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Ulupo Heiau Hoike Saturday July 23, 2011

Ulupo Heiau Ho‘ike


Saturday, July 23, 2011  10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Ulupo Heiau State Historical Park
& Windward YMCA, Kailua
Experience the culture and history of Kawainui and the Kailua ahupua‘a. Join us for a fun-filled day of entertainment, food, and learning for the whole family.

Hula — Halau Mohala Ilima – Kumu Hual Mapuana De Silva; Halau Hula ‘O Kawaili‘ula – Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe; & Na Puakea O Ko‘olaupoko – Kumu Hula Pattye Wright

Cultural Demonstrations — Lei Making, Poi pounding, Launiu weaving

Educational exhibits

Hawaiian Crafts & Native Plant Sales

Hawaiian Music

Ono Hawaiian Plate Lunch $10.00  — Ono kaukau prepared in a traditional imu at Ulupo. Plate includes kalua pig & turkey, kalo & u‘ala. Served from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Event parking at Kailua Methodist Church and Faith Baptist Church


Information & Updates:

Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club
‘Ahahui Malama i ka Lokahi
Dept. of Land and Natural Resources
Harold K. L. Castle Foundation

Volunteers are needed on Friday, July 22 and Sat. July 23rd for a variety of tasks.
If you can help, please call 263-8008. Mahalo!

July 17, 2011 at 10:40 pm Leave a comment

Ulupo Heiau Hoike Saturday July 11, 2009

You are invited to attend the 2009 Ulupo Heiau Hoike to be held on July 11, 2009 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Hoike 2009

June 16, 2009 at 11:23 pm Leave a comment

Ulupo Heiau Hoike – June 21st Mark Your Calendar

Mark Your Calendar – Sat. June 21 – Ulupo Heiau Hoike

Volunteers are needed to help put on the Ulupo Heiau Hoike. Please contact Malia Helela at or call 225-1108.

The Ulupo Heiau Hoike will feature Hawaiian cultural demonstrations, mele and hula from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat. June 21st. Free – public invited. Come and see the progress being made at this wahi pana. The event is free and the public is invited.

May 31, 2008 at 7:39 pm Leave a comment



Sponsored by ‘Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi,  Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club and Kawai Nui Heritage Foundation

The educational tours of the Kailua Ahupua‘a and Kawainui Marsh are offered to inform residents and visitors about the Hawaiian archaeological, historic and ecological resources of the marsh.

The tour groups meet at Ulupo Heiau next to the Windward Kailua YMCA at 8:30 am and walk, as well as car pool, to the various sites. Return trip is usually back to the Windward YMCA by 1:00 pm. A donation of $5.00 for non-members and $3.00 for members will be accepted for the tour. Donations are used to support the cultural and ecological restoration work of Kawainui Marsh. Group size will be limited to 25 persons.


1. Sat. Feb. 2 –  Ramsar World Wetlands Day – Kawainui/Hamakua Marsh
2. Sat. Mar. 1 –  Native Plant Revegetation Projects in Kawainui Marsh
3. Sat. May  3 –  Archaeological sites and historic sites of Maunawili Valley
.   4. Sat. June 7 –  Kailua Bay – Geological and Marine Resources
5. Sat. June 21 – Ulupo Heiau Hoike
6. Sat. t.b.d.          Aquatic Animals & Insects of Kawainui streams & Marsh
7. Sat. Aug. 10 or 24 – KHCC Poi and Papale
8. Sat. Sept. 6 – Cultural and Natural History Tour of Kawainui Marsh
9. Sat. Oct.  4  – Geology of the Kailua Ahupua‘a
10. Sat. Nov. 1 –  Archaeological  & Historic Sites of Kawainui/Hamakua
11. Sat. Dec. 6 –  Birds of the Marsh (Kawainui, Hamakua & Kaelepulu)

(Dates or tours may be subject to change depending on weather or other circumstances.  Check for updates at:

WHAT TO BRING:  Backpack or Fanny-pack, walking shoes, water bottle, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, rainwear, hat or cap, sunglasses. Optional: camera and binoculars.

CONTACT INFO: Call 593-0112 for more information and to register for these educational tours, or email: or

(There are also service-learning trips for elementary through college age students to our project sites around Kawainui Marsh. Contact us for more information.)
(Revised 3/25/08)

March 25, 2008 at 10:45 pm Leave a comment

Celebrate Hawaiian Culture at the Ulupo Hoike June 9th

You are invited to the 2007 Ulupo Hoike on June 9th. The event will start at 9 am and run until 2 pm. It will celebrate Hawaiian culture and honor Kumu John Lake. There will be an awa ceremony, Hawaiian music, hula, cultural demonstrations, exhibits, games and a fund-raising ono imu-cooked Hawaiian lunch for the Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. Come and check out the progress of the restoration of the Ulupo Heiau complex. Parking will be available at the churches next to the Windward YMCA. If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact us at:

May 16, 2007 at 7:46 pm Leave a comment