Lau Lama Cultural Illumination Series with Leila Kealoha

Lau Lama Cultural Illumination Series with  Leila Kealoha

Event Info:

  • May 05, 2018
  • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Free. Donations gratefully accepted


In this, the 125th year of US occupation in Hawai‘i, Kalanihonua aims to support the growing awareness of  Hawaii’s true history and feature profound indigenous teachings from the landscape of lower Puna in an informative presentation series that is free and open to the public! Come join us as we learn from Kanaka Maoli and local scholars, educators, artists, activists and practitioners of Hawai‘i culture.

Native Plants of Puna

Saturday, May 5, 2018

The lush coastal and upland forest of Puna continue to be home to a host of indigenous and endemic flora. Together we will learn their names, some of their traditional uses, and about current efforts to ensure their survival.


Leila Kealoha is a Puna native and educator specializing in Hawaii’s native forest ecosystems. She has taught at Kua o ka Lā Public Charter School for 15 years and has been a member of the board for the Forest TEAM for 16 years.

Location: Kalani. 12-6860 Kalapana-Kapoho Rd. Pahaoa, Hawaii 96778

Admission: Free, open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted.