Mākeke Makahiki: Silent Auction

Mākeke Makahiki: Silent Auction

For over a decade, Hālau Kū Māna has been at the forefront of Hawaiian culture-based education, providing our haumāna with an educational experience unlike any other. In turn, our haumāna have lived into our kula’s mission – hoʻokumu, hoʻokele, hoʻomana – by becoming leaders for our ʻāina and kai, education, and beyond. Even in these challenging times, our haumāna show us the important role our kula plays in further advancing Hawaiian education for the 21st century.

As we begin to prepare for the return of Lonoikamakahiki and the renewal Makahiki brings to Ko Hawaiʻi Pae ʻĀina, we hope you will consider helping us to reinvigorate and re-energize our kula by giving to our inaugural Mākeke Makahiki, our first-ever silent auction fundraiser.

You may support our Mākeke Makahiki in two ways:

  • Donating an item(s) or experience(s) (e.g., lomi session, food fermentation class); or
  • Donating money directly to our non-profit (501(c)(3)) arm, Papa Kū Māna.

Proceeds from our Mākeke Makahiki fundraiser go toward supporting school operations, programs, and services benefiting our kula as well as our ʻōpio. The preview of Mākeke items will launch on Friday, November 20th via ClickBid (https://halaukumana.cbo.io) and bidding will open the following Wednesday, November 25th to coincide with the day our kula usually celebrates Makahiki in beautiful Maunalaha. Monetary donations can be made any time. 

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at papakumana@gmail.com or Kahunawai at (808) 551-4066 (text or call). On behalf of our Hālau Kū Māna ʻohana, mahalo a nui for supporting Hawaiian education! E mālama pono.


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Reclaiming Kalakaua, Reclaiming History

Reclaiming Kalakaua, Reclaiming History

Tiffany Ing

06

NOVEMBER, 2020

Faculty
Life
Community

Known as the “Merrie Monarch,” King David Kalākaua has been misunderstood by historians, most writing from the perspective of the opposition. The Hawaiian community, in fact, the world at large at the time acknowledged the Monarch to a far greater degree for his keen intellect and sophisticated diplomacy.

 

Dr. Tiffany Lani Ing, from Mānoa, O‘ahu has a Ph. D. in English from The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and currently is an English teacher on the faculty at  at Hālau Kū Māna.

Her book, Reclaiming Kalākaua: Nineteenth-Century Perspectives on a Hawaiian Sovereign (UH Press), examines ka Mōʻī David La‘amea Kamananakapu Mahinulani Nalaiaehuokalani Lumialani Kalākaua in English- and Hawaiian-language newspapers, books, travelogues, and other materials published in the United States, abroad, and in Hawai‘i during his reign. Her interests include nineteenth-century Hawaiian-language newspapers, nineteenth-century Kānaka ʻŌiwi narratives of Native nationalism, and post-colonial, indigenous discourse and theory.

The above text is from a flyer for Dr. Ing’s talk at the State Archives in October of 2020. 

We are so proud to have such a committed and accomplished member of our ‘Ohana! Whenever one of us thrives, it raises all of us higher – and what better way to do it than to reclaim for the la hui the correct(ed) history of a maligned monarch.

So much of what he did was misunderstood by the foreign press at the time, and by reviewing the Hawaiian language media reports and the correspondence of Alii Nui of that time, the portrait that emerges is that of a King more concerned with the welfare and legacy of his people than his own.

Hana Hoū Dr. Ing!

Book Cover Photo, Reclaimig Kalakaua by Tiffany Ing

The book “Reclaiming Kalakaua”

by Dr. Tiffany Ing

Click image to go to book page at UH Press

HKM STUDENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS CONTEST

HKM STUDENT WINS PRESTIGIOUS CONTEST

Hema Watson

05

NOVEMBER, 2020

Students
Life
Community

The Hawaii Food & Wine Festival has selected its list of up-and-coming culinary stars like our very own Hema Watson, who was selected as the 10th Grade Winner of the Localicious recipe and video contest!

