MĀLAMA I NĀ IWI KŪPUNA
In collaboration with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), Huliauapaʻa had the honor of hosting a virtual community workshop series: Kuʻu Ēwe, Kuʻu Piko, Kuʻu Iwi, Kuʻu Koko - centered around engaging and empowering those with kuleana to mālama i nā iwi kupuna.
Workshops were aimed to build community capacity, equip, and empower participants in developing proficiencies by covering as many aspects of this kuleana as possible. Over 200 community member participated in this workshop series with a total of 830 participatory hours.
Presentations from topic experts such as Kai Markell, Halealoha Ayau, Kekuewa Kikiloi, Malia Akutagawa, Noelle Kahanu, Stanton Enomoto, Donovan Preza, Lisa Oshiro Suganuma, and Pūlama Lima, focused on topics such as techniques and tips for Moʻokūʻauhau Kānaka and Moʻokūʻauhau ʻĀina research, and navigating the State and Federal historic preservation processes.
Mahalo nui to all the topic experts and community members who participated! It was rewardship to build pilina with each other and reaffirm the importance to mālama i nā iwi kūpuna.
Compilation of ʻŌlelo Noʻeau Pertaining to ʻIwi Kūpuna
Glossary of Hula ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi and Māmalaʻōlelo Related to Iwi Kūpuna and Moʻokūʻauhau
Inventory of Resources for Federal Agencies
List of Map Resources
Research Guide for Finding Records Pertaining to Moʻokūʻauhau Kanaka
State Historic Preservation Department (SHPD) Contact List
Steps for Filing State Descendacy Recognition Claims
Steps for Registering Burials in State of Hawaiʻi
Timeline of Governments in Hawaiʻi by Era Showing Repositories Containing Genealogical Records by Data Range