Perform in English and Hoike in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language. Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language.
Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language.

World Famous Kennedy Theatre Architect, I.M. Pei Dies at 102.

The world lost master architect I.M. Pei earlier today at the age of 102. Pei, a modernist architect, designed UHM’s John F. Kennedy Theatre which opened its doors in 1963 as part of a larger architectural project including the East-West Center’s Jefferson Hall. The Chinese American architect was enlisted for the East-West Center project, a choice that supported their mission of Photo of I.M. Peicreating “a meeting place for the intellectuals of the East and the West.” Kennedy Theatre is unique in that it was specifically designed to convert into a Kabuki stage, including the built-in hardware and seating amendments to add the traditional hanamichi through the audience. With landmark buildings all over the world, Pei leaves a legacy that also includes, most notably, the U.S. National Gallery of Art, the Bank of China Tower in Hong Kong, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Centre in Singapore, and the Louvre Pyramid. 

Night photo of Kennedy Theatre in 1963
John F. Kennedy Theatre, 1963

1963 photo of audience in Kennedy Theatre on opening night

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