Care for the Aina; Care for the Self: Naupaka

The "Care for the 'Aina; Care for the Self" is a series of SDGS (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals) gardening workshops mixed with the knowledge of la'au lapa'au (Hawaiian healing medicine) that will be held throughout the year. As participants engage in caring for native Hawaiian plants on the Chaminade campus, they will also learn some medicinal and cultural uses of the plants featured. 

General Schedule:

8:30am - Meet and Greet / Introduction to CIFAL Honolulu Center and plant material

8:45am-9:15am - gardening

9:15am-10am - Create a reef-safe sunscreen using campus la'au

Attire: closed shoes; long pants and long-sleeved shirts; gloves optional

Facilitators: Dr. Malia D. Wong, O.P., School of Humanities, Arts and Design with Rhea Jose, Outreach Coordinator for CIFAL

Limit: 25 participants (due to limited materials). Click here to Sign-up

Saturday, August 27, 2022 at 8:30am to 10:00am

Wesselkamper Science Center
3140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Event Type

Health & Wellness, Academic


Day Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Online Undergraduate Students, Alumni, Faculty and Staff, Doctoral Students



Center for Teaching & Learning, School of Humanities, Arts and Design
Contact Name

Dr. Malia D. Wong, O.P.

Contact Email

[email protected]

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