- 85% of respondents said they were able to build pilina with someone NEW from this workshop.
- 82.95% of respondents said as result of the workshop, they learned a new skill applicable to their work.
- 100% of respondents said they would want to participate in another related series or be updated on future workshops and/or events hosted by Huliauapaʻa.
- 100% of respondents said they would want to participate in an additional follow-up workshop to this series, in-person and on the ʻāina.
"Seeing the once younger generation become makua and mentors, seeing the linkages with the land and maps and people become more refined and granular to provide insight to our community."
There was interest in hosting future workshops at participants sites as well!
"All were extremely useful to our org, because the research process is not one thing, but a variety and they all interweave and connect to one another"
"More workshops please :) I really enjoyed this!!!"
Summary of Expenses
KUA commits to providing these gatherings free of charge to participants so that money is never a barrier to your participation. We strive to make these gatherings as cost effective as possible, so we can bring as many of you together as we can each year. Here’s the breakdown:
None of these costs reflect the time of Huliauapaʻa and KUA staff dedicated to this event. Many in-kind hours made this gathering possible, including facilities, equipment, discount on supplies, donated food and volunteer time. In-kind resources are estimated around $8300.
Mahalo nui for your investment to respond and equip Hawaiʻi communities:
To the Trustees, Boards and Staff of the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation; Natural and Cultural Resources, Kamehameha Schools.
Mahalo piha to all participating hui and individuals for your time, manaʻo, hana, and dedication to our interest in uncovering our history...
KAUAʻI || Mālama Kōloa: Ted Blake | Pūlama Nōmilu: Makana Reilly | Malama Huleʻia : Peleke Flores| Kaumualii, Chapter 3 : Peter M Kea | OʻAHU | Hoʻāla ʻĀina Kūpono: Kahiau Wallace | Paepae o Heʻeia: Hiʻilei Kawelo, Keliʻi Kotubetey | Mokauea Fishermen's Association: Kēhaulani Kupihea | E Ala Paʻaiau Kimberly Moa | Hoʻoulu ʻĀina: Scotty Garlough | Waimānalo Limu Hui: Kirk Deitschman | Kuhiawaho: Laʻakea Ai | Hoʻokuaʻāina: Makana Wilhelm | Hui o Hoʻohonua: Bert Weeks || Hui o Hauʻula: Rebekah Walker | ʻEwa Limu Project: Wally Ito | Mālama Loko Ea Foundation: Rae DeCoito | Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea: Jenny Yagodich || MOLOKAʻI || Hoʻolehua Homestead Ag Assn./OLA Molokaʻi Homeschool Program: Kilia Purdy-Avelino || Manaʻe Limu Hui: Malia Waits | Ka Ipu Makani: Pūlama Lima | LĀNAʻI || Maunalei Ahupuaʻa: Kolomona Kahoʻohalahala || MAUI || Ka Malu o Kahālāwai: Kanoe Steward, Paanaakala Tanaka || Aoao o Nā Loko Iʻa o Maui: Leonard Kapahulehua|| HAWAIʻI || Kumuola, Waiāhole Loko: Blake D McNaughton | Kamaʻāina United to Protect the ʻĀina: Damien Kenison | Hui ʻAlapa: Scott Mahoney | Liliʻuokalani Trust: Deann Nishimura Thornton, Ambrose Cantan || KŌKUA & GUESTS || UH Manoa Davianna McGregor, Keahiahi Long, OHA Zack Smith, Lānaʻi Culture and Heritage Center Kepā Maly, KS Natalie Kurashima, Huliauapaʻa Staff (Kelley Uyeoka, Laʻakea Ai, Dominique Cordy, Leimomi Wheeler, Lilia Merrin, Kepoʻo Keliʻipaʻakaua, Kaile Luga) + KUA Staff (Wally Ito, Kim Moa, Kevin Chang, Niegel Rozet, Brenda Asuncion, Alex Connelly, Ginger Gohier, Miwa Tamanaha, Debbie Gowensmith, Lauren Muneoka) *we sincerely apologize to any whose names we may have missed.
Kuhiawaho, Oʻahu (photo by Laʻakea Ai)
Mahalo to YOU for taking the time to read this, reflect with us and share in our moʻolelo.
"we need a follow up in person workshop it would be so helpful to make in person contact pilina"
we hope to gather in person in the future, when it is safe. Mālama Pono!