Mānoa Heritage Center

April 26, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Virtual Kahaukani Conversations – Lomilomi

In our next Virtual Kahaukani Conversation, we’ll learn about the Hawaiian healing tradition of lomilomi, including foundational principles, philosophy, and techniques. Led by Kapono Aluli Souza, lomilomi practitioner and MMT (Medical Massage Therapist), the conversation will inspire greater awareness and understanding of a holistic approach to self-care. With more than 20 years of experience, Kapono […]

March 31, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Papermaking Program

Paper Club: Kōzo Instructor: Allison Roscoe Friday, April 30 & Saturday, May 1, 2021* 9 am to 12 pm 1-day session $45 (includes $15 materials fee)   2-day session $90 (includes $15 materials fee)  Experience the beauty of Japanese kōzo. Paper mulberry, or wauke in Hawai‘i, is the same plant used to make Hawaiian kapa and […]

March 30, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Virtual Kahaukani Conversations – Hawaiian Soul

Join us to celebrate Lā Honua (Earth Day) with a special virtual screening of the short film Hawaiian Soul, followed by Q & A with writer and director ‘Āina Paikai. Recipient of Hawai‘i International Film Festival 2020 “Best Made in Hawai‘i Short” and “Audience Award,” Hawaiian Soul is a narrative short-film dedicated to real-life Hawaiian hero, George Jarrett Helm […]

March 3, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Virtual Kahaukani Conversations – Waiakeakua Restoration

In collaboration with the Board of Water Supply and City & County of Honolulu, Living Life Source Foundation and Albizia Project coordinated the removal of 15 massive albizia trees, which had been previously felled on the proposed site. With plans to regenerate native ecosystems and expand the existing native food forest, join us as we […]

February 5, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Virtual Kahaukani Conversations – Oral Histories

We are excited to invite you to our second Kahaukani Conversations event, featuring author and historian Jane Marshall Goodsill.  Join Ms. Goodsill in a lively discussion about her work as an oral historian. She will be sharing collection techniques, creative ways of presenting material, pros and cons of editing, use of photographs, and efficient ways […]

February 3, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Workshops and Programs

Workshops available at Mānoa Heritage Center for the months of February and March. All participants must pre-register for workshops. No refunds 3 days before class begins and no walk-ins. Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke Workshop Botanical Workshop with Moani Hibbard Saturday, March 20, 2021* 9am – 12pm 1 session $35 (includes materials) Join Moani Hibbard […]

January 28, 2021 • Kaʻaipū Kākou Blog, MHC@Home

Why Mānoa Matters

Mid-Pacific Students Create a Podcast About the Valley Mānoa Heritage Center was first introduced to Mid-Pacific Institute’s Historic Preservation course back in 2017 when students scanned Kūkaʻōʻō Heiau using a 3-D Lidar Scanner. This year, challenged by COVID safety protocols, Historic Preservation teacher Billie Napoleon approached Mānoa Heritage Center about the possibility of supporting students […]

January 6, 2021 • Workshops & Programs

Ma Ka Hana Ka ‘Ike Workshops

Join us in 2021 for exciting hands-on workshops at Mānoa Heritage Center. All participants must pre-register for workshops. No refunds 3 days before class begins and no walk-ins. Palm Bark Basket Workshop with Dianne Ige Saturday, January 30, 2021* 9-11 am 1 day session $25 Join O‘ahu based artist Dianne Ige to learn how to […]

Workshops & Programs

Papermaking Program

Paper Club: Color! Instructor: Allison Roscoe Saturday, January 23, 2021* 9 am to 12 pm 1-day session $45 Let’s celebrate the new year by getting our hands wet and making paper! Using a variety of colored recycled paper, and shaped deckles, play with texture, color, and form to get back in the swing of things.  […]

December 21, 2020 • Workshops & Programs

Virtual Kahaukani Conversations – Mānoa Chinese Cemetery

Mānoa Chinese Cemetery: Legacy of a Valley Please join us for our first Virtual Kahaukani Conversations event of 2021 on Thursday, January 14 at 5 pm on Zoom. Registration is FREE! “Mānoa Chinese Cemetery: Legacy of a Valley” with Nanette Naioma Napoleon will include an introductory history of the site and its role as a prominent […]