Tag: Hawaiian culture

Learn to Live Aloha: “Kuleana Campaign” Videos

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau (HVCB) have created a new video “Kuleana Campaign” to educate visitors about cultural norms and practices unique to the Aloha State. These unwritten rules are important to knowing what it means “Live Aloha” while enjoying a Hawaii vacation. All of the videos are available […]

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Ancient Healing at Keaiwa Heiau

Did you know that not all Hawaiian heiau (temple) were used for human sacrifice? It is a common misconception that often goes unaddressed; take Keaiwa Heiau, for instance. At the summit of an Oahu neighborhood in Aiea, the heiau had been used for healing and medicine. Hawaiian priests would diagnose and treat various illnesses and […]

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