Posted by: preservehawaii | September 28, 2009

Hawaiian Language at First Friday

This Friday, October 2, at Aliʻi Fishpond will be Ka Honua Momona’s first First Friday! The goal is to provide a safe space to explore Hawaiian language with family and friends. This Friday, they’ll be playing cards: learning basic sentence structures, numbers, colors, and suits. No previous experience necessary—but once the evening begins, they ask that everyone refrain from speaking anything but Hawaiian. For more information, email kahonuamomona@gmail.com or call (808) 553-8353.

Uncle Mervin (left) and Uncle Herbert (right)

Uncle Mervin and Uncle Herbert (right)

Last week, Ka Honua Momona held a kupuna cookout at Uncle Herbert’s hale, with Aliʻi Fishpond in the distance—the menu was Uncle’s delicious homemade fish soup and poke. About a dozen kupuna joined in for lunch while sharing their beautiful moʻolelo (stories) about learning to gather limu and fish from their own kupuna. Another cookout is in the works for this fall …

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