupuna and founding member of the Hui Maka’ainana o Makana who left this mortal coil on February 12, 2019. Before passing he was visited by many cherished friends and shared favorite memories and wishes.
(Kalaemanō, Hawaiʻi) ~ The Limu Hui was birthed in the fall of 2014, at the request of kūpuna (elders) who gather and care for native Hawaiian limu (seaweed) around the islands. […]