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 28, 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 19, 2016|Archaeology, Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Catch the Story of Mokuula island & Mokuhinia pond in New Scenic Hawaii Video

Get 2016 Community Update on Archaeology at Moku‘ula in Lahaina

Get the latest news:  Join us for a Community Update on the Moku‘ula Archaeological Inventory Survey with Tanya Lee-Greig from Cultural Surveys Hawai‘i and Theresa Donham for Friends of Moku‘ula. When:  Tuesday, September 27 at 6 pm Where:  West Maui Senior Center, 788 Pauoa Street, Lahaina Hosted by:  County of Maui Learn what the team [...]

By | September 26, 2016|Archaeology, Education, Restoration|Comments Off on Get 2016 Community Update on Archaeology at Moku‘ula in Lahaina

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

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

Hawaiian Music, Storytelling & Mana‘o Mix It Up at Moku‘ula by Moonlight

The Fall installment of Moku‘ula by Moonlight has been postponed from October 27 to Wednesday, November 25 beginning at 6:00 pm. As the full moon rises over Mauna Kahalawai in West Maui, the Mokuʻula/Mokuhinia restoration site in Lahaina is in the spotlight. This cultural and educational program is free and open to the public. It runs from [...]

By | September 16, 2015|Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Hawaiian Music, Storytelling & Mana‘o Mix It Up at Moku‘ula by Moonlight

Moku‘ula by Moonlight Series to Premiere July 1 in Lahaina

The Friends of Mokuʻula are pleased to announce the premiere of a new educational and Hawaiian cultural series, Mokuʻula by Moonlight, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. As the full moon rises over Mauna Kahalawai in West Maui at 7:10 pm, the Mokuʻula/Mokuhinia restoration site in Lahaina will be in the spotlight. During this free program, beginning at 6:30 pm, [...]

By | May 5, 2015|Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Moku‘ula by Moonlight Series to Premiere July 1 in Lahaina

Cultural Surveys Hawaii Begins New Dig at Moku‘ula Site in Lahaina

We're excited! On April 13, archaeologists from Cultural Surveys Hawai‘i (CSH), under contract with the County of Maui, began opening portions of the Moku‘ula restoration site at the corner of Shaw and Front Streets in Lahaina. Interesting features from the sacred island of Moku‘ula and surrounding Mokuhinia pond have emerged ... In the parking lot [...]

By | April 14, 2015|Archaeology, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on Cultural Surveys Hawaii Begins New Dig at Moku‘ula Site in Lahaina

What Does It Mean to Be Stewards of Hawaii’s Paramount Cultural Site?

Most of us understand the importance of preserving history. But what happens when history gets lost or even buried (intentionally or not)? In some cases, if we're fortunate, the lost history is rediscovered years later. This is where preservation and dedication meet. The Friends of Moku‘ula have been stewards of Hawai‘i's paramount cultural heritage site in [...]

By | November 17, 2014|Education, Preservation, Restoration|Comments Off on What Does It Mean to Be Stewards of Hawaii’s Paramount Cultural Site?