PONO 20%

“He ‘ike ‘ana ia ka pono” (Source: ʻŌlelo Noʻeau #620)

“It is a recognizing of the right thing.”

One has seen the right thing to do and has done it.

Is the project appropriate and does is seamlessly merge ancestral and contemporary in a manner that furthers the goals of Aloha ʻĀina as articulated in the Overview?

It should be clear that the proposal has gone through a process of reflection on the possible effects of the project, who or what the project ultimately serves, and if the team has the kuleana to carry out this project, from both the tech and cultural views.

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Other Criteria:

  • Creative
  • Bold & Audacious
  • Useful & Impactful to Many

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