“kahi e kūʻai ai i ka hoʻolālā”

One of the things we’re most proud of at Hana Hou Restaurant is our focus on the dining experience. We offer two motel rooms, for folks who want to stay the night while they dine in, as well as live music on Fridays. We serve grass fed beef and fresh fish, to give our diners a mouth-watering selection of dishes that are as good for your body as they are for your soul. Take a look at a few of the reasons people keep coming back to us for an exceptional dining experience:
The place-based Kilohana Summer Program for middle schoolers focuses on cultivating math skills in haumāna, while helping them embrace their Hawaiian identity in a modern world. New program sites include Hāna, ‘Ewa and Waialua. See story »
This Polynesian tattoo wallet has a slim profile to easily fit into your back or front pocket conveniently. The tribal tattoo art has been placed on the leather with a unique method that leaves the natural leather exposed and preserves the soft feel and finish of the genuine cow leather. The tattoo by Polynesian tattoo artist Eugene Ta’ase includes the motifs for strength and protection, family and community among others. The wallet is slim for an easy fit yet can hold a lot of your stuff in it’s four card slots, two multi-function pockets, one full-length billfold and a conveniently placed ID window. The 100% leather is soft and pliable, molding itself to comfortably accommodate your daily wallet essentials. * 4 card slots for credit cards —you can fit more than one card into a slot. * 2 additional slide-in compartments for receipts, cards and more. * Full length bill compartment with stylish black on black stripes interior lining. * Convenient ID window. * Easy-open bi-fold closure. * Slim line design – no bulging pants pockets. * Made from 100% genuine leather—soft and pliable. * NĀ KOA signature logo debossed inside. * Contrasting black leather interior. All NĀ KOA Polynesian tattoo wallets for men come in a ruggedly attractive gift box, and make a great gift for anyone who likes to stand out from the crowd with a beautifully-designed, unique wallet.
My mom introduced me to Aunty Paulette when I was probably in 4th grade.  She had made an appointment at Na Lima Mili Hulu No’eau to make a lei hulu, or feather lei.  I remember watching my mom spend hours measuring and cutting the feathers, and then another several hours sewing her lei.
We stayed at an air b&b in town and needed a restaurant. Because of it high rating we decided to try it. We were not disappointed! My hubby had the LocoMoco and he loved it. I had one of the plate lunches halfed and it was plenty. The waitress was also very friendly!.
The ʻIpu Heke is a double gourd implement used in Hula. Participants will learn about the importance and meaning of the ʻIpu Heke and will make and learn to play their implement. Nā Ponohula participants will learn a hula or oli for the Ipu Heke.
Nānā i ke kumu or look to the source is a very wise saying. This means to me that you can learn from different people things or even places. When you need help you can go to various sources such as teachers, kupuna, books, the land or even some objects can help you accomplish something. You can always count on these sources and more to help and educate you on pretty much anything. These sources is a good way to success.
The holiday season is officially here and so is our December/January issue! Inside you’ll find a bittersweet look at the final days of Hawai‘i’s sugar industry, a visit with the ancients at Moloka‘i’s Ka Hula Piko Festival, an inside scoop on what scientists at UH Manoa’s Venom Lab are up to and much more. As always we look forward to hearing your thoughts.
We’re delighted to announce that Hana Hou! has won a gold ADDY Award for best color photograph. The prestigious ADDY Awards are the advertising industry’s largest national competition, attracting more than 40,000 submissions a year. The gold award acknowledges the highest level of creative excellence.
The most promising names on Finland’s new fashion scenario will be the stars of the Guest Nation project sponsored by the Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery during Pitti Immagine Uomo 93 (Florence, 9-12 January 2018).
When a child is troubled and hesitates to say just what the problem is, Hawaiian elders will often say “Nānā i ke kumu.” They are saying, “Find a place where you can sit quietly, and look within yourself for the source of what troubles you, for there you will also find strength within your inner spirit with which to deal with the trouble.”
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once again, PLEASE check this site on Sunday mornings prior to making the trip to the beach. Weather and other factors can sometimes force a cancellation. We will hold a Hana Hou meetup every week unless something unavoidable arises that makes it impossible for us to do so.
