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 »

July 28th HOL Gate Mural Workshop

Mural Painting at Haleolono Fishpond

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 9:00 am

Calling out to our Hilo and Fishpond community to come and help us paint our gate with a mural that represents our connection to our kupuna and the living things that are born on this ‘āina. With the help of featured artist Aleysia Kaha, we will painting a kumulipo themed mural on Saturday July 28th, starting at 9am till it’s complete. Please email luka@edithkanakaolefoundation.org for more information.