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In 2015 haumāna composed a new mele (click play at right) as a part of the E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i cultural literacy program. This new mele for Lāna‘i describes their experiences at Lānai Hale, Maunalei and Kahalepalaoa-Wai‘aōpae. Haumāna wrote the lyrics with the assistance of Kumu Jamaica Osorio, Matt Kawaiola Sproat and Kepā Maly. They then worked with master musician, Matt Kawaiola Sproat to develop the melody, and Kepā Maly translated the words into Hawaiian.

“Lāna‘i Ku‘u Wahi Ola Maoli Nō” written by E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i, Cultural Enrichment Program — Summer 2015 Students, Matt Sproat, Jamaica Osorio, & Kepā Maly. June 28, 2015.
In 2015 haumāna composed a new mele as a part of the E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i cultural literacy program. This new mele for Lāna‘i describes their experiences at Lāna'i Hale, Maunalei and Kahalepalaoa-Wai‘aōpae. Haumāna wrote the lyrics with the assistance of Kumu Jamaica Osorio, Matt Kawaiola Sproat and Kepā Maly. They then worked with master musician, Matt Kawaiola Sproat to develop the melody, and Kepā Maly translated the words into Hawaiian
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This mini documentary of the E ʻIke Hou Iā Lānaʻi cultural literacy program, Summer 2015, shares activities and thoughts of students who participated in the four week program sponsored by the Native Hawaiian Education Act Grant through Lāna‘i Culture & Heritage Center with support from Pūlama Lāna‘i, Honua Consulting, Lānaʻi High & Elementary School and additional partners.Type your paragraph here.

E 'Ike Hou Iā Lāna'i - To Know Lāna'i Once Again is a Cultural and Science  Enrichment Camp being offered to Lāna'i students over a four week period from June 8 to July 3, 2015. The program takes students into the field where they learn in the living class room of Lāna'i at places like Lāna'i Hale, Maunalei, Waia'ōpae & Naha Fishponds. Students will also spend one week camping at Kahalepalaoa. Throughout the program students will be engaged in learning about Archaeology, Marine Science, Watershed Management, Loko I'a & Lo'i Kalo Restoration, Haku mele, and Hula, and also work with 808 Urban in the development of cultural based murals at Lāna'i High & Elementary School.  

This program, focused on a place-based approach to education, is being offered under a grant from the US Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Act awarded to the Lāna'i Culture & Heritage Center (
Native Hawaiian Education Grant). Program partners include  Lāna'i High & Elementary School, Pūlama Lāna'i, Honua Consulting, cultural practitioners, and educators from across the state.


For more information on partners, program development and results, visit other links on this web site.

​​​​​​​​​​E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - Summer Schedule


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 8, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 9, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 10, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 11, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 12, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 13, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 15, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 16, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 17, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 18, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 19, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 22, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 23, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 24, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 25, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 26, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 29, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - June 30, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - July 1, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - July 2, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - July 3, 2015


E ‘Ike Hou Iā Lāna‘i — To Know Lāna‘i Once Again Summer, 2015 - July 4, 2015 (Pineapple Festival)

On May 20th, 2015 students and parents participated with program leads, Simon Tajiri, Zack Holsomback, Michelle Fujie, and Lāna‘i Culture & Heritage Center’s board members in an orientation meeting for the upcoming program. Mahalo nui to all who attended and to Lāna‘i High & Elementary School for the use of one of the new science class rooms to house the four week summer cultural enrichment program. 

E ‘IKE HOU IĀ LĀNA‘I — TO KNOW LĀNA‘I ONCE AGAIN SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMP june 8 to july 3, 2015