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UH Happenings This Week

Posted on | June 3, 2011 | Comments Off on UH Happenings This Week

carved fish hooks

Celebrating the theme Kumu Aʻo (learning from the source), at
Windward’s Kumu Aʻo Festival on June 11, 9 a.m. The festival honors the work of Living Treasure and master sculptor/carver Tuiʻone Pulotu and other respected Hawaiian cultural practitioners who will demonstrate techniques and traditions in mini-workshops throughout the day.

• Sculpting the image of Kū with Tuiʻone Pulotu
• Carving a functional fish hook (makau) with Gordon “ʻUmi” Kai
• Kapa dye-making with Bernice Akamine
• Exploring the healing power of lomilomi with Keola Chan, Kapono Souza and Enrick Ortiz

Kumu Aʻo Festival will also feature slack key guitar Master Jerry Santos and Kāneʻohe’s own Nā Hōkū Hanohano winner Hoku Zuttermeister with talk story and music performances. (808) 235-7393

More Events

June 6—A glimpse of restoration efforts at the coastal dune ecosystem of Northwestern California, Mānoa, St John, Room 011, 9 p.m. (808) 455-0285

June 7—Building Business and Cultural Bridges Between Korea and Hawaiʻi presented by Jae Choi, international banking officer, Bank of Hawaiʻi. Mānoa, College of Business, Room D-204, 5:30 p.m. (808) 956-8041

June 7—Photography + Experience with Franco Salmoiraghi, Mānoa, Krauss 12, Yukiyoshi Room, 7 p.m., (808) 956-8244

June 11—Experts from the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center present the impact of research on improving survival and the quality of life of those diagnosed with cancer, Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom, 8:30 a.m., (808) 586-3011

Go to the UH calendar for more events.