Friday, January 1, 2010

Nominate a Leader or Group from the Wai`anae Moku for An Award by Jan. 20!


Makaha Studios, WCRC/MA`O and the other Kauhale Partners are sponsoring an award for native Hawaiian Leadership in the Wai`anae moku. The recipient will receive an award from UH- Hawai`inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge.

Please help us to nominate a person or group who you know has demonstrated ‘i ulu i ke kukui, the branches grow because of the trunk’, those kumu whose leadership, knowledge and insight continues to be shared to grow the native Hawaiian community.

Enclosed is the nomination, however; I’ve inserted the actual Nomination form fields in the body of this email. Please nominate someone by Wednesday, January 20th!

A selection committee will review the nominations and select the Awardee by Friday, January 22nd. Please contact your networks and mahalo for participating.



Here is the nomination form:

I/We ______________________, nominator (s), wish to select the following outstanding individual (group) to receive an “I Ulu I Ke Kumu” Award in 2010 to be honored at the “I Ulu I Ke Kumu” Award Dinner on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at Halau o Haumea, Kamakak?okalani Center for Hawaiian Studies. (Please note, recipients of the award need not be affiliated with UH-M?noa)

“I Ulu I Ke Kumu” Nominee:

Nominiee Name: _________________________________

Kumuhana (Role): _______________________________

Contact Info:

Address _________________________________ City ________ State _____ Zip ______

Phone (Work) ________________________ Phone (Home) ________________________

Email: ____________________________Alternate Contact: _______________________

Please provide a short statement that describes your nominees’ contributions:

Please email, fax or call in your nomination asap! Mahalo nui.

J. Kukui Maunakea-Forth
Executive Director, WCRC
P.O. BOX 441
Wai`anae, Hawai`i 96792
Office/Fax: 808-696-5569
Cell: 808-864-9485

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