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Moʻokūʻauhau o Ka Lāhui -Kauai; Kaumualiʻi Ancestral Stories

Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at 4:00 pm9:00 pm | $15 – $20

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Moʻokūʻauhau o ka Lāhui Kauaʻi on Thurs., June 2nd, @KPAC offers stories of Kaumualiʻi’s ancestors told by renown local historians & cultural practitioners. These intriguing tales of heroic leaders display wisdom, courage, cunning and a deep commitment to peace for Kauai. Their deeds and supernatural powers shaped the destiny of this island, know as a “Separate Kingdom”- unique, independent.
Our story tellers bring research and ʻike/insight, and offer the privledge of learning while we are entertained. 

Brook Kapūkuniahi Parker-Painting the Spirit of Ali’i & Warriors—Honoring Our Ancestors.  Renown Hawaiian Artist, Historian & Genealogist will captivate audience with stories of Kūkona and Manokalanipo and other legend.  He will share tales of Kauaʻiʻs colorful past as they struggled to establish a lasting peace.

Dr. Kuʻualoha Hoʻomanawanui, UHManoa- Voices of Fire: Remembering, Reclaiming & Renewing Moʻokūʻauhau.  
She will share details of Cheifess Kamakahelei’s direct, influencial raising of her son to be King. She also offers insight as we strive to enliven our genealogical connections. Her work in Hawaiian and English has been published internationally. She is a founding and chief editor of ‘Ōiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal.

Dr. Peter Mills-Reclaiming Pāʻulaʻula,UH-Hilo-He will present stories describing a complex history of the wahi pana Pāʻulaʻula in west Kaua‘i. Mills recent research is being used to re-establish the Hawaiian story in state and federal documents and the National Historic register.  He authored: Hawai‘i’s Russian Adventure: A New Look at Old History, based on his archeological work of the fort in the mid 1990s.

Support provided by Hawai‘i Tourism Authority through the Community Enrichment Program

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, June 2nd, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: $15 – $20
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For More Info:

Contact: Friends of King Kaumualiʻi
Phone: 808-652-0021

Supported By:

Hawaii Tourism Authority

Event Location:

County Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall

Hardy Street
Lihue, 96766