Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i Foundation is a non-profit corporation and shall operate exclusively for the education and charitable purpose within the meaning of Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any Federal tax code.
Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i Foundation's purpose is "To perpetuate and preserve the teachings of Hawaiian Culture, Hawaiian Traditions and beliefs through language, songs, chants and dance; thereby bringing people together through cultural edification."
The Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i Foundation was established as a non-profit organization to support and promote the teaching and sharing of Hawaiian music, dance, language and culture.
The Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i Foundation is the link that connects us to our past. It is the platform wherein the cultural beliefs, teachings and ways of life of our Kupuna can be conveyed, thus causing a resurgence for renewal of identity, personal growth and kuleana (responsibility) and a revitalization of the Hawaiian people to holo mua (move forward) into the next millennia.
The opportunity is ours to bring people together. Those that are Native to Hawai`i and those Hawaiians that are born abroad and throughout the world at large will have opportunities to be introduced and/or further educated to their native culture through Hawaiian arts and Hawaiian traditions. In addition, Ke`ala `O Kamailelauli`ili`i Foundation will offer these same opportunities to the public at large and other education institutions including, but not limited to performances, language, music, dance, workshops and history so that their knowledge of Native Hawaiians will also be enhanced.
To encourage public involvement through understanding and living the Hawaiian culture through music, dance, language, material arts, crafts and history.
To promote educational performances, workshops, retreats and other traditional activities focused on Hawaiian culture, language, music and dance.
To stimulate and encourage public involvement in activities related to the education of the Hawaiian culture, beliefs, language, music and dance.
Ke'ala 'O Kamailelauli'ili'i Foundation is a non-profit corporation, Section 501(c)3. We promote public involvement through understanding and living the Hawaiian culture through music, dance, language, material arts, crafts and history.