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2015-02-12 23:05:42

For the past 5 years Hula Networks has joined efforts and worked directly with the Cuadra & Haffner families on their long standing annual tradition to help the children and elderly in Nicaragua.

2014-10-23 20:25:20

In the lead-up to the New Zealand All Blacks vs.

2014-09-02 16:21:38

Donation Tied to Activation of Hawaiian Airlines World Elite® MasterCard HONOLULU, Sept.

2014-05-30 12:24:47

MAI@MANA-1, a 72-hour continuous workshop, opens to the public October 17 - 19, 2014 JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mana Contemporary, a leading art organization,

2014-05-20 12:30:33

Founded by Mana Contemporary Director Eugene Lemay, the Mana Museum of Urban Arts will be comprehensive, interactive, and the first of its kind JERSEY CITY, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-04-29 12:29:56

An independent contemporary art market in Jersey City, NJ opening May 10, 2014 JERSEY CITY, N.J., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eugene Lemay, President of Mana Contemporary, announces

Polynesian Chickens May Have Flown The Coop, But They Didn't Make It To South America: Study
2014-03-19 11:07:14

It is commonly agreed in the scientific community that Polynesians expanded their culture throughout the South Pacific some 3,000 years ago and later arrived in places like Tahiti and Hawaii. But did the Polynesians make it all the way to South America?

2013-12-02 23:02:35

Outrigger Enterprises Group to Provide More Than $500,000 Worth of Support to PVS Worldwide Voyage Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) December 02, 2013

2013-10-03 23:34:18

Hawaii Flower Lei, a Hawaiian lei company based in Honolulu, experienced higher than anticipated pre-orders for a lei designed as a breast cancer survivor gift benefiting the Breast Cancer Research


Latest Polynesian culture Reference Libraries

Hula Painted Frog, Discoglossus nigriventer
2014-08-18 15:55:22

The Hula painted frog was considered extinct by the IUCN since 1996. Very little is known about the species because very few specimens have been found. In 1940 two adults and two tadpoles were collected but the smaller one was eaten by the larger one, and the tadpoles were lost. A single Hula painted frog was found in 1955 which was the last record of this specimen. The extinction of this species is said to be the result of the draining of lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950’s. Only...

Kava, Piper methysticum
2014-02-15 08:17:42

Piper methysticum is a shrub species. The species is more commonly referred to as Kava or Kava-kava. Its Latin name actually means “pepper, intoxicating” The plant is cultivated and used for its sedative and anesthetic properties. P. methysticum is grown vastly in the Republic of Vanuatu, although for some time it was only grown in Hawaii, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, Vanuatu and Tonga. It is fairly easy to cultivate; the plant needs partial shade, well-drained soil and...

Hula Painted Frog, Latonia nigriventer
2013-07-26 11:34:46

The Hula Painted Frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was believed to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is native to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel. The draining of Lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950s was thought to have caused the extinction of this species, along with the cyprinid fish Acanthobrama hulensis and cichlid fish Tristramella intermedia....

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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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