Community service day at Ulupo Heiau

March 3, 2008 at 7:14 am Leave a comment

You’re invited to kokua (help) and malama (care for) Ulupo Heiau on Saturday, Mar. 8th starting at 8:30 a.m. and going to 12:30 p.m. Ulupo Heiau (Night of Inspiration) one of the first sacred temples to have built as a “mapele” (agriculture) heiau by the first people or menehune and dedicated to Kaneulupo. The Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and ‘Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi are the co-curators at this State Historic site complex and conduct service projects every second Saturday of the month to restore the Hawaiian ethno-botanical and culutral features. We meet at the parking area by the Heiau and behind the Windward YMCA. Bring: Lunch, water, rain gear, sunscreen, work gloves.If you can, also bring tools such as sickles, handsaws, machete, hand cultivators or chain saws.For more info and to signup: call Kaimi Scudder at 593-0112 or email at “email@ahahui.net” If you have not been to Ulupo Heiau in a while, you are in for a big surprise. See what community volunteers can do to malama ‘aina!

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