July 2018 Events

Malama Kaniakapupu

July 21, 2018, 8am-1pm 

Where: Kaniakapupu (4295 Nuuanu Pali Dr, Honolulu, HI 96817)

Description: Ahahui Malama o Kaniakapupu is hosting a clean-up and educational sharing day on Sunday at Kaniakapupu in Nuuanu, Kamehameha III’s summer palace, which hosted the largest royal celebration of La Hoihoi Ea in 1847. Bring your work clothes, gloves, and water bottles to help us keep this place special.

Contact: Baron Ching for details at bchingkahoola@gmail.com

Makiki Stream Clean Up at Halau Ku Mana

July 1, 2018, 8am-1pm 

Where: Halau Ku Mana PCS (2101 Makiki Heights Drive 96826)

Description: E hoi mai! Return to Makiki Stream for another aloha aina clean-up day to celebrate the restoration of Hawaii. Halau Ku Mana is leading a community effort to make Makiki the kingdoms cleanest urban stream. Bring your work clothes, gloves, tools and water bottles to help us replace invasives with natives at Halau Ku Mana Public Charter School.

Contact: Trevor Atkins at trevor@halaukumana.org

Kalai Ea

July 2, 2018, 9am-4pm 

Where: Halau Ku Mana PCS (2101 Makiki Heights Drive 96826)

Description: Got a papa or pohaku that isnʻt quite done yet? Looking for a way to finish your wood or stone projects? Well kick up some dust with expert carvers for a free community workshop on carving and maintaining your papa and pohaku kui ai. Spend the day finishing your projects, patching and sanding your board, or asking questions from experts in the field of wood and stone carving. Come when you can, leave when you must. Bring your tools and dust masks to Halau Ku Mana and celebrate LHE and our independence through the productivity of hands. Potluck dishes welcomed.

Contact: Daniel Anthony at iiawah@hotmail.com for details.

Theft of a Nation

July 4, 2018, 9am-10am 

Where: Iolani Palace (364 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96813)

Description: July 4, 1894 was a crucial step in the flagrant theft of Hawaiʻi’s sovereignty.  This free and educational presentation takes the audience to the ceremony in 1894 where Sanford B. Dole proclaimed the formation of the Republic of Hawaiʻi against the will of the people and the laws of Hawaii.  To bring awareness to Hawaiian independence, La Hoihoi Ea and Sacred Times and Sacred Places will observe the 4th of July with a dramatic re-enactment of events, which occurred leading up to the proclaiming into existence of the illegal Republic of Hawaii.

Contact: Lynette Cruz: 284-3460 or palolo@hawaii.rr.com

Aha Mele Ea

July 7, 2018, 8pm-2am 

Where: Hawaiian Brian’s (1680 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814)

Description: Join us for another Reggae Hip Hop concert mashup featuring Hawaiiʻs revolutionary musicians featured in 3 separate rooms. Catch Mike Love, Paula Fuga and Kapu System in the Crossroads. In the Studio, Homework Simpson, Super Groupers, Paniolo Prince and his Queen Maile, Punahele, Mr. Kapu, Revolutionary Habitat, Keith Cross, Rukka the Magnificent and Cedric Clinton. In the Electron Room, Nice Up Radio presents Reggae Dancehall and Hip Hop featuring Coop Dville (Xodus), Jrama (Stone Groove Fam)Zacharaijah (Solomonic Sounds)Bone (Bonafide Sounds) with Lethal Selecta (Pacific Sounds Outernational). Vendors include Mama Tʻs Ital Kitchen, Momona Ceramics and Kava Roots.

Contact: Navid Njafi at 754-4328

Na Hua Ea

July 14, 2018, 4pm-6pm 

Where: Papahana Kuaola (46 Haiku Rd, Kaneohe, HI 96744)

Description: Come join us for an afternoon of poetry, mele, and awa. In today’s turbulent times of missile defense scares, #metoo, storms, floods, and eruptions, and the international war games of RIMPAC 2018, we tell stories to remember and heal, with the courage and ea to create genuine security, genuine sovereignty. Potluck welcome.

Contact: Aiko Yamashiro at 358-0871.

Huilua Fishpond Workday

July 14, 2018, 8am-2pm 

Where: Huilua Fishpond (52-222 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaaawa, HI 96730)

Description: Join LHE Honolulu, Hoala Aina Kupono and the Kahana ahupuaa as we celebrate La Hoihoi Ea at Huilua fishpond in Kahana where the communityʻs ongoing effort to restore their traditional pond. Come for a fun day of work, food, educational speakers and music while learning about La Hoihoi Ea. Bring your friends and ohana and join the restoration of our independence through the resuscitation of our food systems and enjoy time with experts in the field of food sovereignty. Enjoy food by the Kahna families and free musical concert.

