Ha’akumalae announcements

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.

Fall 2012 Haʻakūmalae Events Announcements:

November 2012

  • November 8, 2012

NASPA Presentation & Kīpaepae: Waikoloa, HI

NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession in Higher Education. Dr. Taupōuri Tangarō presented at the 2012 NASPA Western Regional Conference on Thursday, November 8, 2012 through a shared Kīpaepae experience that included the participation of faculty, staff and students of our Hawaiʻi Community College.

  • November 15-18, 2012

Wahipana Molokaʻi

Wahipana Molokai is a travel-based experience through the escorted interaction with wahipana, sacred places of Molokai, to inquire into the deep epistemology of Molokai as encoded in their island mythology. Wahipana Molokai is an approved activity of the Waihonua grant, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Education Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions grant.

  • November 21, 2012

Kīpaepae Welina: Team One NZ Research Team Visit

The Team visited with Chancellor Noreen Yamane and the Hawaiʻi Life Styles Program throughout the day. The role for Team One during their visit was to help in the understanding of learning models used in Hawai’i and to advise Te Puni Kōkiri on how best to apply community based learning models to grow Māori assets and Aotearoa communities.

  • November 27, 2012

Kīpaepae Welina: Marques Hanalei Marzan

Marques Hanalei Marzan is a Hawaiian fiber artist born and raised in Kane‘ohe, O‘ahu. He is highly experienced in his field and has learned and trained under noted experts in Hawai‘i, including master weavers, Elizabeth Maluihi Lee and Gladys Grace. As an invitational experience the Lawaiʻa Track of the Hawaiʻi Life Styles Program spent three days in intensive hands-on workshops with Mr. Marques Marzan.

  • November 30, 2012

Kīhei Workshop: HawCC Faculty and Staff

Integral to Kīpaepae are kīhei, traditional torso wraps knotted over the left shoulder. As we look to have our faculty and staff in full participation & representation at events, we look to provide our community with the opportunity to prepare kīhei. This event was facilitated in collaboration with the HawCC Faculty Development Committee.

December 2012

  • December 6, 2012

Hawaiʻi Life Styles Annual Fall Hōʻike 2012

As a culmination of the Fall semester the Hawaiʻi Life Styles (HLS) Program hosts an annual Fall Hōʻike for their students enrolled in HLS courses. This oppurtunity is presented for students to gather and share their learning with family, friends, faculty, & staff. This years Hō’ike was held on Thursday, December 6th, 2012.

  • December 7, 2012

Kīpaepae Welina: Community College Leadership Champions

Hawai`i Community College will be hosting a meeting of the Community College Leadership Champions this year. In preparation for this visit and as a reflection of our Kauhale, the Champions were welcomed in true Haʻakūmalae fashion with a kīpaepae welina.

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

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