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O Ke Kai Series & Free Concert by Mike Kaawa

June 20, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Celebrate Hawaiʻi’s great voyaging canoes. Join the Friends of Hōkūleʻa and Hawaiʻiloa as they perpetuate the legacy of canoe building and restoration. Take part in and enjoy a tribute to Herb “Kawainui” Kane, storytelling by Dr. Mel Chang, Calvin Hoe and Luana Maitland, a video viewing of Hōkūleʻa’s Worldwide Voyage, kids cultural activities, entertainment by Mike Kaawa on the Kani Ka Pila Grille stage, and a special unveiling of a new 24″ scale model of the famous Hōkūleʻa.
Saturday, June 20, 2015 – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Herb “Kawainui” Kane Birthday Tribute – E Ola Kawainui Library in the Hotel Lobby (9 a.m.)
  • Canoe Display: View canoe building tools, scale canoe models, voyaging maps and more (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Storytelling: Dr. Mel Chang, story of his voyage to American Samoa aboard Hōkūleʻa (9:30 a.m.), Calvin Hoe, story of his meeting with the late Master Navigator Mau Piailug (10:30 a.m.), Luana Maitland, storybook “The Island Below the Stars” (11:30 a.m.)
  • Video Viewing: Tracking video of Hōkūleʻa’s Worldwide Voyage with Dr. Mel Chang and Michi Wong
  • Hōkūleʻa Model Unveiling: Master craftsman Francis Pimmel will unveil a new 24″ scale model of Hōkūleʻa – Martin & MacArthurs (10 a.m.)
  • Kids Cultural Activities – Hotel Lobby (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Hawaiian Entertainment by Mike Kaawa – Kani Ka Pila Grille Stage
$6 with validation with minimum purchase – valet parking only
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June 20, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
2169 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
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