What We Do

Estria Foundation proudly supports the arts, P-20+ education, and beautifying public spaces through the following programs.

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Your tax-deductible financial contributions provide critically needed support of public arts and placemaking programs in Hawai‘i.
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Provide Hawai‘i schools with qualified arts educators, cultural advisors and professional muralists to guide students through the Mele Murals process.
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Provide students with essential art supplies.
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Helps Hawai‘i communities share their cultural heritage through large-scale mural masterpieces.

Learn about all of our important programs.

Latest News

Summer Program Mele Murals

Our Mele Murals Summer Program finished this last mural in the last week of the program with Uncle Pomai, Uncle Estria, and Hālau Pāheona kumu, Lacey Evans. This mo‘olelo is about King Kakuhihewa, the 15th aliʻi ʻaimoku (ruling chief) of Oʻahu, and the location of his...

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Professional Development Summer 2019

Weʻre proud to have finished our third annual Professional Development workshop for Hawai‘i DOE teachers this summer! For four days in July, over 20 teachers joined our "Mele Murals - Integrating Creativity, Collaboration & Critical Thinking" course. The...

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Mele Murals Summer Program 2019

Summer fun has started with our Mele Murals Summer Program! Our 40 haumāna (students) have experienced three huaka‘i (fieldtrips)! Their first huaka‘i was hiking up to Waiahila Ridge to learn about our ahupua‘a above our schools and community of Pālolo Valley and...

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