Hawai'i conservation alliance

Special Events

Community Connections Event

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 2013

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS AND FORUMS

1:00 – 5:30pm
Please check in at registration desk for more information

EVENING PAU HANA : KUPA ‘AI KĀKOU

5:30 – 8:30pm
“Native-born long attached to a place”

An interactive collection of Hawaiian arts and customary practices that engages all five senses: sight, touch, hearing, smell, and taste.

HAWAIIAN ARTISANS OF AUPUNI PLACE

4:30 – 8:30 pm | Room 306
11. Lauhala Making
12. Aupuni Place
A chance to participate by doing, is always the Hawaiian way. Aupuni Place will host a variety of kanaka maoli practitioners and their haumana, demonstrating and sharing customary practices.

Solomon Apio and haumana, ‘ie‘ie weaving
Verna Takashima and Kaiulani De Silva, pounding kapa
Kuahiwi Lorenzo, a traditional kumu lei hulu, feather master
Manu Salinga, shares la‘au lapa‘au and traditional medicinal plants
Burt McDonald who offers lomi/lua touch.
Mike Kop, hula implements
Kumu Gwen Kamisugi and her hui of lau hala weavers, cleaning, stripping, softening and rolling leaves before making simple hala bracelets or crafts.

FILM

7:00 – 8:30 pm | Lili‘u Theatre
13. Seeds of Hope Film Screening
 

POP-UP ART

1:00 – 8:00PM | Room 312
14. MAIRT: Maoli Arts in Real Time Gallery
Native Hawaiian contemporary painting, art and sculpture offer insight into aesthetics and cultural grounding.

Be sure to visit the Hawai‘i Kākou Community Mural located on the lobby floor of the Hawai‘i Convention Center.

POSTER SESSION

5:00 – 8:30PM | Room 312
15. Poster Session

EXHIBITORS

1:00 – 7:00PM | Room 313
Map-1

TRAIL OF HAWAIIAN MUSIC

5:30 – 5:45pm only
Through concourse to courtyard. Attendees can walk a path linked by the sounds of simple instruments from the forest and the ocean, ho’olohe, listen and be led.

1. Pū. Large triton conch or helmet shell (Charonia tritonis)
2. Ipu Hōkiokio. Gourd Whistle
3. ‘ili ‘Ili. A pair of river pebbles used as a percussion instrument
4. Kā ‘eke‘eke. Bamboo pipes, varying in length from 0.3 to about 1 m width
5. ‘Ohe. All kinds of bamboo
6. ‘Ukulele
7. Pūniu. Small knee drum made of a coconut shell with fish skin cover
8. ‘Uli ‘Uli. Gourds filled with small shells, seeds, or pebbles.

PAU HANA TASTINGS + MUSIC

5:45 – 7:00pm
Featuring locally sourced food & drink by O‘ahu’s favorite chefs
a. – j: Chefs Daniel Anthony, Raul Bernal,
Kealoha Domingo, Peter Foster, Kama Hoe,
Ed Kenney, Gary M. Matsumoto,
John Memering, Mark Noguchi, Chris Okuhara
k. Naked Cow Dairy
and Hawai‘i Food Policy Council
l. Barefoot Wine & Bubbly
m. Kona Brewing Company


9. Jug Band
10. Nā Mele ‘Āina
The Nā Mele ‘Āina portion of our event showcases mele paired with the chefs’ chosen dish — mele of beloved places where the ingredient may have been sourced. Po‘ai Lincoln along with Uncle Matt Love will fill the space with the best kind of music, music of place, people and culture.