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Column: Indigenous knowledge should inform modern conservation

  • Sol Kolomona, a native son of Lanai, is an eighth-generation descendant of a long line of Native Hawaiians that has included elders, navigators, fishers, hunters, farmers and paniolo.

    Solomon Kaho'ohalahala, a native son of Lanai, is an eighth-generation descendant of a long line of Native Hawaiians that has included elders, navigators, fishers, hunters, farmers and paniolo.

There is a Hawaiian chant, Kumulipo. In this chant we express the understanding that all beings are created from the duality of dark and light. It is a declaration that we all live within and were created by and will continue to exist from the union of Akea, the sky father and Papa, the earth mother. Read more

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