Keith Kalani Akana

Mānaleo : "Hoʻokūkī Mele o Kamehameha" Kupuna Kanoelani McGuire 3/4/06

This episode was recorded on March 4, 2006 and features guest (ke hoa kipa) Kupuna Kanoelani McGuire and hosts (nā hoa hoʻokipa) Hailama Farden and Melelani Pang. Topics include remembering mānaleo who have passed on; a book about musician and composer Lena Machado; assembling stories and information about Hawaiian musicians into books; musicians and performers at Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards; giving thanks to precious mānaleo; music composition and ideas of ownership; remaining mānaleo outside of Niʻihau; the differences between mānaleo then and now; making lei; a caller who supports learning from elders; how to emulate a similar learning experience for students; Hawaiian language classes at Kamehameha; preserving cultural knowledge; a first grade caller; eating traditional Hawaiian foods nowadays; the problems with teaching in a classroom.

Languages: Hawaiian


  • Public affairs

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