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Mālama Hāloa

From: Kalei (Tsuha) Nuuhiwa
Sent: Thu, February 4, 2010 12:31:50 PM
Subject: Malama Haloa

MĀLAMA HĀLOA encourages opportunities for our community to become more familiar with traditional and modern ways of caring for Hāloa. The 4-day event will include presentations by respected practitioners who will share intimate knowledge of their practice. Topics include:

Rare Plant Preservation by Nellie Sugii
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 – 1:30 pm
Lyon Arboretum – meet at the gift shop

Kau Ka Mahina by Kalei Nu‘uhiwa
Thursday, April 1, 2010 – 10:30 am
UH Mānoa Kamakūokalani – Hālau

Kalo Varieties and Current Issues by Jerry Konanui
Friday, April 2, 2010 – 10:30 am
UH Mānoa Ka Papa Lo‘i ‘O Kānewai

Ka Papa Lo‘i ‘o Kānewai (1st Saturday)
April 3, 2010 – 8:15 am

On the final day of Mālama Hāloa, attendees will be able to work with the staff and practitioners at Ka Papa Lo‘i ‘o Kānewai. This and other 1st Saturdays are open to the community to experience traditional farming methods, converse with Hawaiian speakers, ku‘i ‘ai and ku‘i imu. It is a day for family and friends to enjoy. Light morning refreshments are provided. All are welcome to contribute and share in the potluck at the end of the workday.

Special Mahalo to: Ho‘okulāiwi, Lyon Arboretum, Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, and the UH Mānoa SAPFB. If you would like more information, please contact Makahiapo Cashman at kanewai @


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