What is Kumukahi?

Welcome to Kumukahi, a website featuring a bilingual, community-based approach to presenting Hawaiian cultural vibrancy and its connections to a rich ancestral past. Explore the Ka Hikina, Ke Ao Akua, Ka Honua and Nā Kānaka sections to learn how Hawaiian culture connects with the past us with the past and how it thrives in today’s society. Your journey starts here at Kumukahi.

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The following are samples of the many lessons you'll find inside Kumukahi, and there's much more to explore.

Kahuna ‐ Join the experts at Hāna, Maui, to learn about Hawaiian kahuna.

Uhauhumu pōhaku (part 2) ‐ Rock on! Learn about Hawaiian stone masonry at Kaloko and Keauhou, Hawaiʻi.

Hawaiʻi ‐ There's a reason it's called the Big Island. Visit Maunakea to learn about Hawaiʻi Island.