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Hawaiian News: Ocean Awareness Festival

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Preschoolers and parents at the Kawaihaʻo Hawaiian Immersion Preschool are gearing up for their annual Ocean Awareness Festival. Amy Kalili is here to show us what they have in store.

ʻO Mâlama i ke Kai he hoʻolauleʻa no ka hoʻomanaʻo iâ kâkou a pau no ka mâlama ʻana i ke kai.

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Makua, Pûnana Leo o Kawaiahaʻo 

E Mâlama i ke Kai celebrates ocean awareness.

E mâlama ʻia ana nâ hanana hoʻonui ʻike mâlama kai no nâ keiki.

There will be hands-on ocean clinics for the keiki.

He heihei waʻa kekahi a hiki iâ lâkou a pau, nâ keiki, ke ʻike i nâ waʻa, a me nâ papa heʻenalu. He mea mauli no mâkou, no nâ poʻe Hawaiʻi.

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There will be canoe racing and surfing, things around our ocean lifestyle.

E loaʻa pû ana nâ hui e hoʻonaʻauao a paipai ana i ka lehulehu e noʻonoʻo a komo ana ma nâ hana a kiʻina mâlama ʻâina.

Groups will be there educating the community on caring for our oceans.

Pehea e mâlama i ka loko, pehea e mâlama ai i ke kahakai, pehea e mâlama i nâ mea a pau.

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Like protecting fishponds and beaches.

He noa a manuahi no ka lehelehu âkea a e loaʻa pû ana nâ ʻano meaʻai ʻono loa me nâ kalapu hîmeni kekahi.

It's free and open to the public. There will be ʻono food and entertainment too.

Nui nâ poʻe ʻoluʻolu e hele mai ana, ʻo ia hoʻi ʻo Holunape, Kupâoa, (clean-up) Paula Fuga, Mânoa Madness.

Hulahula ana ʻelua hâlau ʻo Nâ ʻAʻaliʻi Kû Makani a me Nâ Pualei o Liko Lehua.

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Holunape, Kupâoa, Paula Fuga, Mânoa Madness and Hâlau ʻo Nâ ʻAʻaliʻi Kû Makani and Nâ Pualei o Liko Lehua.

ʻO ka 12 kçia o nâ makahiki e mâlama ʻia ai ʻo Mâlama i ke Kai no ka hoʻonaʻauao kaiâulu no ka mea nui o ke kai a no ka hoʻolaha pû aku i ka hana o ka Pûnana Leo o Kawaiahaʻo.

This is the 12th annual Mâlama i ke Kai, promoting ocean awareness and the Pûnana Leo O Kawaiahaʻo's work too.

Ma kçia kula o ka Pûnana Leo ʻôlelo Hawaiʻi wale nô nâ keiki ma nâ lâ a pau. ʻÔlelo Hawaiʻi lâkou, he mea e hôʻola a hoʻomau i ka ʻôlelo Hawaiʻi.

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Our keiki are learning our language and culture, being a part of its survival.

E naue aku i Kapiʻolani Pâka i kçia Pôʻaono mai ka hola 10 o ke kakahiaka a i ka hola 5 o ke auinalâ.

Head out to Kapiʻolani Park this Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for this great event.

ʻO wau no kçia o Amy Kalili no Sunrise ma Hawaii News Now. Aloha.

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