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Join us for our first appearance at the MAMo Wearable Art Show 2/18
Join us for our first appearance at the MAMo Wearable Art Show 2/18

Crafting Moʻolelo's (Stories)

  • Aloha Lā Hānau Māmā Kākou!
    May 1, 2022

    Aloha Lā Hānau Māmā Kākou!

    It’s lā Mei and in this hale, its also Māmā Kākou’s birthday! We celebrate all month long, but today is the day so I figured it’d be a nice opportunity to bring back our monthly calendars. I don’t love adding...

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  • Puakenikeni May 2020
    February 18, 2022

    Puakenikeni May 2020

    It’s the last aloha friday of the month and we are excited to start a new series: monthly digital calendar wallpapers! Each last aloha friday of the month, we will have a brand new wallpaper with multiple options to beautify...

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  • Kakou Collective Free Hand Lettering Tutorials and Resources
    February 1, 2022

    Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi | Pule ʻEkahi

    Itʻs Mahina ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian language month) and hereʻs how weʻre celebrating for pule ʻekahi (week one). Use this month to strengthen your lettering, connect, and grow with us as we learn to strengthen our lettering muscles and become more intentional with the art of writing.
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  • Ke ola o ka lehua
    December 1, 2021

    Ke ola o ka lehua

    The lehua is part of my sons namesake and I wanted to find a modern and creative way for us to incorporate this meaningful plant into our journey. Our newest print captures the entire process of ʻōhiʻa blooming from bud...

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  • Kēkēmapa Wallpaper - ʻUlu
    December 1, 2021

    Kēkēmapa Wallpaper - ʻUlu

    ʻUlu or breadfruit is a staple plant found in Hawaiʻi, is versatile and can be prepared similarly to a fruit or vegetable. As one of the most highest yielding fruit trees, it’s is no surprise that it’s a go-to for many farmers and families.  May your wallpaper inspire you all throughout the season to be bold, vibrant, and to perpetuate or cultivate the holiday traditions that are meaningful to you. Please, feel free to download whichever wallpaper speaks to you. We have three options available*: ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi, English, and a blank version. 
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  • Nowemapa 2021 - Ke ola o ka lehua by Kākou Collective
    November 22, 2021

    Nowemapa 2021 - Ke ola o ka lehua by Kākou Collective

    As a blossom dies after getting pollinated, new seed pods form and create an opportunity for new growth. Similarly, it is important for we as Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians) to perpetuate our culture through the passing of knowledge, giving the younger generation roots to their past, with light and opportunity to guide them into a bold new future.
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  • Okakopa - ʻIlima kū kahakai by Kākou Collective
    October 1, 2021

    Okakopa - ʻIlima kū kahakai by Kākou Collective

    ʻIlima kū kahakai, shoreline ʻilima, Oʻahu’s island flower, sida fallax is indigenous to Hawaiʻi and can be found thriving on Hawaiʻi’s shorelines in varying weather conditions. Lei made of ʻilima was seen as lei for royalty, but is now a very special lei gifted for extremely special occasions. ʻIlima is associated with the goddess of hula, Laka, and is a kinolau (earthly form) of the god Kāne.
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  • Kalo Camouflage
    August 1, 2021

    Kalo Camouflage

    Taking it back to the native plants with none other than the one that inspired us from the get-go. This print is called Kalo Camouflage and its a print idea that Iʻve had dancing around in my mind since my son was born.
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  • Kapa Kuiki Coloring Pages
    March 29, 2020

    Kapa Kuiki Coloring Pages

    Kapa Kuiki, a unique form a Hawaiian quilting is a beloved tradition in Hawaiʻiʻs local culture with origins tracing back to the early 1800ʻs. This is our own Kapa Kuiki design incorporating three different plants in coloring sheet form.

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