Dialogue 2 Producing Culture

This Dialogue focuses on identifying the conditions necessary to support creative excellence. What conditions do musicians need to practice their craft and achieve artistic excellence? What conditions are necessary to foster excellence in the recording industry? What conditions need to be fostered to strengthen opportunities in the music and entertainment industries?

Date:  Friday February 4, 2011

Location: Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies,
UH Mānoa, 2645 Dole St.
Parking available adjacent to the Center

5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Musical Performance

2009 winner, Ka Hīmeni ‘Ana

6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dialogue Program
with the following panelists:

Kumu Hula, Hālau Hula o Ka ‘A‘ali‘i Kū Makani
Leader of the Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning group Ho‘okena
Cultural Director, Royal Hawaiian Center at Helumoa


Coordinator, Music and Entertainment Learning Experience (M.E.L.E.), Honolulu Community College




Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning recording artist
President, Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA)


Kumu Hula, Hālau Hula Ka No‘eau
and Director, Hawai‘i Arts Ensemble.
Former Director, Mayor’s Office on Culture & Arts, City & County of Honolulu

Kumu Hula, Hālau Hula ‘o Ka Malama Mahilani


Founder and Artistic Director, The Rose Ensemble. The program Nā Mele Hawai‘i: A Rediscovery of Hawaiian Vocal Music first presented in 2006 and released on CD in 2007, stands as a model for productive cross-cultural collaboration.

2 Responses to Dialogue 2 Producing Culture

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