You can make a difference!
Chinese Heritage Festival on November 9, 2018
5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Wo Hing Museum, 858 Front St Lahaina.
Event volunteers assist with set-up and decorations, keiki arts and crafts, selling and serving food, greeting and surveying, and break-down of the event. This is a fun opportunity to learn more about Chinese culture and celebrate the history of Chinese immigration to Hawaii. You can ensure everyone in our community enjoys it too! Please fill out the volunteer registration below with your interest.
Lahaina Oral History Project Volunteer
Training: Interview and Active Listening Techniques
October 18, 2018 – 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Old Lahaina Courthouse, Video Theatre, 648 Wharf St Lahaina
Want to honor your kupuna by preserving their stories and wisdom? This important research project will collect, document, and archive for posterity, the oral histories of persons who lived in Lahaina during the Plantation Days, giving priority to elders who are very old or frail.
Volunteers are needed to take interviews, process the interview information (labeling, transcribing, video editing, copying vintage photos and letters, and archiving), and to identify and solicit families to set up interviews. For training, RSVP NOW to attend the interactive workshop on October 18th (Space is limited). If you cannot attend the workshop, but would still like to attend — please fill out the volunteer form below. The collection of interviews will begin in January.
Wo Hing Museum Volunteer
Are you interested in learning about Chinese culture, the unique history of Chinese immigration to Hawaii, and Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’s connection to Maui? Cultural Director Dr. Busaba Yip is seeking special volunteers to impart her knowledge and invest in the future of the Wo Hing Museum. Training provides valuable experience in education, history, and public speaking (through presentations or tour guiding).