Anaina Hou Community Park

  • Phone: 808-828-2118
  • Address: 5-2723 Kuhio Highway, Kilauea, HI

Talk Story with Anaina Hou

A Conversation with Kumu – Eō e Lonomakahiki!  E Ola!

A Conversation with Kumu – Eō e Lonomakahiki! E Ola!

The Hawaiian Essence of Water by Kumu Hula, Kēhaulani Kekua I have always been drawn to the water. Enamored with both kai and wai – the salty seawater of the ocean, as well as the cold, chill of Kaua`i’s fresh […]
Farmers Market Partners:  Love for Self, Family, Community

Farmers Market Partners: Love for Self, Family, Community

Farmers Market Partners: Love for Self, Family, Community by Crystal Bilyeu “A beautiful garden provides nourishment for your body, soul and spirit,” shares Doug and Genna Wolkon of Kauai Farmacy. They, along with their three beautiful children, live tucked away on […]
Kilauea Memories – 2/8/16

Kilauea Memories – 2/8/16

Kilauea Memories by Jack Gushiken On September 11, 1957, I started working at Kilauea Sugar Company.  Shortly before that, on August 10th, I married Sharon Kawasaki (Aik) who was from the big city of Kapaa. We have a total of […]
Why was the Stone Dam built?

Why was the Stone Dam built?

To operate a Sugar Factory in and around the flat Kilauea lands, it required a high volume of water to operate. Water was also required to service homes of the factory and field workers. A main source of water was […]

Eō e Lonomakahiki! E Ola!

With much excitement and anticipation, millions around the world gathered in celebratory fashion to usher in the new year.  It was a very festive time here in Hawai`i as well, with families, friends and communities rallying together to party and […]
Hāloa: The Deeply Rooted Traditions of `Ohana

Hāloa: The Deeply Rooted Traditions of `Ohana

By Kumu Hula, Kēhaulani Kekua Hawaiian values, customary beliefs and traditions are informed and inspired by the power of nature and the environment.  We honor and celebrate this relationship in many ways, big and small in our daily lifestyle…as well […]

Hiking the Wai Koa Loop Trail

As you begin the trail at Anaina Hou, you’ll enter into Kilauea Woods, where the first Honduras Mahogany trees were planted in 2007. In the woods, you’ll see 85 year old Cook Pines. Cook Pines were introduced by Captain Cook […]
The Ferhring ‘Ohana Farm

The Ferhring ‘Ohana Farm

Sunday is generally the day of rest on the family farm but not necessarily for Bruce. As the patriarch of this organic family farm, Bruce is committed to providing his family a sort of sanctuary from the outside world on […]

A conversation with Kumu: With Aloha and Gratitude to William “Bill” Porter

“We have been chosen to capture the past for the future.” Since moving here in 2004, both Bill and Joan have warmly embraced and expressed their love and sense of place for Kaua`i as their home.  The special projects and […]
Good Ol’ Days

Good Ol’ Days

The Good Ol’ Days by Jack Gushiken I was lucky to grow up in an era when most of our food was found in the natural environment. The rivers, ocean and mountains provided most of the food to support all of our […]