Come on! Let’s Ride!

Imagine a traditional hand-carved carousel right here in Hawaiʻi! It will happen – with YOUR kōkua! Join Paradise Ponies and the Carousel of Aloha in making this dream come true! 

Learning & Legacy


  • How to do traditional wood carving
  • About Hawaii’s native plants and animals
  • About the history of Hawaiʻi


  • Traditional crafting arts
  • Hawaiian Cultural knowledge
  • American Heritage

How YOU can Help

take the carving classes and help make the animals

attend events and talk with people about the dream

help promote the carousel on social media

help with data entry to update our mailing list

help with grant writing

donate and encourage others to donate as well

donate unused tools and supplies

tell us about yourself and what you would like to do

The Inspiration
by Jean Klewitz

An Interview
by Jean Klewitz

The Student Interviews the Teacher
by Phillip Seaton

An Interview with Yen
by Phillip Seaton