Friends of Moku‘ula Announces 2017 Scholarships for West Maui Residents

Friends of Moku‘ula and Maui Nei Native Expeditions are offering two Akoni Akana Po‘okela Scholarships to West Maui residents in 2017. Scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded to a student who is graduating from high school this year, and a student who is currently enrolled in University of Hawai‘i Maui College. [...]

By | February 28th, 2017|Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Friends of Moku‘ula Announces 2017 Scholarships for West Maui Residents

Catch the Story of Mokuula island & Mokuhinia pond in New Scenic Hawaii Video

Paradise Television Network recently completed a video episode for the Friends of Moku‘ula on its statewide high-definition channel, Scenic Hawaii HD Channel 1001. The new video is part of “Focus on: Maui” programming that airs daily throughout the Hawaiian Islands and is entitled, Moku‘ula - Uncovering Maui’s Hidden History. Now you can catch the behind-the-scenes story of [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Archaeology, Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Catch the Story of Mokuula island & Mokuhinia pond in New Scenic Hawaii Video

Greet the Winter Solstice at Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Lahaina Dec 13

Moku‘ula by Moonlight will celebrate the Winter solstice in its last program of the year. This FREE cultural and educational event runs from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, December 13 as the full moon rises. Join us at Hale Halawai in Kamehameha Iki Park, 525 Front Street, Lahaina for live music, storytelling and sharing. [...]

By | November 19th, 2016|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Greet the Winter Solstice at Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Lahaina Dec 13

Moku’ula by Moonlight in the Fall is Cancelled

E kala mai, due to the unpredictable wet weather, we’ve cancelled Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Lahaina for tonight (Thursday, September 15). We hope you enjoy the harvest moon when it rises tomorrow evening. Please save the date to join us for the winter edition of Moku‘ula by Moonlight on Tuesday, December 13. A hui hou!

By | September 15th, 2016|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Moku’ula by Moonlight in the Fall is Cancelled

Harvest Moon Shines on Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Fall

On Thursday, September 15, Moku‘ula by Moonlight will welcome the harvest moon rising above Mauna Kawahine as part of its fall program. This free cultural and educational program runs from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Join us at Hale Halawai in Kamehameha Iki Park, 525 Front Street, Lahaina for live music, storytelling and sharing. Hawaiian music and storytelling [...]

By | July 6th, 2016|Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Harvest Moon Shines on Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Fall

Moku’ula by Moonlight Celebrates Summer Solstice with Next Generation

Moku‘ula by Moonlight will celebrate the Summer Solstice on Monday, June 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Our cultural and educational program is free for the public.  As the full moon rises over Mauna Kahalawai in West Maui, the Mokuʻula/Mokuhinia restoration site in Lahaina is in the spotlight, and the next generation of Hawaiian musicians and storytellers will [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Moku’ula by Moonlight Celebrates Summer Solstice with Next Generation

Archaeological Inventory Survey Work to be Completed this Spring in Lahaina

Friends of Moku‘ula and County of Maui are pleased to welcome back the Cultural Surveys Hawai‘i team to the Moku‘ula/Mokuhinia restoration site on Front Street in Lahaina this month. The team of archaeologists, led by Maui Island Director Tanya Lee-Greig, MA, will be completing the Archaeological Inventory Survey work that was started last spring. They [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Archaeology, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Archaeological Inventory Survey Work to be Completed this Spring in Lahaina

Friends of Moku‘ula & Maui Nei Announce 2016 Programs

The ‘ohana of Friends of Moku‘ula and Maui Nei Native Expeditions wish you a holiday season filled with cheer and a joyful new year. We thank you for your generosity of spirit and support of our 2015 programs. We’re looking forward to seeing you again in 2016 for more mele, mo‘olelo and mana‘o at Moku‘ula by Moonlight [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Friends of Moku‘ula & Maui Nei Announce 2016 Programs

Moku’ula by Moonlight in Lahaina Postponed – Happy Thanksgiving to All

E kala mai, due to thick clouds and wet weather forecast through tonight (November 25), we've canceled Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Lahaina. Yes, Lahaina does get rain! We'll start the new year off right with a new ‪#‎MbM‬ in January, hopefully under clear skies with a full moon shining brightly ... We wish you all a [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Moku’ula by Moonlight in Lahaina Postponed – Happy Thanksgiving to All

Moku’ula by Moonlight 3 Welcomes Ed & Mahealani Wendt of East Maui

On Wednesday, November 25 at the third installment of Moku‘ula by Moonlight in Lahaina, we welcome special guest speakers, Eddie and Mahealani Wendt of Ko‘olau on Maui. They will give a talk on water rights and their experience with water restoration in Ke‘anae-Wailuanui. Mahealani is a writer and community activist and was formerly executive director [...]

By | November 22nd, 2015|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Moku’ula by Moonlight 3 Welcomes Ed & Mahealani Wendt of East Maui