Thursday Night at the Center: Laysan Albatross (Mōlī) and Other Native Seabirds: Their Significance in Hawaiian Culture

When:
July 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2019-07-11T18:30:00-10:00
2019-07-11T20:30:00-10:00
Where:
Volcano Art Center Ni‘aulani Campus
19-4074 Old Volcano Rd
Volcano, HI 96785
USA
Cost:
Free, although a $5 donation is greatly appreciated
Contact:
(808) 967-8222
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LAALFlightLighthouse2 by Hob OsterlundThursday Night at the Center: Laysan Albatross (Mōlī) and Other Native Seabirds: Their Significance in Hawaiian Culture

Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 6:30pm

The presenters will facilitate a lively discussion about Mōlī and other native seabirds, their importance in Hawaiian culture, and the risks they now face.  A short documentary called “Kalama’s Journey” will inspire further insights and conversation.

About the Presenters:

Sabra Kauka is a respected kumu from Kaua’i who teaches Hawaiian education to keiki through kupuna. Her interest in the birds stems from her cultural connection to their beauty. She is dedicated to providing a home to these spiritual beings that are losing theirs.

Hob Osterlund is an award-winning writer, photographer, and conservationist. She is the founder of the Kaua‘i Albatross Netwrok, author of the book Holy Mōlī: Albatross and Other Ancestors, producer of the documentary Kalama’s Journey, and a fellow at the Safina Center.

This event is free, although a $5 donation to Volcano Art Center is greatly appreciated. For more information, please call VAC at (808) 967-8222 or visit www.volcanoartcenter.org.

This evening is part of a once-a-month Thursday night series at the Volcano Art Center, focusing on art, Hawaiian culture and our environment.  The series is intended to inspire and enhance your appreciation of art and life experience, while fostering community connections.

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