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Mele Panel and Performance--Kimo Keaulana Presents

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Title: Mele Panel and Performance--Kimo Keaulana Presents
Authors: Keaulana, Kimo
Keywords: Kimo Keaulana
mele books
three-generations-old mele books
words to chants
intimate knowledge
show 18 moremele as property
mana in presence, in breath, in energy
haku mele
in those words are life, in those words are death
kuleana of chanters, singers, hula dancers
I ka 'olelo no ke ola, i ka 'olelo no ka make
bringing life to words
composing mele about a place
Hawaiian mind as a fertile mind
importance of intimate knowledge when composing mele
perfect balance of using head and heart to create mele
mele inoa
lamentation chants
lei making

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Issue Date: 28 Jun 2013
Abstract: Kimo Keaulana presents on the Mele Panel and Performance portion of the Words in the World Symposium.

With a focus on mele Hawai‘i, the indigenous music of Hawai‘i, this panel engages with the intersection between orature and literature, as represented by the poetry of song and chant, and performance.

Moderator: ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui
Panelists: Kale Hannahs, Pualani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele, Kimo Keaulana, Jonathan Osorio
Rights: CC0 1.0 Universal
Appears in Collections:Words in the World Panel Discussions

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