Log Number: NG-04-19-0197-19
Papahana Kuaola will support the preservation, and practice of Hawaiian culture by providing opportunities for 800 Hawaiian community members to learn from and be inspired by cultural practitioners during education programs on the islands of O?ahu, Moloka?i and Maui. This project will address community needs and requests for knowledge and understanding of traditional Hawaiian lifestyle traditions and practices through workshops that focus on the cultural history of the community and emphasize experience-based learning. Participants will learn how to make an imu and other cooking methods, ?ulu maika (making and playing), ?uk?k? or musical bow (making and playing) p?haku ku?i ?ai, papa ku?i ?ai, papa h?lua, cordage, medicine and dyes from native plants, weaving (lau hala and ?ie?ie), uhau humu p?haku (traditional wall building), and lei making. Outcomes include increased cultural knowledge of Hawaiian traditions and practices, and that participants will be able to contribute to the perpetuation of Hawaiian traditions and practices.