Hui Malama O Ke Kai 'ohana spent the afternoon on Saturday learning about protocol and harvesting hau from Kawainui. We will prepare our ko'i (adze) for our next class when we will begin to learn about carving wood for our poi pounding boards.
Parents, please RSVP by Tuesday, January 17th for the Hui Makua Dinner on the19th if you and your ohana are interested in participating in the workshop!
Below please find general information for the available position of Keiki Academic Support Staff. Please note that all positions are open until filled; however, applications that are received by the first review date will receive priority. Please also note that all positions are grant funded.
The open position includes the following benefit package:
Keiki Academic Support Staff
Currently a forty-eight (48) week position @ approximately 32 hours per week
Salary Range: $14.00/hr - $15.00/hr dependent upon experience and education.
Eligible Benefits Include:
- Social Security Benefits
- Workman's Compensation
- Short Term Disability
- Holiday Pay
- Complete medical coverage for employee (with co-pay for dependent and/or full family coverage)
- Simple IRA Retirement Plan
- Earned PTO (paid-time-off)
Completed employment packet for this position to include:
- Cover letter
- HMKF employment application with original signature
- Two letters of reference
Please send a completed and signed application packet to:
Hui Mālama O Ke Kai Foundation
41-1357 Kalaniana‘ole Hwy., Suite 201B
Waimānalo, HI 96795
Attn: Hiring Personnel
or fax to 259-2603 w/ cover page attn: “Hiring Personnel”,
or email to: email@example.com
or drop off at the HMKF office by appointment only.
ONLY COMPLETE AND SIGNED APPLICATION PACKAGES WILL BE REVIEWED.
All potential hires will be given a conditional offer of employment pending reference and background checks, employment authorization and TB clearance. If you have any further questions please call 259-2601 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
First review of applications to begin Monday, January 2, 2012. Tentative first interview dates: Tuesday through Thursday, January 10th – 12th, 2012. Tentative start of employment: Monday, January 16, 2012.
Mahalo, again, for your interest!
All opio and their ohana are encouraged to attend this informational meeting about this program year and the upcoming Opio Orientation Camp this weekend! Thursday, August 25th 6:30-8:30pm at the Waimanalo District Park.
Over the summer the WEIS Garden was vandalized, is now overgrown and in need of some care. Please come out and help this school garden get back on its feet again. The Garden Party Work Day at Waimanalo Elementary & Intermediate School Garden is being hosted by Erica Cornwell on August 20th 8-12 am.
People should bring their own water bottles, gloves, tools, wheel barrows, truck, (for dump runs)...anything you think would be useful. WEIS will provide water if you bring your own recyclable containers. Please see the attached flyer for more information or contact Erica if you have further questions at 783-2281.
If you are not able to attend, please do share it with someone else who might. The more help we can get, the better.
Healthy Hawaii Initiative
2011 Keiki Oceanfest
@ Waimanalo Bay Beach Park “Sherwoods Beach”
Saturday, July 23rd 2011
Free bodyboard contest for Keiki 15 years and under
4 divisions (tandem ,open girls, boys 12 and under, boys 13-15)
Check in at 7 am - Finish about 4pm
We will have lunch and drinks provided.
The Keiki Oceanfest is a free and not for profit event that is dedicated to providing the young children of Hawaii an outlet to experience the fun family atmosphere associated with the sport of Bodyboarding. This event is focused on generating ocean awareness and a competitive spirit within the youth of tomorrow. Our mission is to enrich the lives of Hawaii’s youth through positive ocean activities such as beach clean up’s and Bodyboarding events. We strive to instill the fun and exciting experiences of Bodyboarding and the ocean environment with the kids and their families through this free event. We offer free: entry, beverages, lunch, giveaways, instruction and autographs from Hawaii’s best professional bodyboarders and prizes for all boys and girls that enter, ranging from 15 years of age and under. Our event is purposely located in Waimanalo; an area known for its easily accessible beaches, strong Hawaiian heritage, and under privileged youth, as we feel this great community is an area that is well served by our efforts.
Mahalo for the support
Charnay Kalama-Macomber, Program Manager