‘A‘o release goes virtual

  • Courtesy of DLNR

    Video cameras roll as Kumu Sabra Kauka releases an ‘A‘o during the annual E Ho‘opomaika‘i ‘ia Manu ‘A‘o event that was done virtually.

LIHU‘E — The COVID-19 pandemic put restrictions on the annual E Ho‘opoomaika‘i ‘ia Manu ‘A‘o, or A Cultural Release of the Native Newell’s Shearwater, when the annual event attended by school children was relegated to the digital virtual platform, states a release from the state’s Department of Land and Natural Resources.