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Paepae o He'eia is a private non-profit organization dedicated to caring for He'eia Fishpond – an ancient Hawaiian fishpond located in He'eia, Ko'olaupoko, O'ahu.

Established by a group of young Hawaiians, Paepae o He'eia works in partnership with landowner, Kamehameha Schools, to manage and maintain He'eia Fishpond for the community.

A foundation of cultural sustainability

For communities of Hawai'i
through education.



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Ka iʻa wale nui o ke Koʻolau ~ The slimy fish of the windward side of Oʻahu. Ka iʻa mana nui ~ The fish of many divided parts  - ‘Ōlelo No’eau, Mary Kawena Puku’i Heʻe, or octopus, has many ʻōlelo … Read more »