July 2017 Event Schedule

Makiki Stream Clean Up

July 1, 2017, 8:30am- 11:30am 

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

Description: Return to Makiki Stream for another clean-up day. Halau Ku Mana is leading a community effort to make Makiki the world’s cleanest urban stream. Bring your clothes, gloves, and water bottles to help us replace invasive with natives at Halau Ku Mana Public Charter School.

Contact: Trevor Atkins: trevor@halaukumana.org

Malama Kaniakapupu

July 2, 2017, 9am-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: Lynette Cruz: 284-3460 or palolo@hawaii.rr.com

Theft of a Nation

July 4, 2017, 10am – 12pm

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

Description: The 4th of July marks a crucial step in the flagrant theft of Hawaiʻi’s sovereignty.  That day marks the anniversary of the ceremony in which Sanford B. Dole proclaimed the formation of the Republic of Hawaiʻi against the will of the vast majority of the people of Hawai`i.  To mark that event, 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 Republic of Hawaii.

Contact: Lynette Cruz: palolo@hawaii.rr.com or Marsha Joyner: mrjoy@hawaii.rr.com

Hale Kealoha Aipono Awa Night Live: Awa Concert for Ernie and Palani


Where: TBA

Description: Spend a special evening of awa, music and memories with friends as we celebrate the legacy of our precious voices who have passed, Ernie Cruz Jr, and Palani Vaughan. Featuring special musical guests and awa served by Ka Pu Awa.

Contact: Kalama Chock: papako71@yahoo.com

Ka Hoike Ea: Ea-ducation Conference

July 15, 2017, 9am- 5pm 

Where: Halau Ku Mana (2101 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI 96826)

Description: What does education in an independent Hawaii look, sound, and feel like? How can that be implemented today? Come and be a part of this annual conversation to plan and implement Ea-ducation today and for the future. Highlights include a review of last years success and ten point plan, also guest speakers, panel discussions, and collaborative planning with other like minded organizations.

Contact: Anu Ahwo-Chun: 927-2732 or anuhea@halaukumana.org

Malama Pohukaina

July 16, 2017, 9am- 12pm

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

Description: Return to Pohukaina burial mound on the grounds of Iolani Palace and join Lynette Cruz of Hui Aloha Aina o Ka Lei Maile Alii as they host a workday and share about this historic site where Timoteo Haalilio, National Hawaiian delegate who helped secure independence for Hawaii in 1843, now rests. Bring your work clothes, water, mosquito repellent and come ready to give back.

Contact: Lynette Cruz: palolo@hawaii.rr.com or Marsha Joyner: mrjoy@hawaii.rr.com

Aha Mele Ea

July 21, 2017, 9pm – 2am

Where: Next Door, 43 N Hotel St, Honolulu, HI 96817

Description:Dance and celebrate La Hoihoi Ea at Nextdoor with a new generation of musicians who will collaborate for a monumental evening of compilations and freestyles featuring DJ Lethal Selecta of Pacific Sounds Outernational spinning reggae beats with accompaniment by Mama T, Smokestack, Sista Roz and Sista Lube. Mixing it up with local hip hop artist featuring Super Groupers, Revolutionary Habitat and special performance by Molokai’s own, the Paniolo Prince.

Contact: Navid Njafi: 754-4328

Demilitarize Tour

July 22, 2017, 8:30am- 3:00pm 

Where: 2645 Dole Street Honolulu, HI 96822

Description:Native Hawaiian Student Services will be sponsoring a Demilitarization Detour with Teri Kekoʻolani, Kyle Kajihiro and Hanakehau Farm for The Kekaulike Summer Bridge Program. If you would like to join our students on this critically conscious detour of Honolulu please RSVP bellow with your information. This tour will begin at Hawaiian Studies (UHM) and includes stops at Iolani Palace, Camp Smith, Pearl Harbor and Hanakehau Farm. Participants should be prepared to participate in Mālama ʻāina at Hanakehau. Be advised that the Bus for the detour will depart from the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies parking lot at 8:30 and will return at 3pm. Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunch and water. Spaces are limited. Sign up at https://goo.gl/forms/hFLQqqxt9zmZlVbS2

Contact: Kyle Kajihiro: kyle.kajihiro@gmail.com

Makua Valley

July 23, 2017, 8am-12pm 

Where: Makua Valley

Description: Mākua Valley is calling you and welcoming you home. Hele mai! Pay your respects to sacred Mākua  on the next cultural access. Feel her mana. Come home. Names have to be submitted by Wednesday, July 19. Email wearemakua@gmail.com

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

Na Hua Ea

July 23, 2017, 9pm- 2am

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

Description: For a fun and inspiring night of sharing visions for sovereign Hawaiʻi, join us for Nā Hua Ea: Words of Genuine Security and Sovereignty, a community-building event in celebration of Hawaiian independence through poetic and musical expression. Poetry, male, awa, potluck dish welcomed.

Contact: Noe Goodyear-Kaopua: noegoodyearkaopua@gmail.com

Huilua Fishpond Workday

July 29, 2017, 7am – 3pm

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

Description: Join the Aloha Aina Project in the first of a series of La Hoihoi Ea celebrations in the valley of Kahana where the communityʻs ongoing effort to restore life once more to Huilua fishpond is reactivated. Come for a fun day of work, food, speakers and music while learning about La Hoihoi Ea. Bring your ohana and join the restoration of our independence through the resuscitation of our food systems and learn about the history and significance of La Hoihoi Ea together.

Contact: Peleke Flores: hawaiian_feva@hotmail.com.

E Hoolokahi Ka Lahui

July 29, 2017, 5pm – 9pm 

Where: Honolulu Hale Auditorium

Description: Come for the free screening and discussions of four short films on Hawaiian Charter Schools, Maui water struggles, Pohakuloa, and the recent International Commission of Inquiry. Entertainment featuring Brother Noland, Blayne Asing and Friends.

Contact: Walter Ritte: rittew@hotmail.com


La Hoihoi Ea

July 30, 2017, 11am-5pm 

Where: Sky Gate, 558 S King St. Honolulu, HI 96813

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: Palani Vaughan (1944-2016) and Imaikalani Kalahele. Come celebrate the life of the lahui.

Contact: lahoihoiea@gmail.com

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