for the Earth
"Highlights of the 2010 Keiki Surf for the Earth at Kohanaiki, or affectionately known as "Pine Trees". An awesome surf contest and cultural event brought to life by the Kohanaiki "Ohana. The 2013 event is scheduled for May 18 and information is supplied on where and how to enter. Contact Rebecca Villegas at 808-960-2805 for more information on donations, getting involved or entering!"
Involves Jeffrey Smith - JBS Productions.
The Kohanaiki 'Ohana
KOMO MAI - Come to this shoreline to fish, throw net, surf, swim,
camp, collect medicinal herbs and gather from the brackish water
are proud to report that after almost ten years of effort, the
Kohanaiki 'Ohana has nearly attained it's goals, set out in our
first Vision Statement of 1994.
are the advocates for the survival of the Hawaiian value of aloha
and traditional 'ahupua'a' concepts in land use planning.
are committed to networking in political, economic and social
arenas to perpetuate Hawaiian values: stewardship of natural
resources, human rights and environmental justice.
are joined together to achieve a victory at Kohanaiki.
are of mixed ethnic and cultural backgrounds - youth, adults and
elders, sharing a collective vision.
by our 'Kupuna' (elders)
Inspired by our 'Keiki' (children)
and with responsibility to all future generations,
the Kohanaiki 'Ohana, a not-for-profit organization, is committed
to building strong bonds within our Kona community.
are part of a global movement to recognize and respect indigenous
knowledge, culture and traditional practices combined with modern
technologies for sustainable management of our environment.