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Rates from $254/ night

Makahiki Kuilima

When: Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
West Lawn

The Makahiki Kuilima is presented by Naepuni Aloha the parent group of Ke Kula ʻo S.M. Kamakau, a Hawaiian medium P-12 education program dedicated to teaching through the Hawaiian language and culture. The purpose of the event is to preserve, perpetuate, educate and share Hawaiian cultural traditions, values, and practices through the emphasis on the Hawaiian language and makahiki traditions. The event is supported by the hard work and dedication of the ‘ohana of Naepuni Aloha, the staff of Ke Kula ʻo S.M. Kamakau, Kai Loa Inc., Kanalu, Turtle Bay Resort, and many, many more supporters from the community.

 AlOHA AINA @ Noon

Experience Hawaiian crafts & Hawaiian traditions, such as:

  • Kuʻi ʻAi (Poi Pounding)
  • Kālai Waʻa (Canoe Carving)
  • Kālai Papa Heʻe Nalu (Surf Board Shaping)
  • Kālai Papa Hōlua (Hōlua Sled Carving & Lashing)
  • Lomilomi (Hawaiian Massage)
  • Hana Lei (Lei Making)
  • ʻOhe Kāpala (Hawaiian Stamp Printing)


Performance by Hula by Hālau Nā Pualei o Likolehua, UHMānoa Hawaiian Theater Program, Pōmaikaʻi Lyman and ʻOhana Fashion Show by Project Runwayʻs Kini Zamora!


Free & Open to the Public!

Event Official Website


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