During Summer 2023, Ke Kula Nui O Waimānalo will host a 4-week summer camp series exploring the cultural knowledge of Waimanalo Lawaia, Uhau Humu Pohaku, Hana Noeau, Moolelo o Waimānalo. The opio will gain valuable ike in Waimānalo fishing practices, nearshore ecosystem health, basic fundamental of traditional dry stack methods, traditional and contemporary art forms, and mele, oli, hula and moʻolelo of Waimānalo.
In addition to the series of camps we will also host our annual summer OLA KINO program. This program is a 6-week program that aims to promote ʻike Hawaiʻi, ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, and healthy behavior among Native Hawaiian youth. Some activities of this program includes planting and harvesting vegetables, maintaining an aquaponics system, swimming techniques, paddling on a double-hulled canoe, making lāʻau lapaʻau (medicinal plants), protocol, and carving stone implements.
Program Schedule TBD