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The Hana Festivals of Aloha opened on Saturday October 7th with a community parade, pau riders, keiki aloha attire contest and a theatrical play by Hana Arts! Akaku Youth Media Exchange reporter, Kawai Kapuni, attends to document the activities!
Ayme reporter Kale Kamai covers Hawaiian mea kaua (weapons). This is not your everyday weapons, Its special! Handcrafted by kanaka maoli! Ever thought about how our ancestors built their combat weapons? Hawaiians built a variety of weapons with a variety of material, They needed close combat weapons because it was a face to face …
Akaku Youth Media Exchange reporters, Zariah Birrer and Tyler Chaco, check out the scene for the 51st Annual Makawao Parade that kicks off the Independence Day Weekend Rodeo festivities!
Over spring break our AYME Reporter Anela Montemayor was behind the scenes at the Molokainuiahina Mural Project held at Keawanui Fishpond on Molokai. This unique multi-generational experience brought together local youth and Native Hawaiian master artists for the the first time. They explored various art techniques and learned stories from …
Many people across Hawaii are celebrating Makahiki season! Our AYME Reporter Mary Grace DeVera-Kuahuia was on the scene at Ka Molokai Makahiki last Friday night during the adult events to capture the highlights and learn more about the importance of Makahiki on Molokai. Mahalo!
The annual Kalo Festival is an opportunity for the community of Molokai to taste and harvest different types of kalo. Taro field day is a time where participants can learn the story of Hāloa and enjoy hundreds of varieties of this special plant. Our AYME Reporter, Kamaka Purdy-Avelino, captured the highlights!
Ka Hula Piko is a celebration of hula, culture, and arts! AYME Reporter Leilani Stahl from Molokai was on the scene to bring us some highlights of this event.
Ayme reporter, Kaimana Idica, discovers the importance of culture and community through hula at the 9th Annual Ku Mai Ka Hula event at the MACC.
AYME reporter, Tabitha Blessum, sits down with Uncle Alika Atay to have him share the story of KCC\’s koa canoe.
Longtime roper Mark Hutto of Kula explains how team roping works as he prepares for the 2014 Makawao Rodeo!