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!
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.
SHIMA – ISLAND ( JAPANESE ) A collaboration between KUA and the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), the SHIMA: Okinawa-Hawaiʻi STEM Education Collaborative was a joint STEM education […]
by Kinohi Pizarro, Lohe Pono Fellow Safety- the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk or injury. You’ve all heard it said before and some of […]
My name is Kinohi Pizarro and I was born and raised in Waimanalo on the island of Oʻahu. I consider myself a lifelong learner, a mother, a kiaʻi loko, a […]
There are painful truths about racism in Hawaiʻi that continue to hurt us and keep us from the whole, abundant, Hawaiʻi – the ‘āina momona…
We’re listening and working to understand how we make action with intention. We invite you to do this work with us. With Aloha…
Aloha hoa aloha and ʻohana,
Life is changing quicky… As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues its reach across the world, we find ourselves in new territory. Like many of you, we are adapting to the current environment and making necessary adjustments to protect our staff, networks and community members…
KUA is a founding signatory to the Climate Strong Islands Declaration released on February 26, 2020 in Guam and at the Second Climate Strong Islands Dialogue in San Juan, Puerto Rico with other U.S. islands and supporting partners. This declaration is a call to action that supports island leadership on the UN Sustainable Development Goals and local climate resilience solutions.
(Kahaluʻu, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi) ~ As Moʻomomi awaits Governor Ige’s release of its Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Areas (CBSFA) proposal for public hearings and input, an initiative years in the making, representatives of that effort are in New York City to accept global recognition for their work. The two Hawaiian community groups who shared the $10,000 Equator prize awarded earlier this year by the UN Development Programme and its partners will be well-represented at the awards ceremony on September 24.
“The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls and tenement halls and whispered in the sounds of silence.” – Paul Simon, Sound of Silence Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo […]