values

He Makana No Nā Kumu Kula – A Gift for Teachers of Hawaiian Students TRANSCRIPT

Produced in association with the Wai‘anae Women’s Support Group, this program is offered to teachers as an aid to understanding the unique culture and learning styles of Hawaiian students.

Nā Keiki o ka ‘Āina – Children of the Land

In the shadow of Ka‘ala mountain on the Wai‘anae coast of O‘ahu, a unique community project is creating a unique educational curriculum. Gigi Cocquio, a native of Italy, has set up a community farm in Mākaha and works with the children of Mākaha Elementary School to discover the value of mālama ‘āina, caring for the land that feeds them.

He Makana No Nā Kumu Kula – A Gift to Teachers of Hawaiian Students

Produced in association with the Wai‘anae Women’s Support Group, this program is offered to teachers as an aid to understanding the unique culture and learning styles of Hawaiian students.

The Hawaiian Art of Healing TRANSCRIPT

featuring Henry Auwae

From the age of five, Henry Auwae learned the art of lā‘au lapa‘au (herbal medicine) from his grandmother, a woman whose knowledge extended back to mid-nineteenth century Hawai‘i.

Teaching Peace

A documentary on the work of Sister Anna McAnany and the Peace Education Program of the Wai‘anae Coast, initiated by members of the community in reaction to increasing violence in the schools.

Joe Waialae at Nānākuli High School

Musician and Wai‘anae native Joe Waialae combines a presentation on medicinal herbs, lā‘au lapa‘au, with songs, music and humor in this highly entertaining visit with high school students.

The May Experience

When community members take over Wai‘anae school classrooms for a day, students learn lessons about their environment, culture, and history.

Nā Waiwai Hawai‘i – Treasured Values of Hawai‘i, Part 2 TRANSCRIPT

The Hawaiian word waiwai denotes something valued or treasured, true wealth. This program explores the concepts of ‘ohana (family), ho‘okipa (hospitality), and po‘okela (excellence).

The Caretakers of Ka Lae TRANSCRIPT

The story of a Hawaiian family who made a home at Ka Lae (South Point), a remote and rugged area at the southernmost tip of the island of Hawai‘i. For eleven years, under threat of eviction by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, the Viernes family remained committed to caring for and preserving the sacred and historic sites of Ka Kae.

Nā Waiwai Hawai‘i – Treasured Values of Hawai‘i, Part 1 TRANSCRIPT

The Hawaiian word waiwai denotes something valued or treasured, true wealth. This program explores the concepts of aloha ‘āina (love for the land), kōkua (helpfulness), ‘ohana (family), and “thinking island.”

Ho‘āla Hou – A Look to the Future TRANSCRIPT

The Hawaiian term ho‘āla hou means to awaken anew. Hosted by artist and philosopher Sam Ka‘ai, this program looks at the re-emergence of a Pacific way of thinking, of seeking self-sufficiency, and of preserving the cultural heritage of the first people of Hawai‘i.

Nā Waiwai Hawa‘i – Treasured Values of Hawai‘i, Part 1

The Hawaiian word wai denotes something valued or treasured, true wealth. This program explores the concepts of aloha ‘āina (love for the land), kōkua (helpfulness), ‘ohana (family), and “thinking island.”

Nā Waiwai Hawai‘i – Treasured Values of Hawai‘i, Part 2

The Hawaiian word wai denotes something valued or treasured, true wealth. This program explores the concepts of ‘ohana (family), ho‘okipa (hospitality), and po‘okela (excellence).