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Hyram Yarbro| Ke Alaka'i | Parker Lovett| University Relations | Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Image by: Olivia Tsan The Hawaiian Theatre and Dance Program from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa performed the Hawaiian play “Nā Kau a Hi’iaka” in collaboration with BYU-Hawaii from Mar. 9-11. Written and directed by Puakahiki Kau’i Kaina, the play portrayed Ko Mo’olelo o Hi‘iakaikapoliopele, or “The Epic Tale of Hi‘iakaikapoliopele.” The entire performance was performed in Mo’olelo, the Hawaiian language. The play featured traditional Hawaiian dance, Hawaiian drums, and native Hawaiian costumes. “Nā Kau a Hi’iaka” is a story about a woman named Hi’iakaikapoliopele (played by Punihei Lipe... Read More