By: Kimo Jenkins, Director, Program Development & Implementation Cultural Guide “‘Au i ke kai loa.” Swims the distant seas This ‘ōlelo no‘eau is often said of one who travels afar. There is no real Hawaiian cultural connection to Halloween, but it definitely is a custom that has travelled afar to get here! Halloween and its […]
How about a mermaid at your next event to greet your guests?! Our mermaid strives to be the best mermaid she can be!
By: Kimo Jenkins, Director, Product Development & Implementation Cultural Guide Many Hawaiian believe in the power of spirits (‘uhane) to return to the scenes / places they knew on earth; that such ties to the underworld remain to this day unbroken. It is a generationally held thought that these huaka‘i pō or night marchers are […]
By: Kimo Jenkins, Director, Product Development & Implementation Cultural Guide The flower and the lei, the main component and the finished product, are an entwined duo of Hawaiian beauty and grace. The concept of this special event is to provide an interactive encounter; first of the Hawaiian cultural, followed by a community outreach recognition event. […]
By: Noelani Kana‘e, Manager, Program Design & Development October in Hawai‘i may not feel like autumn to those coming from colder climates, where the leaves change color, and the sun sets a bit earlier. Here in Hawai‘i, the keiki (children) don’t need to layer up their Halloween costumes. Young and old alike delight in the […]