KŪKULU KUMUHANA 2023
Hawaiian Language & Culture Day Camps
at Laehala in Keaukaha
Join us this summer for two free, one-week Kūkulu Kumuhana day camps at beautiful Laehala in Keaukaha, which immerse Hawaiian children, youth and adults in exciting, culture-based learning in the environment.
CAMP # 1: July 10 - 15, 2023
CAMP # 2: July 17 - 22, 2023
Each camp ends with a Saturday Hōʻike from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, where participants share with their ʻohana and the community the things they learned during the week. This is followed by a free Hawaiian lunch for all prepared by the participants.
Daily Drop off: 8:00 AM Pick-Up: 3:00 PM
Free Breakfast & Lunch provided every day.
WHO SHOULD APPLY:
Children and youth (ages 10-17) interested in learning more Hawaiian language and culture
Adults who are or want to become teachers of Hawaiian students
Parents with children below 10, who want to immerse themselves and their children in a Hawaiian learning environment
WHAT WILL WE ENGAGE IN:
hana noʻeau, with materials found at Laehala
mālama ʻāina, taking care of Laehala land and water resources
mele, oli and hula about Keaukaha
preparing healthy, ʻono lunches ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi
Laehala is located in Keaukaha, Hilo on Hawaiʻi Island. From Kalanianaʻole Hwy, pass Onekahakaha Beach Park, and turn left into Kamokuna Street. Then turn right on Laehala Street and go all the way to the end, past the Yacht Club. Then turn left into driveway - look for Kūkulu Kumuhana sign - and follow it until see hale.
SPACE IS LIMITED SO APPLY SOON!
Mahalo nui to our supporters
Kūkulu Kumuhana 2023 is brought to you by Kū-A-Kanaka LLC, a native Hawaiian social enterprise with over 35 years of experience in culture-based, place-based and project-based Education with Aloha.
Our fiscal sponsor is Hoʻoulu Lāhui, a Hawaiʻi Island based non-profit organization. Funding for the camps is provided by a USDOE Education grant called Hoʻomōhala ʻIke Kumu ʻĪnana (HIKI).