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Wednesday
08
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Poi Pounding (in Maili)
Come pound some fresh kalo! Bring your board and stone (if you have), two plastic containers, a healthy snack, and payment for kalo. Those with fever or a communicable disease should refrain from pounding poi until next month. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

5:00pm - 6:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION Community Learning Center in Ma`ili 87-790 Kulauku St, Wai‘anae, HI 96792,
Thursday
09
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Olelo Hawaii
Come learn beginning Hawaiian language that is used during the holiday season including Christmas, New Years, and Makahiki. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

10:00am - 12:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Monday
13
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Lomi Lomi (in Ewa)
Come learn about traditional Hawaiian massage. Learn how to malama both you and your `ohana. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

4:00pm - 6:00pm

LOCATION Seagull Schools Ocean Pointe 91-203 Kaimele Pl. Ewa Beach, HI 96706
Monday
13
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Simple Hula
Come enjoy a light hula workout while learning some beginning hula moves. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Wednesday
15
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
La'au Lapa'au (in Ma'ili)
Come learn about Hawaiian medicinal plants, how to use them, and where to find them. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

6:00pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION Community Learning Center in Ma`ili 87-790 Kulauku St, Wai‘anae, HI 96792,
Thursday
16
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Olelo Hawaii
Come learn beginning Hawaiian language that is used during the holiday season including Christmas, New Years, and Makahiki. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

10:00am - 12:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Tuesday
21
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Poi Pounding (in Kalihi)
Come pound some fresh kalo! Bring your board and stone (if you have), two plastic containers, a healthy snack, and payment for kalo. Those with fever or a communicable disease should refrain from pounding poi until next month. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

4:30pm - 6:00pm

5:00pm - 6:30pm

5:30pm - 7:00pm

6:00pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Monday
27
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Simple Hula
Come enjoy a light hula workout while learning some beginning hula moves. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

6:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Tuesday
28
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Parenting: Managing Holiday Stress
Come learn how to manage holiday stress with Kathy Bentley’s Parenting Solutions. Keiki are welcome. WORKSHOPS
HOURS

5:30pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Tuesday
28
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Lawai`a Pono
Come learn pono fishing practices and how to throw net. Be ready to get wet, and please bring your chairs, towel, and extra clothes. We will provide pop-up tents. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 11:00am

LOCATION Kahana Bay Hauula, HI 96717 (Parking: If heading north, pull into first parking lot on the right. If heading south, pass bathrooms and camping parking lot and pull into last parking lot on the left). Sign-in is located at the picnic tables at the non-camping parking lot.)
Thursday
30
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Board & Stone Orientation
Come learn how to make a traditional papa ku`i`ai (poi board) and pohaku ku`i`ai (poi pounder). Find out more about cost, duration, and commitment at our Board & Stone Orientation. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

5:30pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Friday
03
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Lo` i @ KOKA
Come help us in the lo`i! Come dressed ready to get dirty and bring extra clothes for afterwards. Feel free to wear tubbies, hat, and sunscreen. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 11:00am

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Monday
06
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KOKUA
Malama Aina (in Palolo)
Come kokua with basic up keep at our KOKA Preschool in Palolo. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 11:00am

LOCATION KOKA Preschool 2528 10th Ave. Honolulu, HI. 96816
Tuesday
07
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KOKUA
Poi Pounding Prep
Come kokua by helping us prep for Poi Pounding. Duties include helping with set up and weighing kalo. Keiki are welcome. COMMUNITY SERVICE
HOURS

1:00pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Wednesday
08
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KOKUA
Poi Pounding Prep (in Ma'ili)
Come kokua by helping us prep for Poi Pounding. Duties include helping with set up and weighing kalo. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

10:00am - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Monday
13
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KOKUA
Lomi Lomi Workshop Volunteer @ (ewa)
Come kokua by helping with sign-in, parking, snacks, and watching keiki. Keiki are welcome. COMMUNITY SERVICE
HOURS

