41-477 Hīhīmanu St., Waimanalo, HI 96795

(808) 259-2030

Empowering Future Leaders

Hui Mālama O Ke Kai is a non-profit organization that advocates stewardship by connecting youth to outdoor & ocean education, community service, and academic assistance with programming rooted in Native Hawaiian culture and values.

Our Programs

Our programs at Hui Mālama O Ke Kai help build a child’s confidence, self-esteem and character through engaging hands-on activities.

kids playing in the ocean with HMKF

After School Keiki Program

Keiki program serves 5th and 6th grade students everyday afterschool; providing a safe space for children to learn ancestral knowledge and develop a deep sense of self and cultural identity.

keiki showing their gifts with HMKF

After School ʻŌpio Program

ʻŌpio program serves 7th through 12th grade students on a weekly basis afterschool; preparing them academically for college and career readiness all while challenging them to be leaders of Waimānalo.

kids at the beach for sunrise oli with HMKF

Summer Program

Kau Wela Leʻaleʻa is a 4 week summer program that runs from mid June to mid July, allowing students to continue their learning in a cultural setting; with a focus on reading, math and physical activity.

family pounding kalo with the board and stone class at HMKF

Community Program

Kaiāulu program hosts monthly events open to the public, providing resources that encourage participants to learn Hawaiian customs and practices.

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Next Event

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Date:

12/31/2022

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About Hui Mālama O Ke Kai

The Hui Mālama O Ke Kai Foundation (HMKF) was established in 1998 by volunteer community members of Waimānalo as a grassroots effort. These members envisioned a safe place for keiki, ʻōpio, and ʻohana of Waimānalo to indulge in culture-based activities with an emphasis on kai (ocean), hence its inoa (name), Hui Mālama O Ke Kai.

kids ccleaning the beach of plastic in the sand
kids ccleaning the beach of plastic in the sand

About Hui Mālama O Ke Kai

The Hui Mālama O Ke Kai Foundation (HMKF) was established in 1998 by volunteer community members of Waimānalo as a grassroots effort. These members envisioned a safe place for keiki, ʻōpio, and ʻohana of Waimānalo to indulge in culture-based activities with an emphasis on kai (ocean), hence its inoa (name), Hui Mālama O Ke Kai.

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Site By Created By Kaui