About Kūkulu Kumuhana O Puna

Kūkulu Puna

We service keiki through our cultural arts school; Kūkulu Kumuhana o Puna (KKOP), through Kūkulu we have served the Youth of Hawaii Island for 23 years. 

We also service youth and families in Puna to encourage and support cultural learning that builds capacity in indigenous Hawaiian knowing of land, ocean and sky through lifestyle practices.   The mission of KKOP is  to develop strong and well informed ʻāina (land) stewards to become change agents that can advocate for environmental wellness in Hawaiʻi and beyond.

Advocacy for Water Resources

Hawaii water ways and the Wai a Kāne

Traditional Foods and Healthy LifeStyles

Hāloa and Foods with Life

Ocean Advocacy

Learning pono lawaiʻa (fishing)practices

Stewardship NOW

Techniques to use in the present

Holo Moku

Voyaging begins at home....learning basics

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

If you would like to learn more about Kūkulu Kumuhana o Puna or send a donation drop us a line above

you can directly email us at : kukulu@hawaiiancreationsbylei.com

Kūkulu Puna

PO Box 6823, HIlo, HI 96720, us

(808) 937-0823

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