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katie kamelamela's Snapshots

  1. Ala loa trail

    Snapshot Title: Ala loa trail
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    The Ala loa will go around the entire island of Kahoolawe.



  2. Archaeological Site

    Snapshot Title: Archaeological Site
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Piko o Wakea
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Arch site



  3. Archaeological site

    Snapshot Title: Archaeological site
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Piko o Wakea
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    arch site



  4. West Maui

    Snapshot Title: West Maui
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Piko o Wakea
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Catching clouds



  5. Kalo kountry

    Snapshot Title: Kalo kountry
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Hawaii Countryside
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    A day's work...subsistence



  6. Hearing the Moolelo

    Snapshot Title: Hearing the Moolelo
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Hawaiian Civic 1
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Seeing the Moolelo
    Contributing to the Moolelo



  7. Kaneloa

    Snapshot Title: Kaneloa
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kaneloa awawa
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Kaneloa



  8. Offering

    Snapshot Title: Offering
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Latest pano from Kahoolawe
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Acknowledgment



  9. Offerings

    Snapshot Title: Offerings
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Hawaiian Canoe Club 2
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Acknowledgment.



  10. Naulu

    Snapshot Title: Naulu
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Ulupalakua-Lua Makika
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Rain comes to Kahoolawe via the surrounding islands and channels. One famous rain bridge connecting to Kahoolawe is the Naulu. On a clear day one may watch from Moaulanui as clouds form over the cha...



  11. Appropriate offerings

    Snapshot Title: Appropriate offerings
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Ulupalakua-Lua Makika
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Before gathering or creating offerings to leave at any cultural site, first contact the caretaker of the area and if not sure ask what items are culturally appropriate to offer. This caution should ...



  12. Vegetation oasis

    Snapshot Title: Vegetation oasis
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Ulupalakua-Lua Makika
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Pili grass (Heterpogon contortus) and A'ali'i (Dodonea viscosa) are two native outplanting successes in this area, requiring no hand watering. Shelter previously provided by the pili bail assisted in...



  13. Pili (Heteropogon contortus) bails

    Snapshot Title: Pili (Heteropogon contortus) bails
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Ulupalakua-Lua Makika
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Pili, an indigenous grass to Hawaii, is put out onto the landscape in the form of bails. This provides a seedbank for the landscape, and area for loose soil to accumulate creating habitat for future ...



  14. Cultural Restoration

    Snapshot Title: Cultural Restoration
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Ulupalakua-Lua Makika
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Cultural restoration is one main focus to the restoration of Kahoolawe. This rain ko'a provides habitat for continuing cultural practices as well as shelter and a windbreak for native outplantings.



  15. Kealaikahiki

    Snapshot Title: Kealaikahiki
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Hawaiian Civic Club 2
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Kealaikahiki, or the pathway to Tahiti, offers 180 degree view of the horizon. This is where training, at the level of the wa'a (or canoe), would occur. The stars shine bright on Kahoolawe providing...



  16. Honokanaia

    Snapshot Title: Honokanaia
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Hawaiian Civic Club 2
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Honokanaia, or Bay of the dolphins, is home to the previous navy base camp and is currently being maintained by the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission (KIRC). Volunteers wishing to help in the cultu...



  17. Kahu at work

    Snapshot Title: Kahu at work
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Hawaiian Civic Club 2
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Kahu of the construction of this traditional platform Atwood Makanani or Uncle Maka shares the story of place with members of the Hawaiian Civic Club. Participants carried passed 2,040 pohaku (rocks)...



  18. Anchor In Bay

    Snapshot Title: Anchor In Bay
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kaneohe Bay
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Kaneohe Bay is home to many on the Windward side, on land and sea.



  19. Strong

    Snapshot Title: Strong
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Halihali Phoaku 2
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Halihali up hill. People of all ages participated in this line (25-76). Many were more than ready to lend a hand and help in any way possible. Always remember to identify your limits and be wary of ...



  20. Imi pohaku

    Snapshot Title: Imi pohaku
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Halihali Pohaku 1
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Searching for rock, those that are chosen get moved up the chain. Many hands make for light work!



