To futher increase visitor interest, Haleakala National Park is seeking cultural practitioners for a series of demonstrations that will be offered in the Kipahulu District of the park beginning in mid-June.
Through support from the park's nonprofit partner, the Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association, an honorarium of $200 will be offered to each group of practitioners.
Cultural demonstrations will occur between 1 and 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, starting on June 14 and ending on Aug. 23. These demonstrations may include hula, music or native crafts.
Haleakalā National Park is seeking cultural practitioners for a series of cultural demonstrations that will be offered in the Kīpahulu District of the park beginning in mid-June.
Applications can be found at any Haleakala National Park visitor center or online at www.nps.gov/hale/supportyourpark (click on the "2014 Call for Cultural Practitioners" link). The deadline to apply is April 18.
The over one million visitors to Haleakala National Park in 2012 spent over $64 million in communities near the park, which supported 736 jobs in the local area.