Wherever you choose to celebrate World Peace and Prayer Day 2017, you can connect to the ceremony on Hawaiʻi Island and support protection of Mauna Kea by purchasing and wearing Mauna Kea shawls that day.
Mauna Kea shawls are a cherished reminder of the love that we hold in our hearts for Mauna a Wākea and are named according to their color in order to perpetuate the sacredness of the story, areas on the mountain, and current issues being faced regarding these storied places or wahi pana.
- Poliʻahu i ke kapu – dark blue/tan
- Kükahauʻula – maroon/tan
- Lake Waiau – teal/tan
- Moʻoinanea – green/tan
- Pöhakuloa – black/tan
- Kükiaʻimauna (guardians of the mountain) – brown/tan
- Sunrise and sunset Kealohawenaʻula mau a mau -orange/tan
- Kanehoalani – yellow/tan
- Lihau -lavender for Lihau and purple for the efforts from HawaiʻI to Kauaʻi and beyond.
The design of the Mauna Kea Shawl was created by Pomai Bertelmann which was inspired by the song Poliʻahu i ke kapu, composed and recorded by Häwane Rios, This song may be purchased on iTunes with all proceeds donated to the Mauna Kea Defense Fund.
Proceeds from the Poli’ahu Mauna Kea Shawls are utilized for spreading awareness of the sacredness of Mauna a Wākea through all means necessary and possible.
Inquiries and shawl orders may be made to Pua Case: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about World Peace and Prayer Day (WWPD) 2017 can be found on this website under the 2017 Event Tab. Those who wish to attend ceremony on June 21, 2017on Hawaiʻi Island are asked to attend an orientation workshop prior to the event. Dates and places will be announced on this website.