Pacific Birth Collective

Island of Maui










Pacific Birth Collective

  Island of Maui


Maui Community Calendar 

The Events listed here are being offered from a variety of places. Some are brought to you by the Pacific Birth Collective specifically (you'll see our logo on those ones) and some events listed here are brought to you by amazing individuals and groups serving our birth community. Some are larger community wide events. Some are online and some are in person...be sure to check out the event details!

We hope you enjoy this resource!

Upcoming events

    • 14 Apr 2021
    • (HAST)
    • 19 May 2021
    • (HAST)
    • 2 sessions
    • Zoom
    Register

    Workshop Series: Ho‘omau: Birth, Culture & Equity in Hawai‘i

    Talk Story Sessions

    Session 1: Wednesday, April 14 3-5 pm

    Topic: Birth & History in Hawaii: Political & Social Injustices

    Speaker: Laulani Teale

    Laulani Teale is a Hawaiian cultural practitioner experienced in lāʻau lapaʻau and hoʻoponopono. She has many roles: cultural peace, medicine and birth worker, activist, mother, musician, artist and writer.   She holds an MPH in Community Health Development and Education from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

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    Session 2: Wednesday, May 19 3-5 pm

    Topic: Cultural Appropriation, Cultural Humility, and Responsible Allyship

    Speaker: Tara Compehos

    Tara Compehos is a CPM who studied midwifery under Medrakanoeonapua and studied with teachers from all over the world. She is the Vice Chair of the Hawaii State Home Birth Task Force and a founding member of the Kaʻū Women’s Health collective. She holds an BA from New York University.

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    Throughout 2021, we invite Hawaiʻi professionals to come together for a series of talks about birth, equity, inclusion, & culture.   

    The workshops will feature a variety of voices and perspectives addressing topics like history, modern society, cultural appropriation, cultural humility, implicit bias, and culturally respectful birth work. More workshops will be added as the year goes on.

    Issues of race are deeply connected to reproductive justice and health. Here in Hawai‘i, colonization and systemic racism have resulted in disparate birth outcomes for many groups, including Native Hawaiians and other BIPOC people. With these workshops, we hope to begin to unravel some of these issues.

    Ho‘omau means to persist and perpetuate, which is our hopes for these sessions: That these ongoing conversations will turn into actions that improve our work and help our community. We also recognize that there is no one training we can provide or attend that will provide “cultural competency.” Rather, we will commit to exploring these issues in order to become more aware and culturally respectful while recognizing that this is an ongoing process.  

    Each workshop will be a presentation followed by a Q&A and group discussion. Please join us for any and all workshops – the first two are scheduled for April and May.

