Kōwelo is ʻAha Pūnana Leo’s on-demand Internet streaming video service making our classic Pūnana Leo videos once again available to the public.

  • Bundle 1 of 5 (Bundles 3-5 TBA)

    1. Ka Hakalama: Ha, ka, la, ma, na, pa, wa, ʻa...a fun, animated lesson on video. A good way to practice spelling and reading. Sing along and hulahula too! 3-1/2 minutes. Preschool to grade 1 and beginning language learners.

    2. No Pūmaiʻa: Who is the worthiest plant of the valley? Is it the tall, smooth banana plant or the modest ʻaʻaliʻi? A delightful tale of the haughty and the humble. Includes original music and chants. Available with subtitles. 11 minutes. Preschool to grade 4.

    3. Ka ʻAi a me Ka Iʻa: A visit to Tūtū's loʻi (taro patch) leads to a lesson about the wondrous food of our kūpuna, the kalo, and the appropriate lawena (behaviors) observed when preparing and eating poi. A lesson about the iʻa (fish) of the uplands and of the sea is also lovingly shared. In Hawaiian only. 11 minutes. Preschool to grade 4.

    4. Loaʻa: A fun video with animation, live action, and original music by the Kukui Serenaders. Highlights the loaʻa sentence pattern. In Hawaiian only. 9 minutes. Preschool to grade 4.

    5. Nā Hulu Kūpuna: Part of the Nā Hulu Kūpuna series, Māmā Alina Kanahele, born and raised on Niʻihau, talks about life on that island. In Hawaiian only. 24 minutes. For all ages.

    Cost: $20 per year (Click on the link to the left to purchase this bundle via PayPal for instant access.)

    Note: No part of these videos may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever. All videos are for personal “Home Video Use” of the purchaser. These videos may not be used for “Institutional Use” without the express written consent of the ʻAha Pūnana Leo. Please send inquiries to niuolahiki@ahapunanaleo.org.

    Coming Soon:

    Bundle 3: Nā Hoaʻēkoʻa, E ʻAi I Kekahi, E Kāpī i Kekahi, Kahelelani, Kaʻililauokekoa, Ka Hana Lawaiʻa Niʻihau me Kupuna Harry Kaʻanoʻilani Fuller

    Bundle 4: Kuʻu Iʻa, Pehea I Loaʻa Ai Ka Minoʻaka Iā Nanana, Ka Waʻa Kaulua, E Makaʻala I Ka Hana, Ka Hoʻomākaukau Heʻe ʻAna me Kupuna Emma Emalia Hoapili Keohokālole

    Bundle 5: Mele Pō, Ke Kinoʻō A Me Ke Kinoʻā, Ua Kū Ka Hale, Ua Paʻa Ka Hale, Hōmaikawaʻa, He Huakaʻi Mākaʻikaʻi me Kupuna Rachel Nāhaleʻelua Mahuiki

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  • Bundle 2 of 5 (Now Available!)

    1. E Hoʻopili Mai: An animated musical video featuring ʻAnakala Nāʻilima from Pūnana Leo o Hilo. Follow along and learn nā māhele o ke kino (parts of the body) and the appropriate use of related ʻaʻano and hamani words. In Hawaiian only. 7 minutes. Preschool to grade 3.

    2. Ke Aloha O Ka Iʻa Wiwo ʻOle ʻO ʻOpihi: An animated video based on the song ʻŌpae Ē by Pīlahi Pākī and Aunty Irmgard ʻĀluli. The story of how a boy enlists the help of a brave ʻopihi to save his sister from a giant eel. Available with subtitles. 13 minutes. Preschool to grade 2.

    3. E Pū Paʻakai Kākou: How lucky we are to enjoy the different foods brought to Hawaiʻi by our ancestors from all over the world. Let Kekolu and his cousins share some of their favorite ethnic dishes with you in this video. Have fun at the picnic! In Hawaiian only. 9 minutes. Preschool to grade 4.

    4. Kalanimainuʻu: This video is the traditional story of the chief Punaʻaikoaʻe of Oʻahu and his encounter with the beautiful Kalanimainuʻu of Molokaʻi. They fall in love and share a cave as a home. But, Kalanimainuʻu has a secret that Punaʻaikoaʻe will soon discover. Available with subtitles. 25 minutes. Grade 4 to adult.

    5. E Hoʻomākaukau Haupia me Kupuna Helen Haleola Lee Hong: Tūtū Helen Lee Hong shows us how to make delicious haupia at Kalapana. A fun, interesting and informative video. In Hawaiian only. 23 minutes. For all ages.

    Cost: $20 per year (Click on the link to the left to purchase this bundle via PayPal.)

    Note: No part of these videos may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever. All videos are for personal “Home Video Use” of the purchaser. These videos may not be used for “Institutional Use” without the express written consent of the ʻAha Pūnana Leo. Please send inquiries to niuolahiki@ahapunanaleo.org.

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