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E Holomua i ka ʻIke Kūpuna/Moving Forward in the Wisdom of Our Ancestors
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Kuulei Perreira-Keawekane

Independent Practitioner
Cultural Practitioner
Panaewa, Hilo, Hawaii

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Kuulei Perreira-Keawekane is a kanaka maoli practitioner from the ʻili ʻāina of Panaewa on the island of Hawaiʻi. As a culture and language bearer, she has experience connecting native Hawaiian individuals to the traditional knowledge that makes up the essence of Mauli Ola, Native Hawaiian Wellness. She has worked with institutions like the John A Burns School of Medicine, the Thompson School of Social Work and Public Health, San Diego State University, Liliuokalani Trust, Na Pua Noeau, and multiple K-12 schools in Hawaii. Kuulei sits on the Board of Directors for the Keaukaha Panaewa Farmers Association, but she is most known for her social media platform @kuuleimusic on Instagram, where she shares her passion for music, farming, and being Hawaiian. She works to keeps her community informed and engaged in community activism through education, and calls-to-action. As an artist, her most recent work includes collaborating with visionaries like Ikaakamai, Kaikena Scanlan, These Guys, and Michael Surprenant to produce Aloha ʻĀina Meds, Drain the Tanks, and her 2021 Prayer Album. Kuulei is the eldest sibling of 5, and currently works as a Cultural Advisor both for Mana Music and Media, as well as the Māpuna Lab at the Thompson School of Social Work and Public Health.