Nā Pali Coast ʻOhana
is a grassroots non-profit foundation dedicated to the preservation of the
natural and cultural resources of the Nāpali Coast State Park,
E mauʻana ke ea o ka ʻāina i na
hanauna o ka wa mamua
Preserving the life of the land for future generations.
The 2017 Nā Pali Coast ʻOhana annual meeting will be held on
Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 5:00pm-pau at the Frear Center for Hawaiian Culture & the Arts
(Sabra's classroom at Island School, mauka of KCC in Puhi).
You are welcome to bring a potluck dish to share.
Please let us know if you plan to attend or need more information by sending an e-mail to
About Hawaiian diacritical marks
The Hawaiian language uses two diacritical markings.
The ʻokina (okina) is a glottal stop, similar to the sound
between the syllables of "oh-oh." In print, the correct mark
for designating an ʻokina (okina) is the single open quote mark.
The kahakō (kahako) is a macron, which lengthens and adds stress to
the marked vowel. For example 'pau,' depending on
placement of ʻokina (okina) and kahakō (kahako),
can mean completed [pau],
moist [paʻū] or
Depending on your browser, operating system and installed fonts,
you may be able to display Hawaiian diacritical marks.
If not, they will generally appear as boxes or question marks.
The latest versions of Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, and Internet Explorer
display the ʻokina and kahakō correctly.
If you do not see a single open quote mark
and the 5 vowels (upper and lower case) on the line below,
then you may want to consider using a newer browser.