June Events

Closing June 24: Holo Moana: Generations of Voyaging

Bishop Museum
This interactive exhibit celebrates the story of how a centuries-old ancestral practice has been re-awakened, re-activated, and re-envisioned by Hawaiian and Oceanic voyagers over the past five decades. Interactive elements include:

  • A wind-based immersive experience that brings to life the winds used by voyagers
  • A full-dome projection theater with audio narrated by PVS president Nainoa Thompson
  • A touchscreen interactive of crewmembers and all legs of Hōkūleʻa voyages
  • Footage of the original launching of the Hōkūleʻa
  • A 4 screen video wall, displaying the many instances of gift-giving and makana throughout the worldwide voyage of Mālama Honua

June 21: Stories from Hōkūle‘a’s Worldwide Voyage: Assuming Leadership

Bishop Museum: A Traditions of the Pacific Lecture Series
6:00–7:30 p.m. at Bishop Museum in Hawaiian Hall
Tickets: $10.00 (members free)
Another mission of the Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage is training the next generation and passing on knowledge to them so that they might be able to assume the leadership roles aboard the canoe. On the final leg home from Tahiti to Hawai‘i, and now on the Mahalo, Hawai‘i Statewide Sail, this is being accomplished.

This six-part Traditions of the Pacific lecture series is made possible through the generous support from Hawai’i Tourism Authority and the Tommy Holmes Foundation and in partnership with Polynesian Voyaging Society.

June 23: Firewise Work Day

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Meet at entrance to Mariner’s Cove
Livable Hawaii Kai Hui and Aloha ‘Aina ‘O Kamilo Nui has organized this work day to help clear brush from the closed portion of Hawaii Kai Drive and from the back of Kamilonui Valley. Come support Kamilonui and Mariner’s Cove as they team up to become a joint Firewise Community, the first on the eastern half of Oahu.  Gloves will be provided; wear long shirts, long pants and closed toe shoes. 

June 24: Hāwea Heiau Talk Story

10:00-11:00 a.m., 6888 Hawaiʻi Kai Drive
Maunalua.net invites you to a monthly talk story at to learn the moʻolelo (story) of Maunalua. Hāwea Heiau is a wahi pana, a sacred place, located in Maunalua neighboring Keawāwa wetland. There are benches on site, but please feel free to bring a chair or mat to the talk story session.