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November 2019

HKM Makahiki Celebration

November 25 - November 27
Hālau Kū Māna campus, 2101 Makiki Heights Drive
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States

The Makahiki Season The Makahiki season is a four-month period of the year, beginning with the first sighting of the makali`i (the constellation Pleiades) in late October or early November on the horizon. As the year’s harvest was gathered, tribute in the form of goods and produce were given to the chiefs from November through December. Various rites of purification and celebration in December and January closed the observance of the makahiki season. The makahiki was a form of the…

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