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Learn about the Kaʻala Farm cultural learning center mission and programs by watching some of our visitors videos.

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NHIS ʻAʻaliʻi Program 2017

The ʻAʻaliʻi Program is a project of Place-based Learning And Community Engagement in School (PLACES) and is a collaborative venture between Nānākuli High and Intermediate School, the University of Hawaiʻi, Manoa's Office of Student Equity, Excellence & Diversity (SEED), and Kaʻala Farm. The project is funded through the Department of Education, Native Hawaiian Education Program. Students in the ʻAʻaliʻi Program at Nānākuli High and Intermediate School visited Kaʻala Farm weekly since September 1, 2016 as part of the exploration of their year-long project topic, The Science and Politics of Water. This integrated, place-based project provided hands-on learning opportunities in a way that allowed students to positively impact their community.

Video By: Mākaha Studios for PLACES

Kaʻala Farms Rebuilds After June 2012 Fire

Published on Sep 19, 2015

In June 2012 a fire started in Lualualei Valley. The fire jumped into the Waiʻanae Valley where Kaʻala Farms is located. The fire destroys the Hawaiian cultural learning center where Hawaiʻi's keiki learn the importance of Aloha ʻĀina, stewardship, & sustainability. This is a recap of that historical fire in 2012 & a communities resilience to rebuild the cultural learning center September 2015.

Video By: Pake Salmon

Kaʻala Farm with Family

Published on Jun 26, 2015

This video is about Kaʻala farms

Video By: Shanel Landford

Kaʻala Farm Restoration

Uploaded on Feb 8, 2011

Hawaiian Electric employees work side-by-side with the staff of Kaʻala Farm and community members to help restore native vegetation and loʻi in Waiʻanae.

Video By: Hawaiian Electric Companies

Kaʻala Farm - Waiʻanae, Hawaiʻi

Published on Jul 9, 2013

Kymberly Pine visits Kaʻala farms in Waiʻanae, Hawaiʻi.

Kymberly Marcos Pine is a Honolulu City Councilmember representing District 1. Pine was elected to the State House of Representatives in 2004 to represent district 43 and served in the state house from 2004-2012. She was the first Republican to be elected to this seat since statehood. Pine then won a seat in the 2012 Honolulu City Council elections.

Video By: Kymberly Pine

Kaʻala Farm teaches lessons taught centuries ago

Uploaded on Jul 29, 2011

SPJ Winner - 1st Place for Enterprise/Feature Reporting

Whether you're stuck in traffic on the H-1 Freeway, or waiting in line at the grocery store, it's easy to get bogged down with life. But there's a place on the leeward coast that gets down to the basics and teaches people how to live off the ʻāina.

Video By: Leland Kim

Uncle Butch - Kaʻala Cultural Learning Center

Uploaded on Dec 3, 2010

Uncle Butch lays out the low down on the Kaʻala Cultural Learning Center and traditional taro farming.

Video By: DarkWorksFilms

Ke Ala O Ke Kumu-The Path To The Source; Waiʻanae; Community; Culture; Hawaiian Studies

Published on Mar 14, 2013

My Creative Project for Hawaiian Studies 107, Spring Semester 2013. I shot all the footage myself, but I did rip some random pictures to fill out the last part of the presentation off of the websites listed below, and I used some songs off the "50 Greatest Hawaiʻi Albums of All Time" CD, with references listed below, also.

Video By: Mauna Burgess

PBS Hawaii - HIKI NŌ Episode 404 | Waiʻanae High School | From the Ashes

Published on May 19, 2015

Premiere Airdate: October 11, 2012

Students from Waiʻanae High School report on a thatched building at Kaʻala Farm's Culture Center that was destroyed by a brushfire in Waiʻanae.

Video By: PBSHawaiiorg

Where Will You Grow Next?

Kaʻala Farm is a non profit organization and their mission is to strengthen the connection between the ´aina and all living forms of life necessary.

In this video I have ventured up to Kaʻala Farm to harvest kalo for a dish called Kalo poke. Uncle Butch a caretaker at Kaʻala Farm will tell you about how our ancestors took care of the land and of how they were able to sustain themselves and how we today can be food secure.

Video By: Portia Escuadro

ʻUlu Flatbread Dough

Here at Kaʻala Farm, we find creative ways to add traditional foods in modern recipes. Learn how to incorporate ʻulu (breadfruit) in a simple flatbread dough recipe that can be used to make pizzas, empanadas, and more!

Video By: Kaʻala Farm Inc.

Wai Niu

Learn how to make wai niu!

Video By: Kaʻala Farm Inc.