Contact: Kahiau Wallace at ahiu1983@gmail.com

Ua mau ke EA with Keanu Sai

July 20, 2018, 5pm-8pm 

Where: Windward Community College, Hale Ao Building

Description: Interested in Hawaiian Kingdom education and materials for your classroom or organization? Want more support from experts in the field? La Hoihoi Ea Honolulu and Windward Community College are proud to offer this unique opportunity to participate in teacher training directly with Keanu Sai PhD and his novel 2011 work, Ua Mau Ke Ea: An Overview of the Political and Legal History of the Hawaiian Islands. This important text book and accompanying documentary will provide a critical tool for high school and college level instructors. Ua Mau, chronicles Hawaii’s history through storytelling, interviews, archival images and Hawaiian-language newspaper articles. It takes the reader on a journey from 18th century Hawai‘i under the rule of King Kamehameha I, through the 19th century of the Hawaiian Kingdom to present day Hawai‘i.

Malama Pohukaina

July 21, 2018, 8am-1pm 

Where: Iolani Palace (364 S. King St, Honolulu, HI 96813)

Description:  Visit the sacred burial grounds on Iolani Palace and join Ka Lei Maile Aliʻi who take care of this special place. Join them for another clean up day as they share stories and offer hoʻokupu to the site.  Now is your chance to bring a friend to Pohukaina and learn why this place is so important. Bring you work clothes and light snacks to share.

Contact: Lynette Cruz: 284-3460 or palolo@hawaii.rr.com

Hoike Ea Waianae

July 21, 2018, 8am-3pm 

Where: Waiane Gym Multip Purpose Room (85-601 Farrington Hwy, Waianae, HI 96792)

Description: Now in its third year, Hoike Ea continues to plan for the future of education in an independent Hawaii. Through guest speakers, discussions, and collaborative planning with other like minded organizations, you can help shape what Ea-ducation looks, sounds, and feels like today and for the future. Utilizing the ten-point plan created in year one, let’s create action for our keiki and ready ourselves for the next steps in education

Contact: Awo Chun anuhea@halaukumana.org

Malama Makua Valley

July 22, 2018, 8am-1pm 

Where: Makua Valley (Mākua Valley Rd, 96792 Waianae)

Description: Mākua Valley is calling and welcoming you home. Hele mai! Pay your respects to sacred Mākua on the next cultural access on Saturday, July 22. Tour the various sites and learn about the impact of the US military live fire training facility in Waianae. Deadline to register is July 16. Please bring covered shoes, water to drink, snacks, a hat or umbrella and sunblock. 

Contact: Lynette Cruz at palolo@hawaii.rr.com

Ea Haumea

July 25, 2018, 6pm-8pm 

Where: Hooulu Aina, 3659 Kalihi St., Honolulu, HI 96819

Description: Visit Hooulu Aina in the back of Kalihi Valley for a presentation on reclaiming birthing practices as an act of sovereignty. Ka Lahui O Ka Po will feature practitioners sharing personal experiences and stories on all facets of their childbirth journey. Limited to 50 including a small fee to attend that will include dinner. Reservations are required. Childcare not provided for this event so plan accordingly.

Contact: Kaiulani Odom for details and reservations at kodom@kkv.net.

HoEA: Hawaiian Film Showcase

July 26, 2018, 5pm-10pm 

Where: Ka Waiwai Collective, 1110 University Ave, Honolulu, HI 96826

Description: Join us at Ka Waiwai for a night of awa, mea ai, music and film. We are excited to celebrate LHE with a special viewing and discussion of the multi award winning film “Out of State” by Ciara Lacy and Beau Bassett. This night will also feature a short film, “Ka Piko,” by Bryson Chun, an animated short, “Kai and Honua,” by Kari Noe and trailers from Justyn Ah Chong for “Down in the streets of Waikiki” and Erin Lauʻs “The Moon and The Night.” Join the celebration of LHE with the story-tellers of today.

Thomas Square

July 29, 2018, 10am-6pm 

Where: Thomas Square, 925 S Beretania St, Honolulu, HI 96814

Description: The annual celebration of Hawaiian Restoration will be another exciting family fun day of education, cultural sharing, community networking and free music. We are proud to honor two men who have impacted the lahui with their life’s work and dedication: Moani Akaka and Puanani Rogers. Come celebrate the life of the lahui.

Contact: lahoihoiea@gmail.com

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