Ha‘akumalae – Hawaiʻi Protocols Leadership

-Toward the success of our academic communities-

Haʻakūmalae is the official orchestration of Hawaiʻ i protocols leadership at Hawaiʻ i Community College and the University of Hawaiʻ i at Hilo’s Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center. As an active member in our Hawaiʻi Community College and Hawaiʻi Island Community there are many opportunities and events for engagement in these activities.

Late Spring/Summer/Early Fall 2012 Haʻakūmalae Events Announcements:

August 2012

  • August 15, 2012

Kīpaepae Welina: Student Welcome Orientation

Hawaiʻi Community College is committed to providing our students with a “village family” environment for the success of their journey. The Kīpaepae Welina is a welcoming orientation to introduce our HLS students to this ʻohana and the campus they will be attending. This event is hosted by I Ola Hāloa Center for Hawaiʻi Life Styles.

June/July 2012

  • July 30, 2012

Nago City Exchange: Kīpaepae Welina

A group of 12 middle school students , a BOE Administrator and a local middle school instructor from Nago City, Japan will be visiting Hawaiʻi for an educational stay to learn English, experience Hawaiʻi and our culture. Their  trip funded by the Nago City Board of Education. 

  • July 4-10, 2012

2012 Annual Yurihama Hawaiian Festival

Unukupukupu has been fortunate to be invited to return to Yurihama: Tottori Prefecture, Japan for their 2012 Annual Hawaii Festival as participatory delegates and performers from Hawaiʻi. This week long event encourages the growth and sharing of hula, music & the culture of Hawaiʻi with Japan and its people. An event embraced and enjoyed by Japanese from far and wide.

  • June 23-July 1, July 4-7, 2012

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2012

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an international exposition of living cultural heritage annually produced outdoors on the National Mall of the United States in Washington, D.C., by the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. A group consisting of faculty, staff, students, and community will participate on behalf of HawCC through dance(Unukupukupu) and protocol(Haʻakūmalae) demonstration. Our HawCC ohana participates as a part of an 80 person contingency representing the University of Hawaiʻi System at this event.

May 2012

  • May 10, 2012

Hawaiʻi Community College 2012 Annual Home Blessing

ATE: Applied Technical Education student construction.

A ceremony to open and bless the home, a home constructed as a culmination of the ATE program students & instructors skills and learning.

  • May 12, 2012

Hawaiʻi Community College Commencement (Hilo)

  • May 13, 2012

West Hawaiʻi Commencement Ceremony

  • May 23-31, 2012

Pāmaomao Alaska

An active commitment to a protocols based travel experience thru the connections with indigenous cultures by way of the Hawaiʻi protocols traditions of community spiritual bridging. This travel consists of 18 participants: Faculty, Staff and Students, from Hawaiʻi Community College and University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

April 2012

  • April 20, 2012

24th Annual Earth Fair

Unukupukupu provided the welina (opening) for the Annual Earth Fair this year.

  • April 24, 2012

Māweke         Mokuola   Hilo, HI

Māweke is a rites of passage for graduates, the opening to the door that ushers the student to graduate. It is held at Mokuola the island of life, the traditional grounds of the māweke here in Hilo. This is an annual event held for participating college and community graduates and has been hosted by the Hawaiʻi Life Styles program for the last 15 years.

  • April 25, 2012

Kīpaepae Welina for Kauaʻi Community College

A ceremony to welcome and set the tone for our programs to share with Kauaʻi Community College about our endeavors to serve and support our general and Native Hawaiian student populations.

Feb/March 2012

  • March 21-31, 2012

Pāmaomao Lākota: South Dakota, USA

An active commitment to a protocols based travel experience through the connections with indigenous cultures by way of the Hawaiʻi protocols traditions of community spiritual bridging. This travel consists of 19 participants: Faculty, Staff and Students, from Hawaiʻi Community College and University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

  • February 28-March 2, 2012

Achieving the Dream Annual Conference:  D.R.E.A.M – Dallas, TX

Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō Conference Address- Tapping into the Culture of Underserved Populations to Improve Student Success; Kauhale/Haʻakūmalae Hawaiʻi Community College representation.

For additional information regarding Haʻakūmalae activities, please contact Uluwehi at haakumalae@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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