3:30pm - 6:30pm

LOCATION Seagull Schools Ocean Pointe 91-203 Kaimele Pl. Ewa Beach, HI 96706
Wednesday
15
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KOKUA
Malama Aina
Come kokua on property by helping us with `aina beautification. Keiki are welcome. COMMUNITY SERVICE
HOURS

9:00am - 11:00am

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Monday
20
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KOKUA
Malama Aina (in Palolo)
Come kokua with basic up keep at our KOKA Preschool in Palolo. Keiki are welcome. COMMUNITY SERVICE
HOURS

9:00am - 11:00am

LOCATION KOKA Preschool 2528 10th Ave. Honolulu, HI. 96816
Monday
20
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KOKUA
Poi Pounding Prep
Come kokua by helping us prep for Poi Pounding. Duties include helping with set up and weighing kalo. Keiki are welcome. COMMUNITY SERVICE
HOURS

1:00pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Tuesday
21
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KOKUA
Poi Pounding Prep
Come kokua by helping us prep for Poi Pounding. Duties include helping with set up and weighing kalo. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

10:00am - 12:00pm

12:00pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Tuesday
21
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KOKUA
Poi Pounding Workshop Volunteer
Come kokua by helping with sign-in, parking, snacks, and watching keiki. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

4:00pm - 6:30pm

6:00pm - 8:30pm

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Wednesday
29
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KOKUA
Malama Aina
Come kokua on property by helping us with `aina beautification. Keiki are welcome. COMMUNITY SERVICE
HOURS

9:00am - 11:00am

LOCATION Keiki O Ka Aina 3097 Kalihi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Thursday
02
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Hawaiian Sanctuary Plant Aloha Class
Join us every Thursday morning. Learn how to efficiently grow your own food at home to provide a fresh organic balanced diet. Increase food security & resiliency to natural disaster in Hawaiʻi by relocalizing & diversifying our food supply. Every class is a blend of practical theory & hands on projects. They start promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared to take notes, wear closed toe shoes, sun hat, & gloves. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:30pm

LOCATION Hawaiʻian Sanctuary, Milemarker 12, Hwy 130 
Thursday
09
REGISTER
PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Hawaiian Sanctuary Plant Aloha Class
Join us every Thursday morning. Learn how to efficiently grow your own food at home to provide a fresh organic balanced diet. Increase food security & resiliency to natural disaster in Hawaiʻi by relocalizing & diversifying our food supply. Every class is a blend of practical theory & hands on projects. They start promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared to take notes, wear closed toe shoes, sun hat, & gloves. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:30pm

LOCATION Hawaiʻian Sanctuary, Milemarker 12, Hwy 130 
Thursday
16
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Mo'oku'auhau - Learn How To Find Genealogical Roots
Come learn & get the resources you need to find your `ohana. Bring a family name to look up, a charged up laptop or smart device able to connect to the internet & something to take notes with! Sorry, no keiki, but 13-17 years old are welcome.
HOURS

5:00pm - 7:00pm

LOCATION Family History Center, 75-230 Kalani St. Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Thursday
16
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Hawaiian Sanctuary Plant Aloha Class
Join us every Thursday morning. Learn how to efficiently grow your own food at home to provide a fresh organic balanced diet. Increase food security & resiliency to natural disaster in Hawaiʻi by relocalizing & diversifying our food supply. Every class is a blend of practical theory & hands on projects. They start promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared to take notes, wear closed toe shoes, sun hat, & gloves. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:30pm

LOCATION Hawaiʻian Sanctuary, Milemarker 12, Hwy 130 
Thursday
30
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Hawaiian Sanctuary Plant Aloha Class
Join us every Thursday morning. Learn how to efficiently grow your own food at home to provide a fresh organic balanced diet. Increase food security & resiliency to natural disaster in Hawaiʻi by relocalizing & diversifying our food supply. Every class is a blend of practical theory & hands on projects. They start promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared to take notes, wear closed toe shoes, sun hat, & gloves. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:30pm

