Marques Marzan, cultural advisor at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum explains the Hawaiian concept of kinolau and how chiefs used it to choose the birds and colors for their cloaks.
Started more than a decade ago, Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i, along with a team of dedicated workers and volunteers, work tirelessly to end plastic pollution statewide. Thanks to teachers like Kumu Hulu Mele Kahalepuna-Chun, the art form of Hawaiian featherwork is thriving. After playing a year of eight-man football at Moloka‘i High School, Vaai “Uso” Seumalo suits up for the Kansas State Wildcats and playing in the Big 12.
Turning 100-years old is no small feat whether you’re a person, business or landmark. And in this month’s episode of Home is Here, we’re sharing two stories that are celebrating a century.
On this episode of Home is Here we “go long” to Mānoa to catch up with Timmy Chang, the new University of Hawai’i Football head coach. We head to Haīku St. in Kāneʻohe where we visit the largest Native Hawaiian nursery in the world, Hui Kū Maoli Ola. On our last stop we travel to Makawao to meet Mitzi Toro, better known as “The Maui Cookie Lady.”
Baker and Makawao resident Mitzi Toro, better known as “The Maui Cookie Lady,” tells how she got an endorsement from one of Hollywood's biggest action stars, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
In this month’s episode of Home is Here we’re hoofing it to the windward side of O‘ahu to explore the healing powers of horses. We visit with Nisshodo Candy Store, a small, family-run business open for more than a century. And, we talk story with Dr. Linda Furuto, a mathematics education professor at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and a pioneer in the field of ethnomathematics.
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