Series on the present and future of Hawaiian music

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Amy K. Stillman, (808) 956-8688
Dai Ho Chun Professor, Music Dept & Am. Studies
Posted: Jan 18, 2011

aia i ka wai
aia i ka wai
A series of gatherings to celebrate accomplishments and to envision future endeavors of Hawaiian music will be moderated by Amy Kuuleialoha Stillman at  UH Manoa's Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Musical performance 5 p.m.–6 p.m.  The series is free and open to the public.
Friday January 21, 2011
Assessing the Documentary Record:  What accomplishments should we celebrate?  What endeavors should we be initiating?
Panelists: DeSoto Brown, Jay Junker, Michael Keany, Maile Loo-Ching, Puakea Nogelmeier, and Ricardo Trimillos
Friday February 4, 2011
Producing Culture:  What are the conditions necessary to support creative excellence?
Panelists: Manu Boyd, Keala Chock, Ku‘uipo Kumukahi, Cody Pueo Pata, and Jordan Sramek
Friday February 25, 2011
Creating Culture:  What place does creativity and innovation have in a heritage tradition?
Panelists: Snowbird Bento, Kekuhi Keali‘ikanaka‘oleohaililani, Napua Makua, and Taupouri Tangaro
Friday March 11, 2011
Nurturing the Oha: What kinds of knowledge would strengthen the production and scholarship on Hawaiian performance?
Panelists: Leilani Basham, Keawe Lopes, Nola Nahulu, Jon Osorio, Aaron Sala, and Kalena Silva
Friday April 1, 2011
Gathering the Seeds: What new ike (understandings) have we generated about Hawaiian music and Hawaiian music studies?  What new paths have come into view?
A summary and synthesis by Amy Kuuleialoha Stillman
Dai Ho Chun Distinguished Visiting Professorship, UH Manoa College of Arts & Humanities, UH Manoa Music Department and American Studies Department, Hawai‘inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, UH Manoa Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, UH Manoa
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