UH Hilo alumna Kainani Kahaunaele’s primary goal is to teach ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i and all things Hawaiian

Once a Hawaiian language student at UH Hilo, Kainani Kahaunaele is now a lecturer at the university’s Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language. She’s also a highly successful musician and four-time Na Hoku Hanohano award winner.