Celebrating 2018 ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i


February is Hawaiian Language Month! The Islands are celebrating with events to elevate and honor the indigenous language and help raise funds for Hawaiian Language Immersion Program schools.

La Kukahekahe2018 Lā Kūkahekahe

This annual event brings Hawaiian language speakers, students and teachers together to share and honor ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i. Click image for flyer.

Saturday, Feb. 10

  • 8:30 am-2 pm
  • Windward Community College

Register via Eventbrite.

​Ka Lā ‘Olelo Hawai‘i

To provide a venue for announcing the official "Year of the Hawaiian" and for increasing awarness of valuing ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i in all contexts. School teams will visit legislators and Capitol staff to share the importance of ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i.

Friday, Feb. 16

  • State Capitol
  • 9 am to 12:30 pm

Hoomau FlyerHo‘omau O‘ahu 2018

A concert to benefit the Hawaiian immersion schools on Oʻahu. Click image for flyer.

Saturday, Feb. 17

  • Bishop Museum Great Lawn
  • 5pm-9pm (doors open at 4pm)

Tickets are $20 for ages 13-64, Keiki 12 & under and Kupuna 65 & older are free. Tickets are being sold online at https://tickets.honoluluboxoffice.com/e/ho-omau/.If there are additional tickets, tickets may be purchased that day at the door for $25.

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/hoomauoahu/

Pulama Mauli Ola poster​Pūlama Mauli Ola 2018

For Pūnana Leo o Hilo, Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu, and Ka Haka ʻUla o Keʻelikōlani. Click image for flyer.

Saturday, Feb. 17

  • 9am-2pm
  • Event will be held at Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu School in Keaʻau, Hawaiʻi

Hoomau MauiHo‘omau Maui 2018

A benefit concert for Punana Leo o Maui.

Saturday, March 24

  • 9 am to sunset
  • Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

$15 presale, $20 at gate, keiki 10 and under free. https://www.naleopulama.com

Ho‘omau Moloka‘i

Hawaiian Educational Ho'olaulea (Festival) to benefit Punana Leo O Molokai. Festival includes Hawaiian Music, Crafts, Food Booths and Keiki Games.

Saturday, April 14

  • 9 am to 5 pm
  • Lanikeha Center in Ho'olehua

Free Admission. For further information, contact: Punana Leo O Molokai weekdays at 808-567-9211.

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