Mele Panel and Performance--Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele Presents

Kanahele, Pualani Kanaka'ole
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Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele 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
Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele, Aunty Pua, kānaka maoli, kanaka maoli, Pele Honua Mea, magma, earth, red matter of the earth, genealogy, Haumea as Mother Earth, how volcanoes are made, the making of land, a kohe of the earth, earth-bound genealogy of Pele Honua Mea, relationship between sun and movement of magma on the ground, Hawaiian knowledge and science, how the sun pulls magma, the movement of magma underground, magma and earthquakes, magma and tsunami, Kaho'olawe, chant of Pele moving up to Kanaloa Kaho'olawe, Kanaloa, Pele carrying the sea on her back, Kīlauea, Kilauea, Hi'iakaikapoliopele, importance of female stories, female dominance in the genealogy, women warriors, overturning male dominance in the genealogy, healing chants, healing the land after Pele comes, words as putting electricity back into your soul, healing of land and healing of people, process of healing, Kahiki, Tahiti, Bora Bora, Pola Pola, when the sun looks red, island of Hawai'i, laws of nature, laws of continuous flow, erosion and lava flow, law of not building your house makai of where there is a scent of sulphur or there is steam coming out of the ground, the land belongs to the volcano, law of the boundary that the volcano flows in, lava flow as southeast, Kane and Kanaloa
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