Maui Homestead Summit Nov. 3, 2018
AGENDA AND LIST OF ACTIVITIES
Maui Homestead Summit 11/3/18 at He Piko No Waiohuli community center.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 11/3/18 — puwalu, or conference.
6 to 9 p.m. Saturday 11/3/18 — `aha `aina/entertainment.
Second annual puwalu, or conference, 11/3/18 on farming/ranching-related topics, as follows:
9 a.m. — Mae Nakahata and Warren Watanabe of the Maui County Farm Bureau present an Ag Resources workshop.
10 a.m. — SCHHA (Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Associations) chairwoman Puanani Danner discusses what the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act federal trust means to Hawai`i and native Hawaiians.
12 noon to 1:45 p.m. — Luncheon keynote speaker Bobby Pahia describes kalo cultivation, varieties and uses; offers huli kalo (shoots) to take home, and presents a kalo-varieties identification-and-tasting session.
2 p.m. — Ke`anae natives Marc Aquino and Ku`ulei Anakalea DeRego speak on “La`au Lapa`au Teas at Makahiki” — healing infusions from backyard herbs, to mark the start of the traditional Makahiki season of peace and harvest thanksgiving.
3 p.m. — Michael and Kainoa Hodson on cultivating economic self-sufficiency at Waimea homestead, Hawai`i island.
4 p.m. — Roy Oliveira, president of Waiehu Kou Phase 3 Association, examines climate-change impacts at Waiehu — part of a federally funded Resilient Hawaiian Communities grant project.
6 to 9 p.m. — `Aha `aina (feast) featuring entertainment by HalauKamaluokaleihulu under the direction of Kumu Hula Kahulu Maluo, accompanied by the Ahumanu musical group.
Event reservations are required at webpage paupena.org/rsvp. The summit offers free registration, lunch and dinner. He Piko No Waiohuli community center is located at the bottom of Lau‘ie Drive at Mile Marker 15 of Kula Highway.
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Pa‘upena Community Development Corporation (CDC) and SCHHA co-sponsor the Maui Homestead Summit. Pa‘upena CDC’s mission is to provide resources and training to empower fellow Hawaiian Homes trust beneficiaries to build homes and self-sufficient communities. SCHHA is the oldest and largest coalition of Hawaiian homestead organizations, and advocates for Hawaiian Homes Commission Act beneficiaries.