KUALOA RANCH http://www.kualoa.com Oahu's top attractions, activities, tour & event location Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:05:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Kupuna are our Elders http://www.kualoa.com/2015/05/27/kupuna-are-our-elders/ http://www.kualoa.com/2015/05/27/kupuna-are-our-elders/#comments Thu, 28 May 2015 01:25:38 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=7154 Kupuna –Elder, Grandparent, Ancestor, Relative or close friend of the grandparent’s generation. Kūpuna, plural of kupuna. Kūpuna in ancient Hawai`i as well as today’s society are respected and regarded as valuable treasures of knowledge for their vast years of experience. Often seen as the mentors and masters of the loina Hawai`i (Hawaiian Values) and Lawena... Read more »

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Japanese Language Learning at Kualoa! http://www.kualoa.com/2015/05/23/japanese-language-learning-at-kualoa/ http://www.kualoa.com/2015/05/23/japanese-language-learning-at-kualoa/#comments Sun, 24 May 2015 05:34:42 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=7252 Recently two local students from Punahou School visited Kualoa Ranch to offer a free Japanese language primer to employees and staff. Kiana and Taylor helped us learn the basics to Japanese conversation through lessons, games, pantomiming, and repetition. Representatives from the education staff, sales and marketing team, and zip-line department had a great time learning... Read more »

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Meet our Hawaiian Expert! http://www.kualoa.com/2015/04/17/meet-our-hawaiian-expert/ http://www.kualoa.com/2015/04/17/meet-our-hawaiian-expert/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:11:49 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=7147     Kuahiwi Moniz is the Hawaiian Culture Resources Manager at Kualoa Ranch.   Kuahiwi was kind enough to spend a few minutes with us last week so that we could put a short introductory piece together. We will be posting several blogs in the near future to help people learn about Hawaiian culture and... Read more »

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Hawaiian Words and Wisdom http://www.kualoa.com/2015/03/27/hawaiian-words-and-wisdom/ http://www.kualoa.com/2015/03/27/hawaiian-words-and-wisdom/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 22:45:54 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=7107 First in our series of Hawaiian Words and Wisdom. Visit us online to learn new Hawaiian vocabulary and wisdom through stories. Hawaiian Words: LeLe, Ho’olele   Lele – To fly, jump, leap, hop, skip, swing, bounce, burst forth; to sail through the air, as a meteor; to rush out, as to attack; to get out of,... Read more »

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Farm Fresh Oysters! http://www.kualoa.com/2014/03/19/farm-fresh-oysters/ http://www.kualoa.com/2014/03/19/farm-fresh-oysters/#comments Thu, 20 Mar 2014 02:54:35 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=6271 After years of test growing and tedious preparation, we are pleased to announce that Kualoa is permitted to sell farm fresh live oysters! Kualoa’s stock are the first Hawaii grown oysters to be sold commercially in decades! The oysters are grown and harvested out of our own Moli’i lo’i. The oysters grow in our Ancient... Read more »

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Last Discover Kualoa Event Next Week Saturday! http://www.kualoa.com/2014/03/06/last-discover-kualoa-event-next-week-saturday/ http://www.kualoa.com/2014/03/06/last-discover-kualoa-event-next-week-saturday/#comments Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:53:03 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=6234 Come out and join us next week Saturday for our last and final event which will end our Discover Kualoa Series!  This event will Celebrate Kualoa through Hawaiian Song and Dance.  We will have activity stations throughout the day, a keiki kids zone, food vendors, Kualoa’s very own Farmers Market(selling our very own farm raised... Read more »

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Rarely Seen Ka’a’awa Fishponds! For Discover Kualoa only! http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/13/rarely-seen-kaaawa-fishponds-discover-kualoa/ http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/13/rarely-seen-kaaawa-fishponds-discover-kualoa/#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 01:58:39 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=6073 In two days we will open our rarely seen and never used Ka’a’awa fishpond to our Discover guests! This is a rare opportunity for guests to not only see the the fishpond, but also catch and release the catfish and rainbow carp that populate the pond.     Discover guests are welcome to come and... Read more »

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Aloha Aina Wednesday http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/12/aloha-aina-wednesday/ http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/12/aloha-aina-wednesday/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:39:47 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=6058 It’s Aloha Aina Wednesday here in Hakipu’u.  A group of staff members from the Kamehameha Schools Literacy Support & Instruction division came ready to work!  This particular group primarily works out of schools between Hau’ula and Waimanalo to provide support in literacy enhancement and teacher development.  Out of the classrooms and away from the computers,... Read more »

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Directions to Discover Ka’a’awa http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/12/directions-discover-kaaawa/ http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/12/directions-discover-kaaawa/#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:34:39 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=6052 As we count down the days to Discover Ka’a’awa, there is one important bit of information we need to share – how to get to Ka’a’awa Valley! Discover Ka’a’awa is going to be in Ka’a’awa Valley’s Low Camp, the way to access both the event and event parking is through our surf gate. For guests... Read more »

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Exclusive Discover Kualoa T-Shirt http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/06/exclusive-discover-kualoa-t-shirt/ http://www.kualoa.com/2014/02/06/exclusive-discover-kualoa-t-shirt/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 19:55:43 +0000 http://www.kualoa.com/?p=6040 The Kualoa retail shop is rolling out something special just in time for Discover Ka’a’awa and Discover Kualoa! For sale at our upcoming Discover events is our exclusive event T-shirt. With a Hawaiian print down the front, and Kualoa’s three Ahupua’a highlighted on the back, our event T-shirt allows guests to show where they are... Read more »

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