 

Each year, the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival asks students Grades 4-12 to submit a healthy, original recipe that includes locally-grown, raised or caught product(s) for the The Hawai‘i Gas Presents Localicious Recipe & Video Contest.

Hema won with his Ia Omaomao/Pesce Verde recipe, which we canʻt wait to try!

The entire Hālau Kū Māna ʻOhana is proud of Hema and his accomplishment. As a school we try to instill in our students a desire to impact their community in their own way.

Hemaʻs winning recipe and vieo are linked below. 

Way to go, Hema!

Hema Watson shares his winning recipe.

YouTube Video provided by Hawaii Food & Wine Festival

Mākeke Makahiki: Silent Auction

Mākeke Makahiki: Join us Nov 25-29

For over a decade, Hālau Kū Māna has been at the forefront of Hawaiian culture-based education, providing our haumāna with an educational experience unlike any other. In turn, our haumāna have lived into our kula’s mission – hoʻokumu, hoʻokele, hoʻomana – by becoming leaders for our ʻāina and kai, education, and beyond. Even in these challenging times, our haumāna show us the important role our kula plays in further advancing Hawaiian education for the 21st century.

As we begin to prepare for the return of Lonoikamakahiki and the renewal Makahiki brings to Ko Hawaiʻi Pae ʻĀina, we hope you will consider helping us to reinvigorate and re-energize our kula by giving to our inaugural Mākeke Makahiki, our first-ever silent auction fundraiser.

You may support our Mākeke Makahiki in two ways:

  • Donating an item(s) or experience(s) (e.g., lomi session, food fermentation class); or
  • Donating money directly to our non-profit (501(c)(3)) arm, Papa Kū Māna.

Proceeds from our Mākeke Makahiki fundraiser go toward supporting school operations, programs, and services benefiting our kula as well as our ʻōpio. The preview of Mākeke items will launch on Friday, November 20th via ClickBid (https://halaukumana.cbo.io) and bidding will open the following Wednesday, November 25th to coincide with the day our kula usually celebrates Makahiki in beautiful Maunalaha. Monetary donations can be made any time.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at papakumana@gmail.com or Kahunawai at (808) 551-4066 (text or call). On behalf of our Hālau Kū Māna ʻohana, mahalo a nui for supporting Hawaiian education! E mālama pono.


We invite you to donate your tax deductible item(s) by first completing this short form:

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Halau Kū Māna is actively seeking to fill the following positions for School Year 2020-2021:

Full-Time Permanent Sub Math/Science Part-Time Office Assistant
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JOB DESCRIPTION

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La ‘Ohana #2

La ‘Ohana #2

Dear Hālau Kū Māna `Ohana,

Lā ‘Ohana are mandatory school days that are designated on the school year calendar. For each Lā ‘Ohana, the student and at least 1 family member are expected to attend. Each Lā ʻOhana takes on a theme and activities are designed around that theme. It is also an opportunity to display student work, witness hōʻike (student performance/ presentations), and engage in relevant and meaningful learning experiences.

The upcoming Lā ‘Ohana is scheduled for this Saturday, September 26, 2020 and will introduce you to your child’s project. We have set up a website which will guide you through our virtual presentations. Please find the details of our Lā ‘Ohana below.

  • LINK: HKM La `Ohana
  • DATE: Saturday, September 26, 2020
  • TIME: 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM (*Please log in about 10 minutes prior)
TIME SCHEDULED EVENT
8:30 AM All School Opening
8:35 AM Greeting & Announcements from Po`o Kula Mrs. Noa
9:00 AM Break-out into projects
10:05 AM Aha Makua & Po`o Kula Hui
10:30 AM Pau

If you have questions, please call the school office at (808) 945-1600 or email me at knoa@halaukumana.org.

Mālama `oia `i`o,

Mrs. Keolani Noa
Po`o Kula