West Hawai‘i Hikianalia Events

Hikianalia will be visiting West Hawai‘i Island later this month and early March! Check out our events calendar to see the events being hosted and find out how to get involved!


Sunday, February 28, 2016, afternoon

Community Welcomes Hikianalia (weather pending)

Location: Kohala, Waho – Kawaihae, HI

Join the host ‘ohana in welcoming the canoe. Potluck for community participants and wa‘a ‘ohana – bring something to share!


Wednesday, March 2, 5:30-8pm

Music and Stories from the Canoe

Location: Puʻu Koholā Heiau, Lonooualiʻi

This event is free and open to all families and community members. Stories and music led by Chadd Paishon and Maulili Dickson and the Makaliʻi ʻOhana and ʻOhana Waʻa.

Peace Flag making for keiki.

Bring your picnic dinner, chairs, mat, and flashlight.

RSVP here


Friday, March 4

Education Engagement Day

Location: All throughout West Hawaiʻi

Organize and pair up schools and community organizations who mālama honua for community service learning or classroom visitation.

To RSVP and for more information contact: nakalaiwaa@gmail.com


Saturday, March 5, 8-10am

Waʻa Talks

Location: Pua Ka ʻIlima (Kawaihae Coral Flats)

Geared for educators: E Lau Hoe Waʻa Teacher Training Activities.

RSVP here.


Saturday, March 5, 10am-1pm

Mālama Honua, WW Voyage Festival

Location: Pua Ka ʻIlima (Kawaihae Coral flats)

This event is free and open to all families and community members. Featuring three demonstrations:

  • Fish Surveys
  • Water Safety
  • Waʻa Mele & ʻoli

Community partner booths.


Wednesday, March 9, 5-7pm

Waʻa Talks

Location: Kona Keauhou Shopping Center

Special Guest Speaker: Celeste Haʻo from ʻImiloa Astronomy Center sharing the Kolea Waʻa Took Kit, which is soon to be available to teachers.

RSVP here.


Friday, March 11, 10-11:30am

Special Screening for schools

Location: Kahilu Theatre

Screening of: Te Mana o Te Moana

$2 Event Fee

RSVP: pomai@kalo.org


Friday, March 11, 7-9:30pm: SAIL-A-BRATION FUNDRAISER

Where: Kohala Village HUB Barn

What: Music and Entertainment

Donation at the Door, No RSVP needed


Saturday, March 12, 10am-2pm

Make Happy, A hui hou Hikianalia!

Location: Kawaihae, Hawaiʻi

Community is invited to say a hui hou to Hikianalia. Potluck for community participants and ʻOhana Waʻa – bring something to share.

For more information and updates on West Hawaii events, contact Na Kalai Waʻa via Facebook, or visit the events calendar.


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