Hawaiian Cultural Knowledge

Founded in the summer of 1990, the Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation (EKF) is a cultural-based organization established by the offspring of the late Luka and Edith Kanaka‘ole. Founded on the vibrant traditions and rich cultural heritage of the Kanaka‘ole family, it is the Foundation’s mission to heighten indigenous Hawaiian cultural awareness, knowledge and participation through its educational programs and scholarships. EKF focuses on maintaining and perpetuating the teachings, beliefs, practices, philosophies and traditions of Edith and Luka Kanaka‘ole. More about EKF »


Lauhala Workshop

Sign up for our upcoming Lauhala Workshop on Saturday, September 22nd. Led by Kumu Iliahi Anthony, you will learn to gather and kukaʻa lauhala as well as make a lauhala bracelet.  The workshop will be from 9 am to 12 pm at the Edith Kanakaʻole Foundation, 1500 Kalanianaʻole Avenue. There is no charge for this workshop, but space is limited.  To register email leinaala@edithkanakaolefoundation.org.



Rescheduled Tournament

2018 Slot Shot Diving Tournament Rescheduled

RESCHEDULED! Due to water quality conditions and clean up from the storm we will be rescheduling this Spearfishing Tournament for September 22nd. Registration is still open. Email luka@edithkanakaolefoundation.org to get in application.