PHOTOS: Poets, spoken word artists, and musicians perform at UH Hilo “Soul Food 4 Thought” event

The “Soul Food 4 Thought” performance event was part of Black History Month in February.

Photos by Elijah Owens.

Solo woman playing guitar and singing.
Priscillia Momah, a well-known artist in Hilo who also writes songs that promote empowerment in the Black community, sings her new hit song, Kings and Queens, from her recently released album.

As part of a month-long program of events for Black History Month in February, the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo hosted “Soul Food 4 Thought,” a performance event, on Feb. 23. Poets, spoken word artists, and musicians performed featuring African American genre.

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Woman playing traditional Japanese string instrument. Man on drum. Woman doing enthusiastic dance in front of stage., arms upstretched.
Unity Nguyen performs solo dance.

This post was updated on April 2 to correct and add to several of the captions.

 

Photographer Elijah Owens (sophomore, geology) is an intern in the Office of the Chancellor.

-UH Hilo Stories