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County grant funds Pohoiki celebration


The Friends of Pohoiki have received a “Healing Our Island” grant for $2,000 to help fund the first annual “Ahahui `O Pohoiki” at the new Isaac Kepookalani Hale Park in Puna.

This alcohol- and drug-free community event will feature Hawaiian-style fun, games, crafts, music, plants and food on Saturday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Everyone is invited to kokua with the different activities such as teaching a Hawaiian craft, makahiki games for children, Hawaiian plant exchange, Hawaii music, etc. Individuals or organizations may contact Luana Jones at 938-0021, or log on to for more information.

The Healing Our Island community grant fund is administered by the Hawaii County Resource Center and has been instrumental in assisting grassroots community efforts to strengthen and nurture community.

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