Beyond an honor!
Mahalo to Papalii Dr. Failautusi Avegalio, Director of Pacific Business Center of the University of Hawai’i, for nominating Heirs To Our Ocean as a recipient of a 2022 Star of Oceania Award. Nominations are attributed to service and/or organizational contribution to the health of our planet — Moana and Aina — and humanity.
In October, we, along with a team of youth leaders of H2OO, attended the ceremony and humbly received the award. With Aloha, we were welcomed. We were deeply moved by the incredible leaders we shared space with from across the Pacific and leaders of First Nations tribes of lands now referred to as the North American continent.
Mahalo Dear Papalii for nominating Heirs To Our Ocean for this great honor.