Much aloha to many volunteers and the Pūlama Lāna’i Culture & Historic Preservation crew for making the program a great experience for all.

Sharing links below to other days of program and activities.

E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna’i – Day 4. Lāna’i Culture & Heritage Center’s Cultural Literacy Summer Program.


Haumāna begin with ‘oli greeting the new day, and honoring Lāna‘i. Kumu explain importance of ‘oli and form of presentation.

Photo by Anela Evans. June 16, 2016

Photo by Anela Evans. June 16, 2016

Haumāna then headed out into the field with Kumu to continue their survey work at Hi‘i.

Class review of the day’s activities and practice of mele in preparation for Uncle Matt Kawaiola Sproat’s session with haumāna during the last week of the program to compose a new Lāna’i mele.

Photo by Kepā Maly. June 16, 2016

Photo by Kepā Maly. June 16, 2016

Haumāna continued plotting and measuring features at Hi’i and map out this storied place on Lāna’i. They also engaged in creative writing, exploring ‘olelo no‘eau, and sharing their daily reflections.

Photo by Anela Evans. June 16, 2016

E ‘IKE HOU IĀ LĀNA‘I — TO KNOW LĀNA‘I ONCE AGAIN SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAmp, day 4, june 16, 2016