National Pacific American Leadership Institute (NAPALI) Honolulu, Hawai’i October 17-24, 2008
This is a story about 12 strangers…
… chosen to voyage together… … by those that voyaged before them.
… They were sent from all over the world…
They faced much hardship along the journey… Monstrous mangroves, Loathsome limu, Merciless mosquitoes, … and worse of al...
But they decided that together, they would not die!
… So they set off on a fantastic voyage!
O ur C anoe
Ink Aleaga <ul><li>5 year plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taro Roots Foundation using the tools learned in athletics for educat...
Taro Roots Foundation Action Plan <ul><ul><li>Create funding for programs (academic, athletic, and cultural) </li></ul></...
Shantelle Despabiladeras <ul><li>‘ olelo makuahine </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Education </li></ul><ul><li>Identity in the ...
Teresa Tuimaseve <ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Media and information platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pro...
Noelani Valdez <ul><li>A kahea… </li></ul><ul><li>… .a call for… </li></ul><ul><li>Ohana… </li></ul><ul><li>Culture… </li>...
Justine Lazaro <ul><li>“ [We are] like the iron chef, cooking with [our] own recipes, you decide if you want to eat the fo...
Mike Weingarten <ul><li>“ Cultural Value Creation Leading to Polynesian Prosperity” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~The Power and I...
Tina Tapuai <ul><li>Fale idea / approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pillars </li></ul></u...
Mohala Pokini <ul><li>Pre-NAPALI </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Olelo No’eau: </li></ul><ul><li>“ E Ho’a’o no i pau kuhihewa” </li>...
<ul><li>Hawaiian World View </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nana ka maka </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ho’olohe ka pepeiao </li></ul></...
Anishia Elbie
Kaulana Smith <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship <...
Kaulana Smith
Kerri Ann Naputi Borja <ul><li>Graduate with a Master in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to speak native tongue, Chamoru...
Asaeli Matelau <ul><li>Looking Back to Move Forward </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start of a Journey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organ ...
O ur Voyage
We are Na Haum ā na Hånao Mo’na Qayaq Moana!
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Napali

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  • 1. National Pacific American Leadership Institute (NAPALI) Honolulu, Hawai’i October 17-24, 2008
  • 2. This is a story about 12 strangers…
  • 3. … chosen to voyage together… … by those that voyaged before them.
  • 4. … They were sent from all over the world…
  • 5. They faced much hardship along the journey… Monstrous mangroves, Loathsome limu, Merciless mosquitoes, … and worse of all, a brutally cold classroom!
  • 6. But they decided that together, they would not die!
  • 7. … So they set off on a fantastic voyage!
  • 8. O ur C anoe
  • 9. Ink Aleaga <ul><li>5 year plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Taro Roots Foundation using the tools learned in athletics for educational and life success for Pacific Islander 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>501 c3 license to hunt, but still gotta bag the game </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. Taro Roots Foundation Action Plan <ul><ul><li>Create funding for programs (academic, athletic, and cultural) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 programs for summer of 09-10 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Funding through private business and grant funding. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create year round programs for 6th, 7th, & 8th grade levels. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build a facility that houses tutoring programs, athletic programs, and cultural education </li></ul></ul>
  • 11. Shantelle Despabiladeras <ul><li>‘ olelo makuahine </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Education </li></ul><ul><li>Identity in the Pacific Diaspora </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Wellness </li></ul>
  • 12. Teresa Tuimaseve <ul><li>Entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Media and information platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Program Development </li></ul>
  • 13. Noelani Valdez <ul><li>A kahea… </li></ul><ul><li>… .a call for… </li></ul><ul><li>Ohana… </li></ul><ul><li>Culture… </li></ul><ul><li>Change… </li></ul><ul><li>Education… </li></ul><ul><li>New Opportunities… </li></ul>
  • 14. Justine Lazaro <ul><li>“ [We are] like the iron chef, cooking with [our] own recipes, you decide if you want to eat the food.”- Judge Tommy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Degrees are only hunting licenses, you still have to bag the game.”- Chief Wolfgram </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ It’s not about us as individuals. Our goal should be for our community to function without us.”- Kealalokahi Losch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ People are what matters in policy.”- Micah Kane </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ We must answer the call with our very lives.”- Manulani Meyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ A change in destination demands a change in course.”- Walter Kaneakua </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. Mike Weingarten <ul><li>“ Cultural Value Creation Leading to Polynesian Prosperity” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~The Power and Influence of One’s Stewardship~ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spiritual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul>
  • 16. Tina Tapuai <ul><li>Fale idea / approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foundation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pillars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross beams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roof </li></ul></ul>
  • 17. Mohala Pokini <ul><li>Pre-NAPALI </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Olelo No’eau: </li></ul><ul><li>“ E Ho’a’o no i pau kuhihewa” </li></ul><ul><li>Try it and rid yourself of illusions. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connected Topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Challenging but Accessible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Development Overtime </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. <ul><li>Hawaiian World View </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nana ka maka </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ho’olohe ka pepeiao </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hamau ka leo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hana me ka lima </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ Ta ki tahi, ta ki ota” </li></ul><ul><li>Perform in the ocean, perform in the land. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mahalo nui loa! </li></ul></ul>Post~Napali Reflections ‘ Aina Ke Akua Hana Lokahi Pono
  • 19. Anishia Elbie
  • 20. Kaulana Smith <ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Adult Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship </li></ul><ul><li>Family </li></ul><ul><li>Servant Leadership </li></ul>
  • 21. Kaulana Smith
  • 22. Kerri Ann Naputi Borja <ul><li>Graduate with a Master in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to speak native tongue, Chamoru </li></ul><ul><li>Trace and find out family genealogy </li></ul><ul><li>Help open a Chamoru language and cultural immersion school on Guåhan </li></ul><ul><li>Create a Chamoru youth empowerment organization </li></ul>
  • 23. Asaeli Matelau <ul><li>Looking Back to Move Forward </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Start of a Journey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organ of Emotion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching a New Understanding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Am I Not Tongan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contemporary Culture of Empowerment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Speaking Truth to Power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accept Nothing less than Humanity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our Sea of Islands </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maui (Fisher of Islands) </li></ul></ul>
  • 24. O ur Voyage
  • 25. We are Na Haum ā na Hånao Mo’na Qayaq Moana!