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Friends of King Kaumuali'i
Honoring the Legacy of
Kauai’s Last King
ʻAʻohe hana nui ke alu ʻia
No task is too big
when done together by all
Video Presentations

King Kaumualii Mo’olelo




Aunty Aletha Kaohi –
Keeper Of The Culture


Coming Soon – Live Virtual Event

Listen— as Aunty Puna shares family stories of Kings and kanaka; of love, intrigue and striving. See and hear the story of the tapa given by Kaumualiʻi to his non-Royal son, her ancestor. These are stories you won’t find in books; shared and passed down in the oral tradition with family and friends. Kapu to all but ohana.

Introduction & Moʻokūʻauhau


Kumu Kēhaulani

Part 1

Moʻokūʻauhau, the Kaumualiʻi Mele Inoa, and the story of the modern Maikaʻi Kauaʻi song, written by her great-grandfather.

I. Introduction & Moʻokūʻauhau

Nāna I Ke Kumu; Look to the Source


Kumu Kēhaulani

Part 2

Moʻokūʻauhau, the Kaumualiʻi Mele Inoa, and the story of the modern Maikaʻi Kauaʻi song, written by her great-grandfather.

II -Nāna I Ke Kumu; Look to the Source

Maikaʻi Kauaʻi Hemolele I Ka Maliʻē


Kumu Kēhaulani

Part 3

Moʻokūʻauhau, the Kaumualiʻi Mele Inoa, and the story of the modern Maikaʻi Kauaʻi song, written by her great-grandfather.

III -Maikaʻi Kauaʻi Hemolele I Ka Maliʻē

Hula Kauaʻi No Kaumualiʻi


Kumu Kēhaulani

Part 4

Moʻokūʻauhau, the Kaumualiʻi Mele Inoa, and the story of the modern Maikaʻi Kauaʻi song, written by her great-grandfather.

IV -Hula Kauaʻi No Kaumualiʻi

Who Are The Menehune?




Aunty Aletha Kaohi –
Keeper Of The Culture


October 30, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt

Menehune stories are many and varied, growing more fantastic especially after the mid-1800’s by non-Hawaiian story tellers. Were they human, akua or gnomes?

And who built the architecturally amazing ancient stone structures? What is the authentic Hawaiian truth about these wondrous beings and structures?

Return to Pā‘ula‘ula




Dr. Peter Mills of UH Hilo


Date: 2017. 9. 14

Return to Pā‘ula‘ula/Fort Elizabeth: A Virtual Presentation by Dr. Peter Mills of UH Hilo

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020 – 4:30pm

The history of Kaua‘i’s Pā‘ula‘ula, commonly known as Russian Fort Elizabeth for the last century, is complicated. The site is part of King Kaumualiʻi’s own kauhale (village) and a highly significant wahi pana. Dr. Peter Mills of UH Hilo, will share the complexity of the history, alternative narratives associated with Pā‘ula‘ula/Fort Elizabeth and the impact this has on efforts to document and interpret this site.

SUPPORT US
Your donation will help build a full-sized bronze statue to honor the last reigning King of Kauai, Ali’i Nui Kaumuali’i.



LOCATION
OF THE STATUE
An 8-foot bronze statue of the King will be erected at Pāʻulaʻula, Waimea (old Russian Fort).







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