Monday, November 9, 2015

Kula No Na Po’e Hawaii Present: The 2nd Annual Taste of Papakolea

This is the second annual Taste of Papakolea at the Papakolea Hawaiian Homestead community. It will be held at Lincoln Elementary School on Saturday, Nov. 14 from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. and is open to the public. This event is coordinated by KULA Na Po’e Hawaii, Papakolea Community Development, and Hawai‘i Pacific University BSW Social Work Students.

Last year BSW Social Work students, as part of the SWRK 4010 Macro class practice, worked in collaboration with community members in planning and implementing this inaugural event. One of the main focuses was encouraging community members to participate in a social sustainable enterprise event, and from this came the idea of selling food that community members made to represent the Papakolea community. There were a dozen tables that provided either a main course or a dessert to sell, and a movie showing of Papakolea. It went well and the community asked the HPU Social Work team to help coordinate the event again this year. 

This year a cohort of BSW students are in the midst of planning the event and would like the support of the HPU community and their family members to come and attend the event.

View the event on the Social Work Facebook, or visit the Papakolea website.

Photos courtesy of Papakolea Community Center  

No comments:

Post a Comment