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 22, 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 25, 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 22, 2015|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Moku’ula by Moonlight 3 Welcomes Ed & Mahealani Wendt of East Maui

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 2 Returns to Maui on August 29

Get ready for more Mo‘olelo, Mana‘o and Mele ... On Saturday, August 29, Moku‘ula by Moonlight returns to Maui, beginning at 6:30 pm. As the full moon rises over Mauna Kahalawai in West Maui, the Mokuʻula/Mokuhinia restoration site in Lahaina will be in the spotlight and our host, Ata Damasco, will share the stage with [...]

By | July 27, 2015|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Moku‘ula by Moonlight 2 Returns to Maui on August 29

Maui’s Songbird Ata Damasco To Host Moku‘ula by Moonlight

It’s our pleasure to announce that singer, songwriter, recording artist and Kahekili Trio entertainer Ata Damasco has agreed to host our Moku‘ula by Moonlight programs. The first one in the series will take place on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, beginning at 6:30 pm on the lawn in front of Hale Halawai in Kamehameha Iki Park, 525 Front [...]

By | June 9, 2015|Education, Preservation|Comments Off on Maui’s Songbird Ata Damasco To Host 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

Learn What Our Archaeologists Have Found at Moku‘ula Restoration Site

You're invited to a presentation on the Archaeological Survey update for Moku‘ula.  When:  Thursday, April 30 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm  Where:  The Wharf Cinema Center Plaza Level Conference Room, 658 Front Street in Lahaina.  Please join the Friends of Moku‘ula and Guest Speakers Paul Klieger, Ph.D and Tanya Lee-Greig, M.A. for an update on the current archaeological [...]

By | April 28, 2015|Archaeology, Education|Comments Off on Learn What Our Archaeologists Have Found at Moku‘ula Restoration Site

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

Makahiki Ka‘apuni Ceremony to Close Season at Moku‘ula in Lahaina

Na Aikane O Maui and Aha Moku O Maui will culminate Makahiki Ka‘apuni (close of makahiki season) at the end of their islandwide march on Saturday, March 7 at 12 noon in Lahaina. Ceremonies will take place on the Moku‘ula restoration site at the corner of Shaw and Front Streets. Friends of Moku‘ula will have [...]

By | March 2, 2015|Archaeology, Education|Comments Off on Makahiki Ka‘apuni Ceremony to Close Season at Moku‘ula in Lahaina