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Monday, January 23, 2012

The Kona Historical Society is pleased to share our upcoming events with you!




Hanohano `O Kona/Honoring Kona: A Free Lecture Series for 2012
Every Last Wednesday in 2012, 5:30PM - 7:00PM at West Hawai`i Civic Center


Hanohano ‘O Kona/Honoring Kona, a free community lecture series starting in 2012, will spotlight local and state speakers on a wide variety of cultural and historical subjects. Presented by Kona Historical Society, in cooperation with the County of Hawai’i, this lecture series is a gift from the Society to the community that has supported it for so long. Free of charge, it is open to all, residents and visitors alike. Check the attached flyer (please share to spread the word!) and PSA for details on each month or go to our events calendar: http://www.konahistorical.org/index.php/events_calendar/


Hanohano `O Kona Lecture Series for January 2012

Wednesday, January 25, 5:30PM - 7:00PM, West Hawai`i Civic Center, Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua Kona
Ka`Olelo Hawai`i/The Hawaiian Language: Revitalizing the Language Through Our Children
Join us as staff and students of the K-12 Hawaiian language immersion school, Ke Kula `o `Ehunuikaimalino, share ha`i olelo (talk) and mele (songs) and “continue to revitalize the Hawaiian language through children”. Also, the members of Unuehu, a branch of the larger hula community of learners of the Hawai`i Community College’s Unukupukupu, will be sharing their mele (songs), oli (chants) and hula (dance). Unukupukupu is the name of the rigorous, didactic and experiential hula curricula of Dr. Taupouri Tangaro.This is the January portion of a community lecture series for 2012 that spotlights local and state speakers on a wide variety of cultural and historical subjects. Presented by Kona Historical Society, in cooperation with the County of Hawai’i, this lecture series is a gift from the Society to the community that has supported it for so long. Free of charge, it is open to all, residents and visitors alike.


Historical Sunset Cruise Aboard the Fair Wind II
Sunday, February 5, 2:00PM – 5:00PM


This tour starts and ends at Keauhou Bay and includes Kahalu`u Bay, Kealakekua Bay, and
Honaunau Bay aboard the catamaran Fair Wind II. kama`aina resident John Mitchell provides
the fascinating historical narrative prepared by Kona historian Jean Greenwell on the
holua at Keauhou, the battle of Kuamo`o, Kealakekua Bay, the battle of Mokuohai at Ke`ei,
and Pu`uhonua o Honaunau. The sightings of whales and dolphins are often an added treat.
Reservations are $65 for KHS members and $75 for non-members. KHS members will be
asked to show their membership cards to receive the discount. Check-in time is 1:45 PM at
Keauhou Pier. There will be a no-host bar aboard. For reservations call Fair Wind at 808-
322-2788.


For more info visit our website at: http://www.konahistorical.org/

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Kona Historical Society
PO Box 398
Captain Cook, HI 96704
808-323-3222
khs@konahistorical.org
The Kona Historical Society preserves and shares an appreciation of Kona’s sense of place and inspires everyone to continue the sustainable practices of generations past.>

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