Waikoloa Beach Resort

Waikoloa Beach Resort

The Gathering Place of the Kohala Coast

Hawaiian Cultural Center of Hamakua "Talk Story"

SPACE B15 UPSTAIRS (ABOVE TIFFANY & CO.)
11:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am

Experience Hawai`i through storytelling, song, chants, and dance from local cultural practitioners. Hear through their oral traditions how their Native Hawaiian ancestors lived and learn how those traditions carry on today.

Join Lanakila Mangauil from The Hawaiian Cultural of Hamakua for Talk Story. Topics could include:

Kumulipo/Hāloa — Chants of Creation
The ancient tradition of oli (Hawaiian chant) takes us on a journey through the Hawaiian legends of creation and understanding of our connection and role in it. Learn more of the intimate relation of kalo (taro) and its foundational teachings of ohana (family) and taste this traditional food.

Mo’olelo ‘o MaunaKea
The tallest mountain on earth, the sacred piko of the world! The many stories of our majestic mountain come to life with hula and chant explaining the deep spiritual connection to this sacred place. Understand the critical role that the mountain plays in the nat- ural ecosystem of our island home.

SPACE B15 UPSTAIRS (ABOVE TIFFANY & CO.)