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Our Kumu lauhala (weaving teachers) at this year's Lauhala gathering in Kona, Hawaii. Aloha! This week, I’m in Kona and Honolulu, Hawaii attending a weaving gathering called Ka Ulu Lauhala O Kona and other work related meetings (I still have to pinch myself every time I say or write this). I’ve been dreaming of attending this lauhala gathering for a few years, so naturally, I’m excited to be in the company of such experienced and caring weavers. This trip isn’t directly related to the Million Stars project, however, because the focus of this travel and workshops is about investing in my own skills and arts development, it ends up giving back to all my pursuits, including the Million Stars pr

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The One Million Stars project acknowledges the traditional owners and continuing custodians of the lands and waters where we weave, live and play. We give our respect to elders past, present and emerging.


THANK YOU to everyone who helped to make the 2018 One Million Stars installation a reality. We did it! And it was BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL!

The One Million Stars to End Violence project continues and is an ongoing international weaving movement created in 2012 by Pasifika weaving artist and entrepreneur, Maryann Talia Pau.

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