We choose to represent the native forests in much of our work because the ʻōhiʻa trees with their lehua blossoms make up the greater tracts on our island and provide a sanctuary for indigenous species. Bringing light to our surroundings helps protect and nurture our home.
The cutting of the piko celebrates new life! Every line recited of the chant is an appeal for the good health, long life, and kindness to all. Palikū Surf, our newest child, is released to the world with ritual and celebration.
Moanikeʻala is a lush garden owned by Laron Kageyama and his wife, Yumiko. They have been pouring their heart and soul into revitalizing this once famous garden that had been left untouched for years.
Mahalo to our sponsors: Hurley, HAYN, Ola Waiau, TINROOF, Moon & Turtle, Pia Brew, Waiola, Uber, Hawaiian Ola, Kadota Liquor and Youngs Market Company for making our Hōʻike Night a success!