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Mele Panel and Performance--Jonathan Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio Presents

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Title: Mele Panel and Performance--Jonathan Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio Presents
Authors: Osorio, Jonathan Kamakawiwo'ole
Keywords: Jonathan Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio
Jon Osorio
Albert Nahale'a
"He Punahele Nō 'Oe"
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"He Punahel No Oe"
names and memories
importance of language and memory
kanaka maoli
Hawaiian music
song records
music and radio
sheet music and memorization
songs as possessions
effort of learning songs
community and song books
communal music
communal song
singing Hawaiian without speaking Hawaiian
song and language
mele and community
mele and history
importance of song across generations
music and language literacy
mele and Hawaiian language literacy
scholar of Hawaiian culture
political historian
historian of communities
Hawaiian identity
music and Hawaiian identity
song book and birth dates
song books as historical records
significance of song as a form of storytelling
music to hold the community together
music and reverence
the effort to learn music
music and identity

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Issue Date: 18 Jul 2013
Abstract: Jonathan Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio 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 Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio
Rights: CC0 1.0 Universal
Appears in Collections:Words in the World Panel Discussions

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