Papahana Kuaola, located in the ahupuaʻa of Heʻeia in the ʻili of Waipao, is a mālama ʻāina based learning organization that is connecting the area's past with a sustainable future.

Papahana Kuaola

Our mission is to create quality learning focused on Hawaiʻi's cultural and natural resources, environmental restoration, and economic sustainability fully integrated with Hawaiian knowledge in order to exemplify a lifestyle respectful of kānaka, ʻāina, and akua.

New Book for Sale!!!

Papahana Kuaola is excited to release its new childrens' book 'Elepaio and Punawai A Waipao Adventure 

Check out our 'Elepaio Book page for more information! 

Looking for a fun Arts & Crafts activity for you keiki?!

Check out our 'Elepaio Bookmark activity, now available for free download and print!