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Hui Mauli Ola proudly presents: Leo Kupa. e ho’olono mai. The thought-provoking podcast on perpetuating Hawaiian Healing and Wellness, brought to you by Mauli Ola Wednesdays and hosted by Kamakanuiʻahaʻilono Jingao…

Leo Kupa. E Ho'olono mai‪!‬ Hui Mauli Ola

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 24 Ratings

Hui Mauli Ola proudly presents: Leo Kupa. e ho’olono mai. The thought-provoking podcast on perpetuating Hawaiian Healing and Wellness, brought to you by Mauli Ola Wednesdays and hosted by Kamakanuiʻahaʻilono Jingao…

    Mailani Maka‘īna‘i | Leo Kupa Episode #25

    Mailani Maka‘īna‘i | Leo Kupa Episode #25

    Mailani Makaʻīnaʻi was born and raised in Kailua and Kahaluʻu. A graduate of Maryknoll Schools. She began learning lomilomi in her ohana since the age of 7.  Her first lomilomi kumu outside of her ohana was Ronnie Dudoit of Molokai.  Mailani attended Uncle Ronnie and Aunty Francineʻs teaching in 1996 and 1997.  In 1999 she got to attend and study with Aunty Margaret Machadoʻs school of Lomilomi.  In 1999 and 2001 she worked at the Lomilomi shop with Uncle Moe Keale and Kumu Kaʻuhane Lee.  She got her massage therapy licensed in 2000.  From 2001 to 2012, Mailani worked as a Lomilomi specialist in Waikikiʻs Hotels Spa industry. She opened her own brick and mortar shop in 2016.  Mailani currently shares her passion of Hawaiian Healing and Hawaiian Culture with the Lomilomi Collective.
    This is the same Mailani Makaʻīnaʻi, the mother, lover, musician, entrepreneur, composer, vocalist and multiple time Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award winner.
     

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Makaʻala Yates | Leo Kupa Podcast #24

    Makaʻala Yates | Leo Kupa Podcast #24

    Hui Mauli Ola proudly presents: Leo Kupa - E Hoʻolono Mai!
    Makaʻala Yates returns to Leo Kupa!
    Dr. Makaʻala Yates D.C. is a Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian Ancestry) who specializes in Hawaiian medicine. His studies began at the age of 6.  He has been teaching Hawaiian medicine and practices for 35 years.  He is the founder of Mana Lomi® and Indigenous Botanicals.  Makaʻala is also an original crew member of Hokuleʻa in 1976.  He is also a Vietnam Veteran.  Maka’ala received the Kaonohi Award in 2005 for his excellence in Hawaiian medicine and community support. He is the author of "Na'auao Ola Hawaii: Hawaiian Practices and Principles of Being Well."

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Meghan Leialoha Au | Leo Kupa Podcast #23

    Meghan Leialoha Au | Leo Kupa Podcast #23

    Born and raised on the Windward side of Oʻahu, Meghan graduated from the University of San Francisco with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science. Her health practitioner training continued with lomilomi work since 2007 studying under Kumu Lomilomi, Enrick Ortiz, Jr., as his apprentice in January 2013, and as assistant in teaching his classes since May 2014. In 2008 she went through Haku Hoʻoponopono training with Aunty Malia Craver and Lehua Pouha at QLCC in Kalihi, and trained in Lāʻau Lapaʻau with Kahuna Lāʻau Lapaʻau Levon Ohai starting in 2009.
    Her graduation from Hawaiʻinuiākea, Center for Hawaiian Studies at UH Mānoa, with her MA in December 2015 in ʻIke Hawaiʻi with a thesis on historical trauma and itʻs health repercussions, bodily, spiritually, governmentally for Kānaka Hawaiʻi also informs her birthwork supporting her community’s growing families with training from New Beginnings Doula Training, and ʻEhuola – Ka Lāhui o Ka Pō's practitioner training through Kōkua Kalihi Valley’s Hoʻoulu ʻĀina program.
    She studied under Reiki Master Britt Yap since 2018 and from May 2019 to March 2020 she served as Director of Education and Community Outreach at the Waimānalo Market Co-op in their non-profit sector, supporting the Ola Hou program that improved food security and practices with two populations: students at Mālama Honua Public Charter School; and women who were either pregnant and/or breastfeeding.
    Kū I Ke Aloha serves as her practitioner and education platform for community healing to address personal and historical atrocities and hardships that can be revalued and transformed into opportunities to learn and grow and be a part reclaiming who we truly are - individually and communally on a path towards truth, justice, peace, growth and healing.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Makaʻala Yates | Leo Kupa Podcast #22

    Makaʻala Yates | Leo Kupa Podcast #22

    Hui Mauli Ola proudly presents: Leo Kupa - E Hoʻolono Mai!
    Dr. Makaʻala Yates D.C. is a Kanaka Maoli (Hawaiian Ancestry) who specializes in Hawaiian medicine. His studies began at the age of 6.  He has been teaching Hawaiian medicine and practices for 35 years.  He is the founder of Mana Lomi® and Indigenous Botanicals.  Makaʻala is also an original crew member of Hokuleʻa in 1976.  He is also a Vietnam Veteran.  Maka’ala received the Kaonohi Award in 2005 for his excellence in Hawaiian medicine and community support. He is the author of "Na'auao Ola Hawaii: Hawaiian Practices and Principles of Being Well."

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Kaipoʻi Kelling | Leo Kupa Podcast #21

    Kaipoʻi Kelling | Leo Kupa Podcast #21

    Kaipoʻi Kelling is a Hawaiian educator and mahi kalo (kalo farmer) carrying on Uncle Jerry Konanuiʻs teachings. Born on Oʻahu, Kaipoʻi loves to ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi and is a collector of different kalo varieties. Kaipo'i returns to Leo Kupa, talking lessons of character from Hāloa, healing and sacred spaces, and keeping our keiki inspired and not being the "poi-lice."

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Herbert Hoe - Leo Kupa Podcast #20

    Herbert Hoe - Leo Kupa Podcast #20

    Uncle Herbert Grew up in the ahupuaa of Hakipuu, from a young age the importance of ohana and ʻāina was integrated in daily living.After retiring from the Honolulu Fire Department, Uncle Herbert recognized the health disparities amongst our Native Hawaiian people. His Ai Pono program aims to reestablish the connection of our traditional foods and our traditional well-being. Anakala Herbert was featured in the series: Na Loea: The Masters: Food for the soul. He is a husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and kupuna.
     
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    • 1 hr 35 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Hobrah ,

He momi na ka lāhui!

Mahalo nui Palala Kamaka for bringing on healers and remarkable doers in our community! Truly changing and saving lives! E Ola!

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Mahalo nui for sharing your Ike and stories. I love this podcast and can't wait for a new one each week.

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More please!

An informal and informed view of where Hawaiian culture is from practitioner viewpoints. Hopefully this podcast continues to grow as a means of access to knowledge and philosophies as generations mingle. An invaluable asset in the vein of the archival material in Bishop Museum and Hawaiian language newspapers. E ho’olono mai!

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