Spa Day Fundraiser

Spa Day Fundraiser

Kauai Halau members and friends partner with Vi Ganesan from Kolam to have a fun and nurturing fund raiser. Guests enjoyed hula, yoga, water exercise, nurturing massage and a sumptuous Indian feast. Thank you to all who helped to make this a wonderful day.  Click here...
California Ho`ike

California Ho`ike

California Ho`ike in Creekside Park in Greenbrae: June 28, 2009 California had it’s first Ho’ike, June 28th, 2009 at Creekside Park in Greenbrae. Three keiki were out of town and not able to join us. The temperature reached close to 100 degrees that day...
Aloha Africa

Aloha Africa

Aloha Africa 2009: A Rewarding Experience I am so fortunate to be able to give the gift of hula.  I have had a handful of inspiring na kumu hula (hula teachers). But, my main resource, Roselle Keli’ihonipua Bailey has been the most inspirational kumu hula in my life....
Eo, E Emalani I Alaka`i Festival

Eo, E Emalani I Alaka`i Festival

Eo, E Emalani I Alaka`i Festival, October 11, 2008 “It was the best program you ever did!” “…like a Broadway production!” “Chicken skin!” “I cried…” These were some of the comments Ka `Imi members heard from Emalani festival audience members. Reactions from our...
Re-capping “On Education & Respect”

Re-capping “On Education & Respect”

By Dawn F. Kawahara | June 2008 Published in Kauai’s Hawai`i State Teachers – Retired Newsletter 2nd Place in the National League of American Pen Women – Honolulu Branch prestigious biennial Lorin Tarr Gill Writing Competition. Copyright June 2008,...

Letter in support of Vaka Taumako

Letter to Solomon Islands Ministry of Education in support of the Vaka Taumako Project’s application for renewal of its research permit Aloha, In 1976, for the first time in centuries, a voyaging canoe sailed from Hawai`i to Tahiti.  Its hull was fiberglass, its...
Roselle Bailey – A Kaua`i Living Treasure

Roselle Bailey – A Kaua`i Living Treasure

On 21 JULY, 2007, Kaua`i Museum honored its 2007 Kaua`i Living Treasures, among them was Roselle Bailey. Every two or three years, the Museum bestows this title on a small group of people whose service to the community and its culture has been outstanding. Past...

My Impressions of India

My Impressions of India by Lynnie – Kananiokeanuenue – July 2007 On our last evening in India, in the last hour of our bus tour of hundreds of miles , as the sun was setting in the sky and upon our long journey, Roselle commanded us to take out a piece of...

My Experience with Aloha Africa

My Experience with Aloha Africa – A Cultural Exchange by Jessi Jardin When Isa Maria asked me to participate in a cultural exchange with Ghana, I said “yes” without reservation. ALOHA AFRICA was a collaboration of Ernest Borlabi Borketey, master drummer from...
Ka`Imi Member Wedding

Ka`Imi Member Wedding

Weddings were celebrated this year for two Kaimi members. Roselle led the ceremonies for both. Christopher Sutherland (K) married Irene Flack (W)  on Sunday 3 June, 2007 on  Maui. Kalaniumi H. Martin (K) married Kaiulani R. Barretto (W)  on Saturday, 27 October, 2007...