NHERC announces Waipi`o Valley exhibit
Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669
For Immediate Release
The public is invited to the opening of the exhibit Waipi`o Valley: A Cultural Kīpuka on Thursday, September 21, at 4:30 p.m., at the Heritage Center of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo North Hawaiʻi Education and Research Center in Honoka`a. Opening festivities will include entertainment by Darlene Ahuna.
The exhibit showcases the Valley’s fragile ecosystem, the tradition of growing kalo (taro), early accounts and photographs of the Valley, legends of Waipi`o, and long-time families who have contributed to the area’s enduring heritage.
For more information, contact Momi Naughton at 775-8890.
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