In celebration of Pūnana Leo o Waimea’s 25th anniversary, different panels and events were held at the Pūnana Leo o Waimea’s Facebook page. Events include:
- July 2: Panel discussion with the women who made Pūnana Leo o Waimea what it is during its inception.
- July 9: Panel discussion with the first graduating class.
- July 16: Mele with the ‘ohana Lim and talk story session with ‘Anakala Lale Kimura.
Hauʻoli piha makahiki 25 i ka Pūnana Leo o Waimea!
July 16, 2020 marked 25 years since the Pūnana Leo o Waimea has opened!
Aloha mai e ka ʻohana Pūnana Leo o Waimea, He mea nui kēia ma ka mōʻaukala hoʻōla ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi no ka lāhui holoʻokoʻa a me ke kaiāulu ponoʻī. E nānā ma lalo aku i nā wikiō o nā hanana i hama ʻia no keʻia makahiki kūikawā nō! E Ola Ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!
This is a major milestone in the Hawaiian Language revitalization movement for our whole lāhui and here in our community. Please watch the videos below to see how we celebrated this special year! E Ola Ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!