Painting of Sugar Cane workers by Wendy. Dimensions 20 x 24 Alexander & Baldwin has sold 41,000 acres of former sugar land that made up the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. plantation on Maui to a farming venture of California-based Pomona Farming LLC and Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board for $262 million. As part of the sale, the venture called Mahi Pono LLC also purchased Kulolio Ranch, A&B’s grass-fed cattle project; Central Maui Feedstocks, A&B’s energy crop
Mosaic Depicting Ancient Ocean Travel Original art by Clayton Young When the rising of Makaliʻi (the constellation Pleiades) in the east falls in sync with the setting of the sun in the west, this positioning of celestial bodies marks the beginning of the Makahiki season and the Hawaiian new year. Hauʻoli makahiki hou! Happy new year! A traditional Hawaiian moʻolelo (story) tells how the constellation Makaliʻi got its name. It begins with the evil deeds of an aliʻi of Kona on
ʻAukelenuiaʻīkū The waters of Kāne surround us constantly and provide life for all living things. The story of ʻAukelenuiaʻīkū (ʻAukele) is one of a hero’s quest to find these waters and to learn what every young man must know to be mature in this coming-of-age tale. (MACC) Iku was the father, a great chief, and Kapapaiakea was the mother, from whom twelve children were born. Kuaihelani was the country in which they lived. The names of the children were: Kekamakahinuiaiku, Ku
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Hawaiians didn't celebrate Christmas prior to the arrival of Europeans, but it was during this same time of the year that they traditionally honored the earth for giving them plenty to eat. This period of resting and feasting was called Makahiki (mah-kah-HEE- kee). It lasted for 4 months, and no wars or conflicts were allowed during this time. Because makahiki also means "year", we say "Happy New Year" as "Hau'oli Makahiki Hou"(how-OH-lee mah-kah-hee-kee ho). After they embra
January 12 - March 31, 2019 A two day event held at Honolua Cave. 6:30am Check-in. 7am Start. "Legends of the Bay," a soulful, no-fuss, on demand contest for all the best local keiki, wahine and kane. This contest is a couple-day event that gets called the day before, sometime during the winter, when the swell forecast is most promising. This flexibility enables the team at Honolua Surf Co., the event organizers, to ensure that Maui's best surfers compete in Honolua's best co
This a video recitation of a prose poem which I wrote for my son Dylan when he was five.
It's my version of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" by Dylan Thomas.
Follow this link or click on the image below: https://youtu.be/VfKPgsrHN20
A long time ago, Hawaii was a mystical and magical place (and still is today in many ways). What made Hawaii especially magical in ages past was that there were shamans called kahunas that lived on its emerald islands. These individuals experienced true nature of Reality, in which they realized several critical defining aspects of reality that were later taught to others in order to guide humanity towards a full Self-realized state of existence. In the early 20th century, wit