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“Hawaiian Soul” at the Park!

Join the Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation for a special screening of Hawaiian Soul with KHLF Board Member and Film Director, ʻĀina Paikai.

Experience the sites of the Kalaeloa Heritage Park at the golden hour with a tour followed by a screening of Hawaiian Soul and behind-the-scenes talk story with ʻĀina. Bring the ʻohana, your dinner bentos, and chairs.

Tickets include a park tour, the film screening, and the talk story session to follow. All proceeds will go to our goal of maintaining and preserving the Kalaeloa Heritage Park.

2021 KHLF Annual Report

Our 2021 Annual Report is now available. Check out what we’ve accomplished in 2021 and where we’re headed in 2022!

KHLF 2021 Annual Report

No Community Workday in December

Giving Tuesday

Aloha friends and supporters of the Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation! We would appreciate your donations on Tuesday November 30 during the Give Big Hawai’i campaign!

Mahalo for your support of the Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation & the Kalaeloa Heritage Park!

Enjoy the Holidays!

Aloha friends and supporters of the Kalalaeloa Heritage Park! In celebration of Thanksgiving we will be pausing November’s monthly community workday so that our Staff and volunteers can enjoy this time with their families. Mahalo for your support and we look forward to seeing you in 2022!

October Community Workday is on!

Aloha friends and supporters of the Kalaeloa Heritage Park! We are happy and excited to announce the return of our community workday on 30 October! Please register at EventBrite so we know how many people to expect, mahalo!

Your kokua needed!

Aloha friends and supporters of the Kalaeloa Heritage Park! We need your testimony to the Hawai’i Community Development Authority (HCDA) in support of a one-year extension to our current Right of Entry (ROE).

On Wednesday 06 October the HCDA Board will meet to discuss extending our current ROE, which expires 17 November 2021, to 17 November 2022. Without this one-year extension we will not be able to continue our service and programs at the Park or continue our work towards a long-term Stewardship Agreement with HCDA.

Please submit your testimony to the HCDA no later that noon on Tuesday 05 October. You can email your testimony to [email protected]v or use their web form at If you would prefer to submit verbal testimony, please join the Zoom meeting using this link The meeting ID is 702 569 4770 and the passcode is 434019.

Mahalo for your continued support of the Kalaeloa Heritage and Legacy Foundation and our work to preserve and protect the cultural, historical, and archaeological landscape at the Kalaeloa Heritage Park!

September Community Work Day Cancelled

Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea Community Workday

Come mālama ʻāina with us on July 31, 2021 for Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea! Community work day activities at the park are dependent on skill and may include weed whacking, removing invasive species, watering native plants, mulching pathways, etc. All ages and skill levels are welcome!

What to wear:

  • Long pants
  • Long sleeve shirt, if you are sensitive to the sun
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Thick-soled shoes or work boots (plenty kiawe thorns!)

What to bring:

  • Water

Please note that we are following COVID-19 guidelines and procedures.

“Cultural Kapolei” by Shad Kane

The Kalaeloa Heritage & Legacy Foundation is offering a limited number of Shad Kane’s “Cultural Kapolei” for sale as a fundraiser!

This larger format paperback book contains over 200 pages of collected articles Shad wrote for the Honolulu Advertiser from December 2006 to April 2010. The book is the culmination of Shad’s mission to rediscover the Native Hawaiian cultural presence in Kapolei.

Copies are available for $30.00 plus $8.00 USPS flat rate shipping. Supplies are limited!