Eugene Tunac Marquez bridges Hawaiian music and his Ilokano roots as a celebration of Hawaiʻi––an enduring community of people and ʻāina.
Keyword: Cultural Preservation
To Holeka Goro Inaba, civic engagement and aloha ʻāina go hand in hand. Through mele, he derives his kuleana as a leader for his community and ʻāina.
Kainani Kahaunaele and U‘ilani Tanigawa Lum share mele and experience of the Wai‘oli Valley Taro Hui since their rebuilding following the 2018 flooding.
Kāneʻohe native, Brandon Ing is a champion of Okinawan roots––not only his own roots, but those of many, discovered and rediscovered. With his music aimed at language...