  21. Passing Pohaku

    Snapshot Title: Passing Pohaku
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Halihali Pohaku 1
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Hawaiian Civic Club Members passed 2040 pohaku (rock) in preparation of building the paepae at Honokanai'a. Many hands will help with the moving of stone in this traditional fashion. Quick tip: the ro...



  22. Malama Loko I'a

    Snapshot Title: Malama Loko I'a
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Moli'i
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Taking care of the fishpond:
    1) Limu eradication; removale of invasive species
    2) Mangrove eradication; removal of invasive mangroves: accumulate sediments, restricts flow in pond and provides habitat...



  23. Possible sturcuture?

    Snapshot Title: Possible sturcuture?
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Gathered basalt with shell placed on top. Modern?



  24. Feature D- Pohaku compass

    Snapshot Title: Feature D- Pohaku compass
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Located in Kuhike'e proper.



  25. Feature A- Paepae

    Snapshot Title: Feature A- Paepae
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Feature A, known as the Kuhike‘e Ahu, is described as a platform with boulder built around bedrock with some moved rocks set upright, and surrounding features were surveyed and mapped. The platform...



  26. The "Can"

    Snapshot Title: The "Can"
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Honokanaia
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Put out as an anchoring point by the military during their occupation of Kaho 'olawe. Larger ships hook on to the "can" overnight or for short visiting periods. Be careful when approaching this site ...



  27. Zodiac training

    Snapshot Title: Zodiac training
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Honokanaia
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Water saftey training is held for "Kua" or those who take the role of the backbone of the Protect Kaho'olawe 'Ohana. Trainees practice proper water safety procedures, how to prep, launch and land the ...



  28. Bell Stone

    Snapshot Title: Bell Stone
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Pu'u Mo'iwi
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Said to have been used to possibly communicate with other islands. The bell stone is hollow and when contact is received in the correct location it will resonate.



  29. 'Uhaloa (Waltheria americana)

    Snapshot Title: 'Uhaloa (Waltheria americana)
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Pu'u Mo'iwi
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Native herb that persists in dry harsh environments. Plant parts are used for sore throats, boiled into a tea or chew straight. Be careful when transporting (foot, truck, duce, mule, etc.) around Kaho...



  30. Undistured Articles

    Snapshot Title: Undistured Articles
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Pu'u Mo'iwi
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    "If you didn't drop it don't pick it up" is a common saying on Kaho'olawe. This is to 1) prevent disturbance of unexploded ordinance (UXO) and also 2) to preserve cultural sites. When we leave an ar...



  31. Ala Loa

    Snapshot Title: Ala Loa
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Project: Ala Loa

    The Ala Loa will encircle the island of Kaho'olawe making access for Makahiki traditions, marking and honoring the ahupua'a of Kanaloa.



  32. Haole Koa, Koa Haole

    Snapshot Title: Haole Koa, Koa Haole
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kaneloa
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Invasive plant that looks similar to the juvinile form of Koa (Acaia koa), a nitrogen fixing native. During the summer these plants have developing flower, fruit and seed dispersal. One pod may contai...



  33. Lichen Remnant

    Snapshot Title: Lichen Remnant
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kaneloa
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Lichens indicate atmospheric water, enought to support small life forms.



  34. Petroglyph

    Snapshot Title: Petroglyph
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kaneloa
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Petroglyphs are located throughout the outcropping.



  35. Petroglyphs

    Snapshot Title: Petroglyphs
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kaneloa
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Petroglyphs are located on the makai side of pohaku. They are located throughout the outcropping.



  36. Kealaikahiki Team

    Snapshot Title: Kealaikahiki Team
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Members: K. Hee, A. Mitchell, H. Hammat, D. McGregor, K. Kamelameal



  37. Team Kealaikahiki

    Snapshot Title: Team Kealaikahiki
    Taken by: katie kamelamela

    Image: Kuhike'e
    Image Owner: katie kamelamela



    Description:

    Members: D. McGregor, H. Hammett, J. Ching, K. Hee, K. Hee, A. Mitchell, K. Kamelamela