8th Annual E Malama I Ke Kai Festival

The Mālama ‘Āina Foundation partnered with the Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentoring Program from UH and participated in the 8th Annual E Malama I Ke Kai Festival held on June 3. The festival is put on by Punana Leo O Kawaiha‘o and focuses on ocean awareness and education. There were a total of 19 booths and some of the exhibitors included the Oceanic Institute, the NOAA National Weather Service, and the City & County Honolulu Department of Environmental Services. There also was lots of ono food, great music, games for the keiki, drawings for free stuff, and various t-shirts and other items for sale.

A keiki checking out the Malama Aina Foundation display while his makuakane looks on.
Volunteer Melissa Takushi working the Malama Aina Foundation booth.
A happy Jason Agliam holding his E Ola Pono t-shirt he has just won in a free drawing sponsored by Mālama ‘Āina Foundation
Uncle Calvin Hoe teaching Melissa Takushi how to play the nose flute.
A keiki looks through the lens of a digital microscope and examines some interesting water creatures.

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