Mea Kanu Kūpuna: An Introduction to the Universe of a Mahi'ai
Come learn from a local legend: Ka'iana Runnels. A longtime Mahi'ai (Farmer), collector of 'awa, kalo, and other Canoe Plants, Ka'iana works with the Kohala Center. He will speak to us about the traditional practices of kilo, 'ahupua'a systems, planting techniques and cultural elements of agriculture in Hawai'i.
July 8th- Ka’iana Runnels- Mea Kanu Kūpuna: An Introduction to the Universe of a Mahi'ai
Location: HIP Ag Farm, Starseed Ranch
A brief overview of the mindset of a Mahi'ai, including traditional practices of kilo, respiratory, 'ahupua'a systems, planting practices, and how this knowledge fits into our life today.