Hot Shots – 10/30/13


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KUA Hosts Office Warming Kua'aina Ulu 'Auamo hosted an office warming and blessing Oct. 11 at The Box Jelly in Kaka'ako for its conservation partners and supporters. The nonprofit stewardship group marks its 10th year in 2013 and has launched a new website,, to showcase its projects. Staff and board members present were (front, holding photo of the 'Ihi'ihilauakea) Kapalai'ula DeSilva (board); (center, from left) Alex Connelly (staff) and daughter Pali, Miwa Tamanaha (staff) and son Noa, Brenda Asuncion (staff), Maka'ala Ka'aumoana (board) and Hi'ilei Kawelo (board); (back) Charlie Young (E Alu Pu Advisory Council), Ernie Cruz Jr. (board), Wayne Tanaka (board) and Kevin Chang (executive director). Missing are Anne Swayne (board) and E Alu Pu members Christine Costales and Paul Bartram. Photo by Tina Aiu.