Ola Pono Wellness Series
Treasures buried deep within our waters
Water has always been an integral part of Hawaiian culture as illustrated through the ancient ahupuaâ€˜a land division system. Â In this series entitled Waiwai, we learn about the kai (sea water), wai (fresh water) and (iâ€˜a) brackish water and how important they were to ancient and contemporary Hawaiians alike.
Ola Pono series
The treasures buried deep within our waters
The seriesâ€™ second chapter showcases the treasures buried deep within our waters. Renowned Hawaiian surfer, lifeguard and waterman Brian Keaulana and his daughter, Haâ€˜a Keaulana, take viewers on a journey across MÄkaha on the west side of Oâ€˜ahu as they explore the islandâ€™s rich history and powerful connection to the ocean, while sharing tips on water safety.
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Waterman Brian Keaulana gives a personal tour around Makaha beach and all the treasures that can be found in the ocean. Â Brian also gives safety tips to travelers visiting our islands.
Haâ€˜a is a world renowned photographer. Â Her unique perspective and keen eye allow her to capture Hawaiiâ€™s beauty in a way that only she can.