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“Aloha ʻĀina – Haleakalā to Mauna a Wākea” Event at UHMC

June 4, 2015, 9:45 AM HST
* Updated June 5, 12:04 AM
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Aloha 'Āina - Haleakalā to Mauna a Wākea.  Photo courtesy UHMC Hawaiian Studies Department.

Aloha ‘Āina – Haleakalā to Mauna a Wākea. Photo courtesy UHMC Hawaiian Studies Department.

By Wendy Osher

A public talk and educational event entitled “Aloha ʻĀina – Haleakalā to Mauna a Wākea” will be held at the University of Hawaiʻi Maui College’s Ka Lama Building courtyard on Friday, June 5, 2015 beginning at 4 p.m.

The event includes sign making, sign waiving, kīhei and shirt printing, a pūʻohe crafting workshop, and a public talk set to start at 6 p.m.

Scheduled speakers include:

  • Kahoʻokahi Kanuha & Hualalai Keohuloa from Mauna Kea;
  • Kaleikoa Kaʻeo, longtime activist and kumu at UHMC; and
  • Kīʻope Raymond, Kilakila ʻo Haleakalā & UHMC.

Discussion will include updates on the Thirty Meter Telescope and activity at Maunakea since the governor’s recent announcement about stewardship changes at the site.

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Event organizers note that kīhei and shirt printing is limited to one per person, and participants must bring their own garment and be present to pickup their clothing after printing.

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