No ka pono o nā haumāna – no ke kākoʻo ʻana i nā haumāna e hele ana i ke kulanui kaiāulu nei, e mālama i kahi kulanui kaiāulu maikaʻi aʻe noka hoʻoulu ʻana i ua mau haumāna nei e lilo i kupa pono a alakaʻi pono no ka pono o ka lehulehu.
We plan our day trips from Kona to the Volcanoes National Park around our lunch stop at Hana Hou. Seriously, see that photo up there? That’s my plate every visit. It is a papaya stuffed with chicken salad made with macadamia nuts. My husband usually…More
Warner was a founder of the ʻAha Pūnana Leo, a non-profit, family-based educational organization dedicated to the revitalization of the Hawaiian language. His Ke Aʻa Mākālei program, established with funds from a federal grant, was designed to introduce Hawaiian language to the arena of sports thus increasing the number of viable domains of use available to a growing community of speakers. This effort required an expansion of vocabulary and ways of speaking to accommodate the expression of novel thoughts. A new vocabulary was developed based on existing concepts in order to support this expansion. He even served as the public address announcer for Nā Koa Ānuenue’s Interscholastic League of Honolulu’s football games.
“Oh it was so emotional and just a feeling of “ahh.” Even though we were all in the rain and everything, all the kids were like “I no care, we just stay outside there…” and we’re just happy to welcome her in to our home. And so was really, was really maikaʻi. I hope for the kids to take away and actually even just touching the boat, it just um, I think it’s a huge experience because I was not able to do that when I was young. So I’m excited that my kids and our kids of Lānaʻi get to experience that.” says Chantell.
In historic fashion the Hana Hou 18’s for the second consecutive year has earned the prestigious ” American Bid” for the USAV Junior National Championships. The 18’s JO’s will be from April 27-29, 2018 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Me ke kāhāhā nui, ‘ike akula ‘o ia i ka mo’opuna āna, e waiho mai ana ke kula o Kaiolohia i ka La’i-luahine, a ‘ike akula ‘o ia i kēia keiki hapa Kaleponi e moe ana ma ka ‘ao’ao o kāna mo’opuna, e huli ana ke alo i luna, ‘a’ohe wahi koupu o lāua a ‘elua, a ‘ike pū akula nō ho’i ‘o ia i ke kumu ma’oma’o e kū ana i ke kula o Nininiwai, ua pehia iho e ka makani lawelawe mālie o ‘Īloli a waiho wale ka i’a ho’omalu a ke Konohiki, i ho’ohiki au i ku’u mea nani a ‘ike ‘oe.
Ua koho ʻia nō nā haumāna e kū ʻelele no ka papahana Tomodachi Inouye Scholars ma Iāpana, a i kēia manawa paʻa nā kumu ma ka hoʻolālā ʻana no ka hālāwai hoʻokamaʻāina no ia huakaʻi.  Nui ʻino nō nā hola i lilo ma ka hālāwai ʻana a ma ka hoʻokaʻaʻike ʻana i nā hoa hoʻokipa i Iāpana, i mākaukau nā kānaka a pau no ia kipa ʻana a me ka hana a nā haumāna i laila.  Nui pū ka mahalo iā Kumu Kekoa a me Kumu Yumiko no ko lāua ʻae ʻoluʻolu ʻana e haele pū me nā haumāna o ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi ma Hilo ma ua huakaʻi nei.
I panina, ua nui hou aʻe ka ʻike o nā haumāna ma kēia hui ʻana o mākou no ka moʻomeheu Hawaiʻi, ka ʻike kuʻuna, a me ka ʻōlelo.  I kēia pule aʻe, hoʻomaʻamaʻa ana mākou i ka hula, nā mele, a e hoʻomākaukau ana mākou i nā makana e halihali ʻia ana e mākou i Iāpana.
I genuinely making the most of my first March with my little girl on January 21st (just so happened it was likewise my birthday that day. What an approach to spend that day! Will there be any more walks or pledge drives to combate this administration that is currently in the White House?

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