Waikīkī Historical Walk Story and Community Care

Dee Uwono

October 22, 2017

Monday, November 6 | 7:30 to 8:30 am | Meet in the Kalia Tower Starbucks

Connect with the ‘āina and join Kumu Hula Mālia Helelā for a walking tour along Kalia Road and Waikīkī beach. Offer ho'okupu and learn about healing practices of the area. Discover more about Waikīkī’s rich history as Mālia shares the story of Kawehewehe and the surrounding fishponds and healing springs that were filled in the 1920s. This thoughtful and insightful walk will challenge participants to seek traces of healing and recovery in the surrounding land and within each individual. Practicing aloha ‘āina, litter collection bags will be provided for cleanup along the way.

Mālia Helelā is currently researching and writing a trilogy of historic novels centered on the Kawehewehe and Kalia area.  As a Kumu Hula and lomilomi practitioner, she looks to the 'āina for grounding and inspiration. 

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