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`Ano Lani,`Ano Honua


Kupuna Leilehua Omphroy and Hawai`iana O Honomu present “`Ano Lani `Ano Honua, relationship between heaven and earth”. “Ha`i Mo`olelo Me Na Ki`i” is connecting Hawaiian culture and modern astronomy through storytelling with the use of puppets. Come and enjoy the 18 hand carved puppets and hula ki`i.
The story will talk about the stars and the moon and the relationships to fishing with “Ku`ula, the God of Fishing” and how he teaches his son `Ai`ai to watch the night sky, “`Ike `ole i ka helu po” and “Mai ka po, mai ka `oia i`o”, Truth comes from the night.
This is an exciting and fun program where the audience will experience this wonderful story line, as narrated by the storyteller, Kupuna Leilehua Omphroy.
For more information or scheduling a performance for your School or Community Organization, contact Koa Ell at the Institute for Astronomy 932-2399 or email requests to kell@ifa.hawaii.edu.


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