La‘i‘opua 2020 awarded funds to perpetuate culture

  • Built as a community collaboration, a double hull canoe is on display at the La‘i‘opua Wa‘a Community build project on July 10, 2021, at La‘i‘opua 2020.La‘i‘opua 2020’s “Ola ka Lahui” program in which island historians, kupuna, story tellers and artisans share their mana‘o with residents and visitors interested in a deeper connection to Hawaii’s history, arts, and traditions recently got a boost thanks to a Hawaii Tourism Authority grant. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today file photo)

La‘i‘opua 2020’s “Ola ka Lahui” program in which island historians, kupuna, story tellers and artisans share their mana‘o with residents and visitors interested in a deeper connection to Hawaii’s history, arts, and traditions recently got a boost thanks to a Hawaii Tourism Authority grant.