Dialogue 4. Nurturing the ‘Ohā

[with apologies to Hawaiian-language advocates for WordPress’s failure to allow the kahakō over the capital-O]

Date:  Friday March 11, 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


Exemplifying the next generation in Hawaiian music . . . surrounded by ‘ohana and filled with aloha

6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Panel Discussion

What kinds of ‘ike (vision / knowledge) would strengthen the production and scholarship on Hawaiian performance? The panelists are faculty on multiple campuses throughout the University of Hawai‘i system who are positioned to develop the courses and curriculum that can bring about change.  What does the future of Hawaiian music need from our educators?

Dialogue with featured panelists:

Kumu Hula
Assistant Professor of Hawaiian Studies, UH West O‘ahu
Mellon Fellow, 2010-2011


Kumu Hula, Ka Lā ‘Onohi Mai o Ha‘eha‘e
Recording artist
Haku mele
Assistant Professor of Hawaiian Language, Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language, UH Mānoa

Executive Director, Hawai’i Youth Opera Chorus
President, Bete Inc.
Lecturer in Music, UH Mānoa

Recording artist and songwriter
Professor of Hawaiian Studies and Former Director, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, UH Mānoa

Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning recording artist
Instructor in Hawaiian Studies, Hawai‘i Mele Institute, Windward Community College

Master Chanter
Professor of Hawaiian Language, and Director, Ka Haka ‘Ula o Kē‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language & Literature, UH Hilo

One Response to Dialogue 4. Nurturing the ‘Ohā

  1. Pingback: Dialogues programs coming up | Hawaiian Music for Listening Pleasure

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