In Episode 4 of the podcast series, Ākeamakamae Kiyuna shares a moʻolelo (story) of two sisters that takes place ma uka (upland) at two prominent puʻu (hills) in Hilo.
The public is invited to join ʻImiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaiʻi for “Celebrating Our Great Outdoors,” a month-long event for the center’s 15th anniversary.
Each video event of the series will explore a different theme and showcase five storytellers from a variety of backgrounds.
Students helped at Hawai‘i Department of Health-coordinated vaccination sites over winter break, and many continue to volunteer during spring rotation blocks this semester.
Listeners will join a huaka‘i or journey clockwise around the island, starting in Hilo and moving to Puna, Ka‘ū, Kona, Kohala, and Hāmākua for a total of 24 episodes.
The session is organized by two students of the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, Debra Towell and Olatunji Gbadebo, under the supervision of Associate Professor Roy Goo.
“The future of our island and our state is in good hands with these remarkable graduates.” -Chancellor Bonnie D. Irwin
The beauty of the biannual dance performance taking place in a virtual format this year is that it actually expanded possibilities of human connection.