Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park
Crater Rim Drive, Hawaii
Nā Mea Hula with Kaʻiulani Carvalho
Saturday, May 19 (11am-1pm)
Held in conjunction with the Hula Kahiko performances, the public is invited to join Native Hawaiian practitioner Kaʻiulani Carvalho on the lanai of the Volcano Art Gallery from 11am – 1pm, for a Nā Mea Hula demonstration. Kaʻiulani was born in Hilo and raised in Puna. She is a 2012 graduate of Ke Kula ʻO Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu, a Hawaiian Language Immersion Public Charter School. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hawaiian Studies and Psychology from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and is currently pursuing certification from Kahuawaiola – the Indigenous Teacher Education Graduate Program. For her Nā Mea Hula debut, Ka’iulani will be presenting a workshop on the art of `Ohe Kapala, bamboo stamping.