Program Update From Lanai Culture & Heritage Center
Work continues on Lanai as a part of the heritage center's exhibit development and stewardship programs, and highlights several recent donations to our collection.
We are privileged to share the following photo updates with you:
(1) Important cultural/historic resources of the Maunalei-Keomoku-Kahalepalaoa region are being documented and stabilized (the historic Ka Lanakila Church is being prepared for re-roofing);
(2) The 1911 Avery Truck restored by Ross Moody and associates, with it's new display platform, a gift of Robert Kinoshita has been returned to Lanai (we are now awaiting permission from Castle & Cooke to display it in front of the Lanai Culture & Heritage Center;
(3) A Hawaiian shell collection, donated by members of the Hawaiian Malacological Society is now featured in museum;
(4) An antique Hawaiian pineapple quilt, a gift from Vonnie Pratt-Turner (daughter of former Dole manager, Dickson Pratt) is now on display in the plantation room;
(5) Community members and volunteers, including Kupuna Irene Cockett Perry are all working with Mikala Enfield in making Lanai Culture & Heritage Center programs better every day.
(6) Life-long Lanai resident and master-craftsman, Warren Osako is making another beautiful ukulele as an auction item for a Lanai Culture & Heritage Center fundraising event.
Development of this site is partially sponsored by the Trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Mahalo nui.
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