LOCATION Hawaiʻian Sanctuary, Milemarker 12, Hwy 130 
Friday
03
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Join The Kohala Center's Kohala Watershed Partnership Crew
Deepen your connection with the ‘āina! Join The us for a morning of planting native trees such as hō‘awa, wiliwili, koai‘a, ‘a‘ali‘i, and ‘iliahi to reestablish and expand Kohala Mountain’s native forests.
HOURS

8:00am - 1:00pm

LOCATION 65-1291A Kawaihae Rd. Kamuela, HI 96743 
Saturday
04
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Waimea Outdoor Cirlce Community Workday
Come help us keep Waimea clean, green and beautiful by fostering environmental preservation. We furnish tools gloves and water. We will have fresh fruit and home made treats at noon where we sit around and talk story. Keiki are welcome, we can find jobs even for younger children.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:00pm

LOCATION 66-1246 Mamalahoa Hwy. Waimea, HI 96743
Friday
17
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Join The Kohala Center's Kohala Watershed Partnership Crew
Deepen your connection with the ‘āina! Join The us for a morning of planting native trees such as hō‘awa, wiliwili, koai‘a, ‘a‘ali‘i, and ‘iliahi to reestablish and expand Kohala Mountain’s native forests.
HOURS

8:00am - 1:00pm

LOCATION 65-1291A Kawaihae Rd. Kamuela, HI 96743 
Saturday
18
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Waimea Outdoor Cirlce Community Workday
Come help us keep Waimea clean, green and beautiful by fostering environmental preservation. We furnish tools gloves and water. We will have fresh fruit and home made treats at noon where we sit around and talk story. Keiki are welcome, we can find jobs even for younger children.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:00pm

LOCATION 66-1246 Mamalahoa Hwy. Waimea, HI 96743
Saturday
18
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Ka Loko o Kiholo Community Work Day
We will be revitalizing the fishpond by removing invasive plants & clearing old debris. Our efforts will make space for native plants to thrive, reduce sediment inputs, & improve water quality for fish to grow. Please bring a hat, reef safe sunscreen, bathing suit, hiking boots, tabis (water shoes)*, gloves*, protective clothing, water bottle, hand tools (loppers, hand saws)*, and a beach chair. *We can provide if you donʻt have any. Potluck lunch to follow. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 2:00pm

LOCATION Kīholo Bay, 71-1890 Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy. Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Sunday
26
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Aloha Aina Kaloko Community Work Day
We will be maintaining pickleweed, invasive jellyfish removal as well as bagging more old dry material. We will finish with a potluck & talking story. Bring long sleeve clothing, jeans/leggings, tabis/thick closed toe shoes/other protective wear for in the pond & on land, a reusable water bottle (we have jugs for filling) and reef safe sunscreen. Keiki are welcome but must be chaperoned at all times.
HOURS

8:00am - 12:00pm

LOCATION Kaloko Fishpond @ end of Ala Nui Kaloko Street Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Saturday
04
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Arbor Day Hawaiian Cultural Workshops
Come to these hands-on, interactive Hawaiian cultural workshops during the 2017 Arbor Day event! Classes include kapa, lauhala weaving, makahiki games, and lei making. Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:00pm

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Friday
03
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KOKUA
Arbor Day Set-Up
Come help Maui Nui Botanical Garden with their Arbor Day give-away! Help set up tents, tables, and chairs in the morning, and/or help us label and transport plants for the event. Note: Due to safety concerns, only keiki ages 10+ are allowed.
HOURS

9:00am - 12:00pm

1:00pm - 4:00pm

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Saturday
04
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KOKUA
Arbor Day Break-Down
Come help Maui Nui Botanical Garden break down following their Arbor Day plant give-away event. Note: Due to safety concerns, only keiki ages 10+ are allowed.
HOURS

