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Hawai‘i Updates: March 2022

The relationship to the land, or ‘Āina, is at the core of our being. The food we grow does more for us than sustaining our bodies, it also “feeds” us mentally and spiritually. 

In this newsletter, we are focusing on two important movements, and we would appreciate your support.  It’s the government’s kuleana to minimize community exposure to harm, just as we have a kuleana to our land: to care for it and to respect it, and in return, our land has the kuleana to feed, shelter, and clothe us.  We must maintain balance within society and with our natural environment.

Lorilani Keohokalole
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Hawai'i Updates: August 2021

Wēlina mai kākou,

My name is Lorilani Keohokālole, and I am the new PAN Co-Director of Organizing for the Hawaii Region. My ‘Ohana is from Wai‘anae and Kāne‘ohe (O‘ahu) Hilo; South Kona and Kā‘ū (Hawai’i Island); ‘Olowalu and Hāna (Maui) and Kalihiwai (Kaua‘i). I am currently humbled to reside on the island of Kaua‘i in the historically resource-rich community of Anahola.

I am a mother, a wife and a community advocate. My primary work has been in the fields of health, wellness and healing, Native Hawaiian cultural education, and food policy advocacy.

Lorilani Keohokalole