OHA Hanana: Kumu Kānāwai Pre and Post Hawaiian Kingdom Panel Discussion

Mokupapa Discovery Center 76 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI, United States

Panelists: Dr. Noe Noe Wong-Wilson, Executive Director of Lālākea Foundation; U‘ilani Naipo, Program Administrator at Miloli‘i Community Based Subsistence Fishing Areas (CBSFA); Dr. Pua Kanahele, President of the Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation.

Waiwai ka ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i Panel Discussion

Hear from the next generation of Hawaiian Language speakers on the value of ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i today, the vital role it has in improving economic development, housing, healthcare, education and overall community development and stewardship for everyone.

Kū I Ka Mana: Voices of Poetic Justice

Moderator Dr. Aaron J. Salā and panelists, Snowbird Bento, Dr. Kahikina de Silva, Kīhei de Silva, and Kīhei Nahale-ā, will critically analyze the nuances of coded messages evident in oral/aural texts (‘ōlelo, oli, mele) that ground and protect Kanaka ‘Ōiwi knowledge.

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