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April 27, 2018

Kaho’olawe Bill Passes: Reestablishes Cultural Resources Coordinator

$100,000 will be allocated to Kahoʻolawe Island Reserve Commission, as will funding to reestablish its Cultural Project Resources Coordinator position.
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May 01, 2012

Native Intelligence Re-Grand Opening & 3rd Anniversary

The retailer of native Hawaiian arts, crafts, clothing and supplies moved from its first home on Market Street to a new location at 1980 Main Street, in the space previously occupied by the reWailuku initiative.
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June 27, 2011

Willie K at Wailuku First Friday!

Back by popular demand, Willie K. returns to Wailuku Town for the July 1, 2011 First Friday block party on Market Street.
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February 02, 2011

I Love Wailuku: First Friday, Feb. 4, 2011

If you love Wailuku, you'll likely love the monthly First Friday block party event in Wailuku Town, taking place this Friday, February 4, 2011.
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July 02, 2010

It’s a Maui Thing: First Friday July 2, 2010

The monthly First Friday event in Wailuku Town takes place tonight (Friday, July 2, 2010) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. featuring a Maui Thing Fashion Show and Willie K performing live.  There will also be an ‘awa bar and fried fish plate for sale at Native Intelligence, live music by Gene and Shea Arge fronting... Read more »
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May 07, 2010

Native Intelligence celebrates one year at First Friday

Native Intelligence in Wailuku celebrates its one year anniversary today during the First Friday event in Old Wailuku Town.  Native Intelligence celebrates with the sale of laulau plates, an ‘awa bar, a tattoo corner for kids, fried kulolo, raffle prizes and free Hawaiian entertainment by:  Sheldon Brown, Napua Makua, and Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole. The First Friday... Read more »
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April 06, 2010

VIDEO: ‘Awa for the Soul with Kapono’ai Molitau

By Wendy Osher The bitter ‘awa root is often seen in ceremonial protocol throughout the Pacific, but is used in social settings as well.  Cultural practitioner Kapono’ai Molitau, who also sells the product at his Native Intelligence store in old Wailuku Town explains the different levels and protocols associated with the drinking of ‘awa. “The... Read more »
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March 09, 2010

Punana Leo o Maui Fundraiser: Ho’omau 2010, March 27

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKJ2JZ0NR0M[/youtube] The Punana Leo o Maui program will hold its annual Ho’omau fundraiser on Saturday, March 27, 2010 from 9 a.m. to sunset at the Keopu’olani Park Amphitheater in Kahului.  Funds raised goes towards the Hawaiian immersion preschool program. The day-long Ho’omau 2010 event features entertainment from: Na Palapalai, Keali’i Kaneali’i, ‘Ohana Pahuwai, Homestead, Sudden... Read more »
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March 04, 2010

‘O Lono ‘Oe: First Friday in Wailuku Town, March 5

The merchants of Old Wailuku Town mark the closing of the Makahiki season with a First Friday event on March 5, 2010 on Market Street. The ‘O Lono ‘Oe event is part of the monthly festivities that takes place on the First Friday of each month, featuring live music, local food, art, jewelry and fashion.... Read more »
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November 06, 2009

Native Intelligence Kicks off Makahiki Season with Pa’i’ai Competition

Native Intelligence in Historic Wailuku Town celebrates the start of the Makahiki season with the 1st Annual Makahiki no Wailuku event.   The festival in honor of the god Lono, covers four lunar months and is marked by a kapu on war and celebrated with games, sports and feasting. This time of enjoyment and celebration of... Read more »
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May 04, 2009


Hundreds of people attended the grand opening of the Native Intelligence store in Wailuku Town on Friday.   The new culture and design store celebrates Hawaiian craftsmanship and design and carries items made using traditional means. Dedicated to the preservation and evolution of Hawaiian culture, Native Intelligence, is the newest retail experience to champion Hawaiian artisan,... Read more »
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