Haʻakūmalae Announcements

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

Haʻakūmalae Activity & Announcements:

Summer 2014

  • July 2-9, 2014

Yurihama Festival

A group of faculty, staff, and students from Hawaiʻi Community College traveled as official envoys of Hawaiian culture and protocols to Yurihama, Japan this summer. While participating in many facets of the town’s Annual Hawaiian Festival Showcase, the group appeared in several performances and conducted multiple workshops related to Hawaiian culture through hula, music and hana noʻeau. Other highlights included a visit with the local Elementary School of Tomari to exchange with local students and a night of cultural sharing with the local townfolk of Yurihama.

  • July 10-15, 2014

Kamakura 2014

An invitation for cultural exchange within Kamakura, Japan was sponsored by a request from the 14th Anniversary Hōʻike of Hālau Hula O Nā Kamaliʻi O Ka Lā. In addition to appearing this Hōʻike, the group of faculty, staff, graduates, and students from HawCC, conducted workshops on Hawaiian culture, met with community learners, and reconnected with Hawaiʻi Community College alumnae of the area. Related to the event, the group also visited with area residents as well as shrine & temple communities providing numerous opportunities to interact with the local, indigenous community.

  • July 21, 2014

Haskell Indian Nations University – HawCC Campus Visit

A group of close to two dozen students and staff visited Hawaiʻi island for a week and started their experience with a visit to the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Hawaiʻi Community College. This group was on a summer experience that has taken them from Kansas to Hawaiʻi for a few weeks to share in cultural and environmental science immersion.

August 2014

  • August 21, 2014

Kīpaepae Welina: HawCC New Hires – All College Meeting

  • August 26, 2014

Kīpaepae Welina: University President-David Lassner

September 2014

  • September 20, 2014

Wahi Pana O Hilo 2014

Wahi Pana O Hilo aims to orient you as the individual in relation to our Hilo community, amongst our sacred

geographies, and alongside faculty, staff, and students from Hawaiʻi Community College and the University of

Hawaiʻi at Hilo. Wahi pana are pulsing spaces that share in the rich heritage and stories of a regional area. We look forward to sharing this experience with you.

For additional information regarding Haʻakūmalae activities, please contact Uluwehi (Jacqueline Van Blarcom) at blarcom@hawaii.edu.

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