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A COURSE DESIGNED TO AWAKEN CULTURAL IDENTITY & THE POWER OF ANCESTRAL CONNECTION

HEAR A WORD FROM KUMU 
FOUNDER OF AWAKENED ALOHA

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WHAT IS A PONO SETTLER ?

In 'olelo Hawai'i (Hawaiian language), pono means "balance, alignment, righteousness" & is often used to describe behavior and characteristics that display responsibility, ethics, and values that respect the harmony of all life.

As it pertains to settlers to Hawai'i, it is vital to understand how to
embody the cultural values of these islands, while respecting the Hawaiian people, Hawaiian 
stories, and Hawaiian ways of being.


This course aims to empower foreigners to BE PONO while living in our ancestral homelands.

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

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week 1

kahua

THE FOUNDATION

Foundational cultural

knowledge, ancient history, & introduction to 

Hawaiian consciousness. 

and more...

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week 2

aloha 'aina

HONOR THE LAND

We will continue on our journey through Hawaiian history & cover ways of caring, protecting, & preserving Hawai'i through a cultural lens.

and more...

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week 3

aloha AKUA

HONOR SPIRIT

We focus on Hawaiian 

spiritual practices while understanding appropriate protocols to take in sacred areas.

and more...

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week 4

aloha kanaka

HONOR ONE ANOTHER

We dive deep into relationship with Hawaiian people and the layers of healing that is to be done for our collective prosperity.

and more...

plus weekly bonuses
  revealed at every class 

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" The Pono Settler Course not only inspired my journey of learning more about Hawaiian culture and the place I now live, but it awakened my desire to connect deeper to my own ancestors."

 

 

- COHORT 1 STUDENT -

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COURSE ADDED VALUE

Hawaiian History, Mo'olelo, & Important Cultural Events

Fundamental Principle of Kuleana - Discovering Your Contribution to Hawai'i

Advocacy & specific ways to support positive change for Hawaiian communities.

Hawaiian Cultural Values & Living Authentic Aloha

An in-depth look at Americanization & the systematic oppression of kanaka maoli.

COURSE STRUCTURE
A FULLY IMMERSIVE ONLINE CLASSROOM

ALL CLASSES are both LIVE & Recorded for students

Access to our Zoom Classroom & Cohort Discord Chat thread for student / teacher engagement

Full Access to recorded sessions for up to 3 months 

Community of like-minded haumana (students) on the journey of learning about Hawaii. 

Assignments (Ha'awina) that will guide you into a deeper knowledge of your own culture & place.

Course ends off with an in-person ceremony & cultural day at 'Iolani Palace.

MEET YOUR KUMU
@SONOFOAHU 

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Elijah Kala McShane

kahu - educator - ceremonialist

Elijah, also known as @sonofoahu or Kumu Kala is a kanaka maoli speaker, educator, artist, & ambassador of aloha. 

As a ceremonialist and spiritual channel, Elijah has held workshops, courses, and healing ceremonies that has brought transformation and awakening to thousands. 

As a content creator, Elijah focuses on all things Hawai'i, speaking on the most challenging topics with a perspective immersed in aloha, inclusivity, and truth to spirit. 

As an ambassador of aloha, Elijah has been divinely called to share the message of aloha to the world through his work, voice, and co-creating a future that brings ancient wisdom to modernity.

"My vision with this course is to provide the accessibility to cultural knowledge & ways of being with the ones who are ready for it. Our goal is to ensure that education leads to empowerment to stand for what is right & to create a pathway for unity amongst all cultures living in Hawai'i."

- Kumu Kala

NEXT LIVE COHORT #6
 IANUALI (JAN) 15TH, 22ND, 29TH, FEB 5TH
WITH IN PERSON CEREMONY ON FEB 10TH
ALL LIVE CLASSES ARE: MONDAY
 EVENINGS
5:30PM - 8:00PM HST
8:30PM-11:00PM PST​

 

THIS STUDENT WAS
TRANSFORMED

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  • What medicinals are used in Ke Ala Pili?
    In Ke Ala Pili, there are an array of plant medicinals to prepare the body for a transcendental experience. These medicinals are mostly indigenous to Polynesia and the Hawaiian Islands with the main medicinal grows throughout all the earth, fungi. The full disclosure of this medicinal list is given once reservation is booked & NDA is signed.
  • Are any of the medicinals psychedelic?
    In Ke Ala Pili, our protocol is established to ensure the highest efficacy in your transformation journey. The main fungi medicinal called "la'au akua" in Hawaiian is psychoactive, yet at the intentional dosing amount, your experience will be deeper within the body, spirit, and heart center.
  • What if I have a bad experience on the medicinal journey?
    Ke Ala Pili is masterfully facilitated by skilled ceremonialists and trained space holders. We ensure that the container is safe for all people, and that all people receive the appropriate medicinal dosage they need to have a safe, yet profound experience. What people call a "bad trip" is usually do to a lack of proper preparation and intaking medicinals in a non-ideal environment. With completing the fundamental protocol that is required to have the best journey possible, you can trust in your deepest intuition and our team to guide you into the depths of your heart.
  • What does the preparation for Ke Ala Pili look like?
    For all attendees, there is a cleanse that is required for maximizing the experience itself. This kapu cleanse is 5-7 days of clearing stagnant energies within the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and energetic facets of the human being. This is to ensure that your vessel is as clean and clear as possible for the divine light to come through to you.
  • Where does Ke Ala Pili take place on O'ahu?
    Ke Ala Pili takes place directly in the land. The location of Ke Ala Pili is given a few days before the experience.
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