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Hōkūlani Holt. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Holt Appointed Interim Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commissioner
September 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

In addition to a long history with the Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana, Holt was also hired in 1997 to serve as the KIRC culture & education manager.


Paukūkalo, Maui. Photo courtesy of The Trust for Public Land.
Ka‘ehu Wetland Acquisition Complete
May 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The County of Maui completed the $996,000 purchase of 64 acres of undeveloped coastal wetlands at Ka‘ehu Bay in Paukukalo. Ka‘ehu is the last open space between Waiehu and Waihee and is used for cultural groups and practitioners. There is also an effort underway to eventually restore taro patches and fishponds in the area.


A group of community members seeking protection of the Ka'ehu Wetlands in Paukukalo, join in prayer prior to a foreclosure auction held in 2011. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Council Gives Initial Approval to Purchase of Ka’ehu Wetlands
April 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The $996,000 price tag garnered initial approval by all members, but also drew some reservations by members who say unresolved issues remain.


Signwavers seeking culutral protection of a 64-acre parcel in Paukukalo, known as the Ka'ehu wetlands, showed up at the foreclosure auction of the property in the hopes of discouraging any potential bids from prospective developers.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
County Considers Ka’ehu Acquisition, Last Open Space in Paukukalo
March 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The proposed acquisition of 63.7 acres of coastal wetlands in Paukukalo resurfaces again before the Council’s Budget and Finance Committee this week. The county is considering the acquisition of the property for an estimated $996,000.


Kumu Hula Hokulani Holt. Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: MACC Goes Green With Solar Installation
December 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News
 

The installation is one of the largest to date on Maui and is expected to reduce 26 million pounds of carbon dioxide over the lifetime of the system, according to project officials.


Kulanihakoi: Living Waters. Photo Courtesy MACC.
World Premiere Hula Drama Kulanihako’i
October 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

As the story is told, Kūlanihāko‘i is a mystical lake, situated high in the heavens, and a place from which all life flows. The hula drama utilizes dance, chant, storytelling and dramatic interpretation to depict the many facets of water, and the relationship between the ocean, land, sky and all living things.


Signwavers seeking culutral protection of a 64-acre parcel in Paukukalo, known as the Ka'ehu wetlands, showed up at the foreclosure auction of the property in the hopes of discouraging any potential bids from prospective developers.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Community Protest Over Ka’ehu Wetland Auction
June 8th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Featured, Maui News
 

The 63.7 acre wetland parcel along Waiehu Beach Road in Paukukalo, was put up for judicial foreclosure auction today to the highest bidder.


Kumu Hokulani Holt. File photo by Wendy Osher.
Story of Hawaiian Kapa Making, June 10, 2011
May 17th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

The presentation of hula and chant was written by Maui kumu hula Hōkūlani Holt, and is part of the festivities being held in honor of Kamehameha Day on Friday, June 10, 2011.


Mana I Ka Leo: Power of the Voice
Mana I Ka Leo: Power of the Voice
December 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Mauis Hokulani Holt is among a list of three contemporary practitioners featured in the upcoming screening of Mana I Ka Leo, Power of the Voice.