    • 28 Apr 2021
    • 10:00 AM (HAST)
    • Virtual


    • 8 May 2021
    • 10:00 AM (HAST)
    • Virtual


    • 2 Jul 2021
    • (HAST)
    • Kahului


Past events

15 Apr 2021 Motherbaby Circle
9 Apr 2021 Pre-natal Yoga
9 Apr 2021 Birth Doula Training
7 Apr 2021 Embodied Motherhood Dance Class Series
1 Apr 2021 BirthHeart Workshops
28 Mar 2021 BirthHeart Workshop
19 Feb 2021 Birth Doula Training
12 Feb 2021 Indie Birth Midwifery Skills Workshop
11 Feb 2021 Breastfeeding Circle
6 Feb 2021 Doula High-Risk Workshop: Understanding Pre-eclampsia and Postpartum Hemorrhage
15 Jan 2021 First 48-hours with your baby
16 Dec 2020 Complimentary Prenatal Class with CHAMPS Pediatrics
12 Dec 2020 Carving Workshop
18 Nov 2020 Complimentary Prenatal Class with CHAMPS Pediatrics
14 Sep 2020 Virtual Prenatal/Baby & Me Yoga/Fitness
5 Aug 2020 Embodied Motherhood Community Dance Class Series
26 Jun 2020 Monthly Online Professional Gathering
13 Jun 2020 Postpartum Nutrition Workshop
26 May 2020 Breastfeeding 101
8 May 2020 Weekly Online Professional Gathering
6 May 2020 Prenatal Class via Zoom with Dr. Irene
2 May 2020 Breastfeeding Workshop for Professionals
10 Apr 2020 Home Birth Discussion Forum
3 Apr 2020 Doula Professional Meeting
3 Apr 2020 Free Online Birthing Classes
28 Mar 2020 BLS for Healthcare Professionals
20 Mar 2020 Webinar for Maui Birth Professionals
17 Mar 2020 Prenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Circle
7 Mar 2020 Kalauokekahuli Social Media Silent Auction
19 Feb 2020 DONA International Doula Training-BIG ISLAND
18 Feb 2020 Prenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Circle
9 Feb 2020 UPDATED LOCATION: Village Night! Film preview of Orgasmic Birth
30 Jan 2020 Midwifery Legislation URGENT
3 Jan 2020 Birth Doula Certification Training
17 Dec 2019 Prenatal Breastfeeding Preparation Circle
13 Dec 2019 PBC Gathering, Come Collaborate and Connect!
6 Dec 2019 Village Night
25 Oct 2019 PBC Professional Gathering
28 Sep 2019 3rd Annual Maui Baby Expo
19 Sep 2019 Circle Mother Baby - Online
4 Sep 2019 Stroller Strides - Paia
4 Sep 2019 Stroller Strides - Lahaina
3 Sep 2019 Spinning Babies Workshop
2 Sep 2019 Annual Labor Day Luncheon
1 Sep 2019 Hapai Circle - Online
25 Aug 2019 Prenatal Yoga
31 Jul 2019 Childbirth Classes
26 Jul 2019 Postpartum Doula Training
22 Jun 2019 Hospital Birth Classes, Sat mornings
2 May 2019 Hospital Birth Classes, Thur Evenings
6 Apr 2019 Hospital Birth Classes, Sat mornings
5 Apr 2019 PBC Spring Mtg
30 Mar 2019 Postpartum 101 for Moms with Lora Casco
9 Mar 2019 Breastfeeding 101
21 Feb 2019 Hospital Birth Classes, Thurs Evenings
3 Feb 2019 Prenatal Yoga and Movement Exploration
13 Nov 2018 Prenatal Yoga and Explorations
10 Nov 2018 Postpartum 101 for Moms with Lora Casco
20 Oct 2018 Lamaze Childbirth Preparation Class
20 Oct 2018 Early Pregnancy Class for Moms
14 Oct 2018 The Birth Workshop
8 Oct 2018 Essential Oils and Your Newborn
29 Sep 2018 Childbirth Education w Mahina Mama (Sonya)
29 Sep 2018 Maui Baby Expo
29 Sep 2018 Postpartum Nutrition Class
25 Sep 2018 Breastfeeding 101 with Mary Jane Bennett
24 Sep 2018 Essential Oils and Your Pregnancy
24 Sep 2018 5-week Prenatal Course
23 Sep 2018 Hapai Tribe Gathering
20 Sep 2018 Childbirth Preparation Series for Couples with Lora Casco
3 Sep 2018 Annual Labor Day Expo
2 Aug 2018 Birth in the Era of Climate Change w Robin Lim
30 May 2018 CPR for Doulas
2 May 2018 Date the Doula
25 Apr 2018 The Art of Babywearing
1 Apr 2018 Hapai Circle
31 Mar 2018 Easter With Friends
23 Mar 2018 Breastfeeding Happy Hour
18 Mar 2018 Circle Mother Baby
18 Mar 2018 Prenatal Yoga
12 Mar 2018 Yoga Mama and Baby
10 Mar 2018 Professional Member Meeting
23 Feb 2018 PBC Postpartum Doula Training

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