‘Aha Mauliola – A Native Hawaiian Wellness Gathering
Saturday, November 10, 2018 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
University of Hawaii Maui College Campus
This project is sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, working to improve the lives of the Native Hawaiian community, the University of Hawaii Maui College and Papa Ola Lōkahi.
The purpose of this event is to explore the many ways Hawaiian Culture and Practices can support and encourage health and wellness. The event will include presenters, workshops with various cultural practitioners, ‘ono food, crafts, informational booths, a keiki corner, *silent auction, music, hālau and other stage presentations.
We are actively looking for health and wellness speakers, Hawaiian cultural practitioners, craft vendors, food vendors, musicians, Maui hālau and community organizations to entertain, engage and educate the Maui community. If interested, see attached application, fill it out and mail or drop off at address provided no later than Friday, September 28, 2018.
Dr. Emi Eno-Orikasa, DDS of HNKOP, her staff in a collaboration with GIVE KIDS A SMILE, Hawaii Dental Association and Maui County Dental Society we will be offering free preventative dental treatments for the keiki of Maui.
In partnership with Kaiser Permanente and its wonderful staff, nurses and doctors the event will offer free health screenings, flu shots, wala’au with doctors, lectures on health topics, food demos, exercise, diabetes station, and more.
Because of limited space, all presentations and workshops will be first come, first serve. Reserve your space now! You will find the descriptions and sign-ups for the speaker presentations and cultural workshops in the following links provided as they become available.
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We want to say Mahalo to all of our sponsors who have made this event possible:
- Aloha Care
- Give Kids A Smile
- University of Hawaii Maui College
- Office of Hawaiian Affairs
- Kaiser Permanente
- Papa Ola Lokahi
- Maui County Dental Society
- KPOA and Pacific Media Group
- Henry Schein Cares
- Blue Zones Project Hawaii
- Mayor Arakawa’s Kokua Fund
- Islands Hospice
- The Department of Fire and Public Safety
And to all the Kumu Hula, Musicians, Dancers, Cultural Practitioners, Fitness Gurus, Businesses, Organizations and Hui staff and family giving up their time to make this a successful event for Native Hawaiians and the community of Maui.
*If you have an item you would like to donate for our silent auction (proceeds to benefit HNKOP programs), please email Holly Ho at firstname.lastname@example.org
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