Project Description

Welcome!  E komo mai!

Photo Exhibition

Each day at the festival, we will showcase new, incredible photos of the Manu O Ku by talented photographers who graciously submitted their work.

Please use these photos only for educational purposes, and remember that all rights are reserved by the photographers, as copyright holders and you should contact them directly if you wish to purchase or use their work.  

Can you find the hidden words in our Wordsearch Puzzles?

On a computer, click and release on the first letter. Then just roll over the word and it will highlight!

On a mobile device, touch the first letter and the last letter and the word will highlight!


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Mahalo to  HUI MANU-O-KŪ   for the fun word search! 

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Day 1

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Welcome to the Virtual Festival

As we all go ‘virtual,’ so too does the Manu O Ku Festival!
Join the day’s festivities, live,or on-demand anytime!

Go to Saturday!

Day 2

Sunday, May 17

Culture Day

What is the ancient Hawaiian story of the Manu O Kū?

Makahiapo Cashman, the Director of UH Manoa Ka Papa Lo’i O Kanewai, tells the story of Manu O Kū and Maui!

Seafaring Navigation with the Manu O Ku 

Polynesian Voyaging Society shows you how watching these birds gives you clues that have saved lives!

Go to Sunday!

Day 3

Monday, May 18, 2020

Keiki Day

Storytime with the Hawaiian Monk Seal Preservation Ohana

Honey Girl, the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Keiki Q & A 

With Keith Swindle, U.S. Dept of Fish & Wildlife

Go to Monday!

Day 4

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Coming Soon!

As we all go ‘virtual,’ so too does the Manu O Ku Festival!
Join the day’s festivities, live, or on-demand anytime!

Day 5

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Coming Soon!

As we all go ‘virtual,’ so too does the Manu O Ku Festival!
Join the day’s festivities, live, or on-demand anytime!

Day 6

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Coming Soon!

As we all go ‘virtual,’ so too does the Manu O Ku Festival!
Join the day’s festivities, live, or on-demand anytime!

Day 7

Friday, May 22, 2020

Coming Soon!

As we all go ‘virtual,’ so too does the Manu O Ku Festival!
Join the day’s festivities, live, or on-demand anytime!