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Keaka - Hawaiian Language Theatre Festival

Location: UH Hilo Performing Arts Center

Hoʻoulu: 9am - 11am
Presented by Ke Kula ʻO Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu The relationship between mele (song) and meakanu (plants) through workshops, oratory review and hula presentations under the direction of Haʻamauliola Aiona and Pāʻani Kelson.

Hōʻikeʻike: Lāʻieikawai: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Presented by the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa A behind the scenes presentation on the research and development process of Lāʻieikawai, the inaugural hana keaka of the Hawaiian Theatre Program at UHMʻs Department of Theatre and Dance under the direction of Hailiʻōpua Baker, in collaboration with Kaliko Baker, Snowbird Bento, and Keawe Lopes.

Hāʻupu: 7:30pm ~ 9:00pm
Presented by Kamehameha High School, Hawai’i Campus An opera based on the legend of Hina, the chiefess from Hilo, her sons Kana and Niheu, and her abduction by Molokaʻi chief Kapepeʻekauila, written by Herb Mahelona and Eric Stack.

All programs are sponsored by the UH Hilo Performing Arts Department and Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center, UH Hilo Title III Program NHSI

Special Restrictions: Sponsored by the UH Hilo Performing Arts Department and Kīpuka Native Hawaiian Student Center, UH Hilo Title III Program NHSI this event is FREE of charge.

For more information, contact: jpjohnso@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7491

Tags: performing arts Hawaiian Language theatre

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