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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

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  • Mana Up Showcase 2022
    November 2, 2022

    Mana Up Showcase: 6th Cohort

    Meet the businesses in the sixth (6th) cohort of the Mana Up Hawaii Accelerator program: Aloha De Mele, Banan, HI Spice, Island Harvest, Kahuku Farms, Keiki Kaukau, Ohana Nui, Pawniolo Pets, Pono Potions, Sea Salts of Hawaii, and Utara Organics.
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  • Hoomae
    October 26, 2022

    Hoomae

    Let's discuss hoomae, the process of wilting, and how it brings out beautiful variations of two of our favorite flowers in Hawaii: hau and pua kenikeni.
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  • Mana Up Showcase: 7th Cohort
    October 19, 2022

    Mana Up Showcase: 7th Cohort

    Meet the businesses in the seventh (7th) cohort of the Mana Up Hawaii Accelerator program: Surf Shack Puzzles, ava + oliver, Advance Wildlife Education, David Shepard Hawaii, Haku Maui, Kauai Sweet Shoppe, Malama Mushrooms, Po Naturals, Revive Glassworks, Lexbreezy, and Tag Aloha Co.
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  • Naupaka Collaboration with the Keiki Dept
    June 4, 2022

    Naupaka Collaboration with the Keiki Dept

    Story telling through art and apparel, working with the Keiki Dept allowed us both to reconnect to our roots, share our legends, and add a modern touch while sharing the message that despite the distance - love always endures.

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  • Native Hawaiian Plant Month Challenge
    April 1, 2022

    Native Hawaiian Plant Month Challenge

    Kākou Collective is proud to team up with Laulima Hawaiʻi and introduce a fun challenge to celebrate Native Hawaiian Plant Month where you can learn about native species while drawing them. Read more to learn about the giveaway!
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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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