Lily Makuahine Namakaokaia Haanio Kong was born (1927) and raised in Keauhou and is Kupa no Ka aina of Keauhou (“Kupa” means well acquainted with the land of Keauhou) Aunty Lily is the last surviving sibling of 11 children and is … Continue reading
Having a passion for Hawaiian language, culture and hula, Ka’ea has enriched the lives of our keiki as a kumu with several Hawaiian Language Programs from Punana Leo- Hawaiian Language Preschools to Ke Kula ‘o ‘Ehunuikaimalino – Hawaiian Language … Continue reading
This year’s lineup has just been posted at KonaParade.org. Follow this link for the latest updates: http://konaparade.org/about/parade-lineups/
After the parade, come to Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel for an art and music festival (ho‘olaule‘a) featuring a stellar lineup of Hawaiian talent.
Big Island singer Hawane Rios will be the headliner at this year’s Ho‘olaule‘a. The free concert takes after the parade at Courtyard King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel beginning at 11:45 a.m. Hawane Rios is a young leader and activist in … Continue reading
Hula dancer and historian Michaela Larson will be this year’s Pa‘u Queen at the King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade in Historic Kailua Village on Saturday, June 14, 2014. For many years, Michaela was the solo dancer at the Mauna Lani … Continue reading
Kupuna, kumu, mentors, horses and parade participants gathered at Kona Historical Society on Saturday, April 26, for a workshop on the finer points of the pa‘u equestrian tradition. Check out the photos of wahine learning to wrap pa‘u, as well … Continue reading
Come to the Pa’u Workshop at Kona Historical Society, Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.. Participants in this year’s King Kamehameha Day Celebration Parade will learn the fine points of the Hawaiian equestrian tradition known as … Continue reading