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May 27, 2020 • Kaʻaipū Kākou Blog, MHC@Home

Making Dye from Native & Canoe Plants

By Zoe Welch Place 30 or so flowers into a pot of water and bring to boil. Let them sit until all the color is leached from flowers (the petals should be dull to greyish in color). Pour the cooked flowers into a strainer over a bowl, making sure to squeeze flowers to get excess […]

April 17, 2020 • Home Learning Resources, MHC@Home

Resources to Celebrate Lā Honua (Earth Day), Every day

Earth Day was founded on April 22, 1970, by Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin. 20 million Americans—10% of the U.S. population at the time—participated in the “national teach-in on the environment” by participating in coast-to-coast rallies demonstrating for a healthy, sustainable environment. Here in Hawai‘i we know that Earth Day should be […]