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Back to School with Hālau Pāheona

Back to School with Hālau Pāheona

Aloha kākou! We are proud to announce that our school of visual arts program, Hālau Pāheona, expands to two more public schools of Kuhio Elementary and Pālolo Elementary schools! We welcome Lacey Wood, one of our new art teachers, helping us expand our Hālau Pāheona...

New Hālau Pāheona Logo!

New Hālau Pāheona Logo!

Our new Hālau Pāheona (school of visual arts) logo has been completed and was designed by Joshua Lake.  Josh also designed our Mele Murals logo back in 2013. When asked what the meaning behind the Hālau Pāheona logo, Josh replied "Estria (Miyashiro) and I discussed...

Juana Alicia – From Incarceration to Liberation Mural

Juana Alicia – From Incarceration to Liberation Mural

Since all of the Estria Foundationʻs work is now currently in Hawai‘i, most of you do not know that we started out in Oakland, California and we are the financial sponsor of muralista maestra (mural master) Juana Alicia and her True Colors Mural Project. Juana and her...

Mele Murals Summer Programs are here!

Mele Murals Summer Programs are here!

We were proud to launch our first Mele Mural Summer Program at our home of the Kaimukī High School campus. In addition our Mele Murals Professional Development Program for Hawaii DOE teachers started the same week! The mission of the Mele Murals Summer Progam was...

Pālolo Elementary School – Aloha ‘Āina

Pālolo Elementary School – Aloha ‘Āina

On April 22nd, our Mele Murals team started a community mural at Pālolo Elementary School. The initiative was a part of "Earth Day" and a collaborative weekend with Iolani School, Kaimukī High School,Hālau Kū Māna, Aliiolani Elementary School, Clean Water Honolulu,...

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