Even the weekendʻs rain and win couldnʻt dampen the enthusiasm the annual Kalihi Business Associationʻs Christmas parade. As usual, dozens of Honolulu students, faculty and staff particpated in the event.
Mali’uka’ai Cultural Workshop Series last week focused on making Hawaiian desserts.
Kumu Alapaki Luki and other volunteers from Hulili Ke Kukui led the workshop At the end, participants got to keep the paʻiʻai and poi they made. Kumu Alapaki taught the class about how if you take care of (mālama) the land, the land will take care of you. Staff and children from the Keiki Hau’oli Children’s Center stopped by to watch participants pound the kalo as well.
Cosmetology Dept showcased Halloween spirit in style at their annual gala. From zombies to clowns, dolls to devils, the Cosme students transformed mere mortals into freaky fashionistas. Danielle Martinez and Chris Garcia, photographers.
The HonCC Staff Development Committee hosted a “Pasta La Vista, Baby” event in the cafeteria on Wednesday. Those who signed up in advance got to try nine different pasta dishes (and deserts) prepared by different groups on campus.
The annual Pride Parade through Waikiki capped an October of events celebrating the LGBT community, with hundreds of people turning out to show their aloha. Other events during the month included the National Coming Out Day Rally at UH-Manoa, and the Mr/Ms/Miss Gay Pride Hawai’i 2018 pageant held at Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand.
The Mālama Honua worldwide voyage: 60,000 nautical miles, 150 ports, 23 nations and territories. The Hokule’a is welcomed back home after a 3-year epic goodwill tour on June 17, 2017 as it pulled into the Ala Wai Harbor.