Author Archives: Ana Currie

2020 Mac-A-Thon CANCELLED

Aloha, Mac-A-Thon Runners & Supporters! In view of the uncertainties surrounding the current health crisis on the island and the world, we are cancelling our 39th Annual Mac-A-Thon, which was scheduled for Saturday, April 11th, 2020.  We value your enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Uncle Louis Kelekolio Race Results

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Uncle Louis Kelekolio Race 2019 – Recap and Results

Aloha ā mahalo to all the paddlers and supporters who came together on Saturday, March 3rd  for the Uncle Louis Kelekolio Memorial canoe race! Under clear blue skies and on relatively calm seas, more than 75 canoes raced 6 and … Continue reading

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Celebration in Honaunau: South Kona Cultural Center Rebuilt

West Hawaii Today, August 5, 2017 On July 30, more than 150 people gathered at Honaunau Bay for a traditional Hawaiian blessing of the newly restored Hale o Ho’oponopono. The attendees included many community volunteers who had worked on the … Continue reading

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Hale o Ho’oponopono Blessing – Sunday, July 30th

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Hale Building Workshop – March 11 2017

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2017 Season Practice Begins Monday March 6

Aloha mai kakou! The 2017 paddling season is about to begin and Keōua Hōnaunau Canoe Club welcomes new and returning paddlers of all ages to our orientation week, Monday, February 27th – Thursday, March 2nd   at 4 p.m. Outrigger canoeing … Continue reading

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Community Meeting – Saturday Dec. 5th

Aloha mai kakou! Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club is initiating the restoration/rebuilding of the traditional hale in Honaunau that was the home of Hale o Ho’oponopono in the 70s. This precursor of the Hawaiian immersion schools came at a time of … Continue reading

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Keoua Launches Honaunau Cultural Projects

After several years of planning and preparation, Keoua Honaunau Canoe Club has received a grant from the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) for a two-year project aimed at strengthening the Hawaiian cultural landscape of the Honaunau coastal area. ANA, a … Continue reading

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Hale O Keawe

Overlooking Honaunau Bay is the iconic traditional structure Hale O Keawe, now part of Pu‘uhonua O Honaunau National Historic Park. Genealogies and mo‘olelo indicate that Hale o Keawe was likely built either by or for Keawe-i-kekahi-ali‘i-o-ka-moku around A.D. 1700. At … Continue reading

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