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The Pu 'Ole 'Ole blows and 'Awa is poured: Maui Kumu Kel'i Tau'a welcomes Hawaiian seedlings back to Auwahi

Abstract:

Like the American Indians of the continental US and Canada, the indigenous Hawaiians feel a very spiritual connectedness to the land and plants and the ola (life)within them. A traditional Hawaiian blessing was performed before beginning restoration activities in the dry forest habitats of Haleakala Volcano on Maui.

Issue & Pages:

Spring 2003 Pages: 48-51

Article Download:

4-1NPJ48-51.pdf (PDF document)

Authors:

  • AC Medeiros

Keywords:

reforestation, outplanting

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