Talk by Cultural Historian, Fred Cachola on "The Life and Legacy of Kamehameha the Great"
Life and Legacy of Kamehameha the Great"
Fred Cachola, Educator and Cultural Historian
Hanohano `o Kona ~
Honoring Kona ~ FREE Lecture
Wednesday, June 26,
Building A Council
Chamber, West Hawai`i Civic Center
Life and Legacy of Kamehameha the Great" is the topic of
Wednesday's talk by Fred Cachola, an authority on the accomplishments of
Hawai`i's first monarch. First, Cachola will focus on the birth
of Kamehameha and events that influenced the place names of Kohala. He'll
also discuss Kamehameha's enduring legacy: the mana and character of Hawai`i's most famous
hero and inspirational leader.
A member of
Malama Na Wahi Pana `O Kohala who was born and raised in that district,
Cachola is a retired educator and historian with a B.A. in Education from
the University of Northern Iowa and an M.A. in Philosophy of Education from
the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. After 11 years as a Department of
Education teacher and principal, he moved on to Kamehameha Schools, where
he served as Director of the Education Extension Division for 25 years,
retiring in 1997. These days he is a volunteer docent at `Iolani Palace and
Washington Place, as well as helping with numerous educational programs in
Kohala and Kona.
month's lecture on July 31 will be given by Captain Rick Gaffney, who
will talk about the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.
Hanohano 'o Kona - Honoring Kona, a free community lecture series, will
spotlight local and state speakers on a wide variety of cultural and
historical subjects. Presented by Kona Historical Society and the Hawai`i
Council for the Humanities, 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. The talks will be held the
last Wednesday of each month at the West Hawai`i Civic
Center (Kealakehe Parkway and Ane Keohokalole Highway) from
The Kona Historical
Society continues to preserve and share an appreciation of Kona's sense of
place and inspire everyone to continue the sustainable practices of
Historical Society ~ PO Box 398 ~ Captain Cook, HI 96704