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Hawaii nonprofits are awarded $600K for cultural tourism initiatives

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                                Halau o Kekuhi, the center of cultural knowledge at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation, honored Kilauea’s volcanic eruptions at this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival. The foundation plans to use new federal grant money to restore historic Hawaiian place names and land divisions in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

    COURTESY SIG ZANE

    Halau o Kekuhi, the center of cultural knowledge at the Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation, honored Kilauea’s volcanic eruptions at this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival. The foundation plans to use new federal grant money to restore historic Hawaiian place names and land divisions in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Restoring Hawaiian place names and preserving historic sites through stewardship projects are ways two nonprofits plan to incorporate the significance of Native Hawaiian history and culture into the visitor experience. Read more

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