In pursuit of itʻs mission, Pūlama Nā Liko operates a cultural learning center that supports our youth and provides opportunities within the community and abroad to develop a range of skill sets and experiences relevant to success in career and life, instilled by culture and Hawaiian core values.
To perpetuate Hawaiian and Polynesian arts and traditions by promoting social, physical and intellectual wellness within our communities by cultural-based education, through which Hawaiian core values, the performing arts, and life skills enrichment programs are integrated.
To develop responsible and capable future generations through interaction and educational programs inspired by the Hawaiian and Polynesian culture and traditions.
P Pono: integrity; rightness, balance - expressed when doing right and feeling content
Ū Ulu: growth, spread; to protect - expressed by sharing knowledge and encouragement
L Lōkahi: unity, cooperation - expressed with harmony and understanding
A Aloha: unconditional love, compassion - expressed with empathy, kindness, and giving
M Mālama: care for; nurture; preserve - expressed with honor to serve and to protect
A Alakaʻi: Leadership - expressed with humility; learn well so you can help guide others