Vancouver, WA


About Us

Ke Kukui Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in Washington and Oregon.

Ke Kukui Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, founded in 2006, whose main focus is to preserve and share the Hawaiian/Polynesian arts and culture by promoting education through music, dance, language, and literature. Through our cultural programs and events Ke Kukui Foundation strives to also strengthen communities, cultivate youth leadership, and promote cultural awareness and education. With the growing number of Hawaiʻi Natives and Pacific Islanders relocating to the Pacific Northwest, Ke Kukui Foundation continues to fulfill the cultural needs of the community.

What We offer

What We Do

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Cultural Programs

We offer ongoing cultural classes through the hālau hula (hula school), Kaleinani O Ke Kukui. Classes that are held weekly include Hula, ʻUkulele, Ori Tahiti (Tahitian dance), Tahitian drumming, and ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi (Hawaiian Language). We also host various workshops by Master Cultural Practitioners.

Community Events

Through hosting community events, we are able to bring people together who share a passion or interest in the Hawaiian and Polynesian culture. It is also gives us a platform to raise cultural awareness by sharing our culture in its authenticity.

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