Welina mai!

Welcome to Kumukahi, a website featuring a bilingual, community-based approach to presenting living Hawaiian culture and its connections to a rich ancestral past. Explore more than 60 diverse topics—from ahupua‘a to ‘ai pono, loina to lāhui, mo‘olelo to mo‘okū‘auhau—explained by cultural practitioners and community experts from across the pae ‘āina who have deep association with place and subject matter. Engaging videos, text pieces, and other educational activities and resources await you—your journey begins here at Kumukahi.

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Lessons

Pule ‐ Molokaʻi pule oʻo! Visit Kualapuʻu, Molokaʻi to learn about pule (prayer). Presented in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi.

Niʻihau ‐ Learn about a island whose inhabitants carry on their traditional ways. Visit Niʻihau. Presented in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi.

ʻĀina ‐ Feed the land . . . and the land feeds you! Come to Waipā, Kauaʻi, to learn about ʻāina.