Mālamapōkiʻi, which literally translates to “taking care of younger siblings,” is a licensed family-based early childhood education program established in 2001.  Mālamapōkiʻi aims to improve educational attainment of native Hawaiian children by providing a nurturing learning environment in which children and parents grow together.

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Seeking donations for various native plants and natural materials for their new outdoor learning classroom. Also seeking as many volunteers and hands as possible for planting next Saturday, March 4th.

Mele Murals: Bringing Us Together

3/6/14 - From West Hawaii Today, By Carolyn Lucas Zenk:
Using Waimea’s Kahilu Theatre as a blank canvas, hundreds of children and adults are creating an enormous outdoor mural that defines their community and creates a sense of place.

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