12:00pm - 2:00pm

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Wednesday
08
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Maui Nui Botanical Garden: Weed n Pot Club
Help pot Native Hawaiian Plants and pull weeds in the garden. Come ready to work with garden attire and covered shoes. Tools, gloves, sunscreen, refreshments and expertise provided! NOTE: only keiki ages 10+ are allowed.
HOURS

8:30am - 10:30am

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Wednesday
15
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Maui Nui Botanical Garden: Weed n Pot Club
Help pot Native Hawaiian Plants and pull weeds in the garden. Come ready to work with garden attire and covered shoes. Tools, gloves, sunscreen, refreshments and expertise provided! NOTE: only keiki ages 10+ are allowed.
HOURS

8:30am - 10:30am

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Wednesday
22
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Maui Nui Botanical Garden: Weed n Pot Club
Help pot Native Hawaiian Plants and pull weeds in the garden. Come ready to work with garden attire and covered shoes. Tools, gloves, sunscreen, refreshments and expertise provided! NOTE: only keiki ages 10+ are allowed.
HOURS

8:30am - 10:30am

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Sunday
26
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KOKUA
SHARKastics: Kaʻehu Beach Cleanup
This bay and coastline are important for many species! More and more debris is always washing ashore, so we need your help.  It's heaps of fun!​ Keiki are welcome. All supplies provided!
HOURS

9:00pm - 12:00pm

LOCATION @ end of Kukona Place, Wailuku, HI 96793
Wednesday
29
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KOKUA/PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Maui Nui Botanical Garden: Weed n Pot Club
Help pot Native Hawaiian Plants and pull weeds in the garden. Come ready to work with garden attire and covered shoes. Tools, gloves, sunscreen, refreshments and expertise provided! NOTE: only keiki ages 10+ are allowed.
HOURS

8:30am - 10:30am

LOCATION Maui Nui Botanical Gardens 150 Kanaloa Ave. Kahului, HI 96732
Thursday
16
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PAPAHANA/NOHONA
Canoe Plants of Hawaii
Come join us on this interactive, hands-on journey back to ancient Polynesia as we learn about plants brought to Hawaii by the early Polynesian navigators and settlers. We will take a little extra time focusing on Niu, learning how to weave canoe paddles with niu leaves and little fishes for the younger ones! Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

5:30pm - 7:30pm

LOCATION @ Liliuokalani Trust 4530 Kali Rd. Lihue, HI 96766
Saturday
11
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KOKUA
Make a Difference Day at Lydgate Park
Volunteers can work on improvement projects around the park, help clean up park beaches, participate in special programs for your keiki and enjoy a great free lunch and snacks! We encourage you to bring water bottle, work gloves, sunscreen and a smile! Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

7:30am - 12:00pm

LOCATION @ Lydgate Park’s Main Pavillion. Leho Dr, Līhuʻe, HI 96766
Saturday
18
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KOKUA
Make a Difference Day at Lydgate Park
Volunteers can work on improvement projects around the park, help clean up park beaches, participate in special programs for your keiki and enjoy a great free lunch and snacks! We encourage you to bring water bottle, work gloves, sunscreen and a smile! Keiki are welcome.
HOURS

7:30am - 12:00pm

LOCATION @ Lydgate Park’s Main Pavillion. Leho Dr, Līhuʻe, HI 96766
Saturday
25
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KOKUA/PAPA/NOHONA
Waipā Community Work Day
Come explore the beautiful ahupuaʻa of Waipā and malama stream. Help us reforest our stream restoration site with native plants. Bring a water bottle, appropriate footwear (shoes, boots, or tabis), towel, snacks, sunscreen, gloves, insect repellant, good energy and a smile! Keiki are welcome and lunch will be provided.
HOURS

9:00pm - 12:00pm

LOCATION @ 5-5785 Kūhiō Hwy. (1/2 mile past Hanalei) Hanalei, HI 96714