Aloha mai kākou,
Hui No Ke Ola Pono (HNKOP) will be hosting our 2nd annual ‘Aha Mauliola – A Native Hawaiian Wellness Gathering on Saturday, August 10, 2019 on the lawn of the University of Hawaii Maui College Campus from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This project will help us to improve the lives of the Native Hawaiian community. This is a unique event exploring 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, music, Hula hālau, youth/community organizations, fitness presentations, food demos, a keiki corner and silent auction.
HNKOP is one of five non-profit Native Hawaiian Health Care Systems created under the Native Hawaiian Health Care Act of 1988 and reauthorized as the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act of 1992 for the purpose of comprehensive health promotion, disease prevention and primary health care services.
We are actively looking for silent auction donation items. We anticipate 2,000 attendees, staff and volunteers with approximately 1,000 Native Hawaiian attendees throughout the day.
Please feel free to drop off your silent auction items to Holly Ho at 95 Mahalani Street, Rm #21, Wailuku, 96793 by July 15th, 2019. If item(s) needs to be picked-up, please call our office at 808-244-4647 ext 6835.
This project is sponsored by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, working to improve the lives of the Native Hawaiian community.