Natural Hawai'i

PBS Hawaii - HIKI NŌ: Focus on Hawaiian Culture


Halau Ku Mana Public Charter School graduate Nohea Miller and Halau Ku Mana Senior Olu Schaller host a special compilation show of past HIKI NŌ stories that focus on Hawaiian culture. Included are: a story from Hana K-12 School on how the tradition of akule fishing keeps an East Maui community together; a report from St. Andrew's Priory about that school's annual celebration of its founding Ali'i Queen Emma; a feature from Kamehameha Schools Kapalama about their recently completed Hawaiian Cultural Center; Halau Ku Mana's story on its annual Makahiki (ancient Hawaiian games) festival; the traditional Hawaiian art of hale (or house) building from Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha on Kauai, and a report from Punahou School about the Eldredge family's legacy of organizing the school's Holoku Ball.Original air date: September 5, 2013.