|A visiting school from New Zealand brought Maori dancing to students at the Herkes Kaʻū District Gym on Friday. A public performance is planned for Sunday at 'O Kaʻū Kakou Marketplace in Nāʻālehu at 3 p.m. See more below. Photo by Julia Neal|
Kaʻū Hoa Pili ʻĀina Training Program's Mālama ʻĀina Coordinator will work approximately 19 hours per week for this 18-week program beginning Oct. 15, and will work closely with team members of Ka ʻOhana O Honuʻapo and Hawaiʻi Wildlife Fund, says the job summary. This position includes working with HWF staff and KOOH volunteers approximately two days per week in the field and additional hours remotely to support the establishment and operations of the Kaʻū Hoa Pili ʻĀina Training Program for young-adult trainees.
|Logo for Ka 'Ohana 'O Honu'apo|
The announcement states that the position will be open until filled, closing on Oct. 6 unless no qualified applicants apply. Work is expected to begin on Oct. 15. This work is being offered as a part-time seasonal position by HWF in partnership with KOOH.
More info about Hawai'i Wildlife Fund and Ka 'Ohana O Honu'apo is available on their websites at www.wildhawaii.org/ and www.honuapopark.org/.
|High School students from Aotearoa, New Zealand share their traditions with students of Kaʻū at the Herkes District Gym on Friday. A free public performance is at 3 p.m. Sunday at the OKK Market Grounds in Nāʻālehu. Photo by Julia Neal|
AOTEAROA, NEW ZEALAND DANCE AND SONG come to the O Kaʻū Kakou Market Grounds in Nāʻālehu this Sunday at 3 p.m. Called Te Maurea Whiritoi Community Performance, the free event features students from Hamilton Boy's High School and Hamilton Girl's High School. They shared their program with local students on Friday at Kaʻū High & Pāhala Elementary School.
The program provides a full Kapa Haka rapu. The free Nāʻālehu public event is sponsored by Kaʻū High & Pāhala Elementary School, Hawaiian Civic Club of Kaʻū, O Kaʻū Kakou, Ka 'Ohana O Honu'apo, Kamehameha Schools & Kahuku Ranch, Kaʻū Global Learning Lab and Hawai'i Health Harm Reduction Center.