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Kamehameha students learn about aloha aina with help from Mauna Kea leaders

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                                Kamehameha students and kupuna, top, gathered Monday at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama for noon protocols similar to oli (chant) recited at Mauna Kea.

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    Kamehameha students and kupuna, top, gathered Monday at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama for noon protocols similar to oli (chant) recited at Mauna Kea.

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                                 Kamehameha 12th grader Mahina Melim, center, participated in the protocol. The goal of “Aha Aloha Aina” is to learn more about aloha aina (love of the land) efforts through workshops, discussions and performances.

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    Kamehameha 12th grader Mahina Melim, center, participated in the protocol. The goal of “Aha Aloha Aina” is to learn more about aloha aina (love of the land) efforts through workshops, discussions and performances.

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                                Kamehameha Hawaiian-language instructor Mapuana Kobashigawa, left, instructed students Monday on how to form their string into the shape of a mountain.

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    Kamehameha Hawaiian-language instructor Mapuana Kobashigawa, left, instructed students Monday on how to form their string into the shape of a mountain.

Kneeling on the grass in the noonday sun, more than 100 Kamehameha students rocked back and forth in a seated hula Monday, guided by leaders of the aloha aina movement, their voices rising in unison to nearby classrooms, Read more

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